WHAT THE CRITICS SAY ABOUT DOWN EAST SINGERS...
“Dr. Antolini has found the perfect instrument to perform
this masterpiece. Mostly non-professionals, they have
produced a miracle.” —BrunswickTimes-Record
“That’s pretty sophisticated stuff for amateur singers, and it reflects their director’s unerring musical sensitivity.”
— Ellsworth American
“What this amateur (in the best sense of the word) group brings to this performance is a sense of enthusiasm and discovery that illuminates the piece in a remarkable manner. Joy and – dare I say it? – love of this music is communicated with an easy-going singing style that invites the listener to sit back and simply enjoy the music.” — Stephen Ritter, American Record Guide
“So many singers working so hard to produce such small
dynamics bears on the mystery of this music, suggesting of
—The American Organist
“[The Rachmaninoff Liturgy] is so well done... that one hopes it might be possible to have a second performance.”
— Christopher Hyde, Maine Sunday Telegram
“I asked Antolini ‘Wouldn’t you love to spend some time with Sergei Rachmaninoff? I am sure he is smiling down at you!’ Antolini replied, ‘He is with us every time we sing this piece.’”
— Zaffie Hadiaris, York County Weekend
“...they exhibit tremendous dynamic range, from mere whispers to mighty fortissimi that tingle one’s spine.”
— Daily Hampshire Gazette
Annual Memorial Day Concert
With Mozart Mentors Orchestra and
Elizabeth Brown, shakuhachi master
Monday, May 27, 2013, 5 PM
Camden Opera House
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Saint Patrick's Catholic Church, Newcastle
Sunday, December 15, 2013
Camden Opera House
YOU ARE INVITED TO
2013 Fall Registration and First Rehearsal:
Tuesday September 10, 6:15 p.m.
Nativity Lutheran Church
179 Old County Road, Rockport
Tuesdays from 7 to 9:15 p.m.
at Nativity Lutheran Church
Sight- reading skills desired, but not required. For more information, call (207) 701 7352
Your generous contribution is tax deductible and will help pay for singer scholarships (our high school members sing with us for free), the rental and purchase of music, soloist fees, piano tuning and maintenance, rehearsal and performance space rental, and general expenses.
Donors will be listed in the next program and on our website, unless there is a specific request to remain anonymous.
Registration for the spring semester will be on January 8th, 2013, 6:15 pm, Nativity Lutheran Church, 179 Old County Road, Rockport.
(New singers and those who have been away from the group for more than one semester are required to complete a voice placement check with the music director.)
For more information, please email us at email@example.com.
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