The Singer Link

Network with Singers Around the Globe!

Hudson Chorale (Westchester, NY): John Knowles Paine's Mass in D

For over two centuries, European composers were given preferential treatment over Americans, but that trend has finally turned itself around. Music lovers will be given a rare opportunity to hear America’s first large-scale choral and orchestral work: the Mass in D by the US composer John Knowles Paine. On Saturday, May 5, 2012, at 8:00 pm, Hudson Chorale will be bringing this Civil War-era masterpiece to the Irvington High School Auditorium on 40 North Broadway, Irvington, NY. Being the largest semi-professional chorus in Westchester, Hudson Chorale is uniquely suited to introduce this masterpiece to audiences seeking to broaden their musical experiences.


Composed between 1861 and 1866, it was first performed in the US in 1868.  While owing some stylistic depth to German composers such as Beethoven and Handel, it contains stunning originality and romantic splendor that was unparalleled until Verdi composed his Requiem a full ten years later.  Michael Conley, Music Director, and the 80-voice chorus are excited to honor a great American composer by presenting his Mass in D with full orchestra and soloists.  Full information regarding the work can be found on the chorus website.


Tickets are $25, $10 for students, and can be purchased at the door - or in advance by calling (914) 462-3212 - or through the website:  Irvington High School has ample parking and is handicap accessible.

Views: 18

Tags: Hudson Chorale, John, Knowles Paine, Mass in D


You need to be a member of The Singer Link to add comments!

Join The Singer Link

Latest Activity

Gregor Laskowski posted an event

Badenia Advent Music Festival 2016 at Germany

December 8, 2016 to December 11, 2016
6th International festival of choirs and orchestras in Baden (Germany)08.12. - 11.12.2016BADEN-BADEN – a charming town in the heart of the Black Forest.The hot springs of the town were already appreciated and used by the Romans. The unique landscape of the Black Forest, the numerous mansions of the rich and the beautiful, the spas, the fourth-biggest festival hall in the world as well as the world-famous Casino radiate the flair of this international spa town. Right here, where numerous artists…See More
Caroline Knaggs posted a blog post

Opportunity to take part in the No Excuses! Women’s Choir (Melbourne, Victoria)

No Excuses! Women’s ChoirWe are inviting singers and choirs to join the No Excuses! massed Women's Choir, presented by the School of Hard Knocks and the Big West Festival.Starting Sunday 27th September, 4pm – 6pm at Footscray Hospital 160 Gordon St, Footscray.No Excuses! is a song suite created by composers Christina Green and Kathleen…See More
Sep 24
Sacramento Choral Society posted events
Sep 21
Caroline Knaggs posted a blog post

Melbourne International Singers Festival 2016

Australia's most exciting Singers Festival is already scheduled for next year!Queens Birthday weekend 10 – 13 June 2016 'An unforgettable experience, not just a festival'Australia's most exciting singers festival for choirs and individual singers celebrated its 6th year in 2015. The Melbourne International Singers Festival was very proud to present internationally renowned composer, arranger and jazz singer Kirby Shaw in Australia with us for the first time. With over 2500 choral arrangements /…See More
Sep 4
Gregor Laskowski posted events
Sep 1
Gregor Laskowski updated an event

Paris Music Festival 2016 at France

August 17, 2016 to August 21, 2016
6th International festival of choirs and orchestras in Paris (France)17.08. - 21.08.2016PARIS - city of love, dreams and sensesNobody can think of Paris without various associations and a multitude of pictures crossing their mind: the river Seine, the Hunchback of Notre-Dame, Napoleon, the Arc de Triumphe, the Champs-Elysees. No other city exalts the imagination like this metropolis, which is also particularly popular for its musical events. As of late these also include the Paris Music…See More
Sep 1
Sarah Maiellano posted an event

Philly POPS Holds Auditions for Festival Chorus at Philadelphia

September 29, 2015 from 6pm to 9pm
The Philly POPS Festival Chorus is holding auditions for the upcoming 2015-16 season. The Festival Chorus, a 125-voice ensemble, will be performing with the Philly POPS Orchestra in two series: the popular Christmas Spectacular series, December 4-22, under the direction of David Charles Abell, and Broadway’s Greatest Hits, April 15-17, under the direction of Music Director Michael Krajewski in the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall. Auditions will be held on Tuesday, September 29 from 6:00PM to…See More
Aug 28
Box Office posted an event

Messiah...Refreshed! at Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall

November 29, 2015 from 2pm to 4pm
Jonathan Griffith, DCINY Artistic Director and Principal ConductorHandel: MessiahThomas Beecham/ Eugene Goossens' 1959 Re-Orchestration for full symphony orchestra Featuring Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Distinguished Concerts Singers International Christopher Job, Bass Baritone Soloist John McVeigh, Tenor SolosistClaudia Chapa, Mezzo-Soprano SoloistPenelope Shumate, Soprano Soloist DCINY proudly ushers in the holiday season at Carnegie Hall with the fifth annual performance of Thomas…See More
Aug 27


Conan Features a Choir on His Show

Conan features the Scala and Kolacny Brothers choir on his TV show.


What's next? Are we getting some culture on TV?


The all female choir performs…


Created by SingerLink Apr 23, 2011 at 10:43am. Last updated by SingerLink May 1, 2011.

The Christian West and Its Singers

Here's a review of a great new book "The Christian West and Its Singers" by Jeffery Tucker:

Jeffrey remarks:

"So rather than a review, I say to you, this book exists. Perhaps it has opened a new chapter in history of the study of Christian…

Created by SingerLink Jun 22, 2010 at 9:08pm. Last updated by SingerLink Aug 29, 2010.

Presentation Mini Master Class


Created by SingerLink Sep 29, 2009 at 7:58am. Last updated by SingerLink Aug 10, 2010.

Working With Singers

Here's a great video on working with singers from I… Continue

Created by SingerLink Jun 22, 2010 at 9:21pm. Last updated by SingerLink Jun 22, 2010.

Conversations with Joseph Flummerfelt

Here's a preview of an new book about Joseph Flummerfelt

In Conversations with Joseph Flummerfelt: Thoughts on Conducting, Music, and Musicians, Donald Nally presents a window into the mind and heart of one of America's most celebrated and distinguished choral…

Created by SingerLink Jun 2, 2010 at 6:55am. Last updated by SingerLink Jun 2, 2010.

Great Offers


Stories from
Great Leaders


© 2015   Created by SingerLink.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service