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Mass Throwdown! Crossing Lines of Race and Gender

Presented by Seraphim Singers at St. John the Evangelist Church, Cambridge MA

May 14 2022
Mass Throwdown! Crossing Lines of Race and Gender

Mass settings by Imogen Holst, Benjamin Britten, Kevin Allen and McNeil Robinson with Holly Druckman, guest conductor, and Justin Murphy-Mancini, organist.

Settings of the Mass by Imogen Holst, Benjamin Britten, Kevin Allen and McNeil Robinson
In our unsettled world the beauty of this music will speak to you in hope and with clarity for safety, unity, justice and peace.  

WHAT IS MASS THROWDOWN?  Hear how the same texts yielded four unique approaches that evoke a range of emotions.  Compare, contrast and experience those emotions as you explore these settings with us.  The works use varied forces and cross lines of race and

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General:  $22 in advance/$25 at the door

Seniors/Students:  $18 in advance/$20 at the door

Virtual Broadcast:  $5 - $100

SNAP Card:  $5 at the door

Contact: 617-312-8328


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St. John the Evangelist Church

2254 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140


    • Wheelchair Access

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details


Masks and proof of double vaccination are required. Singers and staff will be masked.

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

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