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  • Monday, September 8, 6:00-7:15pm
  • Monday, September 15, 6:00-7:15pm

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2014-2015: The Boston Cecilia's 139th Season

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Mass in B Minor: "A Birthday Tribute to Bach" at Jordan Hall, March 21, 2014 -- click for Reviews

The Czech-American Connection 

Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 3:00pm   All Saints Parish, Brookline

A. Dvorák, Mass in D Major, Op.86, original version with soloists, chorus, and organ

L. Janácek, Otce nás (The Lord's Prayer), for tenor, chorus, organ, and harp

G. Mahler, Songs, for soloists and piano

L. Bernstein, Chichester Psalms, for countertenor, chorus, organ, harp, and percussion


Jessica Cooper, soprano; Roger Isaacs, countertenor

Charles Blandy, tenor; Mark Andrew Cleveland, bass; 

Barbara Bruns, organ; Ina Zdorovetchi, harp;

Jonathan Hess and Robert Schulz, percussion

Sweet Was the Song: Music for Christmas

Friday, December 5, 2014 at 8:00PM   Church of the Advent, Boston
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 3:00PM   All Saints Parish, Brookline

John Tavener, Ex Maria Virgine 

Richard Rodney Bennett, Carols 

Sacred German Music for Double Choir

Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 8:00pm   All Saints Parish, Brookline

J.S. Bach, Singet dem Herrn BWV 225

H. Schütz, Deutsches Magnificat SWV 494

H.L. Hassler, Pater Noster

J. Brahms, Fest und Gedenksprüche, Op. 109

F. Mendelssohn, Sechs Sprüche, Op. 79

R. Schumann, Vier doppelchörige Gesänge, Op. 141

Nicholas White, conductor

Cecilia Mourns the Death of Donald Teeters

The death of Donald Teeters in early August has left the Cecilia community--singers, instrumentalists, and audiences--with an abiding sense of sadness.

As many of you know, since his retirement from The Boston Cecilia and from
All Saints Parish, Donald had begun a new and satisfying phase of his life. He had been looking forward to continuing his teaching at New England Conservatory, to writing reviews of local classical-music performances, and to his ongoing work with the new group Opera Brittenica, for whom he conducted The Burning Fiery Furnace in early May. He only recently completed a chapter for the forthcoming history of the Handel and Haydn Society, a large collaborative project for the occasion of its bicentennial celebration in 2015. Earlier this month, upon returning from his most recent trip to Prague, he said that it had been a wonderful experience.

A funeral service will be held at All Saints Parish in Brookline, on Wednesday, September 3rd, at 7:30pm. The Boston Cecilia’s first concert of the season, “The Czech­-American Connection,” will be given in memory of our Conductor Emeritus onSunday, October 19th, at 3:00pm, at All Saints Parish.

John Potts, MD, Chairman
Patrick O’Donnell, Vice-Chairman
Elizabeth Riely, Co-President
Deborah Grose, Co-President