Green Mountain Project

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Green Mountain Project

The Green Mountain Project is in its sixth year!  This January 2015, we will offer two programs: Claudio Monteverdi's beloved Vespers of 1610 and a newly recreated vespers from the French master Marc-Antoine Charpentier featuring music curated by the project's music director Scott Metcalfe. The Green Mountain Project will make 4 appearances in New York City, Greenwich CT and Boston MA with our all-star cast of musicians from around the country!

Important notes for ticket holders:

  • Doors open 30 minutes before each performance
  • General and Discount Seating are unassigned and will be available on a "first come, first serve" basis

 

Claudio Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610

January 10, 2015 at 7:30pm
St. Jean Baptiste Catholic Church
Lexington Avenue at 76th Street, New York, NY

January 12, 2015 at 7:30pm
St. Cecilia Parish, 
18 Belvidere Street in Boston MA

More information and tickets, click here.

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Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s Vespers

January 9, 2015 at 7:30pm
Church of St. Joseph
371 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY

January 11, 2015 at 5:00pm
St. Barnabas Church
954 Lake Avenue in Greenwich, CT

More information and tickets, click here.

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Videos of the complete performance from January 2013 are available on YouTube and we will soon release our June 2014 performances that took place during the inaugural Early Music Festival: NYC.  Live recordings of 2010 inaugural performance and 2012's A Grand Festive Vespers ca. 1640 are available for sale here.

This program is available for bookings for the 2015-2016 season.

For more info, please see Green Mountain Project.

PRESS

Wed, Jan 14, 2015

 | The Boston Globe | Matthew Guerrieri

Green Mountain Project revisits Monteverdi at St. Cecilia

The final, gently slowing lines of “Ave maris stella” set up a “Magnificat” finale, ever more ruminative, each line with its own setting, instrumentation, and mood....

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Tue, Jan 13, 2015

 | The New York Times | Anthony Tomassini

Reweaving a Tapestry From Charpentier’s Threads

The singing was lovely. The tender sound of the high tenor Owen McIntosh contrasted nicely with the robust lyric tenor Aaron Sheehan and the huskier tenor Jason McStoots. During the ...

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Tue, Jun 24, 2014

 | The Boston Globe | Jeffrey Gantz

Green Mountain offers a rich feast for St. John

The evening began with an Usper sonata, the sackbuts’ deep-voiced chorale preceding the call and response of the violins and the cornetti. Everything was geared to the text: In...

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Mon, Jun 23, 2014

 | The New York Times | James R. Oestreich

Early Music and Its Future

The performances of both works were predictably splendid, and though you wished that the John Vespers had packed the church to capacity as the 1610 did, it drew a house seemingly...

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