2021 – 2022 Concert Season

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A CATHEDRAL CHRISTMAS
Sunday, December 19, 2021 | 5:00pm
The Thirteen
Marvin Mills, Organ

Celebrate the holiday festivities with the acclaimed vocal ensemble The Thirteen as they sing carols for the holiday season from the English Cathedral tradition. Said to “transfigure the listener” (The Washington Post), The Thirteen will perform the great and unbroken tradition of English-language carols and anthems, with many of them featuring the majestic Holtkamp organ at Bradley Hills. From 16th century roots through to a new work written for The Thirteen by Indian composer Juhi Bansal, A Cathedral Christmas celebrates the joyful sounds of Christmas choral music full of warmth and joy with the matchless voices of The Thirteen and the King of Instruments!

Tickets (In Person and Virtual): $35/25/10 for general admission, students, and children under age 15. $5 off if purchased in advance. This performance will be livestreamed and available On Demand through December 25, 2021. Links to the livestream and program will be sent out immediately prior to the concert via email to all concertgoers.

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JOY AND SORROW: THE SOUL OF THE CELLO
Saturday, February 5, 2022 | 7:30pm
Philip Kettler, Cello

Bradley Hills Presents is thrilled to welcome back Philip Kettler, the newly appointed Principal Cellist of the Boise Philharmonic. Featuring one of the youngest principal cellists in the nation and works by Bach, Schubert, Messiaen, Prokofiev and more, this concert is sure to be a tour-de-force performance from one of America’s finest up-and-coming performers!

Tickets (In Person and Virtual): $35/25/10 for general admission, students, and children under age 15. $5 off if purchased in advance. This performance will be livestreamed and available On Demand through February 12, 2022. Links to the livestream and program will be sent out immediately prior to the concert via email to all concertgoers.

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MUSIC FOR A NEW WORLD
Saturday, May 21, 2022 | 7:30pm
Marrazza-Cart Duo
Robert Cart, Flute
Regina Dimedio-Marrazza, Piano

Renowned for its passionate and musically stirring performances, the Marrazza-Cart Duo is a chamber ensemble that has performed throughout the United States, including concerts at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, the Philadelphia Ethical Society, the Philadelphia International Music Festival, the National Flute Association, and several colleges and universities. Advocates of new music, they have premiered new works by Louis Barroso, Jennifer Higdon, and Gary Schocker. Music for a New World includes music written between 1922 – 2021 by composers from France, Spain, and the United States. It features works by renowned women composers Lili Boulanger and Valerie Colman. The program also includes two world premieres, Luis Barroso’s Habanera Y Son Cubano and Eugène Ysaÿe’s Ballade, Op. 27 No. 3 newly transcribed for flute solo by Robert Cart, in addition to Aaron Copland’s haunting and expansive Duo for flute and piano (1971) written in memory of flutist William Kincaid. Join the Marrazza-Cart Duo and the newly-rebuilt 1904 Steinway B Grand Piano for this concert of invention and beauty.

Tickets (In Person and Virtual): $35/25/10 for general admission, students, and children under age 15. $5 off if purchased in advance. This performance will be livestreamed and available On Demand through May 28, 2022. Links to the livestream and program will be sent out immediately prior to the concert via email to all concertgoers.

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REMEMBRANCE AND CELEBRATION
Saturday, June 11, 2022 | 7:30pm
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. IV in G Major, Op. 58
Mozart Requiem, K. 626
The Orchestra of the Hills
Bradley Hills Chancel Choir
Choir of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer with Geoffrey Silver, Director
Brian Ganz, Piano
Matthew Robertson, Conductor

Toward the end of his life, under enormous financial pressures, Mozart undertook one of his greatest endeavors: the composition of a mass for the dead. Left unfinished and later completed by Mozart’s student Franz Xaver Süssmayr, this final masterpiece is “full of power and drama” (Chicago Sun-Times). Paired with Beethoven’s rousing Piano Concerto No. IV in G Major, played by pianist Brian Ganz, this is an evening not to miss! Of Ganz’s playing, The Washington Post writes: “One comes away from a recital by pianist Brian Ganz not only exhilarated by the power of the performance but also moved by his search for artistic truth.” Ganz will play on Bradley Hills’ newly-rebuilt 1904 Steinway B Grand Piano. Join Brian Ganz, the Bradley Hills Chancel Choir, The Orchestra of the Hills, the choir of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, exceptional soloists, and conductor Matthew Robertson for a riveting evening of Beethoven and Mozart!

Tickets (In Person and Virtual): $35/25/10 for general admission, students, and children under age 15. $5 off if purchased in advance. This performance will be livestreamed and available On Demand through June 25, 2022. Links to the livestream and program will be sent out immediately prior to the concert via email to all concertgoers.

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More Information on the ‘Bradley Hills Present’ Concert Series

Public Health Protocols

Bradley Hills Presents looks forward to welcoming in-person audiences to our 2021-2022 Season while continuing to livestream our each of our programs. Your health is our top priority. The plan outlined below is based on our understanding of current CDC guidelines, local regulations, and projections for the 2021-2022 season. If best practices or the local situation changes, our policies may also change. To ensure the health and safety of everyone attending our concerts in-person, Bradley Hills Presents is taking the following steps, in addition to following all federal, state, and local guidance:

  • Vaccination is required for all audience members and performers. Bradley Hills Presents may require proof of vaccination and matching government-issued identification.
  • Please stay home if you are feeling unwell or coughing or sneezing excessively;
  • We are limiting capacity to 50% or less.
  • Bradley Hills is a large performance space and has high ceilings and ample ventilation.
  • Audience members will be distanced from each other and from the performers
  • Masks are required for all audience members.
  • Bradley Hills Presents will livestream each concert, ensuring that our audience will be able to enjoy our performances if they are not comfortable attending a concert in person. The livestreamed performance will also be available On Demand after the concert to all ticket holders.

 

About

The concert series is an important means of connecting with the wider musical community, a source of mission and social outreach and a vital form of evangelization. The mission of Concerts at Bradley Hills is to provide world-class musical events in a wonderful acoustic setting, thereby sharing the joy of music with the public as a living ministry. Some of these concerts are also essential ways of aiding social justice ministries through the donation of proceeds to various charitable organizations.

 

History

 

A concert series at Bradley Hills was first created under the tenure of Donald S. Sutherland, director of music from 1971 to 1999. From 1972 to 1991, “Bradley Hills Presents” offered world-class concerts, featuring many famous musicians: Marie-Claire Alain, William Albright, Phyllis Bryn-Julson, David Craighead, Leon Fleisher, Judith and Gerre Hancock, Susan Landale, André Marchal, the National Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet, Martin Neary, Louis Robilliard, Ned Rorem, Albert Russell, Larry Smith, Donald S. Sutherland, Vernon de Tar, the Theatre Chamber Players, and Dame Gillian Weir.

With the revival of the concert series in 2009 Bradley Hills has once again opened its doors to talented performers as a mission to the wider music community.

 

 

Friends of Music

Friends of Music consists of all those who, through donation of their time and financial gifts, support the cause of concerts at Bradley Hills. Concerts sponsored by Friends of Music are supported solely through suggested donations and admission costs collected at all events, as well as the gracious financial contributions and volunteer efforts of Friends of Music.

Become a Friend of Music: If you would like to become a Friend of Music at Bradley Hills or receive email updates and mailings about future concerts:

 

  • Please contact Friends of Music.
  • For donations, please make checks payable to “Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church” for “Friends of Music.”
  • Please join our Facebook group, “Concerts at Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church.”