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Messiah community singalong

I will be leading a community singalong Messiah in New Bedford, MA on Sunday, November 27 at 4pm. This charity event will be made up of singers from across the community, and you are cordially invited to come sing or just listen--all…

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Preparing to record Telemann

Last week, Dorian Komanoff Bandy and I gave a preview performance of the Telemann sonatas that we will be recording at WGBH studios this week. Some of the sonatas made it to YouTube:



Sonata No. 2 
https://youtu.be/xCb0_mnouBg



Sonata No. 3 …
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The Candy Store

Singer/songwriter Peter Neuendorffer is a member of the congregation at First Church in Boston. He has played for services on occasion, and his song "The Candy Store" has always struck me as something I'd like to set for choir.

I…
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Folk rock and classical fare find a match

MANCHESTER — Think Joni Mitchell, Cat Stevens, Graham Nash-meets-Elizabethan composers. Mezzo-soprano Allison Messier teams up with harpsichordist Paul Cienniwa in a CD-release concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at The Derryfield School Performing Arts Auditorium, 2108 River Road. 

The duo…

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'Twice the Fun'--outstanding in every respect

EastBayRI.com

by Jonathan F. Babbitt

LITTLE COMPTON--On Sunday afternoon the 6th of March, Little Compton was treated to a program, as beautifully executed as it was creatively conceived. Performers Paul Cienniwa (organist and choirmaster at First Unitarian Universalist Church in…