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little match girl passion

Presented by Chorus pro Musica at Church of the Covenant, Boston MA

Mar 12 2022
little match girl passion

Pulitzer Prize winner David Lang sets a masterful choral work with percussive vocals and accompaniment to the classic form of Bach’s St Matthew Passion.

Chorus pro Musica is proud to present David Lang’s the little match girl passion. With repeated phrases, unpredictable rhythms, and percussive vocals and accompaniment, Lang’s own Pulitzer Prize winner (2007) tells a poignant story.
the little match girl passion retells Hans Christian Andersen’s tale about an impoverished child selling matches on the street one cold winter night who is brought to heaven by her beloved grandmother. Its form mirrors that of Bach’s Saint Matthew Passion,

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Free Admission. We recommend advance reservation.

Suggested donation $25; a portion of the proceeds will go to Partners in Health, in memory of Dr. Paul Farmer.

Contact: 617-267-7442


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Church of the Covenant

67 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116


    • Wheelchair Access

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For the safety of the performers and audience members, all audience members are required to show proof of full vaccination prior to entry, and are required to wear a mask AT ALL TIMES, while in and near the building. Full vaccination means you have completed the full course of shots at least two weeks prior to the date of the performance you’re attending, AND that you have had a booster shot. Please visit our event webpage for the full COVID safety policies.

Face Masks Required: Yes
Social Distancing: No
Limited Capacity: Yes
Reservations Required: Yes
Proof of Vaccination Required: Yes

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