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Christmas Concert 2016

Posted on Dec 5, 2016

Christmas Concert 2016

Britten’s Saint Nicolas and Carols Saturday, December 10 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, December 11 at  4 p.m. performed by CSD with orchestra and the Durham Children’s Choir at Duke University Chapel.   Music roars and whispers around you like the wind. A choir is singing. You are on a ship on a stormy sea, you are in prison, you are in a pickle barrel! And in every scene, the REAL Saint Nicolas plays the hero. This is the spirit of the story that Britten has so brilliantly evoked in his 1948 cantata, Saint Nicolas. It has all the high drama, spookiness, and loveliness one could wish for in the...

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Announcing our 2015-16 Concert Season

Posted on Jul 12, 2015

Announcing our 2015-16 Concert Season

The Choral Society of Durham’s 66th Season includes J.S. Bach’s Magnificat; Honegger’s King David; Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil(Vespers); Mozart’s Requiem and Bruckner’s Te Deum 2015-2016 Concert Season

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CSD Summer Events

Posted on Jun 15, 2015

CSD Summer Events

Sunday, July 19 at 5pm: CSD at the Durham Bulls Monday, August 3 at 7:30pm: Annual Summer Sing Through at Mt. Bethel Presbyterian Church Join CSD at the Durham Bulls game on July 19 at 5pm as we continue our annual tradition of singing the National Anthem for the home town crowd. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=myLTtvMx51k. High notes will be bursting in air! And our second tradition of summer is the Annual Summer Sing Through. Mt. Bethel Presbyterian Church, 3541 Rose of Sharon Rd, Durham, has generously offered to host us again. We will get a sneak peek at some of the great things we are...

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Auditions for Choral Society of Durham

Posted on Jun 30, 2014

Auditions for Choral Society of Durham

are September 1st and 8th! We encourage you to try out and to tell your singing friends to do the same. For more information and an audition form, click on the Sing With Us link.

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Announcing our 2014-15 Concert Season

Posted on May 4, 2014

Announcing our 2014-15 Concert Season

Choral Society of Durham 2014-15 Concert Schedule Christmas Concert Conrad Susa: Carols and Lullabies, Christmas in the Southwest C.P.E. Bach: Magnificat Duke University Chapel Saturday, December 13, 2014 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 14, 2014 4:00 p.m. Paul Hindemith: When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d (A Requiem for Those We Love) Duke University Chapel Sunday, February 8, 2015 4:00 p.m. Music of the French Baroque Chorale Society of Durham Chamber Choir with Mallarmé Chamber Players First Presbyterian Church, Durham Sunday, February 22, 2015 3:00 p.m. James Whitbourn:...

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Choral Society of Durham – An Awesome Performance of a Rarely-Heard Masterpiece

Posted on Dec 23, 2013

For their Christmas concert this year, the Choral Society of Durham, under the direction of the intrepid Rodney Wynkoop chose to perform Sir Michael Tippett‘s brilliant and moving oratorio A Child of Our Time. At first look it may seem an unsuitable choice for the Christmas season. The child mentioned in the title is not the child Jesus but is based on a seventeen-year-old Jewish boy who in his frustration and rage at being denied documents to get his parents out of Poland shot and killed a German embassy officer in Paris in 1938. Read the Full...

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