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 ReflectionsExplore 2018-2019

He & She

Saturday, October 20 • 7:00 p.m. • Tickets $20/$5
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church • 910 E. 3rd Ave.

We kick off our 2018–2019 season with our popular He & She concert. The Fort Lewis College Men’s Choir joins the Durango Women’s Choir for an outstanding array of choral music from all eras, from Brahms to Broadway. The choirs sing alone and together, further enhancing the variety this concert offers. Purchase tickets HERE or at the door.


San Juan Symphony

Saturday, November 3 • 7:30 p.m. • Community Concert Hall at FLC, Durango
Sunday, November 4 • 3:00 p.m. • Henderson Performance Hall at SJC, Farmington

The Durango Choral Society and Farmington’s Caliente Community Choir join with the San Juan Symphony to celebrate Leonard Bernstein’s centennial year with the powerful and dramatic Chichester Psalms. Purchase Durango tickets HERE.


The DCS Premier Gingerbread House Contest

Saturday, November 17 • The Historic Strater Theatre

Download Contest Rules and the Entry Form HERE.


A Traditional Family Christmas

Sunday, December 2 • 3:00 p.m. • Tickets $20/$18/$5
Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College

All four DCS choirs take the stage for our joyous holiday celebration! You’ll dig our jazz combo’s swingin’ beat, and a variety of music to get your holiday season off to a great start. Our own Gemma Kavanagh will sing O Holy Night, the piece you request most often. Santa Claus will take a break from his busy schedule to stop by and say hi to the kids. Have your cameras ready: Santa will even stay after the concert for individual photos with the kids on stage! Tickets: DurangoConcerts.com or (970) 247-7657.


Joyous Light

Friday, March 8 • 7:00 p.m. & Saturday, March 9 • 2:00 p.m.
First United Methodist Church • 2917 Aspen Dr. • Tickets $20/$5

The Durango Choral Society, the Durango Women’s Choir and the Telluride Chamber Choir will bring you settings of praise and prayer, including Gloria, Alleluia, and the Psalms, as well as rousing old-time gospel arrangements. Composers will include John William of Star Wars fame, Randall Thompson, and Joseph Haydn. You’ll be surrounded by the singers in the finale with a stunning Alleluia by American composer Richard Burchard. Purchase tickets HERE or at the door.


Sing for Joy! A Workshop for Choral Singers

Saturday, April 6 • 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. workshop, followed by lunch • $50 (includes lunch)
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church • 910 E. 3rd Ave.

This workshop, led by DCS artistic director Dr. Linda Mack Berven, focuses on choral artistry, including blending, listening, diction, and vocal technique in order to help singers use their best solo voices to enhance the choir. Reserve your place early, as enrollment will be limited in order to provide individual attention to attendees. All adult and high-school-aged men and women are welcome. Register now HERE.


Earth, Wind, and Fire

Sunday, April 28 • 4:00 p.m. • Tickets $20/$5
First United Methodist Church • 2917 Aspen Dr. 

The versatile young performers in Durango Children’s Chorale and the Durango Youth Chorus will dazzle and delight you with a concert that features both classical and “pop” styles. Come and cheer on our next generation of talented musicians. Purchase tickets HERE or at the door.


Reflections of Freedom

Friday, May 17 • 7:00 p.m. • Tickets $20/$5
St. Columba Catholic Church • 1830 E. 2nd Ave.

This inspiring concert will feature the Durango Choral Society, the Durango Women’s Choir, and special guests, the Durango Chamber Singers, performing in the beautiful setting of St. Columba Catholic Church. The major work on the program will be American composer Randall Thompson’s stirring, reverent Testament of Freedom, based on the writings of Thomas Jefferson, in addition to shorter sacred works. Purchase tickets HERE or at the door.


Songs of Connection

Sunday, June 2 • 3:00 p.m. • Tickets $20/$5
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church • 910 E. 3rd Ave.

The Durango Women’s choir will be joined by the Santa Fe Women’s Ensemble for their third collaboration. The program will feature both choirs separately and together. The centerpiece of this concert will be a commission by Santa Fe composer David Beatty. Purchase tickets HERE or at the door.


A Choral Society Cabaret!

Saturday, June 8 • 5:30 p.m. • Tickets $60
Durango Arts Center • 802 E. 2nd Ave.

The Cabaret is not only our biggest fundraiser of the season, but just might be the most fun and laughs you’ll have all year! Enjoy a wide variety of music performed by soloists, small ensembles and our choirs, as well as an elegant buffet and drinks from the cash bar. Purchase tickets HERE and, if still available, at the door.