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Dedham Choral Society


Jonathan Barnhart, Director

80 voices, SATB, one of the Boston area’s premier community choruses with members from more than 20 cities and towns.

DCS sings a wide variety of choral works in the original language and with the original orchestration.

DCS performs twice per year. This season, both concerts will be held at Holy Name Church in West Roxbury. On Friday, December 6, 2019, we will perform Handel’s Messiah, as arranged by W. A. Mozart. On Friday, May 8, 2020, we will perform an all-Beethoven concert in celebration of the composer’s 250th birthday.

Rehearsals are Wednesdays from 7:30 to 10:00 p.m. at Allin Church, 683 High Street, Dedham. Our next open rehearsals/auditions will be held in January 2020.

Auditions: Yes

Dedham Choral Society

December 2019

Dedham Choral Society presents Handel’s Messiah, Arr. W. A. Mozart

Fri, December 6 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EST
Holy Name Church, 1689 Centre Street
West Roxbury MA, 02132
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$5 – $35

Handel’s Messiah remains one of the most beloved choral works, 277 years after its first performance in Dublin, Ireland. The Christmas season will see many performances, small to large in scale, by professional groups to community and church choirs, as well as the many Messiah-sings! This performance is unique in that it employs the version created in 1789 by another great composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, who assigned some of the choral parts to the soloists, and added flutes, clarinets and horns to the…

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