JP Concerts is a community music program of St. John's Episcopal Church in Jamaica Plain managed by resident performing arts company, Open Theatre Project. The St. John’s sanctuary is a beautiful venue with surround-sound acoustics and an ideal location in the heart of Jamaica Plain. Performances to date have covered a broad range, including multi-media theatrical presentations, wind, keyboard, string recitals, clarinet quartets along with Japanese flute and vocals. These concerts showcase musicians ranging from local talent to world-renowned performers. We are also the home venue for A FAR CRY, Jamaica Plain’s very own self-directed chamber orchestra. 

New England Chamber Players

Fri, Oct 12, 2018 - 8PM

Chamber works for winds and strings featuring works by Mozart, Garfield, and Crusell

Natraj : World-Jazz Ensemble | A Multicultural Celebration 

Fri, Nov 9, 2018 - 8PM

Deeply meditative North Indian ragas. Beautifully intricate South Indian rhythms. Driving African beats. Edgy, contemporary jazz. World-jazz ensemble Natraj puts it all together in an adventurous, engaging synthesis.
 

Child of Light by James Mathews Grant

Sat, Dec 8, 2018 - 8PM

An Operatic Christmas celebration in the spirit of St. Francis composed by James Mathews Grant

A Christmas Concert for the Community

Sat, Dec 15, 2018 - 4PM

Featuring the Bostonians. This annual concert we present seasonal favorites, lesser-known masterpieces, and an audience carol sing-along

Apollo Ensemble

Fri, Jan 11, 2019 - 8PM

An Evening in Vienna, Featuring music of Beethoven, Mozart, and Schoenberg

Hat Trick

Fri, Feb 8, 2019 - 8PM

Join flute-viola-harp trio Hat Trick for a live performance of their 2018 Grammy-winning album, "Garden of Joys and Sorrows!" 

Zaleski Brothers Duo & Family

Fri, Mar 8, 2019 - 8PM

An Evening of Jazz & Folk Duos with Mark & Glenn Zaleski, Greta DiGiorgio & Tomoko Omura

Palaver Strings | La Mappa Mundi

Sun, March 24, 2019 – 7PM

La Mappa Mundi draws a map of Europe, both real and imagined, through song and story. Palaver will be joined by prolific vocalists Sophie Michaux and Adam Jacob Simon for a uniquely collaborative program.

Orkestra Marhaba | Modal Glimmers

Fri, Apr 12, 2019 - 8PM

Works from the Ottoman court tradition, dance forms and songs in the makam (modal) tradition, set to varying cycles of percussion. Sets typically begin and end with taksim (improvisation) either with a soloist or the entire group. At other times, improvisation occurs spontaneously over an ostinato, within or between pieces.

The Weston Wind Quintet & Friends

Sat, May 18, 2019 - 8PM

Chamber music for wind instruments with guest artists. Featuring Michael Tabak (flute), Alessandro Cirafici (oboe), Yhasmin Valenzuela (clarinet), Elizabeth Jones (French horn), Shu Satoh (bassoon) and 7 guest musicians.

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