A Far Cry

As 2016 ends and 2017 begins, let's look (and listen) back to some of the best concerts of the year.

A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra
courtesy of the ensemble

October 9

A Far Cry celebrates a decade as one of Boston's most innovative and exciting ensembles on WCRB In Concert, on-demand.

The A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra
Yoon S. Byun

On the program:
Gombert - Two motets on texts from the Song of Songs
Fauré - Requiem, Op. 48

Recorded at Old South Church on January 29, 2016

Yoon S. Byun

A Far Cry performs concerti grossi by Handel and Corelli in concert at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, recorded on Dec. 6, 2015.

On the program:

Handel:  Concerto Grosso in G major, Op. 6 No. 1

Corelli:  Concerto Grosso in F major, Op. 6 No. 6

Handel: Concerto Grosso in E minor, Op. 6 No. 3

Corelli: Concerto Grosso in D major, Op. 6 No. 7

Handel: Concerto Grosso in F major, Op. 6 No. 2

Corelli: Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op. 6 No. 8, “For Christmas Night”

This concert is no longer available.

Nic Lehoux

In two recent concerts from the Calderwood Hall at the Gardner Museum, A Far Cry plays music from the 12th and 21st centuries, and pianist Paavali Jumppanen and violinist Corey Cerovsek play Beethoven.

On the program:

Hildegard von Bingen: O ignis spiritus paracliti (The Origin of Fire)

Osvaldo Golijov: The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind
     Prelude: Calmo, Sospeso
     I. Agigato
     II. Teneramente
     III. Calmo, Sospeso
     Postlude: Lento
David Krakauer, clarinet