2019-2020 Orchestral Concert

Dear friends and patrons of the Choral Society,

In response to rapidly increasing efforts to contain the spread of the Coronavirus in our region, we have decided to suspend rehearsals and performances of the Choral Society for the remainder of the current season beginning today, March 13th 2020, until such time as there is a national consensus among public health scientists that it is safe for large groups to begin gathering. We do plan to reschedule the cancelled performances of our Fauré Requiem program and Hammerstein-Sondheim program.

In the meantime, we will be sending out weekly emails and facebook posts with video and audio of past performances to share the music we love and remind us all of what we have to look forward to when this pandemic has passed.

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Tickets already purchased will be honored at the rescheduled performance.

You may also donate your ticket back to the Choral Society and we will issue you a donation receipt.

If you wish a refund, please email info@buckschoral.org or call (215) 230-3836

Jeff Fulgham, Board Chair
Mary Muth, Choir President
Thomas Lloyd, Artistic Director
Judith McDowell, Executive Director

Gabriel Fauré - Requiem
Thomas Lloyd - Appearances (premiere)

with Symphony in C
and soloists Jane Kamp, soprano and Daniel Schwartz, baritone,
featuring 2019 Voices of the Future Winner Eva Martinez
        in the "Pie Jesu" movement of the Requiem

Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 4:00 PM

Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, 38th and Chestnut in University City, Philadelphia

Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 4:00 PM

Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Doylestown PA (directions to church)

Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door - See the Purchase Tickets page for info on Group Sales.

The Choral Society honors Thomas Lloyd on the 20th anniversary of his appointment as only the second Artistic Director in its 47-year history with the premier of a new work by Lloyd composed as a companion piece to follow the much beloved and understated Fauré Requiem. The acclaimed composer of Grammy-nominated Bonhoeffer explores the biblical resurrection appearances of a transformed, risen Christ to Mary Magdalene. Texts for Mary are drawn from the poetically recorded visions of three medieval women mystics: Sts. Julian of Norwich, Teresa of Avila, and Hildegard von Bingen. The choir and soprano soloist engage in three dialogues that probe the boundaries of the eternal.

Click here for the libretto of Appearances.






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