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Oriana Consort

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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

December 2019

O Radiant Dawn: Choral reflections from scripture, poets, and an astronaut

Sun, December 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm EST
University Lutheran Church, 66 Winthrop Street
Cambridge, 02138
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$15 – $25

The year’s end brings us together to rejoice in our common humanity and in the light that miraculously emerges from darkness. Many differing sources — Psalms, Christian liturgy, seventeenth-century chorale verses, contemporary poetry, and centuries-old English carols — all express this. Oriana celebrates its twenty-fifth season by presenting choral reflections of them: J. S. Bach’s brilliant Singet dem Herrn; Johannes Brahms’ impassioned O Heiland, reiss die Himmel auf (Saviour, open the heavens); Giuseppe Verdi’s Ave Maria; choral psalm settings by…

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O Radiant Dawn: Choral reflections from scripture, poets, and an astronaut

Fri, December 13 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST
Church of Our Saviour, 25 Monmouth Street
Brookline, 02446
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$15 – $25

The year’s end brings us together to rejoice in our common humanity and in the light that miraculously emerges from darkness. Many differing sources — Psalms, Christian liturgy, seventeenth-century chorale verses, contemporary poetry, and centuries-old English carols — all express this. Oriana celebrates its twenty-fifth season by presenting choral reflections of them: J. S. Bach’s brilliant Singet dem Herrn; Johannes Brahms’ impassioned O Heiland, reiss die Himmel auf (Saviour, open the heavens); Giuseppe Verdi’s Ave Maria; choral psalm settings by…

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O Radiant Dawn: Choral reflections from scripture, poets, and an astronaut

Sun, December 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm EST
First Lutheran Church of Boston, 299 Berkeley Street
Boston, 02116
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$15 – $25

The year’s end brings us together to rejoice in our common humanity and in the light that miraculously emerges from darkness. Many differing sources — Psalms, Christian liturgy, seventeenth-century chorale verses, contemporary poetry, and centuries-old English carols — all express this. Oriana celebrates its twenty-fifth season by presenting choral reflections of them: J. S. Bach’s brilliant Singet dem Herrn; Johannes Brahms’ impassioned O Heiland, reiss die Himmel auf (Saviour, open the heavens); Giuseppe Verdi’s Ave Maria; choral psalm settings by…

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