Nuclear Dreams - An Oral History of the Hanford Site

Please join us for the world premiere of Reginald Unterseher's "Hanford Dreams: an Oral History of the Hanford Site," a concert length work featuring mezzo soprano Sarah Mattox and baritone Charles Robert Stephens with chamber orchestra and chorus directed by Justin Raffa.

This work was commissioned by Mid-Columbia Mastersingers to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the B Reactor National Historical Landmark in Tri-Cities, Washington.

Three performances will be given over the weekend of September 27-29 inside the B Reactor facility's main room where the front face of the reactor is visible. Transportation is provided to the facility by charter bus from the Visitor's Center of the Hanford Unit of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park located at 2000 Logston Blvd in Richland, WA.

Consider attending one of our pre-concert experiences at the former home of Col Franklin Matthias along the Columbia River in North Richland. Matthias was a member of the US Army Corps of Engineers who secured the Hanford Site as the third and final location for the Manhattan Project. He lived in a rare pre-WWII home built in 1912 that has been beautifully preserved. Guests will enjoy a variety of food and drink offerings depending on the day. Please note that these events are ticket separately and are an add-on to the base concert ticket cost. Event tickets are limited as we can only accommodate up to 45 guests at the home before each concert. The charter bus will go directly from the Matthias home to the B Reactor and back. For more information about the home visit their Facebook page: Manhattan Project: Col Matthias home

Manhattan Project: Hanford Site

For more information on the concert and pre-concert event, go to our Facebook page: Nuclear Dreams: An Oral History of the Hanford Site

Thank you to AECOM at WTP and Battelle for helping to sponsor this program and to the U.S. Department of Energy for their continued support of these unique concert offerings.

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Featuring the MCM Symphonic Choir, this concert will explore the concept of light and its prevalence in sacred and secular texts set to music by 20th and 21st century European composers. Featuring MCM’s new principal accompanist Benjamin Walley on piano and pipe organ. The title work is James Whitbourn's  Luminosity.

Concerts are at St. Paul's in Kennewick.

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MCM's annual concert celebrating the music of Latin America features the Mastersingers Youth (MY) Choirs and MCM Chamber Choir. The program combines elements of two popular holiday observances, the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols from England and Las Posadas from Mexico.

Concert location is Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Kennewick.

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This program will explore immigration issues with choral works by Melissa Dunphy and other American composers. We are pleased to be partnering with the Tri-Cities Immigrant Coalition.

Friday concert is at St. Patrick in Pasco.
Saturday concert is at St. Joseph's in Kennewick.
Sunday concert is at St. Joseph in Sunnyside. The Sunday concert is free with donations gratefully accepted.

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Featuring the MCM Treble choir and the Rolling Hills Chorus of Sweet Adelines celebrating the centennial anniversary of women's suffrage in the US. We are pleased to partner with the League of Women Voters of Benton and Franklin Counties.

Concert location :
Friday & Saturday @ Richland Players Theater
Sunday @ Princess Theater, Prosser

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Benjamin Britten's adaptation of Henry Purcell's opera "Dido and Aeneas," with chamber choir, string orchestra and guest soloists Renee Heitmann & Jeremy Irland.

Concert location is @ The REACH Museum (indoors)

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End of Season performance for MY Choirs.

The concert is free, however seating is limited so please reserve your seats in advance.

Concert location is the CBC Pasco theater in the Arts Building.

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