March Sing-Along: Magnificat

March Sing-Along: Magnificat

Sunday, March 21 @ 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Come celebrate Bach’s 336th birthday by joining us to sing one of his best-known works — the Magnificat! From the glorious sounds of festive trumpets, timpani, and chorus as we sing the opening words of Mary’s song, “My soul magnifies the Lord,” to the quiet intimacy of flutes accompanying the alto soloist’s words “He fills the hungry with good things,” Bach portrays in this music a vivid and varied picture...

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Our Flame the Song Concert Link

Our Flame the Song Concert Link

  Release on Sunday, March 7 at 4 p.m. Link to Concert View concert program here     We hope you’ll join us online for “Our Flame the Song.” We offer this concert as a reminder of our common humanity with all who are in sickness or adversity, and as an affirmation that the flame of hope still abides in each of us. The music gives expression to inspiring biblical and poetic words, in the midst of passionate...

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February Sing-Along: Lux Aeterna

February Sing-Along: Lux Aeterna

Sunday, February 28 @ 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm We’ll start our spring sing-alongs with music of light—Lux Aeterna—a light shining eternally into our darkness. California composer Morten Lauridsen wrote this luminous music in response to the death of his mother, much as Brahms and Fauré did in composing their settings of the Requiem. Each movement of Lux Aeterna speaks of light in a distinct way, using a variety of sacred Latin texts, in a search for...

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Ding Dong Merrily Online

Ding Dong Merrily Online

Listen here to Ding Dong Merrily Online Link Holiday Concert Program   Beloved carols in virtual jazz style, with saxophonist, Susan Fancher and pianist, David Cole. Music of Will Todd, Dan Forrest and others.   The Choral Society of Durham has been able to make a variety of virtual programs available for anyone to enjoy — free of charge — over the past several months. We are grateful for the wonderful support of friends...

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Announcing The Wynkoop Fellowships

Announcing The Wynkoop Fellowships

To honor Dr. Rodney Wynkoop on the 35th anniversary of his musical direction, the Choral Society of Durham is excited to announce the establishment of a fellowship program in his name. We are developing this program in grateful celebration of both his passionate commitment to the Choral Society’s continuing artistic growth and his equal determination to make the joys of choral music accessible to all. It is our hope that, through this means of...

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Bull City Fair Trade Day-Wednesday December 9

Bull City Fair Trade Day-Wednesday December 9

Make your holiday gift-giving this year the easiest ever! Here’s what you need to know to benefit the Choral Society of Durham, support Bull City Fair Trade, and get terrific gifts for everyone on your list. CSD receives 10% of total sales, both online and in-store, all day long. Use code CSDFRIEND for this, and to receive $5 off your online order! Online shopping: Make your selections from the wide and varied inventory, then place your...

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