Ola Gjeilo Sunrise Mass Morten Lauridsen Lux Aeterna
Sunday 20 November 2016
3:00 pm Hale Middle School
55 Hartley Rd Stow MA
Sounds of Stow Chorus is an all-volunteer, self-auditioned group, open to anyone who can match pitch and learn their part. Principles of good singing and musicianship are realized through rehearsals that are challenging and fun. The Chorus is a member of the Greater Boston Choral Consortium and the Central Massachusetts Choral Consortium. Sounds of Stow Chorus & Orchestra is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
NOW IN OUR 38TH SEASON!
Sunday 20 November 2016, 3:00PM
Berlioz Messe solennelle Exciting, dramatic, beautiful; an early work thought lost after its 1824 performance, but rediscovered in 1991
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for 4 Winds, K297b Another lost work; resurfacing nearly a century later to cause both scholarly controversy and audience delight
Sunday 19 March 2017, 3:00PM
Ola Gjeilo Sunrise Mass; Morten Lauridsen Lux Aeterna Norwegian composer Ola Gjeilo’s stunning mass along with Lauridsen’s much beloved classic of our times
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola, K. 364 (
Sunday 14 May 2017, 4:00PM
A Celtic Springfest
Join us to celebrate music of the Celtic tradition with special instrumental guests drawn from Boston’s rich heritage
Lost in Paris: Music Rediscovered
Berlioz Messe solennelle ~ Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for Winds K297b
Recent posts about the upcoming concert on November 20th, 2016
Rosario Caltabiano was born in Naples, Italy. He started his musical career at the age of fourteen, when his godfather gave him a jazz organ as a confirmation gift. He went on to study jazz organ, church organ, and piano, giving many concerts and winning several...read more
James Dargan is a polymath creative artist, athlete, polyglot, musician and writer, raised in the Deep South and--after a childhood spent at the Duke University String School and NC School of the Arts--educated in New and Old England. While at Boston University, James...read more
Mariah Wilson is establishing herself as an emerging performer, teacher, and conductor. She was first introduced to musical training at age 4 at the Paris Conservatory, and has continued her studies with teachers in France, Belgium, Germany and the United States. In...read more
Mozart, unlike Berlioz, wasn't given to obsessive self-editing or utter obliteration of his own early efforts. He simply churned them out, like the genius he was, and moved on to the next masterpiece. But of his more than 600 known compositions, it would be a miracle...read more
Join us Mondays, 7:30-9:30pm, in Fellowship Hall of First Parish Church in Stow Center. Contact Martha Pfeiffer at 978-562-0302 or use the button on this page to drop us an email. Rehearsals for our March 19th 2017 Gjeilo/Lauridsen concert begin on Mon. 30 Jan 2017. Visitors welcome! Feel free to sit in just to listen, and get a feel for the group and the pace. At our Open Rehearsals (first three in each season) you can “road test”: borrow a score, sing along, no commitment, just a fun time.
Artistic Director Barbara Jones, a graduate of Wells College and Brown University, has directed the Stow Chorus and Orchestra since 1979. She studied choral conducting at Westminster Choir College under Frauke Haussman, Joseph Flummerfelt and others. She studied orchestral conducting with Harold Farberman at the Conductor’s Institute at Bard College and with Helmut Rilling at the prestigious Oregon Bach.