2008–2009 Concert Season


Holiday Concerts

  Britten: Ceremony of Carols

With guest harpist Piper Runnion-Bareford

December 13, 14, and 17, 2008

Amare Cantare presents one of the most beloved  works of the Christmas choral repertoire, Benjamin Britten’s Ceremony of Carols (SATB version), which will be complemented by John Owen Edwards’ setting of three carols for harp and chorus, Sussex Carol, Lute-Book Lullaby, and Gloucester Wassail. The program also features Prelude by Ola Gjeilo, Palestrina’s Hodie Christus natus est for double chorus, O magnum mysterium by César Alejandro Carillo, and seasonal carols.

Saturday, December 13, 2008, 8:00 p.m.

St. George’s Episcopal Church, 1 Park Court, Durham, NH

Sunday, December 14, 3:00 p.m.

Christ Church, Pine Street, Exeter, NH

Wednesday, December 17, 7:30 p.m.

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 22 Fox Run Road, Newington, NH

Spring Concerts

Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Romancero Gitano

and other Hispanic works

Featuring guest guitarist Christopher Kane

March 28 and 29, April 1, 2009

Saturday, March 28, 2009, 8:00 p.m.

Durham Community Church, 17 Main Street, Durham, NH

Sunday, March 29, 3:00 p.m.

Phillips Church at Phillips Exeter Academy, Front Street and Tan Lane, Exeter, NH

Wednesday, April 1, 7:30 p.m.

Christ Episcopal Church, 1035 Lafayette Road, Portsmouth, NH

This project is supported in part by an

Alfred Nash Patterson grant from Choral Arts New England.


Sunday, May 3, 2009, 3:00 p.m.

Amare Cantare appears as part of the Aliento Chamber Players monthly concert series at

Christ Episcopal Church in historic downtown Exeter.