TROY, NEW YORK Albany Pro Musica proudly announces its 39th season! Featuring collaborations with The Philadelphia Orchestra, The King’s Singers, the Escher Quartet, and more – this season promises to be truly memorable.
“Albany Pro Musica concerts are designed to be an experience…to capture the human spirit. Our audience is engaged and inspired. The connection with the music, the composers and the performers is palpable. Please join us next season and discover how Albany Pro Musica captures the human spirit”
~José Daniel Flores-Caraballo, Opalka Family Artistic Director, Albany Pro Musica
Saturday, February 29 at 7:30 PM | Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
An Audience with the King’s Singers
Albany Pro Musica Concert Chorus
“The superlative vocal sextet.” – The Times (London)
Acclaimed for their life-affirming virtuosity and irresistible charm, The King’s Singers are in global demand. Their work – synonymous with the best in vocal ensemble performance – appeals to a vast international audience. Albany Pro Musica is thrilled to share the stage with this iconic group in this once-in-a-lifetime concert experience!
The King’s Singers Albany Pro Musica Concert Chorus José Daniel Flores-Caraballo, Opalka Family Artistic Director
Sunday, March 29 at 3:00 PM | Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
Choral Music that Captures the Human Spirit
For centuries, composers have used music to help us process our feelings, thoughts, fears, and joys. This evocative program will take you on an emotional journey from fear, conflict, and death to joy, peace, love and redemption. Featuring compositions of Arvo Pärt, Eric Whitacre, Jake Runestad, Pablo Casals, and Steve Murray, as well as Morten Lauridsen’s beautiful Nocturnes.
Albany Pro Musica Concert Chorus José Daniel Flores-Caraballo, Opalka Family Artistic Director
Albany Pro Musica is thrilled to celebrate Chester (Chet) & Karen Opalka as the recipients of the 2020 Dr. Karen R. Hitchcock Award for Championing the Choral Arts in the Capital Region. Please join us in honoring Chet and Karen for their steadfast and passionate support of Albany Pro Musica and their commitment to the arts in the Capital Region.
Sunday, May 3 at 3:00 pm | Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
Velvet and Brass
The music of John Rutter, featuring his exhilarating Gloria for brass and voices
“For the infectiousness of his melodic invention and consummate craftsmanship, Rutter has few peers” – London Evening Standard
John Rutter is one of the most celebrated and prolific composers of our time, and his music can be soothing, like velvet. Featuring Rutter’s peaceful reflections on nature, God, and love, followed by a thrilling, sonic explosion of voices and brass in his iconic, fiery Gloria!
Albany Pro Musica Concert Chorus The Pro Musica Brass José Daniel Flores-Caraballo, Opalka Family Artistic Director
Albany Symphony Orchestra | Albany Pro Musica Concert Chorus
Reena Esmail’s This Love Between Us is a piece about unity. Its seven movements juxtapose the words of seven major religious traditions of India (Buddhism, Sikhism, Christianity, Zoroastrianism, Hinduism, Jainism and Islam), and explore how each of these traditions approaches the topics of unity, brotherhood, and kindness.
Albany Symphony Orchestra David Allan Miller, Music Director Albany Pro Musica Concert Chorus José Daniel Flores-Caraballo, Opalka Family Artistic Director