Performances & Events


Explore the profound human richness of sacred choral music from different times and places. The brilliance and virtuosity of Handel's music in Georgian England, the fervent, romanticized piety of the late 19th Century French composer César Franck, and the plain but unforgettably prayer-filled language of Duke Ellington from the turbulent American decade of the 1960’s.

The highlights of the season are many: our first concerts with two of the finest orchestras in our region - Tempesta di Mare and Symphony in C, several soloists new to our audiences in the Franck and Ellington concerts, and collaborating again with some of our audience favorites: tenor Dann Coakwell (Berlioz Requiem), baritone Randall Scarlatta (Haydn's The Creation), and pianist Jay Fluellen with original Ellington soloist DeVonne Gardner in the Sacred Concerts.

We are especially proud to revive an important late Romantic work unheard in the modern era with Franck’s inspired setting of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount (The Beatitudes). If you enjoyed the similar regional ‘reveal’ of Elgar’s The Apostles (2016), you will want to be present to hear what we’ve been missing! Our Elgar performance led to a full-length article in the leading national choral journal. Season and individual concert tickets are available on-line now via our Purchase Tickets page, including various multi-concert options. Access/EBT cardholders can attend all concerts at no cost. Simply show your card at the door.


2018 - 2019 Concert Season (46th)

 

George Frideric Handel - Israel In Egypt

with original instrument baroque orchestra Tempesta di Mare


Sunday, October 28th, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Doylestown PA

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Joyful Sounds of Christmas - Carols with Brass

in collaboration with the Fairmount Brass Ensemble

Sunday, December 9th, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Doylestown PA

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Duke Ellington’s Sacred Concerts

in fresh arrangements by Clayton White
for choir and 7-piece jazz ensemble
led by Jay Fluellen

Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Doylestown PA

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A Child’s Christmas - For Children of All Ages

Saturday, December 8th, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Doylestown Presbyterian Church

Featuring the Choral Society in a fun-filled interactive & family-oriented performance.

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César Franck - The Beatitudes

with  Symphony in C


and soloists:
Melissa Mino,
soprano
Misoon Ghim,
mezzo soprano
Dann Coakwell,
tenor
Randall Scarlatta,
baritone
Jason Switzer,
bass baritone

Sunday, March 24th, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Doylestown PA

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