PPM presents Bach’s “St. John Passion”

On Sunday, March 19, 2023 in Richardson Auditorium, Princeton Pro Musica will present a pillar of the choral-orchestral repertoire: Bach’s St. John Passion. Below, Artistic Director Ryan Brandau invites you to the concert hall to experience Bach at his most dramatic, most intense, and most exquisitely beautiful. Brandau adds: Bach first performed his St. John…

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A message from our Executive Director

Dear friends, On October 28, 2012, Ryan Brandau and I stood outside the stage entrance in Richardson Auditorium, wondering if people would really come to the Princeton Pro Musica concert, Ryan’s debut with PPM. Residents of the East Coast were awaiting the landfall of Hurricane Sandy, and many had already evacuated. We were relieved when…

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Emerging opera and concert artist joins PPM for December concert

Bass-baritone Joseph Parrish is a Baltimore native who holds degrees from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music and The Juilliard School. Princeton Pro Musica is excited to welcome this remarkable vocalist to Richardson Auditorium next month. Active on the opera, recital, and concert stages, recent credits include Dr. Cajus in Nicolai’s Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor and Dulcamara in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore, recitals…

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International performing artist joins Princeton Pro Musica for December performance

Soprano Heather Phillips recently made her professional European debut at Oper Frankfurt in Germany singing the title role in Rossini’s Bianca e Falliero––followed by several performances in Austria––and has a busy series of performances on American stages this season. She will be heard in recital with Dayton Opera, on the opera stage with Charleston Opera…

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PPM to present A Feast of Carols on December 11

Join award-winning chorus Princeton Pro Musica for A Feast of Carols on Sunday, December 11, 4 p.m. at Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University. Favorite movements of Handel’s Messiah, Christmas music of J. S. Bach, and selections from Margaret Bonds’ Ballad of the Brown King and her Go Tell it on the Mountain are interwoven amongst a sumptuous, sparkling medley of classic carols and…

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Playlist: PPM’s Favorite Brahms

When asked to describe their favorite Brahms works, the singers of PPM offered the adjectives above. As we prepare for our October 23 performance of Brahms’s Ein Deutsches Requiem, the singers of Princeton Pro Musica are pleased to share with you a playlist: PPM’s Favorite Brahms! This is all our favorite Brahms other than the Requiem,…

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PPM Collaborative Keyboard Artist Releases Recording

For more than a decade, we at Princeton Pro Musica have been fortunate to count Eric Plutz among our artistic staff. An organist of the highest caliber, Eric sits faithfully on the piano bench each Tuesday evening, bringing to life orchestral reductions with precision and sensitive musicality. It is with this sense of respect and…

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Announcing our 2022-2023 Season!

Subscribe Today Princeton Pro Musica is thrilled to announce its 43rd season of choral music! To celebrate a decade of music making with Princeton Pro Musica, Artistic Director Ryan James Brandau has programmed a season of deeply-cherished pieces that long ago fueled his passion for choral-orchestral music, along with newer additions to his repertoire that…

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