upcoming music concerts & events!

2021–2022 MEETINGHOUSE CONCERT SERIES

Great music in Old Wethersfield's historic Meetinghouse.

All concerts are free, with a donation accepted at intermission.

joe russell in concert

Sunday, October 24, 2021 at 4:00 PM

Joe Russell, organ,

with the First Church Choir

 

Live concerts return to First Church with a spectacular performance by organist Joe Russell, the 2019 Albert Schweitzer Organ Competition Winner of the David C. Spicer Hymn Playing Prize.  In addition to his thrilling interpretations of concert repertoire, the program will showcase this young artist's inspiring accompaniments of beloved congregational hymns led by the First Church Choir.

Ye Choirs of new jerusalem:

a palm sunday concert, april 10, 2022

at 4:00 PM

featuring:

The First Church Choir

with

Michelle Fiertek, soprano

Kari Miller, organ

under the direction of Sean McCarthy.


This concert of choral masterworks from both French and English 19th century sacred traditions will feature the Messe Solennelle, Op. 16 by Louis Vierne, and cathedral anthems by Charles Wood, John Ireland, Edgar Bainton, and Charles Stanford.  The program will focus on musical visions of heaven and the Holy City.