2016–17 Season Preview
Emily Isaacson, Music Director

The Chorale’s 2016–17 season will include five full concert programs, featuring the full Chorale, a smaller group of Chorale Chamber Singers, and our women’s chorus, Sweetest in the Gale (SinG). In addition, the Oratorio Chorale will join the Portland Symphony Orchestra and the Choral Art Society in performances of Brahms’s Requiem and Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. Further information will be available throughout the season at 2016–2017 Season Programs.

Mendelssohn’s Elijah    November 12 and 13, 2016
Dashon Burton, Kate Maroney, Dann Coakwell, Nola Richardson, soloists
with the Maine Chamber Ensemble
St. Luke’s Cathedral, Portland, St. John the Baptist Church, Brunswick

Sing We Noël    December 16 and 17, 2016
Oratorio Chorale, Sweetest in the Gale, OC Chamber Singers, and Brass Ensemble
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Brunswick

Bach +     February 2017
J. S. Bach Jesu Meine Freude • Heinrich Schütz Musikalische Exequien
Oratorio Chorale Chamber Singers in collaboration with St. Mary Schola

Brahms’s Requiem    March 14, 2017    
Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony   
April 25, 2017
Portland Symphony Orchestra, Robert Moody, conductor, with Choral Art Society
Merrill Auditorium, Portland

Baroque Beauties    April 2017
Antonio Vivaldi • Tomas Luis Victoria • Giovanni Pergolesi
Sweetest in the Gale

Amazing Grace: The American Spiritual    May 2017
Oratorio Chorale, OC Chamber Singers, Reggie Mobley, soloist


 2015–2016 Sponsors

Season Underwriters:
Diversified Asset Planners and Penmor Lithographers
Season Concert Sponsor:
Androscoggin Bank
Concert Sponsors:
Bath Savings Institution
Brann & Isaacson
OceanView at Falmouth
H. M. Payson & Co.