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Oriana Consort

|www.orianaconsort.org

Walter L. Chapin, Director; Caroline Harvey, Assistant Director

Type
32 voices: 8s-8a-8t-8b. Accomplished semi-professional chorale, based in Cambridge.

Repertoire
Eclectic repertory, spanning the Renaissance through the 21st century — including a commission premiered in December 2012.

Performances
Three performances of a December program in Cambridge, Boston, and Brookline: 1st half a cappella; 2nd half accompanied by a period instrumental ensemble. Three performances of a late February / early March a cappella program in Cambridge, Boston, and a suburb. Three performances of an early May a cappella program in Cambridge, Boston, and a suburb. All soloists in Oriana concerts are always Oriana members; we never engage non-member soloists.

Rehearsals
Sunday evenings 6-9 pm near Harvard Square, Cambridge. If the first performance of a concert program is on a Sunday, there is a Saturday afternoon final rehearsal on the preceding day. A few sectional rehearsals are sometimes arranged at other times.

Auditions: Yes

Contact: Email info@orianaconsort.org or director@orianaconsort.org to request information about Oriana or its performances. A detailed PDF writeup about the group is available on request.

Website:  www.orianaconsort.org for info. To hear audio clips, click LISTEN.

Additional Information
Visit www.orianaconsort.org to purchase concert tickets online, to made a tax-free donation, and (soon) to join Oriana’s mailing list, by which you’ll receive concert announcements.

Oriana Consort

Upcoming Events

May 2018

COMING TO LIGHT: Choral music rarely heard. And worth hearing.

Fri, May 4 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
University Lutheran Church, 66 Winthrop Street
Cambridge, 02138
$15 - $20

SKIP THIS CONCERT if you want to hear well-known choral music, for it has none! But if you’d like to treat your ears to some infrequently-performed yet beautiful and delightful choral works by lesser-known composers — then ATTEND THIS CONCERT! For you will hear: Expressive choral settings of German Romantic poetry by Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (Felix’s older sister). Three choruses by Boston’s own Amy Beach on words from Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Gerald Finzi’s sensitive choral settings of seven…

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COMING TO LIGHT: Choral music rarely heard. And worth hearing.

Sun, May 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
First Parish in Concord, 20 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
$15 - $20

SKIP THIS CONCERT if you want to hear well-known choral music, for it has none! But if you’d like to treat your ears to some infrequently-performed yet beautiful and delightful choral works by lesser-known composers — then ATTEND THIS CONCERT! For you will hear: Expressive choral settings of German Romantic poetry by Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (Felix’s older sister). Three choruses by Boston’s own Amy Beach on words from Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Gerald Finzi’s sensitive choral settings of seven…

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COMING TO LIGHT: Choral music rarely heard. And worth hearing.

Sat, May 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
First Lutheran Church, Boston, 299 Berkeley St
Boston, 02116
$15 - $20

SKIP THIS CONCERT if you want to hear well-known choral music, for it has none! But if you’d like to treat your ears to some infrequently-performed yet beautiful and delightful choral works by lesser-known composers — then ATTEND THIS CONCERT! For you will hear: Expressive choral settings of German Romantic poetry by Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (Felix’s older sister). Three choruses by Boston’s own Amy Beach on words from Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Gerald Finzi’s sensitive choral settings of seven…

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