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Performances & Events


BCCS Artistic Director Thomas Lloyd has created programming for our 43rd season with even more variety than usual and another stellar list of collaborating ensembles and soloists! From world music to musical theater, from old American Christmas carols with children's choirs and brass to a forgotten masterpiece of English Romanticism, Edward Elgar's The Apostles, everyone is sure to find a new favorite to treasure or an old favorite to remember.

Come explore with us as we rediscover again the magic of live performance!

All concerts will be performed at either Our Lady of Guadalupe Church or the Life Sciences Auditorium at Delaware Valley University. Please see each individual concert page or the list below for that performance venue.


2015 - 2016 Concert Season (43rd)

 

Music From Around The World

with:

the Keystone State Boychoir,
Joseph Fitzmartin and Steven Fisher, directors

Sunday, October 25th, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.

Tickets: $23 in advance, $28 at the door

A program of exciting, moving, and diverse music from around the world, built around a composite setting of the Latin mass with a Kyrie by Norwegian composer Ola Gjeilo, the Gloria from the Misa Criolla, (Argentina), the Sanctus from the Missa Luba (Congo), and Australian composer Stephen Leek's setting of the Agnus Dei. In place of the Credo, the choir will perform the iconic Totus Tuus composed by Polish composer Henryk Górecki for Pope John Paul II.

This concert will be performed at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church located at the junction of Route 413 and Cold Spring Creamery Road in Doylestown, PA.

 

Edward Elgar’s The Apostles

with the Riverside Symphonia and soloists

Sally Wolf, Mary, mother of Jesus
Suzanne DuPlantis, Mary Magdalene
Daniel Teadt, Jesus
Kevin Deas, Judas Iscariot

Sunday, April 10th, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.

Tickets: $23 in advance, $28 at the door

BCCS brings to the Philadelphia region a rarely performed masterpiece by the greatest English composer of the Romantic era. Along with Elgar's full range of choral writing, both mystical and glorious, the roles of Mary Magdalene and Judas are given unique prominence in deeply penetrating and profoundly moving scenes. With a stellar cast of nationally acclaimed soloists, this promises to be a very special performance not to be missed.

This concert will be performed at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church located at the junction of Route 413 and Cold Spring Creamery Road in Doylestown, PA.

38th Annual Festival of Christmas Music:
An American Christmas

with the Fairmount Brass Quintet
and the Pennsylvania Girlchoir, Vincent Metallo, director

Saturday, December 12th, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 13th, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.

Tickets: $23 in advance, $28 at the door

Featuring Gwyneth Walker’s Appalachian Carols and Philadelphia composer Donald St. Pierre’s In the Company of Angels, a setting of carols from the Swedenborgian tradition.

This concert will be performed at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church located at the junction of Route 413 and Cold Spring Creamery Road in Doylestown, PA.

 

A Celebration of Musical Theater

with special guest artists Krissy Fraelich and Jim Hogan

Saturday, June 4th, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, June 5th, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.

Tickets: $23 in advance, $28 at the door

BCCS continues its biennial tradition of programs devoted to the magnificent music of the American Musical Theater tradition, old and new, featuring two leasing American theater soloists.

This concert will be performed at the Life Sciences Auditorium at Delaware Valley University located at the junction of East Butler Ave. and New Britain Road in Doylestown, PA.

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