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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.

For ticket prices and links to our online ticket service, see Ticket Information.

Mendelssohn’s Elijah    November 12 and 13, 2016
Dashon Burton, Kate Maroney, Dann Coakwell, Nola Richardson, soloists
with the Maine Chamber Ensemble

Sing We Noël    December 16 and 17, 2016
Oratorio Chorale, Sweetest in the Gale, OC Chamber Singers, and Noël Ringers
Friday, Dec. 16, 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 17, 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Brunswick

Bach +     February 25 and 26, 2017
J. S. Bach Jesu Meine Freude • Heinrich Schütz Musikalische Exequien
Oratorio Chorale Chamber Singers in collaboration with St. Mary Schola
Saturday, Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m., Episcopal Church of St. Mary, Falmouth
Sunday, Feb. 26, 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., St. Paul’s Church, Brunswick

Baroque Beauties    April 8 and 9, 2017
Antonio Vivaldi • Tomas Luis Victoria • Giovanni Pergolesi
Sweetest in the Gale
with Mary Sulllivan, soprano
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

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 Choral Art Society
Merrill Auditorium, Portland