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Winter Concert 2017

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Winter Concert 2017

Kodály’s Te Deum and Brahms’ Nänie Sunday, February 26 at 4 p.m. The Choral Society and the Duke Chorale joins the Durham Medical Orchestra in this first-time, monumental collaboration directed by Rodney Wynkoop, using the beautiful acoustics and comfortably elegant setting of Baldwin Auditorium at Duke University. Both Kodály and Brahms found inspiration in Hungarian folk music. Zoltán Kodály‘s 1936 Budavári Te Deum interweaves Hungarian folk music idioms into his composition for this liturgical hymn of joy. He wrote it to commemorate...

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Christmas Concert 2016

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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,...

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Newsletter Volume 5 Edition 2, December 2016

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Auditions

Posted by on Aug 15, 2016 in Featured Story | Comments Off on Auditions

Auditions You are invited to join us! Sing amazing, challenging classical music Be directed by internationally-recognized conductor Rodney Wynkoop with full orchestra and professional soloists Make new choir buddies A chance to sing at Carnegie Hall in May, 2017! For more...

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Chamber Choir Schubert Serenade

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Chamber Choir Schubert Serenade

Schubert Serenade: A Concert of Chamber Music Friday, April 7, 2017, 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Durham, N.C. The Program Shy Schubert, awkward in one-on-one relationships, reveled in performing his music closely surrounded by groups of friends and supporters in comfortable Viennese drawing rooms. Fashioned after these “Schubertiades”, the Chamber Choir of the Choral Society will join with the Ciompi Quartet in performing “Schubert: A Serenade of Chamber Music”. Piano accompanist is David Cole. In Schubert’s time, accomplishment in...

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Newsletter: Volume 5 No 1-August 2016

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August 2016 Newsletter

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Summer Sing-Through

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Summer Sing-Through

Join Us for Our Summer Sing-Through Monday, August 8, 2016 7:30 p.m. Mt Bethel Presbyterian Church 3541 Rose of Sharon Road, Durham, NC 27712 Thinking about auditioning? Just casually pop in August 8th and sing through some of our upcoming season’s music with us to meet us and experience what it might be like to sing with a 150-voice choir with a passion for great classical music. Led by celebrated conductor Rodney Wynkoop....

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Announcing 2016-17 Concert Season

Posted by on Jun 21, 2016 in Concerts, News | Comments Off on Announcing 2016-17 Concert Season

Announcing 2016-17 Concert Season

Christmas Concert: Britten’s Saint Nicolas, plus carols with Durham Children’s Choir, Dena Byers, Conductor Duke University Chapel Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. Brahms’ Nänie and Kodaly’s Te Deum with Duke Chorale and Duke Medicine Orchestra Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. Chamber Choir Concert Schubert Serenade: A Concert of Chamber Music with Ciompi Quartet First Presbyterian Church Friday, April 7, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. Berlioz’s Te Deum and...

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Newsletter: Volume 4, No. 4 – April 2016

Posted by on Apr 18, 2016 in News, Newsletter | Comments Off on Newsletter: Volume 4, No. 4 – April 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...

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Mozart Requiem and Bruckner Te Deum

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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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