2015-2016 Season – Chorale and Chamber Orchestra Members

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Annapolis Chamber Orchestra members, download your subscription form HERE.

October 9, 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 10, 8 p.m. – Broadway in Annapolis: Carousel+ at Maryland Hall
One of the most loved musicals ever, Carousel is not just an audience favorite, but, of all the shows created by Rodgers and Hammerstein, it was their favorite, too. A timeless story of love and sacrifice set to some of the most wonderful music ever written for the stage, this is the perfect show for the whole family!

November 7, 8 p.m. – Music for a New World at Maryland Hall
Audience and singer favorite, John Rutter’s magnificent Requiem is paired with a stunning new piece by Norwegian composer Ola Gjeilo – Sunrise Mass. These, along with Henryk Gorecki’s Symphony #3 (mvt. 2), come together in a concert of some of the most ethereal and beautiful music you will ever hear. Get your tickets now for this one-night-only event!

December 11, 8 p.m. – Celebration of Christmas at Maryland Hall
This is the concert that begins the holiday season for many in Annapolis! A beloved local tradition and the longest-running holiday event in the region, this concert includes lots of your favorite carols “being sung by a choir” – a very big choir, the Annapolis Chorale – holiday readings, and very special guest artists who make this a must-see event. Get your tickets early because it’s one night only!!

December 18 & 19, (8 p.m.) and 20 (3 p.m.) – Handel’s Messiah at St. Anne’s
The Annapolis Chorale Chamber Chorus, the Annapolis Chamber Orchestra and soloists return to historic St. Anne’s Church for Handel’s powerful and timely masterpiece. Nothing equals hearing this piece live, including its famous “Hallelujah” chorus. Four extraordinary soloists join us for this beautiful set of concerts right in the heart of Annapolis. Seating is limited so get your tickets now.

February 12 (7:30 p.m.) & 13 (3 p.m. and 8 p.m.) – Broadway in Annapolis: Finian’s Rainbow+ at Maryland Hall
[Chorale members, please add to your calendars:  Sunday, Feb. 14, 3 p.m. performance for the Performing Arts Alliance of Linthicum]
Did you ever wonder “How Are Things in Glocca Morra?” or what happens under an “Old Devil Moon” or “When the Idle Poor Become the Idle Rich?” Enter the irresistible world of two Irish immigrants who come to America and live with poor, goodhearted American farmers, southern bigots – and even a leprechaun! – in one of America’s classic and most original musicals, with a brilliant set of songs, Finian’s Rainbow is as timely now as when it was written.

March 11 (7:30 p.m.) & 12 (8 p.m.) – Chamber Music at St. Anne’s
Rachmaninoff’s Vespers was one of the most requested works in a recent survey of our singers and audience. It’s the framework of this concert of choral music that features music by Eric Whitacre, Morten Lauridsen and Ola Gjeilo. Come with us as we explore music from our past and take a glimpse into the future of choral music.

April 9, 8 p.m. – Beethoven Symphony #9 at Maryland Hall Beethoven’s Ode to Joy is one of the most spectacular works ever written for orchestra and chorus. A stunning text celebrating the shared brotherhood of all humanity comes together with exciting and moving music to make this piece a truly one of a kind work. The Chorale, Annapolis Chamber Orchestra and guest soloists will fill the stage and the hall with JOY!

+Subject to availability