2015: Music from the Dow Partbooks/Sweelinck

2015 Season Brochure

Winter 2015: Music from the Dow Partbooks

Motets by Byrd, Tallis, Tye, and more, including Lamentations a 5 by Robert White, and the stunning Ave Maria of Robert Parsons.

Dow Concert Program   Dow Concert Poster

–> Free admission for children under 18!

November 2014 workshop and preview concert celebrating the 50th anniversary of Powers Music School:

The Dow Partbooks: Workshop and Concert with the Viola da Gamba Society of New England)

Saturday, Nov 8, 2014 concert at 7 PM, followed by reception.
All Saints Episcopal Church, 17 Clark St, Belmont MA
Concert is free and open to the public


Saturday, January 24, 2015  7 PM  –> Reception to follow; all are invited!
Cambridge Friends Meeting House, 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge, MA
Ten-minute walk from the Harvard Square Red Line T stop
Map/Directions/Parking Info

Sunday, Jan 25, 2015  4PM
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 15 St. Paul Street, Brookline, MA
10 minutes walk from Brookline Village Green Line T stop (the “D” line)
Map/Directions: St. Paul’s Church web siteGoogle Maps

Saturday, Jan 31 2015 7:30 PM
First Parish Church, 24 Central Street, Berlin, MA
Mapquest Map/Directions

Program includes: 

Byrd, O Lord make thy servant Elizabeth
Byrd, Domine exaudi orationem
Byrd, Deus venerunt gentes
Tallis, O sacrum convivium
Byrd, Tristitia et anxietas
Parsons, Ave Maria
Byrd, Ne irascaris
Byrd, Laetentur coeli
Robert White, Lamentations a 5
and more!

Un Ballo in Maschera by Giuseppe Verdi

Assisting the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras in this performance
Sunday Jan 18, 2015, 3 PM, Sanders Theatre at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Five-minute walk from the Harvard Square Red Line T stop


Spring 2015: Sweelinck

A special program designed in collaboration with Convivium’s founder, Joel van Lennep, featuring the music of Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, the most famous Dutch composer of the late 16th and early 17th centuries.

Sweelinck Concert Program | Sweelinck Concert Flyer

Free admission for children under 18!

Concert Dates:

Sunday, May 3, 2015  4 PM
Christ Church Andover, 33 Central Street, Andover, MA
Half a mile from the Andover Commuter Rail stop
(Haverhill line; see mbta.com for map and schedule)
Directions and Parking Info:  Christ Church Andover Web site

Saturday, May 9, 2015 8 PM   Reception to follow–all are invited!
Trinity Lutheran Church73 Lancaster Street, Worcester, MA
Map/Directions:  Google Maps

Saturday, May 16, 2015  8 PM   Reception to follow–all are invited!
Harvard-Epworth Church1555 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA
Five minutes walk from the Harvard Square Red Line T stop
Map/Directions: Harvard-Epworth Church Web site,  Google Maps

Sunday, May 17, 2015 7 PM
United Parish in Brookline, 210 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA
Five minutes walk from the Coolidge Corner Green Line T stop (the “C” line)
Map/Directions: United Parish web site

Boston Early Music Festival 2015 Fringe Concert:

Saturday, June 13, 2015 12 Noon
First Lutheran Church of Boston, 299 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA
A short walk from the Arlington or Copley Green Line T stops

Sweelinck BEMF 2015 Concert Program

Review of this concert: 

Sweelinck (June 2015) : A Fringe Oasis of Light and Joy by Fred Bouchard

 Walk for Music!  Convivium participated in the 9th Annual Boston Walk for Music on Sunday, May 17, 2015.  Here are our walkers with our new banner: