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.
Sing We Noël December 16 and 17, 2016
A joyful, snowy celebration took place,
as noted in this review in the Wiscasset Newspaper.
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
For ticket prices and links to our online ticket service, see Ticket Information.
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