Concert Venues

THE PSA’S 2019-2020 CONCERT SEASON


Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have been forced to cancel the last four concerts of our Concert Season.  When things return to some semblance of normal be sure to check back for next season’s concert listings.


The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra, Orlando Cela, Music Director

FALL CONCERT: “Moments of Transcendence”

 Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 3:00 PM,
First Parish Unitarian Universalist, Arlington, MA

G.F. Handel — Music for the Royal Fireworks (Selections)
Charles Ives —The Unanswered Question
Max Bruch — Kol Nidrei with Aron Zelkowicz, Cellist
Ottorino Respighi — Church Windows

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 The Arlington-Belmont Chamber Chorus, Barry Singer, Music Director

THE ABCC’s HOLIDAY CONCERT

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 8:00 PM,
Payson Park Church, Belmont, MA

Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s Midnight Mass for Christmas
Also works by Orlando Lassus, Nathaniel Dett, Alfred Burt and others
plus A Carol Sing

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The Arlington-Belmont Chorale, Barry Singer, Music Director and
The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra,
Orlando Cela, Music Director

NOT-QUITE WINTER CONCERT

 Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 3:00 PM,
First Parish Unitarian Universalist, Arlington, MA

John Bavicchi — Three Score Reflections, Op. 84
Ludwig van Beethoven — Mass in C, Op. 86

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The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra, Orlando Cela, Music Director

A MID-WINTER CONCERT:
“A Musical History of Paris”

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 8:00 PM,
First Parish Unitarian Universalist, Arlington, MA

Jean Lully — Overture to Acis et Galatée
Camille Saint-Saëns — Concerto No. 3 for Violin and Orchestra in B Minor
with the 2019 PSA Young Artist Competition
Tannenwald Prize Winner, Jacqueline Tso Violinist
Maurice Ravel — Pavane pour une infante défunte
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Symphony No. 31, “Paris”

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The Arlington-Belmont Chorale and
Chamber Chorus, Barry Singer, Music Director

AN ALMOST SPRING CONCERT

Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 3:00 PM,
First Parish Unitarian Universalist, Arlington, MA

Johannes Brahms — Nänie, Op. 82
Robert Schumann —  Requiem für Mignon, Op. 98b
Bruckner — Christus factus est
Elgar — As Torrents in Summer
Morgan Jackson — Spacetime Synthesis (ABCC Premiere)

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The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra, Orlando Cela, Music Director

FAMILY CONCERT

Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 3:00 PM,
First Parish Unitarian Universalist, Arlington, MA

Pasquale Tassone — “How Bear Lost Its Tail”
Nathaniel Stookey — Lemoney Snicket’s “The Composer Is Dead”
Plus a work featuring Ella Kim, violinist and winner of the Leonard
Wood Prize in the PSA’s 2019 Young Artist Competition

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The Arlington-Belmont Chorale, Barry Singer, Music Director and
The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra,
Orlando Cela, Music Director

SPONSORS’ CONCERT

Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 3:00 PM,
First Parish Unitarian Universalist, Arlington, MA

Lili Boulanger —  Vieille prière bouddhique (An Old Buddhist Prayer)
Carlos Surinach — Feria Magica

Meir Finkelstein — L’Dor vador (From Generation to Generation)
Zoltán Kodály —  Missa Brevis

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The Arlington-Belmont Chamber Chorus, Barry Singer, Music Director

MUSIC FOR A SPRING EVENING:
“In the French Tradition”

Friday, May 8, 2020 at 8:00 PM,
First Parish Unitarian Universalist, Arlington, MA

Music of Claudin de Sermisy, Jean-Phillippe Rameau
Gabriel Fauré, Camille Saint-Säens, and others
and a reprise performance of Morgan Jackson’s
Spacetime Synthesis

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The Arlington-Belmont Chorale, Barry Singer, Music Director and
The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra,
Orlando Cela, Music Director

STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL and POPS! CONCERT

Friday, June 12, 2020 at 6:30 PM,
Arlington Town Hall, Arlington, MA

Join us again for the PSA’s fun
and festive annual Pops! Concert