Universalist Music Series
Join us for a celebration of music by early 20th century French composer Charles Koechlin (1867 – 1950). The program features the Universalist Church Choir, directed by T. L. Hine, with a chamber orchestra of professional instrumentalists performing choral works, solo sonatas, and other chamber music.
Despite this prolific output, Koechlin’s music is infrequently performed and much remains unpublished. This concert is a rare opportunity to hear several works performed live.
Épitaphe de Jean Harlow for flute, alto saxophone and piano, Op. 164
String Quartet No. 1, Op. 51
Violin Sonata, Op. 64
Trio for flute, clarinet and bassoon, Op. 92
...and much more!
A goodwill donation will be collected at the door.
About the Universalist Music Series:
The Universalist Church frequently hosts both local and traveling musicians for concerts held both in our sanctuary and in our social hall. Our sanctuary benefits from outstanding acoustics (both warm and present) well-suited to chamber music and music that is lightly amplified.
The music program strives to support new music in particular and has frequently hosted local champions of new music in the Hartford area like CT Composers, Inc., the Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra, and Central CT Composers Circle.
Past performers include:
- Hall High School Choraliers (pictured here)
- Singer-songwriter Kate Callahan
- Folk musicians The Bombadils
- Experimental musicians Duet for Theremin and Lap Steel
- Chamber music collective Cuatro Puntos
- CT Composers, Inc.
- Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra
- Hartford Opera Theater
- Sarah Jane Scouten and the Brilliant String Band
- Cornell University Chorus
- John & Barbara Metz
- Lituus Duo