Jul
23
11:30 am11:30

Bach: Cantata 115

  • St. John Lutheran Church

Conducting from the harpsichord
Bach Cantata BWV 115
Ad Astra Baroque Consort, Chorus & Soloists

Jul
28
8:30 pm20:30

Handel: Samson

  • Trinity United Methodist Church

Handel: Samson
Ad Astra Festival Orchestra & Chorus
Max Holman, harpsichord
 

Jul
29
8:30 pm20:30

Handel: Samson

  • Trinity United Methodist Church

Handel: Samson
Ad Astra Festival Orchestra & Chorus
Max Holman, harpsichord

Dec
24
7:30 pm19:30

Sheidt & Distler

  • Trinity Lutheran Church

Celebrating 500 Years of Reformation
Sheidt & Distler: Choral Works
Max Holman, tenor


Apr
10
4:30 am04:30

"Inside the Mind of the Improvising Accompanist"

  • Highland School

Max will lead a workshop entitled "Inside the Mind of the Improvising Accompanist" at the 2017 VAIS Festival of the Arts. He will uncover the layers of awareness–musical and otherwise–that a successful ballet accompanist utilizes in order to make the most of every class. 

Mar
31
Apr 2

Legally Blonde

  • Hackney Theater

Max will musically prepare Norfolk Collegiate Upper School students in their spring musical, Legally Blonde.

Friday, March 31 @ 7pm
Saturday, April 1 @ 7pm
Sunday, April 2nd @ 3pm

Jan
29
4:00 pm16:00

Young Singers Project

  • Robin Hixon Theater

Max will serve as a mentor for the Virginia Chorale's 2017 Young Singers Project.

The Young Singers Project is the Chorale's flagship educational outreach program: high school singers from across Hampton Roads audition in November 2016 and an elite ensemble is selected to work alongside professional singers from the Chorale throughout January 2017, culminating in a special concert event.

Dec
18
10:30 am10:30

Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols

  • St. Paul's Episcopal Church

Saint Paul's Church Choir
Charles Woodward, director
Kevin Kwan, guest organist


Max will sing with the St. Paul’s Church Choir and readers from the church and community for a beloved holiday tradition in Hampton Roads, the annual Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, with carol-anthems by William Mathias, David Willcocks, and Stanford Scriven, organ voluntaries by J. S. Bach and George Baker, and familiar Christmas carols sung by the congregation. This year’s service marks the 10th anniversary of the installation of the M. Foscue & Clara P. Brock Memorial Organ built by Mander Organs of London, England. 
Seating begins at 3:45 pm, and a holiday reception follows the service. For further information, please call St. Paul’s Church at 757-627-4353.

Jul
31
9:00 am09:00

Handel: Jephtha

  • Trinity United Methodist Church

The Ad Astra Chamber Choir & Festival Orchestra retell Handel's dramatic oratorio in a semi-staged production for the final performance of the 2016 Ad Astra Music Festival.

Alex Underwood, conductor
Max Holman, harpsichord

Jul
30
1:30 pm13:30

Handel: Jephtha

  • First Presbyterian Church

The Ad Astra Chamber Choir & Festival Orchestra retell Handel's dramatic oratorio in a semi-staged production for the final performance of the 2016 Ad Astra Music Festival.

Alex Underwood, conductor
Max Holman, harpsichord

Jul
24
4:00 am04:00

Bach: Cantata 94

  • St. John's Lutheran Church

The Ad Astra Baroque Consort participates in the liturgy at St. John Lutheran Church with J.S. Bach's cantata, Was frag ich nach der Welt.

John Irving, conductor
Max Holman, harpsichord

Jul
23
1:30 pm13:30

Bach: Cello & Keyboard

  • Deines Cultural Center

J.S. Bach - Prelude and Fugue No. 15 in G Major from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II
Max Holman, harpsichord

Bach - Gamba Sonata No. 1 in G Major
Max Holman, harpsichord
Benjamin Cline, cello

Bach - Cello Suite No. 2 in D Minor
Benjamin Cline, cello

Young Artist String Quartet

Jul
15
1:30 pm13:30

The Mass Unordinary

  • St. Mary Queen of Angels

Ad Astra Chamber Choir
Max Holman, conductor

The Mass Unordinary
Kyrie: Albright - Chichester Mass
Gloria: Palestrina - Missa Papae Marcelli
Credo: Michael Gilbertson, 2016 AAMF Commission
Sanctus/Benedictus: Vaughan Williams - Mass in G minor
Agnus Dei: Rheinberger - Mass for Double Choir

Jul
2
1:30 pm13:30

Carissimi: Jonas

  • St. John Lutheran Church

After three days of workshops, classes, and rehearsals, the Ad Astra Music Festival's High School Honor Choir performs Carissimi's Jonas and works about shipwrecks and tempests, including an arrangement of Florence + the Machine's "Ship to Wreck" as well as a piece written for the HSHC by Max Holman. 

John Irving and Alex Underwood, conductors
Max Holman, keyboards & composer

Jun
26
1:30 pm13:30

Nocturne: In Performance

  • Falsterbo Church

Nocturne, Max's a cappella setting of an original poem, will be performed in Falsterbo, Sweden by the S:t Kristofferkören: Robert Bennesh, conductor. The group will also be recording the piece this autumn (2016).

Jun
24
1:00 pm13:00

El Bardo

  • Centro Cultural Príncipe de Asturias

Max joins the chamber choir Salix Cantor to perform El Bardo, a program of a cappella selections featuring texts by William Shakespeare.

Música coral a partir del las canciones y los sonetos de Williams Shakespeare.

Salix Cantor
Francisco Ruiz, conductor

Jun
18
4:30 pm16:30

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9

  • Auditorio Nacional de Música

20th Anniversary Concert

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
Handel: Alleluia (Chorus)

Coro Talía and the Orquesta Metropolitana de Madrid
Silvia Sanz Torre, conductor

May
15
4:30 pm16:30

Viva la Zarzuela

  • Auditorio Nacional de Música

Coro Talía (tenor) y Orquesta Metropolitana de Madrid
Auditorio Nacional de Música, Sala Sinfónica

 

Jul
9
Aug 2

Ad Astra Music Festival

Max will be working as a Collaborative Pianist and Assistant Conductor at the Ad Astra Music Festival in Russell, Kansas.