Presenting the Oratorio Chorale 2018–2019 Season

At St. Paul’s Church, Brunswick:
Friday, December 14, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 15, 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

At St. Mary’s Church, Falmouth:
Friday, December 21, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 22, 2:00 p.m.

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. Three performances in Brunswick and two in Falmouth. Advance and door ticket same price: $20 adults, under 18 $5. Advance tickets recommended, as concerts often sell out. Door tickets available at same price if space is available. See Ticket Information.

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. 

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 in Rossini’s original version with two pianos and harmonium

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 Franzen, and John Tavener

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