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First Unitarian Church Choir, Bach Cantata BWV 61

Sunday, October 27, 2024 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland

Free and open to the public, registration requested

This performance of Bach’s Cantata BWV 61 will take place during the 10:30 worship service at First Unitarian Church, featuring the First Unitarian Church Choir led by Dr. Allegra Martin, Director of Music. The general public is invited to attend (please RSVP via the link above). The service will also be livestreamed on October 27 through the Church’s YouTube channel.

Featured Performers

First Unitarian Church Choir
Dr. Allegra Martin

Music is at the heart of the First Unitarian Church, and the Choir performs as part of the regular worship services three times a month under Director of Music Dr. Allegra Martin. Membership in the Choir is open to all and the ensemble regularly welcomes guest artists for services. More information.

Dr. Allegra Martin is the Director of Music at First Unitarian Worcester; the Music Director of Convivium Musicum, a Renaissance choir in Brookline, MA; the Chorus Director for the Pioneer Valley Symphony where she also conducts the Chamber Singers; and an Assistant Professor at the Berklee College of Music where she teaches conducting.

Dr. Martin is an active professional singer, and was one of the founders of Anthology, a women’s vocal quartet that performed in the greater Boston area for six years and commissioned 22 works of new music in that time. She currently sings with the Schola Cantorum of Boston and in the past has sung with such ensembles as Cappella Clausura, and the Video Game Orchestra. While at the University of Illinois, she performed Julia Wolfe’s award-winning Anthracite Fields with Bang on a Can and Vivaldi’s Juditha Triumphans with the Venice Baroque Orchestra. While at Westminster, she sang with the New York Philharmonic and the Philadelphia Orchestra, as well as in opera productions at the U.S. Spoleto Festival. In the summer of 2016 she performed in Britten’s War Requiem with Kent Nagano and the Montreal Symphony Orchestra.


Sunday, October 27, 2024
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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