Jun
3
7:30 PM19:30

Mozart Requiem in Old Saybrook, CT

Allison is the featured alto soloist for Mozart’s beloved Requiem on the SummerSings series which is co-sponsored by Cappella Cantorum and Con Brio Choral Society. If you would like to participate in this sing- through of the Mozart Requiem, arrive at 7pm for registration. There are scores available to borrow. The fee is $10 ($5 for students). More information available at conbrio.org or cappellacantorum.org.

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Jun
30
1:00 PM13:00

Singing Out Against Hunger in Little Compton, RI

Allison will once again sing on the SOAH series at the Art Café. Appearing as Sakonnet Music, Allison and her husband, keyboardist Jono Babbitt, will share the stage with some of their voice and piano students. They will take the stage at or around 1PM.

Founded in 2003, Singing Out Against Hunger was created to provide nutritious food for our neighbors in need and to raise awareness of their ongoing plight. Bring non-perishable food items and cash donations.

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Dec
22
7:00 PM19:00

Händel's Messiah in New Bedford, MA

  • St. Paul's United Methodist Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Allison will sing the Alto solos from Part One of Händel's Messiah in the Greater New Bedford Choral Society's second annual Messiah and Carol Sing. Bring your score and sing along with members of the Choral Society! Some copies of the score will be made available at the door. $5 per person/ $25 per family maximum. 

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Jul
29
3:00 PM15:00

Fauré and Duruflé Requiems in Norfolk, CT

Allison will sing Duruflé's Pie Jesu for solo mezzo-soprano. 

Litchfield County Choral Union, Jonathan F. Babbitt, Music Director with David Enlow, Organ. The Music Shed on the Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate, 20 Litchfield Road, Norfolk, CT.

Tickets available on the LCCU online box office, at the door, or by calling 401-864-9009.

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Jan
7
3:00 PM15:00

Bach Christmas Oratorio in New Bedford, MA

Allison joins the Greater New Bedford Choral Society and orchestra to sing the alto solos in Parts IV, V, and VII of Bach's Christmas Oratorio. These later parts of the Christmas Oratorio are not as frequently performed as the first three parts; they are written for New Year's Day, The Journey of the Magi, and the Feast of the Epiphany. Information regarding tickets will be available on the GNBCS website.

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Dec
2
7:00 PM19:00

Messiah Sing in New Bedford, MA

  • First Unitarian Church in New Bedford (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Allison will sing the alto solos in Part One of Handel's Messiah. This is a Messiah Sing, so the audience is encouraged sing along with members on the Greater New Bedford Choral Society on this choral masterwork! A limited number of scores will be made available; if your have your own, bring it. This event will follow the New Bedford City Tree Lighting; make an evening of it and maybe start a new holiday tradition.

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Aug
11
6:00 PM18:00

Sakonnet Music at Simmons Cafe in Adamsville, RI

Sakonnet Music (Allison Messier and Jono Babbitt) will appear on Simmons Café's Friday Night LIVE series. Music will include classic songs from the 1920s-1940s as well as original songs by our friend, Nobody Jones. Simmons Café will offer delicious local fare including lobster, vegan options, ice cream, and beer & wine. This is an outdoor event.

 

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Jul
30
3:00 PM15:00

Solo Bach Cantata BWV 170 in Norfolk, CT

On 30 July, Allison joins the Litchfield County Choral Union and music director Jonathan Babbitt in presenting an all-Bach program. Allison will be featured in the solo Alto cantata BWV 170, Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust. Located on the Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate, the iconic Music Shed, renowned for its superb acoustics and unbroken sight lines, is the venue for the perennial favorite summer event in Norfolk, Connecticut. Tickets are $25 for Adults and $20 for Students and Seniors.

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Apr
17
to Apr 21

Opera New Hampshire Outreach Program

Allison will visit ten elementary schools in southern New Hampshire with Opera NH's outreach program. The Opera NH Children's Opera Program reaches thousands of young people each year. In this program, four singers and a pianist will present a brief introduction to opera, perform arias and duets, and answer questions. For more information, visit Opera NH's website.

 

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Jan
3
7:30 PM19:30

Christmas Concert and Carol Sing in Swansea. MA

On the tenth day of Christmas, Allison Messier and Jonathan Babbitt will present a concert of traditional Christmas music of the Western Church at St. Francis of Assisi in Swansea, MA. Repertoire will include a variety of carols, some dating back to the 13th century. This concert, which will also include a sing along, is FREE and open to the public. 

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Dec
24
10:00 PM22:00

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at Little Compton UCC

Celebrate Christmas Eve on the Little Compton common. In collaboration with Music Director Michael Bahmann, baritone Jonathan Babbitt, and the choir of the Little Compton UCC, Allison will present a program of seldom heard works including Gounod's Chantez Noël and Adorabunt Nationes by Friedrich Heinrich Himmel. The evening will also feature the newly-rebuilt Chickering grand piano that, together with the Ruffati organ, form the backbone of the church’s instrumental program. 

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