New (and Remembered) Works

More great concerts – and very different concert experiences – to enjoy this weekend! The Moravian College Choir, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is presenting the premiere of a new edition of Amy Beach’s Mass on April 29.  The work, composed when Beach was only 19, is believed to be the first Mass composed by an American woman.  In a years long project, Dr. Paula Ring Zerkle, worked to make corrections, reconstruct parts, and create an edition that can be easily accessed and performed widely.  We look forward to the forthcoming recording and publication of the work!  More information about the concert can…