Presenting the Oratorio Chorale 2018–2019 Season

COMING NEXT: Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle
Gioachino Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle
Saturday, March 2, 7:00 p.m., Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland
Sunday, March
 3, 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, Brunswick
Featuring counter-tenor Reginald Mobley, soprano Deborah Selig, tenor Matt Anderson, and baritone Paul Max Tipton in Rossini’s arrangement for two pianos and harmonium. With Scott Wheatley and Ray Cornils.

Benjamin Britten A Ceremony of Carols
Sweetest in the Gale
Saturday, April 27, 7:00 p.m., St. Mary’s Church, Falmouth
Sunday, April 28, 4:00 p.m., St. Paul’s Church, Brunswick
Benjamin Britten’s beloved work for treble voices and harp

What Binds Us Together: The Binding of Isaac Story in Music
Thursday, May 2, 7:00 p.m., Temple Beth-El, Portland
Saturday, May 4, 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, Brunswick
Music by Carissimi, Britten, Aharon Harlap, Howard Frazin, and John Tavener

Tickets for all concerts are available through Brown Paper Tickets and at the door at concerts. (See Ticket Information for details.)

COMPLETED: FALL CONCERT: Claudio Monteverdi Vespers of 1610: November 10–11 in Portland and Brunswick
For more information, see Monteverdi Vespers of 1610. For a concert review, see Oratorio Chorale: Monteverdi Vespers of 1610, Wiscasset Newspaper. 

The Chorale’s traditional celebration of the season, with sing-along carols, seasonal music, inspiring performances, and homemade cookies and snacks and hot cocoa following the concerts. With Bruce Fithian, organ, and Mo Nichols, harp
At St. Paul’s Church, Brunswick: December 14–15
At St. Mary’s Church, Falmouth: December 21–11