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VENETIAN VESPERS  |  Virtuosic psalm settings
4:00 p.m. Sunday, October 10  |  Shrine of Ss. Peter and Paul  |  125 Fayette Street, Cumberland, MD

Features music by Monteverdi, Cavalli, and Grandi—all Baroque masters at the famed St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice, with virtuosic psalm settings for voices, strings, and early brass.

A FESTIVAL OF LESSONS AND CAROLS   A community favorite
5:00 p.m. Sunday, December 19  |  Emmanuel Episcopal Parish  |  16 Washington St, Cumberland, MD

Our traditional community holiday offering of readings, carols, and congregational singing is back this year, and oh, how we need it!

NIGHT MUSIC OF THE NORTH   Chamber music for voice, strings, & continuo
4:00 p.m. Sunday, March 20  |  St. Paul's Lutheran Church  |  Fayette at Washington St, Cumberland, MD

MBQ’s annual “chamber” honors the tradition of the Abendmusik (evening music) series at St. Mark’s Church in the Northern German city of Lübeck. On the program are works for voice, strings, and continuo. Countertenor Nathan Medley will be featured.

THE HEAVENS LAUGH: FESTIVE BACH   Boisterous trumpets and tympani
4:00 p.m. Sunday, May 15, 2022  |  Shrine of Ss. Peter and Paul  |  125 Fayette Street, Cumberland, MD

This program, originally planned as the capstone concert of our 2019-2020 “Music in the Mountains” Festival, features familiar festive music of Johann Sebastian Bach, including music featuring trumpets and timpani as well as the familiar Air “on the G String."