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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, 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.

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

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 Episcopal Church, Brunswick

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

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

More about this concert . . .

In celebration of the Oratorio Chorale’s partnership with the Portland Bach Festival

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