Local Composer Kicks Off Milton Community Concerts


World premieres of The Five Elements and Life by Carol Koffinke.  

Boston, Massachusetts – November 9, 2022-- On November 6, Milton Community Concerts presented the compositions of local distinguished composer Carol Koffinke in a program for choir and professional soloists and musicians. This concert, “Sharing Ourselves, Reuniting Our Voices: Music by Carol Koffinke” featured several world premiere performances.

The historic First Parish Meetinghouse was packed with an eager audience which rose to standing ovations during and after the two-hour concert. Stellar performances by soprano Angela Yam, mezzo Alexandra Dietrich, tenor David Rivera Bozon, and baritone Keith Eric Brinkley mesmerized the audience . Violinist Betsy Hinkle gave a flawless performance with pianist Timothy Steele of the only instrumental piece in the concert. The choir, specifically recruited for this concert, and conducted by talented Karen Harvey, brought the large choral work, Life, to its height. Timothy Steele enhanced all performances with passionate accompaniments.