A Conversation with Barbara Randolph Couture, Veteran, and Wife of Former Coro Alto Amy Randolph Couture, in conjunction with Coro Allegro's Recent Concert "We Will Not Be Erased: A Veterans Day Concert Honoring the Service of All"
Coro Allegro joins the Boston Landmarks Orchestra, the One City Chorale, members of the New England Spiritual Ensemble, and the Boston String Academy for "Deep River," a free concert featuring American spirituals, a suite from Jerome Kerns "Showboat," and a reprise of "We Need to Talk" from Fred Onovwerosuoke's "A Triptych of American Voices: A Cantata of the People" at the Hatch Shell on the Charles River Esplanade, Wednesday, July 31 at 7pm, rain date: Thursday, August 31
We are proud and thrilled to announce that Coro Allegro has been named a recipient of the 2019 Chorus America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming! A prestigious honor, the award recognizes Coro Allegro's commitment to fostering and promoting new music, and our 2017-2018 season, which celebrated David Hodgkins’ 25th anniversary as Artistic Director with four premieres and commissions by American composers.
Coro Allegro and the Heritage Chorale of New Haven revisit William Grant Still’s "And They Lynched Him on a Tree", 20 years after they first performed it. Join us for America/We Need to Talk, Sunday, March 24 at 3pm at Sanders Theatre, a concert dedicated to the National Memorial for Peace and Justice.
Award-winning composer Fred Onovwerosuoke was born in Ghana to Nigerian parents and grew up in both countries before settling in the United States. Onovwerosuoke has a diverse compositional output including orchestra suites, choral works, piano and chamber music. His compositions have been featured in audio recordings, films, documentaries and radio, including Robert De Niro's film, The Good Shepherd. Fred Onovwerosuoke’s new work, A Triptych of American Voices: A Cantata of the People, was commissioned for Coro Allegro, Boston’s LGBTQ+ and allied classical chorus, Artistic Director David Hodgkins and pianist Darryl Hollister by chorus member Willis Emmons and his husband Zach Durant-Emmons. Don't miss the world premiere, Sunday, March 24, at 3pm, as Coro Allegro presents America/We Need to Talk, at Harvard University’s Sanders Theatre.