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Presenting the Oratorio Chorale 2018–2019 Season

Claudio Monteverdi Vespers of 1610
Saturday evening, November 10,
 7:00 p.m., Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland
Sunday afternoon, November 11, 3:00 p.m., St. John the Baptist Church, Brunswick

With soprano Molly Quinn (TENET), mezzo Virginia Warnken (Roomful of Teeth), tenor Jason McStoots (Blue Heron and Boston Early Music Festival), and bass Sumner Thompson (Handel & Haydn Society), and the Blue Heron Ensemble

Sing We Noël
At St. Paul’s Church, Brunswick:
Friday, December 14, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 15, 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

At St. Mary’s Church, Falmouth:
Friday, December 21, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 22, 2:00 p.m.

The Chorale’s traditional celebration of the season, with sing-along carols, seasonal music, inspiring performances, and homemade cookies and hot cocoa following the concerts. Five performances planned; special family-friendly pricing.

Gioachino Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle
Saturday, March 2, 7:00 p.m., Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland
Sunday, March
 3, 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, Brunswick

Featuring counter-tenor Reginald Mobley in Rossini’s original version with two pianos and harmonium

Benjamin Britten A Ceremony of Carols
Sweetest in the Gale
Saturday, April 27, 7:00 p.m., St. Mary’s Church, Falmouth
Sunday, April 28, 4:00 p.m., St. Paul’s Church, Brunswick

Benjamin Britten’s beloved work for treble voices and harp

What Binds Us Together: The Binding of Isaac Story in Music
Thursday, May 2, 7:00 p.m., Temple Beth-El, Portland
Saturday, May 4, 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, Brunswick

Music by Carissimi, Britten, Aharon Harlap, Howard Franzen, and John Tavener

Tickets will be available beginning September 10 through Brown Paper Tickets and at the door at concerts. (See Ticket Information for details.)