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CONCERTS & EVENTS
SWING INTO SPRING!
SINGLE TICKETS FOR OPERATORIO!
Premium Standard Sides
Adults/Students Adults/Students Adults/Students
May 6 $45 $38/30 $28/$23
floor/balcony Center, side, Wheelchair and
balcony companion seats
Programs are subject to change. Children under age 12 may attend
free, provided each child is accompanied by an adult ticket holder. Free ticket
must be ordered at the time of adult ticket purchase. Student ticket prices
apply to teens aged 13-18, college students with valid ID, and any additional
children accompanied by a single adult.
Please call GCS box office for assistance in booking handicapped
or restricted mobility seating, and free child per adult seating.
PLACING YOUR TICKET ORDER—
ORDER EARLY THIS YEAR TO ASSURE SEATS!
Complete the ticket order form on the reverse side, making your
check payable to Greenwich Choral Society, or complete the credit card payment
information on the order form and send it all to Greenwich Choral Society, P.O.
Box 5, Greenwich, CT 06836.
Call 203-622-5136 anytime to leave your secure order and payment
Free Lecture at the Greenwich Library!
For the first time, GCS
is sponsoring a free lecture/demonstration for the community at the Cole
Auditorium at Greenwich Library, on Saturday, March 11 from 6 - 7 PM. It is titled 'Musical Hor's D'oeuvres', A Brief Guide to the Art of Choral Singing and Musical Style,
and will be directed by our conductor, Paul Mueller, with a select
group of choristers singing selections from a wide variety repertoire
from Renaissance to contemporary. Everyone is
Please plan to support GCS by coming and bringing family and friends. It
will be over by 7PM, a perfect prelude to your Saturday night dinner!
Credit: Sarah Huo
We are the Greenwich Choral Society, 125 auditioned
singers led by acclaimed Maestro Paul F. Mueller, accompanied by superb
professional musicians, supported by world-renowned soloists. And we are
right at your doorstep.
Since 1924, we have been offering audiences excellence in choral music,
providing educational and entertaining programs for local schools and
community organizations, and awarding music scholarships to nurture
The Greenwich Choral Society typically presents three or
four different choral music programs during its season. An annual
highlight is the traditional Christmas Concert, held at Christ Church,
Greenwich in December.
Your support makes us who we are. Please Support GCS by donating now, or join our mailing list.
Tickets for our 2016 - 2017 are on sale now!
New and Familiar Venues
remarkable achievements were the presentations of Handel’s Judas Maccabaeus
and Mendelssohn’s St. Paul, the latter in the glorious O’Byrne Chapel at
Manhattanville College (see photo on cover).
This year we
will further diversify our venues by appearing as guests of the Greenwich
Symphony at the new Greenwich High School Performing Arts Center in January and
the Stamford Symphony at the Palace Theatre in March. Our traditional December
concerts will ring in the holiday season, and our May concert will present a
mix of opera and oratorio by Bizet, Puccini and others.
In addition, in July 2017 the Greenwich Choral Society will be
traveling to Bulgaria and Greece for performances in Sofia, Varna, and
Thessaloniki. We also continue to build our school and community programs and
to provide scholarships to talented singers in the area. It is a remarkable
Join us as our chorus of over 120 singers brings choral
masterpieces to exciting life, joined in concert by superb professional
musicians and soloists.
Swing into Spring!
GCS Benefit Gala!
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 • 6:30 pm
Richards, Greenwich, CT
Come and kick off the spring season with lots of Hors d'Oerves and wine, Swing era songs, and lots of auction fun.
Featuring the music of Eddie Pleasant and the GCS Swing Singers.
Saturday, May 6, 2017 • 4:00 pm
Norwalk Concert Hall Norwalk, CT
What do opera
composers do when they aren’t composing opera? This festive concert will answer
that question, offering glorious works by two of the world’s favorite opera
composers. Bizet’s Te Deum is not as well-known as Puccini’s Messa di
Gloria, but both works have enough theatrical flair to please any dedicated
opera devotee! The program will include many beloved operatic excerpts,
featuring a quartet of prominent soloists, accompanied by full orchestra.