The 2nd annual Bristol Porchfest features 18 musical groups performing on 9 front porches in downtown Bristol. Allison will appear with pianist Jonathan Babbitt as “Sakonnet Music” on the porch of 85 High Street. Their program, a Musical Journey Into the September Forest, centers around Gabriel Faure’s song “Dans la foret de Septembre” and includes songs about autumn and song we carry us as we walk though this liminal season.
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.
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.
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.
Allison Messier and pianist Jonathan Babbitt will present a recital of works by Schumann, Fauré, Schubert, Vaughan Williams at Grace Episcopal Church, 106 Lowell Street, Manchester, NH.
Tickets are available at the Sakonnet Music online Box office or by calling 401-864-9009.
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.
Allison Messier and pianist Jonathan Babbitt will present a recital of works by Schumann, Fauré, Schubert, Vaughan Williams in the Battell Recital Hall on the Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate in Norfolk, CT.
Tickets available on the Sakonnet Music online box office or by calling 401-864-9009.
Allison Messier and Jonathan Babbitt, piano will perform a carefully selected set of songs between dinner courses to suit the season and place.
Tickets available on the Weatherlow Farms Website or by calling 508-938-9398.
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.
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.
Allison will offer opera favorites at "Arias and Apertivo", a masquerade event featuring a silent auction that will benefit Opera New Hampshire's 53rd season. Tickets are $40 for Members and $50 for Non Members. They can be purchased on Opera NH's website.
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.
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.
As part of the Singing Out Against Hunger series, Allison joins friends in singing original songs by Nobody Jones at the Art Café. This is an outdoor concert. We will play at about 1pm. The event runs from 11-3. Donations will be taken for the local food pantry.
Allison will perform songs from her albums ALLISON: Volume One and ALLISON: Volume Two with harpsichordist Paul Cienniwa.
This concert is FREE and open to all.