Unconventional Space Series

Committed to #keepsinging, this virtual series of live recordings will feature selections sung by Voices of Concinnity from planned  2020-21 program "Woven Skies" and each song will be recorded outside in some unconventional spaces due to the restrictions dictated by the pandemic.

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2020-2021 Season

The orbits and paths of celestial beings are intertwined and intersect, much like the threads of fabric.  We all look up at the same stars and rely on the gift of the same sun. In a time when we are consumed with strife in our lives, sometimes we need only to look up to be reminded of our shared humanity.

This Woven Skies program was intended to be performed by Voices of Concinnity for the 2020-21 season in collaboration with a planetarium.  However, due to COVID-19 restrictions, it is still uncertain whether these performances will be possible this season. 

Nevertheless, we will be presenting selections of this program virtually in our Unconventional Space Series (information above) and exploring the possibilities of an outdoor venue for late Spring 2021 for performance of the full program.

Voices of Concinnity will present a reprise of our inclusive, interactive, and innovative program in northeastern Connecticut for the very first time.

Old, New, Borrowed, and... Long Overdue:

an interactive tour of choral music by exploring the footnotes

More information on the program is listed below on our 2019-2020 Season.

The performance was originally planned for April 2021 in Pomfret.  We are currently exploring options to re-envision this performance according to state gathering guidelines due to COVID-19.

Supported in part by an Alfred Nash Patterson Grant from Choral Arts New England.

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2019-2020 Season

Voices of Concinnity will present an inclusive, interactive, and innovative program three different occasions across the state.

Old, New, Borrowed, and... Long Overdue:

an interactive tour of choral music by exploring the footnotes

This choral concert will explore the "footnotes" by including the interesting tidbits that lend to the intriguing journey some of these songs have taken, such as Allegri's famous "Miserere", as well as the inclusion of composers who may have been relegated to the footnotes historically, such as Rhienberger, a brilliant composer considered of secondary importance by his contemporaries, or Cozzolani, a prominent 17th century composer of which you may not have heard. The inclusion of living composers, featuring Dunphy, Woo, and Quintana, rounds out this captivating program. This performance will be green by having the concert program available digitally and the audience will have the opportunity to engage with an app specifically designed for this program. The result will be an eclectic mix of artfully crafted choral selections, compelling stories of the music and their composers, and conversation starters by inviting the audience to explore inclusion in choral music through a little trivia.

Concinnity has a wonderful opportunity to participate in the Evensong Service presented by the Music at the Red Door at St. John's Episcopal Church in West Hartford, CT on February 23 at 5:00pm

Past Performances

Cultivating consonance and building community

through choral music in Connecticut.

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