Music Events Calendar

2016-17 Concerts & Services

Sunday, Oct. 2 at 4:30pm: Choral Evensong at Zion Church, Wappingers Falls: 

Feast of St. Michael and All Angels, Zion and Christ Church Choirs sing together.

Saturday, Oct 15 at 7:30pm at Christ Church: “Bach to Broadway” Duo Organ Concert

Duo Organ concert featuring the traveling NYTOS Theatre Organ played by Nathan Avakian and the Christ Church Gress-Miles pipe organ played by James Fitzwilliam. Special guest: vocalist Claire Avakian. The 2nd annual Don Hoger Memorial Concert. Tickets at the door.

Saturday, November 12 at 4:00pm at Christ Church: Choral Evensong: Feast day of Samuel Seabury

 – first American Bishop; first Rector of Christ Church; missionary of Dutchess County. Choral anthems and hymns. Presented as part of the Christ Church 250th celebration.

Sunday, November 13th at 10:00am: 250th Celebration Service with special music. 

The Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church of America will celebrate at the Eucharist service.

Saturday, November 19 at 5:00 pm at Christ Church: Exultant Harmony

Cappella Festiva Treble Choir concert of music by Bob Chilcott, Dollo Dilworth, Andrea Ramsey, and others. Tickets at the door.

Saturday, December 10 at 4:00pm at Christ Church: Traditional Lessons and Carols service 

Vassar College Madrigals Ensemble directed by Drew Minter.

Saturday, January 14 at 4:30pm at Christ Church: “Awaken the New Year”

Cappella Festiva Chamber Choir performs inspiring music for the new year by Mendelssohn, Poulenc, Britten, and others. Snow date Sunday, January 15 at 4:30pm. Tickets at the door.

Saturday, January 21st at 4:00pm at Christ Church: Cellist, Sarah Bish presents “Project Bach “Sweets” 

Cellist, Sarah Bish, in a recital a recital featuring 3 of the 6 Suites for Unaccompanied Cello written by Johann Sebastian Bach. This is the first of an upcoming series of recitals dedicated to performing these masterworks for the cello. The program will include: Suite No. 1 in G Major Suite No. 2 in D Minor Suite No. 4 in E-flat Major. During the intermission and reception afterwards, there will be desserts that are dedicated to complement each of the three suites! Suggested donation $10 at the door.

Saturday, March 25 at 4:00pm at Christ Church:“She Persisted: Women in Song.” 

A concert featuring fabulous female composers, arrangers, and singers; with Jessica Thurlow Zamek, soprano, and ‘Sonority’, a women’s a Cappella quartet. Suggested donation “$10; students free.

Sunday, April 2 at 4:30pm at Christ Church: “Celebrate Spring!”  

Cappella Festiva Treble Choir performs music of Bob Chilcott, Jussi Chydenius, Moira Smiley, and many others. Tickets at the door.

Sunday, April 23 at 4:00pm at Christ Church: Rags, Blues @ All That Jazz”

Peter Muir, pianist.

Saturday, May 13 at 4:30pm at Christ Church:  Chamber Choir Concert

Cappella Festiva Chamber Choir performs British composer Jonathan Dove’s stunning multi-movement work, Passing of the Year – a song cycle for double chorus and piano. Also featuring Eulogies by John Estacio, and Faire is the Heaven, by William Harris.