Musical Offering: Les Grâces sacrées‏

Matthew Halls sends greetings and news of his latest concerts.  They’re coming up soon so don’t miss them!


Dear friends and colleagues,
You’re warmly invited to attend a concert of sacred music from the Versailles chapel this weekend.  Performances on Oct 6 and 7.  See the missive below.

Dear Friends of Musical Offering,

We invite you to join us as we open our second season, Le Goût Français!  Naturally, we will be exploring French music of the 18th century.  We begin with program entitled Les Grâces sacrées, featuring Claire Raphaelson and Julia Cavallaro singing stunningly beautiful sacred music, by Boismortier, Campra, Clérambault and Couperin.  For programing and venue information, to listen to excerpts from previous concerts, and find out more about us, visit

Claire Raphaelson, soprano
Julia Cavallaro, mezzo-soprano
Sarah Darling, violin
Sarah Paysnick, flute
Rebekah Ahrendt, viola da gamba
Matthew Hall, organ

We offer two performances with receptions following each.  Tickets are $15 at the door.
Saturday, October 6, 4:00 PM
Lindsay Chapel at First Church, Cambridge
Sunday, October 7, 2:00 PM
Lawrence Room at Church of Our Saviour, Brookline

Women’s voices and the election

This was in my inbox from Ultraviolet.  They have a petition going and everything.  There’s not much to be said that I can say better than they’ve said.  Take a look, sign it, add your question and add your voice.

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