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Presenting the Oratorio Chorale 2018–2019 Season

Claudio Monteverdi Vespers of 1610
Saturday evening, November 10,
Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland
Sunday afternoon, November 11, St. John the Baptist Church, Brunswick

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

Sing We Noël
December 14-15 and 21-22
in Brunswick and Falmouth

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
March 2 and 3
in Brunswick and Portland

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
April 27–28
in Brunswick and Falmouth (dates to be confirmed)

Benjamin Britten’s beloved work for treble voices and harp

What Binds Us Together: The Binding of Isaac Story in Music
May 3–5
in Portland and Brunswick

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

Tickets will be available beginning September 1 through Brown Paper Tickets and at the door at concerts. (See Ticket Information for details.)

Read about the 2017–18 season here.