Concerts for a Cause

 

First Parish is pleased to announce our 2019-20 Concerts for a Cause Revolution Season. The Concerts for a Cause musicians choose a charity to which they will donate a portion of the concert’s proceeds. Concerts are held on occasional Sunday afternoons throughout the year. See below for upcoming concert details.


REVOLUTIONS in GENDER EQUALITY

February 16, 2020 | 2:00 pm | First Parish Meeting House

Malinda Haslett, Soprano & Scott Wheatley, Piano

100th Anniversary of the End of Women’s Suffrage

Music by women composers: Quietly staging a revolution.

Sponsored by Management Research Group, Portland, ME

Proceeds to benefit Florence House


REVOLUTIONS in CIVIL RIGHTS

April 26, 2020 | 2:00 pm | First Parish Meeting House

Gospel music fest celebrating the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act.

400th Anniversary of Beginning of the American Slave Trade

Proceeds to benefit Abyssinian Meeting House Restoration 


Music Sunday

The WORLD BELOVED:

 a BLUEGRASS MASS

May 31, 2020 | 10:00 am | First Parish Meeting House

A brilliant and exhilarating blend of the classical mass, modern choral sophistication,

insightful poetry and traditional bluegrass instrumentation.


REVOLUTIONS in LGBTQ RIGHTS

June 14, 2020 | 2:00 pm | First Parish Meeting House

A musical theater celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots

and the 5th anniversary of the Same-Sex Marriage Act.

Proceeds to benefit the Frannie Peabody Center