Concerts at Grace
Grace’s music ministry presents several concerts throughout the year outside of worship, usually presented Sunday afternoons that are free and open to the public. These concerts include the Chancel Choir’s presentation of a major work, the French Organ Music Marathon, and the Holiday Brass Concert.
Music is well said to be the speech of angels. – Thomas Carlyle
2017-2018 CONCERT SERIES
Sunday, September 24, 4 pm: Dancing on the Fragile Edge of the World: an afternoon of Music and Poetry with Brian Ganz, Michael S. Glaser and Deanna Nikaido. Suggested donation: $20 (fundraiser for Bread for the Journey Scholarships)
Sunday, October 29, 3:30 pm: Pro Musica Rara: Baltimore’s Premier Early Music Ensemble presents: A Baroque Halloween with Jonathan Palevsky, narrator: Edgar Allan Poe’s The Cask of Amontillado with music by A. Whear; also Tartini, Marais and Leclair. Tickets available at promusicarara.org
Sunday, November 5, 3 pm: Chamber Chorus & String Orchestra, Baltimore School for the Arts; Mark Hardy and Mellasenah Edwards, directors. No admission fee; free will offering
Sunday, November 19, 3 pm: Opera Scenes, Baltimore School for the Arts; Robert Cantrell, director. No admission fee; free will offering
Saturday, December 9, 7:30 pm: Messiah by The Handel Choir of Baltimore, with period instruments; Arian Khaefi, conductor. Tickets: www.handelchoir.org
Sunday, January 7, 4 pm: Bach in Baltimore, Concert Choir & Orchestra, T. Herbert Dimmock, director. Cantata 9: Es ist das Heil uns Kommen her; Cantata 54: Widerstehe doch der Sunde; Handel’s Organ Concerto; Op. 4, No. 5; organist, Chris Schroeder. Tickets: www.bachinbaltimore.org
Sunday, February 25, 3 pm: A Lenten Hymn Festival: A Service of Congregational Singing featuring Grace’s Chancel Choir
Sunday, May 20, 2 pm: 20th Annual French Organ Music Marathon in collaboration with the Baltimore Chapter of the American Guild of Organists Member recital. No admission fee; free will offering.
Sunday, July 1, 3 pm: Patriotic Concert: Chancel Choir with organ. Join us for this popular event, now in its fourth season, to hear and sing your favorite patriotic songs. No admission fee, free will offering.
Other musical events:
Sunday, October 1, 5 pm: Choral Evensong: The choirs of Grace and Redeemer at The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 5603 N. Charles St, 21210.
Saturday, October 14, 10 am-2pm: Grace’s Harvest Festival, featuring the Unstrung Heroes Bluegrass Band.
Tuesday, November 28, 7:30 pm: Holiday Brass Concert: 14th annual concert at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen. Grace’s Chancel Choir joins other choirs and brass ensembles. Proceeds benefit the International Women’s Brass Conference. Tickets: 410-337-7539
Sunday, December 17, 10 am: A Service of Lessons & Carols, presented by the Grace Church choirs and fashioned after the King’s College Service in Cambridge, England.
Sunday, February 11, 10 am: Gospel Music Sunday: The annual service of worship highlighting our American heritage in Gospel music, presented by the Chancel Choir; Robert Cantrell, director
Friday, March 30, 3 pm: Observance of Good Friday: major choral work, presented by The Chancel Choir
Sunday, April 1, 10 am: Easter Sunday: Festival Service of the Resurrection, with music by the Chancel Choir with brass and timpani
Saturday, April 7, 7:30 pm: New Wave Singers Spring Concert. Tickets: www.newwave singers.org