CONCORA to host Wine, Jazz & Song on Jan. 20

Published on Wednesday, 27 December 2017 21:11
Written by Angie DeRosa


FARMINGTON-Tickets are now on sale for the 16th edition of Wine, Jazz & Song hosted by CONCORA’s Friends of Bach on Saturday, Jan. 20.

From 6 to 9 p.m. in the Porter Memorial Hall at 75 Main St. in Farmington the Sir William Trio - led by bassist William Stillinger, James Argiro on piano and Liviu Pop on drums - and vocalists from CONCORA will offer interpretations of jazz standards, selections from the “Great American Songbook” and more.

The featured vocalists include Salli-Jo Borden, Kenneth Downes, and Jermaine Woodard, Jr.

CONCORA, which stands for the Connecticut Choral Artists, is a professional choir based out of New Britain and Hartford.

Now in its 44th season, the ensemble, under the leadership of Artistic Director Chris Shepard, aims “to perpetuate and perform with excellence choral music of the highest quality for the broadest possible audience,” according to their mission statement.

Guests will also enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres, a silent wine auction, write-your-own song dedications and dancing.

Tickets for the event are $50 per person, and can be reserved online at or by contacting the CONCORA office at 860-293-0567 or

The snow date is Sunday, Jan. 21 from 6 to 9 p.m.

The Friends of Bach is a volunteer organization whose mission is to enhance and support CONCORA’s annual performances of the music of J.S. Bach. Through a series of events and the donations of individual Bach lovers, the Friends of Bach raise funds to make CONCORA’s Bach performances possible.

For more information about CONCORA and the event is available at


WHO: Sir William Trio and CONCORA vocalists

WHAT: Wine, Jazz & Song night

WHERE: Porter Memorial, 75 Main St., Farmington. Free, off-street parking is available.

WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 20 from 6-9 p.m.

Posted in New Britain Herald, , New Britain on Wednesday, 27 December 2017 21:11. Updated: Wednesday, 27 December 2017 22:12.