Recitals

BSR sponsors a regular recital series that showcases local singers and serves to promote art song and the recital format in the community. Over the last 6 years, more than 50 singers have been showcased in recitals built around specific themes:

  • Celebration of American Song: A Retrospective Recital Honoring Beverly Soll
  • The Gift of Song: Voices of Black America (featuring the late, great artist, Robert Honeysucker)
  • A Musical Tribute to Leonard Bernstein
  • A Musical Portrait of Emily Dickenson
  • All Music, All Delight: A Tribute to John Duke
  • Songs of the Sea

Past Recitals

Composers' Lab

Coming June 17! A live concert debuting new music by local composers. 

The BSR Composers' Lab pairs singers and composers to create new music for voice and piano. Our duos have been hard at work this spring and will debut their pieces at First Parish of Dorchester. 

Singers: David Rivera Bozón, Alexandra Alene Dietrich, Angelica Grau, Nathan Halbur, Rydia Vielehr.

Composers: Jennifer Citarelli, Haeyun Kim, Carol Koffinke, Qianni Lin, Bernie Zelitch.

Pianist: Brendon Shapiro

Voices on the Breeze

BSR will feature some of their finest member singers in an outdoor concert on October 3 at 1:00 pm, streaming on SparrowLive. 

The concert will stream from the Gardens at Elm Bank in Wellesley. Tickets will not be sold and seating will not be available but patrons can purchase entry to the garden to hear live singing from a safe distance. 

Barbara Quintiliani
Taylor House Bed and Breakfast, Boston, Massachusetts

Join BSR for a special evening of music and cheer as we celebrate our new website and the campaign that made it possible. BSR board and staff will entertain you with a set of vocal music favorites, and soprano Barbara Quintiliani will be our special guest with her husband Stewart Schroeder at the piano. 

In addition to Ms. Quintiliani, performers will include Keith Eric Brinkley, Margaret Felice, Fran Rogers, and Jonathan Saxton. The celebration begins at 6:00 pm, and the music starts with a musical toast at 6:30.