May Festival Digital Concerts


Music has the power to inspire, heal and bring us together—even when we're apart. Join us online from the comfort of home for these May Festival Digital Concerts. Digital Concert Premieres are free to watch for the first 24 hours. All other digital content is free to watch anytime.

Want to watch over and over? May Festival On Demand, an online archive of these digital concerts, will be available shortly after the Festival. Free for 2021 May Festival subscribers, and donors of $50 or more.

singing / everything

May Festival Youth Chorus
Matthew Swanson director
Robert Busiakiewicz composer
Stacey Fox digital design

This innovative and immersive digital work, commissioned by the May Festival Youth Chorus, is based on texts of Gertrude Stein and allows the listener to explore and alter the piece in real time.

Available for FREE beginning THUR MAY 20


Opening Weekend

ANTON BRUCKNER: Adagio from String Quintet in F Major
JULIA PERRY: Stabat Mater
GUSTAV MAHLER, arr. Schoenberg: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen ("Songs of a Wayfarer")
GUSTAV HOLST: Selections from Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda, Group 4, H. 100
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Premieres SAT MAY 22 at 7:30 pm


Hearts and Voices Soar

GUSTAV MAHLER: Adagietto from Symphony No. 5
BENJAMIN BRITTEN: The Illuminations
FRANZ SCHUBERT: Selected Songs
GUSTAV HOLST: Selections from Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda, Group 2, H. 98
REENA ESMAIL: Selections from I Rise: Women in Song
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Premieres SUN MAY 30 at 2:30 pm

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