Sep
10
to Jan 28

BLESSED SACRAMENT CHURCH

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Jono fills an interim position in the aesthetically and acoustically beautiful Blessed Sacrament Parish on Regent Street in Providence, Rhode Island.  Come hear the three-manual Aeolian-Skinner organ Saturdays at 4 pm, and Sundays at 8:30 and 10:30!

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Dec
22
6:00 PM18:00

CAROLING IN THE VILLAGE OF ADAMSVILLE

Join Jono and Allison for the second annual caroling party through the Village of Adamsville!  Meet together at 6 pm at Simmons Cafe at the junction of Crandall Road and Main Road (Routes 81 and 179) and spend an hour spreading holiday joy!  Bring your voice; we've got the carol books.  See you there, see you then!

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Jan
7
3:00 PM15:00

BACH CHRISTMAS ORATORIO

Music Director Jonathan Babbitt conducts the Greater New Bedford Choral Society and the Choral Society Festival Orchestra in parts IV, V and VI of Johann Sebastian Bach's Weinachtsoratorium.  Featured soloists will be soprano Alexandra Whitfield, alto Allison Messier, tenor Gregory Zavracky, and baritone David Tinervia.  This event also marks the debut of the Choral Society Festival Orchestra, featuring Daniel Harp and Raymond Buttero playing continuo, and Jane Murray playing oboe and oboe d'amore.  Call (401) 864-9009 or visit www.gnbcs.org for tickets.

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Dec
7
7:00 PM19:00

MITCHELL COLLEGE SELECT CHORAL ENSEMBLE END-OF-TERM CONCERT

Director of Choral Activities Jonathan Babbitt leads the Mitchell College Select Choral Ensemble in a concert of widely varied repertoire in their end-of-term concert.  Featured will be three works by contemporary New England composer Whitfield Shaw Clark, seasonal motets and solo appearances by graduating seniors Lindsay Deschamps, Zachary Mosley, Mariah Zell, and underclassman Gordon Fowler.  Open to the public without charge.

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Dec
2
7:00 PM19:00

MESSIAH AND CAROL SING

Music Director Jonathan F. Babbitt presides over a gala Messiah and Carol Sing, featuring soloists soprano Elizabeth Heath, alto Allison Messier, tenor Donald Johnston and pianist Raymond Buttero.  Join the family-friendly fun as we sing through the favorite Christmas choruses of Handels beloved masterwork, along with favorite carols of the season.  Also featured will be the newly-established Chamber Singers of the Choral Society.  A not-to-be-missed event!  $5 per person, with a $25 family maximum.  Call 401-864-9009 or visit www.gnbcs.org for tickets.

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Aug
11
6:00 PM18:00

SAKONNET MUSIC AT SIMMONS CAFE IN ADAMSVILLE, RI

Sakonnet Music (Allison Messier and Jono Babbitt) will appear on Simmons Café's Friday Night LIVE series. Music will include classic songs from the 1920s-1940s as well as original songs by our friend, Nobody Jones. Simmons Café will offer delicious local fare including lobster, prime rib, vegan options, ice cream, and beer & wine. This is an outdoor event.

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Jul
30
3:00 PM15:00

ALL-BACH PROGRAM IN NORFOLK, CT

Under the baton of Jono Babbitt, The Litchfield County Choral Union will present Bach cantatas 9, 106, and 170, as well as his motet Jesu, meine Freude. Allison Messier will be the featured soloist in the solo Alto cantata BWV 170, Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust

Located on the Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate, the iconic Music Shed, renowned for its superb acoustics and unbroken sight lines, is the venue for the perennial favorite summer event in Norfolk, CT. Tickets are $25 for Adults and $20 for Students and Seniors.

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Apr
17
to Apr 21

OPERA NEW HAMPSHIRE OUTREACH PROGRAM

Jono and Allison collaborate with additional colleagues in a presentation that includes lecture, demonstration, performance, and question-and-answer session with students from ten Elementary Schools across southern New Hampshire.

The Opera New Hampshire Children's Opera Program reaches thousands of young people each year.  The program includes public school children from all economic and ethnic backgrounds, all levels of ability, as well as those challenged by special needs.  Children who are being home-schooled and those who attend private or parochial schools are invited to participate in the programs as well.

Contact us at info@sakonnetmusic.com to arrange for a presentation at your school or community center anywhere in New England!

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