Posts by Charry

Newsletter: Volume 4, No. 4 – April 2016

Posted on Apr 18, 2016

A STELLAR SEASON GOES OUT WITH A BANG How quickly this musical season is flying by. We’ve just loved — and certainly hope you have, too — our even more than ordinarily delicious menu: Bach for Christmas, Rachmaninov in February, the Chamber Choir’s Honegger earlier this month (re-scheduled from its snowed-out January performance), and then the Verdi Requiem: Knocked clean out of the park just a week or two ago by the assembled forces of CSD’s Chamber Choir, the Duke Chapel Choir, and the Duke Chorale, not to mention the terrific Pro Cantores orchestra and four soloists who made our hair...

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Mozart Requiem and Bruckner Te Deum

Posted on Apr 13, 2016

Mozart Requiem and Bruckner Te Deum

Season finale April 30: Mozart Requiem vs Bruckner Te Deum. 2 composers, 2 conductors, plus the Durham Symphony Orchestra & Durham School of the...

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Arthur Honegger King David

Posted on Mar 6, 2016

Arthur Honegger King David

“An eclectic assortment of musical styles from Bach to Stravinsky to Gershwin converge in Arthur Honegger’s 1921 King David on April 3,...

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Verdi Requiem

Posted on Mar 5, 2016

Verdi Requiem

A stunning intersection of the sacred and secular, this choral masterwork sees the traditional Requiem Mass text set in the idiom of Romantic Italian opera. Buy Tickets...

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Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil

Posted on Feb 12, 2016

Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil

  Friday, February 26, 2016, 8 pm First Presbyterian Church 305 East Main Street, Durham Sunday, February 28, 2016, 4 pm University United Methodist Church 150 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill Tickets are $22 (includes tax) Students: free for all students through high school and for college students with valid ID Groups of 10 or more eligible for 10% discount For more information or tickets: www.choral-society.org or...

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NOTICE: CONCERT POSTPONED

Posted on Jan 21, 2016

NOTICE: CONCERT POSTPONED

The Chamber Choir’s King David Concert scheduled for Sunday, January 24 at UNC’s Friday Center has been postponed.  A new date will be announced in the near future.

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Newsletter: Volume 4, No. 3 – January 2016

Posted on Jan 16, 2016

Hello there, friends. Welcome back to the regular grind, after what we hope was a lovely holiday season for you and yours. Just a brief communiqué this time, to remind you of our next couple of concerts, the first of which is almost upon us. Read the Full Newsletter

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Newsletter: Volume 4, No. 2 – December 2015

Posted on Dec 7, 2015

It’s coming up fast! The annual pleasure of our Christmas concert is rushing toward us. This year, though, as you see, it’s happening in Page Auditorium, because of the Chapel’s closure for repairs. This venue isn’t entirely new to us. The Choral Society performed there a couple of times early in Rodney’s tenure, notably a 1990 production of Carmina Burana in collaboration with the Duke Chorale, the NC Boys Choir, and the Duke Dance Ensemble. Talk about your logistical challenges! To handle a LOT of people onstage all singing and dancing and carrying on, a sort of scaffolding was rigged on...

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