Past Performances

Works performed since 1997

  This webpage provides a complete database of works performed by Con Brio at all Spring and Christmas Concerts since its inception in 1997. Works performed at special events, outreach, and overseas tours are not included at this time. Please refer to the full...

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April 12 and 14, 2024

Spring Concerts at Christ the King church Old Lyme, conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce. Con Brio Chorus, the Con Brio Festival Orchestra, and soloists: Carley DeFranco soprano, Louise Fauteux soprano, Allison Messier mezzo-soprano, Ransom Bruce tenor and Terrence Fay...

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December 9 and 10, 2023

Chritmas Concerts at Christ the King church, Old Lyme,with the Con Brio Festival Orchestra and Con Brio Choral Society, with guest soloists: Carley DeFranco, soprano; Gigi Mitchell-Velasco, alto; Terrence Fay, tenor; and Christopher Grundy, bass, Conducted by Dr....

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October 14, 2023

Celebration of Life and Happy 90th Birthday Party for Richard Verone Santoro (1933-2023), late husband of Elizabeth Santoro, member of Con Brio since 1997.  My Lord, what a mornin': trad. spiritual arr. Harry T. Burleigh, words from Rev: 8, 10 There is a Balm in...

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June 1, 2023

Joint concert with Les Choralines at the Basilica of Notre Dame de L’Assumption, Nice. Conducted by Stephen Bruce and Isabella Baicchi. Con Brio  Sing Unto God, Paul Fetler (1920-2018) Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal, Frederic Marvin, arr. Alice Parker (1925-) God...

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May 31, 2023

Participated in choral Mass at the Basilica of Notre Dame de L’Assumption, Nice, conducted by Stephen Bruce. ENTRANCE Sing Unto God, Paul Fetler (1920 – 2018) OFFERTORY Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal, Frederic Marvin, arr. Alice Parker (1925- ) COMMUNION God Shall...

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May 27, 2023

Joint Concert with Gruppo Vocale Lucchese il Baluardo, at the Church of Santa Maria Corteorlandini, Lucca, conductor Elio Antichi. Con Brio conducted by Stephen Bruce. Sing Unto God, Paul Fetler (1920 – 2018) Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal, Frederic Marvin, arr. Alice...

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May 25, 2023

Joint concert with Coro della Cappella Musicale della Basilica Papale di San Francesco di Assisi at the Basilica di San Francesco di Assisi, conductor P. Peter Hrdy. Con Brio conducted by Stephen Bruce. Sing Unto God, Paul Fetler (1920 – 2018) Hark, I Hear the Harps...

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April 2, 2023

Con Brio Chorus and Con Brio Festival Orchestra (Concertmaster Joan Winters), with guest soloists Carley DeFranco, soprano, Allison Messier, mezzo-soprano, Ransom Bruce, tenor, and Christopher Grundy, bass, conducted by  Dr. Stephen Bruce, at Christ the King church,...

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December 9 and 11, 2022

Christmas Concerts at Christ the King church, Old Lyme: Con Brio Choral Society, Con Brio Festival Orchestra, with Carley DeFranco, soprano, and Allison Messier, mezzo-soprano, conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce Jubilate Deo, Dan Forrest Ehre sei Gott, Felix Mendelssohn...

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June 12, 2022

 This short concert was given in honor of the lives of two local African American pioneers: a Pharmacist and a Writer: Miss James and Miss Petry. Con Brio Choral Society conducted by Hallie Sorensen, with Sue Saltus, keyboard, and Bill Sorensen, tenor.  This was...

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April 10, 2022

25th Anniversary Gala Spring Concert Con Brio Choral Society, Con Brio Festival Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce, at Christ the King Chuch, Old Lyme Fanfare For Freedom, (newly commissioned by Con Brio for the occasion of its 25th Season), composed by William...

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March 22, 2022

Special Concert in  Clinton CT, performed in honor and support of Paul and Liz Egan Con Brio Choral Society conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce, with Susan Saltus, Associate Music Director Beethoven Hallelujah from Mount of Olives Trad. arr. Erb Shenandoah Foster arr....

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December 10 and 12, 2021

Christmas Concerts at  Christ the King church, Old Lyme, with Dr. Stephen Bruce, Conductor, William J. Thomas composer/conductor,  and the Con Brio Festival Orchestra. The concerts were dedicated to the memory of  Sheldon Baker (1943-2021), President of Con Brio...

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August 14, 2021

Memorial for Sheldon Baker (1943-2021), President of Con Brio 2006-2008 Hark , I Hear the Harps Eternal, Trad. Arr. Parker Laudate Dominum from Vesperae Solennes de Confessore K.339, Mozart, with Patricia Schuman, Soprano Danny Boy, Londonderry Air, poem by Frederic...

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April 26, 2020

This concert, exceptionally, was cancelled due the COVID-19 pandemic, and the State of Emergency declared by the Governor of Connecticut. The program was already substantially rehearsed and would have comprised:  The Peacemakers,  Jenkins (1944–) Hallelujah from Mount...

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December 17, 2019

Carol Singing Carol singing by members of Con Brio at Masonicare at Chester Village, conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce, with Sue Saltus, piano. Soloists were Tony Carrano, John van Epps and Gordon Strothers.

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December 6 and 8, 2019

Christmas Concerts Featuring the Con Brio Choral Society, Con Brio Festival Orchestra, Danielle Munsell-Howard, soprano, Allison Messier, alto, Terrence Fay, tenor and Christopher Grundy, bass, conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce. Both performances took place at Christ the...

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July 10, 2019

Memorial Service for Anne Jussel Ferris (1932- 2019), founder member of Con Brio Amazing Grace. arr. Lojeski Hark. I hear the harps eternal. arr. Parker Ride the Chariot. arr. Smith, tenor Bill Sorensen With the Con Brio Choral Society, Sue Saltus, Associate Music...

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March 31, 2019

Spring Concert Mozart Great Mass In C minor, K. 427, with Michelle Murray Fiertek,  soprano,Danielle Buonaiuto, soprano, Ransom Bruce, tenoe,  Christopher Grundy, bass. Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue (with choral finale, arr. Clay Warnick) with Randall Hodgkinson, piano;...

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March 16, 2019

Memorial Service for Rodney Cameron Wilcox First  Congregational Church of Essex Senior Choir, together with members of Con Brio Choral Society, directed by Shari Wilcox, with Sue Saltus, organ and piano, at the First  Congregational Church of Essex Mengel, Kyrie...

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January 6, 2018

Celebration of Retirement Service for Rev. John C. van Epps Malotte, The Lord's Prayer, Bill Sorensen, tenor Newton, arr. Lojeski, Amazing Grace Arr. Rutter, When the Saints go marching in Members of Con Brio Choral Society were joined by members of the choir of the...

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December 7 and 9, 2018

Christmas Concerts Zelenka, Fanfare  Zelenka, Te Deum, with Danielle Munsell Howard, soprano, Lousie Fauteux, soprano, Allison Messier, mezzo-soprano Matthias, Sir Christemas Bach, Christen, atzet dieisen Tag  Gjeilo, O Magnum Mysterium (Serenity)  Rutter, What...

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August 10, 2018

Memorial Service for David George Birkic (1940-2018) Mozart, Ave Verum Corpus Members of Con Brio were joined by choristers from the Greenwich Choral Society, Off Sounders Male Voice Choir, and the First Congregational Church of Old Lyme  Choir. The Service was held...

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June 3, 2018

Concert at Dubrovnik Cathedral, Dubrovnik, Croatia conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce, Sue Saltus, keyboard Fetler, Sing unto God trad arr. Parker, Hark I hear; arr. Hairston, In Dat great gittin’ up mornin’ (with Ransom Bruce, tenor) arr. Smith, Ride the Chariot (with...

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June 1, 2018

Joint concert with Split University Choir "Silvije Bombardelli' at Trogir Cathedral, Croatia, conducted by Stephen Bruce and Anamarija Tadin, with Sue Saltus, keyboard Con Brio: Fetler, Sing unto God;  Handl, Ascendit Deus; trad arr. Parker, Hark I hear   Foster arr....

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May 29, 2018

Joint concert with chorus 'VNA' at the Church of the Annunciation, Opatija, Croatia, conducted by Stephen Bruce and Suzana Stefanic, with Sue Saltus, keyboard Con Brio: Fetler, Sing unto God Handl, Ascendit Deus trad arr. Parker, Hark I hear Foster arr....

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May 26, 2018

Joint concert with Chorus ' BeJazzy' in Cathedral of St Nicholas, Ljubljana, Slovenia, conducted by Ksenja Pirc and Stephen Bruce, with Sue Saltus, keyboard Con Brio: Fetler, Sing unto God Handl, Ascendit Deus trad arr. Parker, Hark I hear Foster arr. Halloran, Nelly...

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May 25, 2018

Joint Concert with Chorus 'INA' in the Croatian Academy of Arts and Sciences, Zagreb, Croatia conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce,  Bojan Pogrmilovic and Iva Juvas, with Sue Saltus, keyboard Con Brio: Fetler, Sing unto God Handl, Ascendit Deus trad arr. Parker, Hark I hear...

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April 28, 2018

Memorial Service for David G. Rahr (1938-2018) Trad. arr. Parker, Hark I hear the harps eternal Keen, arr. Wilberg, Homeward Bound At the First Congregational Church of Old Lyme, CT, conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce, with Sue Saltus, Associate Music Director, organ and...

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April 15, 2018

Spring Concert Haydn, Missa in Angustiis, or “Lord Nelson Mass” (Hob. XXII/11), ed. McCaldin, with Louise Fauteux, soprano, Clea Huston, contralto, Terrence Fay, tenor, and Christopher Grundy, bass Parry, I was glad, (1911 version) ed. Rutter, with Louise Fauteux,...

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December 9 and 10, 2017

Christmas Concerts Rutter, Magnificat, with Danielle Munsell Howard, soprano Praetorius, Es ist ein 'Ros Sweelinck, Hodie Christus Natus Est Yon, Gesù Bambino, with Danielle Munsell Howard, soprano Trad., arr. Brunner, Still, Still, Still Lauridsen, Sure on this...

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September 24, 2017

Memorial Service for Alan J. Mariani: (1944 -2017) Trad. Arr Lojeski, Amazing Grace arr. Parker, Hark I Hear the Harps Eternal Brahms, How lovely is thy dwelling place Spiritual, arr. Smith, Ride the Chariot, with William Sorensen, tenor Arlen, arr. Hayes, Over the...

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August 25, 2017

Memorial Service for Michele Van Epps (1953-2017) Amazing Grace, arr. Lojeski For the beauty of the earth, Rutter The Lord's Prayer, Malotte, with William Sorensen, tenor The Lord bless you and keep you, Rutter Con Brio Choral Society and members of Cappella Cantorum...

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August 15, 2017

Memorial Service for Martha Bruce (1919 - 2017) Brahms, How Lovely is thy Dwelling Place,  from the German Requiem Trad. Ride the Chariot, with Bill Sorensen, tenor Lutkin, The Lord Bless You and Keep You Malotte, The Lord's Prayer, with Ransom Bruce, tenor Joncas, On...

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April 23, 2017

20th Anniversary Spring Concert Beethoven Mass in C, with guest soloists Patricia Schuman, soprano, Clea  Huston, mezzo soprano, Steven Humes, tenor and Matthew Cossack, bass Mascagni, Easter Hymn (Regina Coeli, Laetare), from Cavalleria Rusticana, with Patricia...

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December 9 and 11, 2016

Christmas Concerts Christmas Oratorio, (selections) BWV 248,  Bach, soloists: Terrence Fay, tenor and Christopher Grundy, bass Masters in This Hall, arr. Wilberg God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen, arr. Reise I Saw Three Ships, arr. Reise Winter, Stroope Im Advent and...

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October 22, 2016

Memorial Service for Brenda Gael Baker (1944-2016) Laudate Dominum, Vesperae solennes de confessore, KV 339, Mozart, Patricia Schuman, soprano Ave Verum Corpus, K 618, Mozart The Last Rose of Summer, arr. Britten, Patricia Schuman, soprano Con Brio Choral Society,...

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June 1, 2016

Concert at San Antón Church, Madrid, attended by 'Padre Ángel', Founder and President, Fundación Mensajeros de la Paz (Messengers for Peace) Conducted by Dr, Stephen Bruce, Sue Saltus, keyboard Fetler, Sing Sing unto God Rachmaninov, Bogoroditse Devo arr. Parker, Hark...

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May 30, 2016

Joint concert with Coro Francisco Salinas at the Church of La Purísima, Salamanca, Spain. Conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce, with Sue Saltus, keyboard Fetler, Sing Sing unto God Rachmaninov, Bogoroditse Devo arr. Parker, Hark I Hear the Harps Eternal Palestrina, Exultate...

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May 27, 2016

'II EICOUP' International Choral Festival, at Foco Church, Boavista, Porto, hosted by the University of Porto. Choirs included: Con Brio Choral Society, Coro Classico de Orfeão Universitário de Porto, Orfeon Académico de Coimbra and Coral de Letras da Universitade do...

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May 24, 2016

Joint concert with Orfão Tomaz de Alcaide, at Santa Maria Church, Estremoz, Portugal Conducted by Dr. Stephen  Bruce, with Sue Saltus, keyboard Fetler, Sing Sing unto God Palestrina, Exultate Deo Trad. arr. Parker, Hark I Hear the Harps Eternal arr. Miranda, Suíte...

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May 22, 2016

Choral Mass with Coro Cristo Rei da Portela, at Cristo Rei da Portela Church, Portela, Lisbon Portugal. The combined choirs performed: Gregorian Chant: Kyrie, Sanctus and Agnus Dei Rachmaninov, Bogoroditse Devo Arcadelt,  Ave Maria Handel, Messiah excerpt: Hallelujah...

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May 21, 2016

Joint concert with Coro Cristo Rei da Portela, at Lisbon Cathedral, Portugal Conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce, with Sue Saltus, keyboard Fetler, Sing Sing unto God Palestrina, Exultate Deo Trad. arr. Parker, Hark I Hear the Harps Eternal Trad. arr. Hairston, In Dat...

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April 17, 2016

Spring ConcertAt Christ the King Church, Old Lyme, CT, Con Brio Choral Society, Con Brio Festival Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce. with the Con Brio Festival Orchestra and Sue Saltus, piano.Te Deum Op. 103, Dvořák, with Danielle Munsell Howard, soprano and...

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December 11 and 13, 2015

Christmas Concerts at Christ the King Church, Old Lyme, CT with Dr. Steven Bruce, Conductor , Con Brio Chorus and Festival Orchestra and Sue Saltus, piano Hodie, Vaughan Williams, with Jurate Svedaite, soprano, Steven Humes, tenor, Chrstopher Grundy, bass, Abby Bruce,...

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April 19, 2015

Spring Concert at Christ The King Church, Old Lyme, CT, conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce., with Sue Saltus, piano Tourdion, pub. Attaignant Jubilate Deo, Bouzignac Missa Brevis in F minor (BWV 233) J. S. Bach, with Danielle Munsell Howard, soprano, Kerry Gotshall,...

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December 12, 14, 2014

Christmas Concerts The Star-Spangled Banner, Smith arr. Buck Magnificat in C Major D 486 Schubert, with Adèle Paxton, Soprano, Karli Gilberston, Contralto, Ransom Bruce, Tenor, Greg Flower, Bass Cantus Natalis, Stroope (composed 2007) with Adèle Paxton, Soprano, Karli...

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May 13-23, 2014

Fifth overseas concert tour – Barcelona, Spain and France conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce, with Sue Saltus, keyboard La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain, May 12 Sing, Sing Hark I Hear I that great Ride the Chariot Praise his Holy Name Fort Pience Center, Barcelona in...

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May 4, 2014

Spring Concert Mozart: Vesperae Solennes de Dominica. with Patricia Schuman, Soprano, Clea Huston, Contralto, Lawrence Broderick, Tenor and John Dominick III, Bass Mozart: Exultate Jubilate with Patricia Schuman, Soprano; Mozart: Laudate Dominum from Vesperae Solennes...

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December 13, 15, 2013

Christmas Concerts Trad. arr Riese, A Choral Fantasy God rest Ye merry, Gentlemen Jenkins, Gloria trad. arr. Mager, Ding Dong! Merrily on High Stroope Winter Fraser, Jessye’s Carol Mozart Magnificat from Vesperae de Dominica, with Cynthia Mellon, Contralto Mendelssohn...

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April 28, 2013

Spring Concert, featuring the inaugural performance of the Con Brio Children's Choir Rutter, Mass of the Children (with Danielle Munsell Howard, Soprano, John Dominick III, Bass) Hawley, Io Sol La Primevera Copland, Old American Songs: The Boatmen’s Dance (with John...

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December 7, 9, 2012

Christmas Concerts Handel, Dixit Dominus, (with Patricia Schuman, Soprano, Danielle Munsell Howard, Soprano, Clea Huston, Alto, Bill Sorensen, Tenor, Karl Stofko, Bass) Walker, Rejoice with composer Dr. Gwyneth Walker in attendance arr. Willcocks, O come, all ye...

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May 2012

Fourth overseas concert tour – southern Spain conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce, with Sue Saltus, keyboard. Performances were given at: Jaen Cathedral, May 20, 2010 Real Circulo de la Amistad, Cordoba, May 21, 2010 Iglesia de la Merced, Cordoba, May 22 Iglesia de la...

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April 29, 2012

Spring Concert Bernstein Chichester Psalms (Erik Olsen, Treble; Wanda Slater, Soprano; Lisa Feltes, Alto; Scott Weaver, Tenor; Karl Stofko, Bass) Bach Cantata 50 Brahms, Tröste mich wieder: Vivaldi, Domine ad adjuvandum me festina Beethoven, Hallelujah (from the Mount...

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December 9, 11, 2011

Christmas Concerts Bach Magnificat, BWV 243, complete with Freut euch und Jubiliert and Gloria in Excelsis, (Patricia Schuman, Soprano, Adele Paxton, Soprano, Clea Houston, Contralto, Dann Coakwell, enor, Ben Thornburn, Bass) Walker: Alpha and Omega, (Adele Paxton,...

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April 10, 2011

Spring Concert Jenkins L’Homme Armé  (Patricia Schuman, Soprano, Reza Mansoor, Muezzin, Karl Stofko, Bass, Bill Sorenson, Tenor) Korngold Marietta’s Lied from Die Tote Stadt (Patricia Schuman, Soprano) Beethoven Meerstille und Glückliche Fahrt Trad. Arr. Rutter Down...

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January 22, 2011

Memorial for Marcia Ryan Requiem, Mozart performed by an augmented chorus of Con Brio and singing friends, at Old Lyme Congregational Church, Old Lyme, CT, conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce.

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December 11-13, 2010

Christmas Concerts, Dec 10 and 12 Puccini Messa di Gloria (Kyrie and Gloria) with Brian Cheney (tenor) Mechem Seven Joys of Christmas Holst Christmas Day Gabrieli Buccinate (19 part Motet) Poulenc Hodie Christus natus est Bartolucci Jubilate Deo he Twelve Days of...

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May 12- 22, 2010

Third overseas concert tour – southern Italy and Sicily, conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce, with Sue Saltus, keyboard. The photograph below shows Con Brio singing at the Eve of the Ascension Mass (May 12th) at St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican, reputedly the largest...

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April 23, 25, 2010

Spring Concerts Mendelssohn Heilig Handl, Pater Noster Bach Singet dem Herrn Bernstein Mass (with Tiffany Jackson, Soprano and Bill Sorensen, Tenor) with Mystic River Chorale conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce and Frank Martignetti at St Mary Mother of the Redeemer...

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December 12, 2009

Mini Concert for Kids Gloria in Excelsis, Excert from Cantata 191, Bach Patapan, Mechem Fugue, Bach (Swingle style) Fum, Fum, fum! Mechem In ducli Jubio, Scheidt There was a pig went out to dig arr. Grainger A Christmas Garland (excerpts) Susa, with Tom Crosby, tenor,...

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December 11, 2009

Christmas Concert Bach Cantata 191 Gloria in Excelsis (with Patricia Schuman, Soprano and Ransom Bruce, Tenor) Patapan and Fum! Fum! Fum! from Seven Joys of Christmas, Mecham There was a Pig went out to dig, arr. Grainger A Christmas Garland, Susa (with Len Dongweck,...

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April 26, 2009

Spring Concert Haydn: Harmoniemesse or ‘Wind Band Mass’, (with Adèle Paxton, soprano, Clea Nemetz, mezzo-soprano, David-Marc Finley, tenor, David Olsen, baritone, Joni Gage soprano, Bill Sorensen, tenor)  excerpts from Mendelssohn Elijah: ‘Lift thine eyes’ and ‘He...

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March 8, 2009

Memorial for Elizabeth Mills Brown (1916-2008) Gloria from Mass in D, Dvorak Ave Verum Corpus, Mozart Long Time ago, Copeland Lord, Listen to you Children, Medena/Schroder Con Brio Choral Society, conducted by Stephen Bruce, Donna Breen Stamm, Associate Music Director...

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December 12, 2008

Christmas ConcertAntonio Vivaldi Dixit Dominus RV 807 (with Adele Paxton, soprano, Kristine Pekar, soprano, Margaret Tyler, mezzo soprano, Shari Wilcox, mezzo soprano, David-Marc Finley, tenor, Colin Britt, bass)Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols (with...

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May 27, 2008

Second overseas concert tour - Germany and the Czech Republic conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce, with Donna Breen Stamm Concert at the Clementium, Prague in conjunction with Gaudium Praha Con Brio Fetler ,Sing unto God Ticheli, There will be rest Lauridsen, Red Red Rose...

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April 13, 2008

Spring Concert Bach Jesu, meine Freude BWV 227 Fetler Sing unto God Ticheli There will be rest Dvorak Gloria from Mass in D Foster arr. Halloran Nelly Bly Brahms Da untem im Tale Brahms Tafellied Op. 93b Trad. arr. Hairston In dat great gittin' up mornin' (with Donna...

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December 7, 2007

Christmas Concert Respighi Laud to the Nativity Pachelbel Magnificat Two Chanakkah Songs Lo V'chayil and Al Ha-Nissim arr. Elliot Z. Levine Rossini Cum Sancto Spirito from the Petite Messe Solennelle Kodaly Christmas Dance of the Shepherds Warlock Tyrley, Tyrlow Arr....

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December 3, 2007

Benefit for the 'Friends of Harkness' A preview of the December 7, 2007 concert as well as Christmas Carols, at the Harkness Mansion, Harkness Memorial State Park, Waterford, CT.conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce

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April 22, 2007

Spring ConcertBeethoven Mass in C Op. 86Brahms Schaffe in mir, Gott, ein rein Herz Motet from Psalm 51Bach Cantata 110 (first movement) Unser Mund sei voll LachensBagley World Premiere of Didn't it Rain!Bernstein Make our garden grow from Candide at Christ The King...

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December 8, 2006

Christmas concert Britten St Nicolas Mathias Sir Christèmas Biebl Ave Maria Distler Wachet Auf Jennings Christmas Spirituals Medley Nelhybel Estampie Natalis at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Essex, CT conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce, with Ransom Bruce (Nicolas) and...

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December 4, 2006

Benefit for the 'Friends of Harkness' A preview of the December 8, 2006 concert as well as Christmas Carols, at the Harkness Mansion, Harkness Memorial State Park, Waterford, CT. conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce

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April 23, 2006

Spring Concert Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem Vaughan Williams Old Hundredth Psalmtune setting Mozart Coronation Mass with Stella Roden, Hillary Nelson, Andrew Childs and Paul Fletcher, in conjunction with Mystic River Chorale: at St Mary Mother of the Redeemer...

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April 22, 2006

Spring Concert Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem Vaughan Williams Old Hundredth Psalm tune setting Mozart Coronation Mass with Stella Roden, Hillary Nelson, Andrew Childs and Paul Fletcher, in conjunction with Mystic River Chorale,  at Christ The King Church, Old...

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December 9, 2005

Christmas Concert Poulenc Gloria Vittoria O Magnum Mysterium Trad. arr. Dicie Sussex Carol Mozart Regina Coeli KV 127 Trad. Sweet was the song the Virgin sang Nelhybel Estampie Natalis Trad. arr. Niles I Wonder as I Wander Trad. arr. Mager Ding Dong Merrily on High...

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December 5, 2005

Benefit for the 'Friends of Harkness' A preview of the December 9, 2005 concert as well as Christmas Carols, at the Harkness Mansion, Harkness Memorial State Park, Waterford, CT conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce

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October 22, 2005

Marriage of Deborah Ann Rowell and Matthew Ensworth Saltus Vecchi: Fa Una Canzona Bach/Swingle: Organ Fugue Medina: Lord Listen to your Children Fetler: Sing unto God Mulholland: Red, Red Rose Lutkin: The Lord bless you and keep you Parker: Hark I Hear At East...

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May 2005

First overseas concert tour - northern Italy conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce Morning Mass: Basilica de Sant’ Antonio, Padua, May 15 Evening Mass: Basilica San Marco, Venice, May 16 Evening Mass: Duomo di Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence: May 18 Concert: Holy Spirit...

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April 10, 2005

Spring Concert Cherubini Requiem in C, Agnus Dei Billings When Jesus Wept Anon Alla Cazza Foster arr. Halloran Camptown Races Copeland Long Time Ago Foster arr. Halloran Nelly Bly Medema arr. Schrader Lord, Listen to your Children Praying Trad. arr. Roberts Sinner Man...

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December 10, 2004

Christmas Concert Fetler, Sing unto God Palestrina, Exsultate Deo arr Wilberg Simple gifts arr. Vaughan Williams, Greensleeeves Mozart Mass in B flat major K.275 Gabrieli, Kyrie from missa Brevis Bach Fugue in G minor, after the style of Ward Swingle Rachmaninov Ave...

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April 18, 2004

Spring Concert Mozart 'Great' Mass in C Minor, with Adele Paxton, soprano, Stephanie Gregory, Soprano, Bbill Sorensen, Tenor, Karl Stofko, Bass Dencke Lord Our God arr. Parker Hark I Hear the Harps Eternal arr. Helvey Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child arr....

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December 12, 2003

Christmas Concert Handel, Dixit Dominus (with Pam Eberly, Soprano, Clare Wurm, Alto, Bob Quinby, Tenor) Pachelbel, Magnificat in G Sametz, Gaudete (with Pam Eberly, Soprano, Hallie Sorensen, Alto) Bach, Erschallet, Ihr Lieder and Voi Gott kommt ein Freidenschein from...

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August 5, 2003

Memorial Service for Joan Matz Con Brio Choral Society conucted by Dr. Stephen Bruce at St Joseph’s Church, Chester, CT Mozart, Ave Verum Corpus Tallis, All Praise to Thee (Tallis’ Canon) Lutkin, The Lord bless You and Keep You  

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April 27, 2003

Spring Concert Puccini Messa di Gloria, with Peter Harvey, Tenor, Richard Lalli, Baritone Le Jeune, Revecy Venir du Printemps Passerau, Il est Bel et Bon Fauré, Cantique de Jean Racine Franck Panis Angelicus Lauridsen. Dirait-on arr. Heath, Didn't my Lord Deliver...

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March 22, 2003

Marriage of Alan Head and Kristy Mullholland, Red, Red Rose Durufle, Ubi Caritas Pachelbel, Canon in D Rutter, As the Bridegroom Rutter, Irish Blessing Nozart, Regina Coeli  At Mystic Congregational Church, conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce, with Donna Breen Stamm,...

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December 13, 2002

Christmas concert Handel Coronation Anthem (Zadok the Priest) Distler Es Ist Ein Ros Entsprungen Bruckner Ave Maria Sweelinck Hodie Bach Mass in B Minor (Sanctus) arr. Willcocks Master in this Hall, (Soloists: Abigail Bruce, Patricia Durham, Bob Quinby, Shari Wilcox,...

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June 20, 2002

Benefit for the 'Friends of Harkness' At the Eolia Mansion, Harkness Memorial State Park, Waterford, CT. conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce. Fa una Canzona, Vecchi Since all is passing, Hindesmith Ave Maria, Biebl All breathing life, Bach Ubi Caritas, Durufle Down by the...

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April 28, 2002

Spring Concert Kodaly Te Deum, (with Caroline Cooney, Soprano, Elissa Baldwin, Alto, Bob Quinby, Tenor, Karl Stofko, Bass) Biebl Ave Maria, (with Abigail Bruce, Soprano, Elissa Baldwin, Alto, Pamela Eberly Soprano, Susan Forte, Alto, Karl Stofko, Bass) Bach All...

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December 14, 2001

Christmas Concert Rutter Gloria Scheidt In Dulci Jubilo Mathias, Sir Christemas arr. Rutter, Here we come A-Wassailing arr. Willcocks, Deck the Hall arr. Brunner, Still, Still, Still arr. Willcocks, The First Noel Taverner, Song for Athene Mathias, Let the People...

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April 29, 2001

Spring Concert Fetler, Sing Unto God Morley, Sing We and Chant it Gibbons, The Silver Swan Vecchi, Fa Una Canzona Hindemith, Since All is Passing arr. Hogan, The Battle of Jericho Hunter, I'm Gonna Sing Sametz, I have had singing Mozart Requiem (Levin completion)...

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Dec 17, 2000

Connecticut River Arts Collective Joint Concert Handel Messiah part I, co-sponsored by the Connecticut River Arts Collective and Con Brio, at St. Joseph's Church, Chester, CT conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce

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Dec 8, 2000

Christmas Concert Bach Magnificat (with Abigail Bruce, Soprano, Patricia Durham, Soprano, Katherine Irwin, Alto, Elissa Baldwin. Alto, David Marc-Finley Tenor, Greg Clark, Bass) Rutter Te Deum Willan, Hodie and The Three Kings Distler, Wachet Auf arr. Willcocks, The...

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Sep 23, 2000

Benefit for 'Key Crossings' Haydn Missa in Tempore Belli, (Caroline Cooney, Soprano, Elissa Baldwin, Alto, David Finley, Tenor, Karl Stofko, Bass) Copland The Tender Land (selections) Brahms Zigeunerlieder arr. Vaughan Williams. The Turtle Dove, (Gregory Clark, Bass)...

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May 7, 2000

Spring Concert Haydn Missa in Tempore Belli, (Caroline Cooney, Soprano, Elissa Baldwin, Alto, David Finley, Tenor, Karl Stofko, Bass) Copland The Tender Land (selections) Brahms Zigeunerlieder arr. Vaughan Williams. The Turtle Dove, (Gregory Clark, Bass) Mulholland, A...

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Dec 12, 1999

Christmas Concert Shaw, Gloria in Excelsis arr. Poston, Boar's Head Carol (with Greg Clark, Bass) arr. Niles and Horton, I wonder as I wander, (with Bob Quinby, Tenor) arr. Willcocks, Tomorrow shall be my dancing day (with Abigail Bruce, Soprano) Duruflé, Ubi Caritas...

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Dec 10, 1999

George Flynn Classical Concert Series with Orchestra New England, Morgan HS, Clinton, CT, conducted by James Sinclair

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Nov 27, 1999

New England Colonial Concert Handel Sing Unto God (finale) with Orchestra New England, New Haven, CT, conducted by James Sinclair

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June 13, 1999

Morning Service at First Congregational Church, Westbrook, CT Mozart Laudate Pueri from Vesperae de Dominica arr. Dawson Ain't that  Good News arr. Luboff Deep River arr. Rutter When the saints go marching in. Con Brio Choral Society, conducted by Dr. Stephen...

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May 2, 1999

Spring Concert Mozart Vesperae de Dominica K.321, (with Martha Oneppo, Soprano, Abby Bruce, Alto, Tom Heilman, Tenor, Karl Stofko, Bass) Morley, Now is the moth of Maying Brahms, Da Unten in Tale Sieber, Three Hungarian Folk Songs Hall High Barbary arr. Erb Shenandoah...

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Dec 1, 1998

Christmas Concert Willan, Hodie, Christus natus est Joubert, There is no Rose (Abby Bruce, Pat Durham, Soprani, Susan Forte, Elizabeth Santoro, Joan Matz, Alti, Bob Quinby, Tom Heilman, Tenori, Alan Head, Doug White, Bassi arr. Willcocks Polish Carol ed. Greenberg...

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Nov 28, 1998

New England Colonial Concert Selections from Handel Messiah with Orchestra New England,  New Haven, CT, conducted by James Sinclair

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May 31, 1998

Spring Concert Britten, Rejoice in the Lamb (with Abigail Bruce, Soprano, Susan Forte, Alto, Bob Quinby, Tenor, Alan Head, Bass) Fetler, Sing unto God Brahms Op. 29 No.2 Movement III from Psalm 51 Biebl, Ave Maria (with Karl Stofko, Bass) Bach 'All breathing life'...

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May 11, 1998

Carnegie Hall Debut Beethoven Mass in C in conjunction with with Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus, at Carnegie Hall, NY, NY, conducted by Jonathan Willcocks

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March 21, 1998

Spring Concert Beethoven Mass in C in conjuction with with Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, at the Garde Theater, New London CT, conducted by Dr. Peter Bagley

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Dec 2, 1997

Inaugural Concert Mecham, Seven Joys of Christmas: excerpts - Bells, Children, Dance, Song Willan, Hodie Rutter, Shepherd's Pipe Carol arr. Vaughan Williams O Little Town of Bethlehem Mendelssohn, Behold a Star from Jacob Shining (from Christus) Holst, Christmas Day...

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