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Chorus of Westerly 2008/2009 Season
September 21, 2008 to August 1, 2009 Posted September 23, 2008



Chorus of Westerly 2008/2009 Season
September 21, 2008 to August 1, 2009


Westerly is a city of art lovers, so it should come as no surprise that the Chorus of Westerly has become well known throughout Rhode Island for creative and high quality performances. In addition to their own concerts, they bring in musicians from all over the world and host the annual Celebration of Twelfth Night. Their venue is the lovely George Kent Performance Hall built in 1886 and now on the National Register of Historic Places.




Chorus of Westerly Season




SEPTEMBER 2008


Sunday September 21, 2008
The Orthodox Singers
Time: 4pm & 6pm
Tickets: $15.00, $30.00, $45.00, $75.00
Reservations: 401-596-8663
This premiere choral ensemble has enthralled concert-goers around the globe with their rare specialty of early Orthodox music. Their repertoire focuses on the great works of Russian sacred choral literature, both ancient and contemporary. The Estonians enchant and captivate with their musical skill, elegance and resonant beauty. The Orthodox Singers was founded in1989 by Music Director and Conductor Valery Petrov, a graduate of the Estonian Academy of Music. The ensemble's repertoire is diverse, including sacred chants of different styles from the 16th to 21st centuries. Almost all the contemporary compositions are original and are performed by this ensemble only.

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NOVEMBER 2007


Saturday November 22, 2008
Fall Concert Lecture
Time: 12noon
Tickets: free
Reservations: 401-596-8663
Learn more about the music, the composer and the history of The Chorus of Westerly's Fall Concert presentations - Vaughn Williams: Hodie.



Saturday November 22, 2008
Fall Concert Open Rehearsal
Time: 2pm
Tickets: free
Reservations: 401-596-8663
The Chorus of Westerly presents Hodie composed by Vaughn Williams.



Sunday November 18, 2007
Chorus of Westerly Fall Concert
Vaughn Williams: Hodie

Time: 4pm & 630pm
Tickets: $15.00, $30.00, $45.00, $75.00
Reservations: 401-596-8663
The Chorus of Westerly presents Hodie composed by Vaughn Williams.

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DECEMBER 2007


Sunday December 21, 2007
Chorus of Westerly
Christmas Pops Concert

Time: 4pm, 6pm & 8pm
Tickets: $15.00, $30.00, $45.00, $75.00
Reservations: 401-596-8663
Festive Decorations and jubilant voices usher in the holiday season with traditional and contemporary carols.

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JANUARY 2009


January 10 to 11, 2009
Chorus of Westerly
A Celebration of Twelfth Night

Times: Friday preview 730pm
Saturday & Sunday 1pm, 4pm & 8pm
Tickets: $15.00, $30.00, $45.00, $75.00
Reservations: 401-596-8663
Now in its 35th year, Twelfth Night spins the tale of a cold-hearted King, a joyous bride and groom, and the terrifying family curse that threatens them all. A fun-filled spectacle of theatre, music, and magic celebrating the end of the Christmas season. A perfect outing for the whole family!



January 10 & 11, 2009
Peasants' Feast
Time: 6pm
Tickets: $15.00
Reservations: 401-596-8663
This traditional feast complete with inventive and delicious Medeval cuisine will make your Twelfth Night something very special.

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MARCH 2009


TBA
50th Season Special Concert
Time: 4pm & 6pm
Tickets: $15.00, $30.00, $45.00, $75.00
Reservations: 401-596-8663
TBA

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MAY 2009


Saturday May 16, 2009
Spring Concert Lecture
Time: 12noon
Tickets: free
Reservations: 401-596-8663
Learn all about the music, the composer and the history of The Chorus of Westerly's Spring concert presentation - Gounod: Messe Solennelle de Ste. Cecile



Saturday May 16, 2009
Spring Concert Open Rehearsal
Time: 2pm
Tickets: free
Reservations: 401-596-8663
Gounod: Messe Solennelle de Ste. Cecile



Sunday May 17, 2009
Chorus of Westerly Spring Concert
Gounod - Messe Solennelle de Ste. Cecile

Time: 4pm & 6pm
Tickets: $15.00, $30.00, $45.00, $75.00
Reservations: 401-596-8663
Gounod: Messe Solennelle de Ste. Cecile

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JUNE 2009


Saturday June 20, 2009 (Rain dates June 21 & 22)
Summer Pops in Wilcox Park
Time: 630pm preshow, 8pm show
Admission is free
Information: 401-596-8663
Welcome Summer with the Chorus of Westerly and special guests. Bring your picnic and blanket and enjoy!

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JULY 2009


July 18 to 25, 2009
Music at Ogontz
Choral Symposium
Richard Marlow

Time: tba
Tickets: $15.00, $30.00, $45.00, $75.00
Reservations: 401-596-8663




July 26 to August 1, 2009
Music at Ogontz
Choral Symposium Sir David Willcocks

Time: tba
Tickets: $15.00, $30.00, $45.00, $75.00
Reservations: 401-596-8663


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The Chorus of Westerly

George Kent Performance Hall
119 High Street
Westerly, Rhode Island
Reservations: 401-596-8663
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