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Notes from Concord Chorus Music Director Kevin Leong

Richard Pittman and I had been trying to stage an all-Concord collaboration between our ensembles for a few years.  We had considered a number of pieces to perform, but when he proposed Michael Gandolfi’s Chesapeake: Summer of 1814, which celebrates

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Music Director Notes: Spangled Stars

Music Director Richard Pittman writes about our next concert: The main work on the program is Michael Gandolfi’s CHESAPEAKE: 1814:  the story of the creation of the Star Spangled Banner told through the historical events of the War of 1812.

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