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2016–17 Season Preview
Emily Isaacson, Music Director

The Chorale’s 2016–17 season  includes five full concert programs, featuring the full Chorale, the Chorale Chamber Choir, and our women’s chorus, Sweetest in the Gale (SinG). The Oratorio Chorale will also join the Portland Symphony Orchestra and ChoralArt in performances of Brahms’s Requiem and Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony.

COMING NEXT:

The Oratorio Chorale joins the Portland Symphony Orchestra and ChoralArt
in a performance of Johannes Brahms’s Requiem
Tuesday, March 14, 7:30 p.m., Merrill Auditorium, Portland
For further information and tickets, see Portland Symphony Orchestra

or go directly to PortTix

SWEETEST IN THE GALE CONCERT

Baroque Beauties    April 8 and 9, 2017
Claudio Monteverdi • Giovanni Pergolesi • Barbara Strozzi • Caterina Assandra
Sweetest in the Gale
with Mary Sulllivan, soprano, and Jenna Guiggey, alto,
and the Maine Chamber Ensemble
Saturday, April 8, 7:30 p.m., Episcopal Church of St. Mary, Falmouth
Sunday, April 9, 3:00 p.m., St. Paul’s Church, Brunswick

Tickets: advance $20 adults, $10 students; door tickets $25 adults, $12.5o students
if space available. Children under 12 admitted free but tickets required.

To purchase advance tickets:
brownpapertickets.com/profile/1143574
or call 1-800-838-3006

REVIEWS OF BACH +

Bach +     February 25 and 26, 2017
Johann Sebastian Bach’s
Jesu Meine Freude,
and Heinrich Schütz’s Musikalische Exequien

Oratorio Chorale Chamber Singers in collaboration with St. Mary Schola
Bruce Fithian, continuo, Philip Carlsen, cello, Timothy Burris, lute

More about this concert . . .

Amazing Grace: The American Spiritual    May 19 and 20, 2017
Oratorio Chorale, OC Chamber Singers, Reginald Mobley, countertenor,
and Mary Sullivan, soprano
Friday, May 19, 7:30 p.m., Episcopal Church of St. Mary, Falmouth
Saturday, May 20, 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., St. Paul’s Church, Brunswick

SPECIAL GUEST PERFORMANCES
Brahms’s Requiem    March 14, 2017    
Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony   
April 23 and 25, 2017
Portland Symphony Orchestra, Robert Moody, conductor, with ChoralArt
Merrill Auditorium, Portland