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60’s on Broadway [1]

An Evening Cabaret [2] to benefit PPM

7 p.m. Friday, May11, 2018

Mercer Oaks Golf Club [3], Princeton Junction, NJ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don’t Miss the Party of the Year!  Plan now to bring your friends and enjoy an evening of fabulous cabaret entertainment, elegant hot and cold hors d/oeuvres, dessert, coffee, a wonderful silent auction, raffles (including a 50/50 raffle), and a cash bar to benefit Princeton Pro Musica.  Delight in solo and ensemble renditions of your favorite Broadway musicals from the 60’s presented by featured vocalist/pianist Tim Brent and Princeton Pro Musica singers.  New this year – Take a chance on winning a cash prize worth 50% of the value of 50/50 raffle tickets purchased!

Click here [4] to check out some of the fabulous silent auction items including “bucket list” trips to Alaska, Costa Rica, Greece, Ireland, and more.

Swing on down to PPM’s 5th Annual Spring Benefit 7-10 p.m. Friday evening, May 11 at Mercer Oaks Golf Club [3] in Princeton Junction.  Purchase your tickets [1] now for this wonderful evening of fabulous fun, food, and cabaret entertainment.  Don’t miss the party of the year!

 

 

 

Princeton Pro Musica 2017-18 Concert Season

 

Performances Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28 are almost sold-out.  Purchase your tickets now for the remaining major concert this season by clicking on the concert name War Requiem [5].  Princeton Pro Musica will present two performances of Britten’s War Requiem as a guest of the Princeton University Glee Club and Orchestra.

War Requiem [5]

Benjamin Britten [6]

7:30 p.m. Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28

Richardson Auditorium [7], Princeton University

Princeton Pro Musica sings as a guest of the Princeton University Glee Club [8] and Orchestra  [9].  All Princeton Pro Musica subscribers are guaranteed a ticket to this concert.  If you have subscribed but not yet discussed your preference for date (Friday, April 27 or Saturday, April 28) and seating for Britten’s War Requiem, please call the Princeton Pro Musica office at 609-683-5122 to discuss your preferences with a staff volunteer.  Single tickets will be sold only by the Princeton University Richardson Auditorium Box Office [5].

Britten’s gripping, powerful response to war in the twentieth century combines the Latin Requiem with the haunting poetry of Wilfred Owen [10].

See PPM’s New Video online on Vimeo

If you prefer, save this link to the PPM Video [11] to use at your convenience.

 

 

Inspiring concerts earlier this season …

Vespers [12]

Claudio Monteverdi [13]

7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 3, 2018

Princeton University Chapel [14], Princeton, NJ

Princeton Pro Musica Chorus and Orchestra

Choral Festival Guest Choirs Princeton High School Choir [15] and Bridgewater-Raritan High School Choir [16]

Soloists: Clara Rottsolk [17], soprano; Melanie Russell [18], soprano; Timothy Parsons [19] countertenor; John Russell [20], tenor; Steven Caldicott Wilson [21], tenor; Christopher Herbert, [22] baritone; Jonathan Woody, [23] bass-baritone

The grandeur of multiple choirs, the beauty of the solo voice, and the splendor of the early Baroque orchestra combine in the magnificent space of the Princeton University Chapel.

 

Joy to the World: A Christmas Suite [24]

Ryan James Brandau [25]

4 p.m. Sunday, December 10, 2017

Patriots Theater in the War Memorial, [26] Trenton, NJ

Princeton Pro Musica Chorus and Orchestra

Guest Artists Trenton Children’s Chorus [27], Soprano Margaret Dudley [28], and Baritone Brian Mextorf [29]

Our own maestro’s stirring suite of carols and holiday songs, richly orchestrated, including favorite dazzling choruses by Johann Sebastian Bach [30] and George Frederic Handel [31]will fill you with the joy and warmth of the holiday season.

 

Ein deutsches Requiem [5]

Johannes Brahms [32]

3 p.m. Sunday, November 5, 2017 Pre-concert Lecture by Dr. Marjorie Hermann, noted choral conductor, music scholar, and classical radio host

4 p.m. Sunday, November 5, 2017 Concert

Richardson Auditorium [7], Princeton University

Princeton Pro Musica Chorus and Orchestra

Rochelle Ellis [33], Soprano & Paul Max Tipton [34], Baritone

Among the most sublime and moving of all choral masterworks, Brahms’ German Requiem [35]offers deep consolation through beautiful choral and orchestral music.

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Artistic Director Ryan James Brandau

LATEST NEWS

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Princeton High School &

Bridgewater-Raritan High

join PPM Choral Festival

 

Saturday evening, March 3rd, patrons indulged in the magnificent surround sound of multiple choirs and professional soloists performing Vespers by Claudio Monteverdi culminating a choral festival offered by Princeton Pro Musica.  For this festival concert, PPM Chorus singers invited two outstanding high school choirs to join them as Choral Festival guests: Princeton High School Chamber Choir [41] and Bridgewater-Raritan High School Symphonic Choir [16].  In addition, professional soloists worked with student singers in master classes and joined with choirs in performance Saturday evening, March 3rd of Claudio Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610: Clara Rottsolk [17], soprano; Melanie Russell [18], soprano; Timothy Parsons [19] countertenor; Steven Caldicott Wilson [21], tenor; Christopher Herbert, [22] baritone; Jonathan Woody, [23] bass-baritone.

 

Program Notes [42]

by Ryan James Brandau

Monteverdi Vespers of 1610   
March 3, 2018

There are a number of composers whose works, in the context of the changes in musical style that happened around them (and because of them) might be deemed revolutionary.

 

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60’s on Broadway [1]

An Evening Cabaret [2]

7 p.m. Friday, May11, 2018

Mercer Oaks Golf Club [3], Princeton Junction, NJ

Plan now to bring your friends and enjoy an evening of fabulous cabaret entertainment, elegant hot and cold hors d/oeuvres, dessert, coffee, a wonderful silent auction, raffles, and a cash bar to benefit Princeton Pro Musica.  Delight in solo and ensemble renditions of your favorite Broadway musicals from the 60’s presented by featured vocalist/pianist Tim Brent and Princeton Pro Musica singers.  New this year – Take a chance on winning a cash prize worth 50% of the value of 50/50 raffle tickets purchased!

Swing on down to PPM’s 5th Annual Spring Benefit 7-10 p.m. Friday evening, May 11 at Mercer Oaks Golf Club [3] in Princeton Junction.  Purchase your tickets [1] now for this wonderful evening of fabulous fun, food, and cabaret entertainment.  Don’t miss the party of the year!

 


Programs made possible in part by funds from Church & Dwight Employee Giving Fund, The Edward T. Cone Foundation, The New Jersey State Council on the Arts – Department of State – a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, and The New Jersey Cultural Trust.