durango choral society

Concert Schedule

Viva Voices! Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 7:00pm
Miller Middle School Auditorium 2608 Junction St. FREE ADMISSION We kick off our 50th season with a FREE concert featuring singers whose ages range from 12 to 82! We love our community and we are proud to present a joint concert with our talented performers from Durango High School side by side with the Durango Choral Society, Durango Youth Chorus, and Durango Women's Choir. You will hear music from Broadway as well as the biggies - Beethoven, Mozart, and more!
Viva la Difference! He & She Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 7:00pm
St. Mark's Episcopal Church 910 E. 3rd Ave. $20/$5 One of our most popular concerts of the season, He and She showcases the Durango Women's Choir and the Fort Lewis College Men's Choir as we offer our audience music from every corner of the musical universe. Our traditional musical battle of the sexes will feature music ranging from chant to Broadway. Come laugh, sigh, and revel in the beauty and joy.
Viva Snow! A Traditional Family Christmas Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 3:00pm
Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College 1000 Rim Dr. $20/$18/$5 The Durango Choral Society again presents our annual gift to the community. Your family, friends, and neighbors from all four DCS ensembles will celebrate the season with a focus on fun and family. Join us for jazzy, classy, and cool music that will put you in the mood for a holiday party. This year we will celebrate our 50th season with the world premiere of a commission by Santa Fe composer Linda Rice Beck that will feature all of our more than 125 adult and youth singers. Will there be snow?
Viva the Good Life! Friday, March 6, 2020 at 7:00pm & Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 2:00pm
First United Methodist Church 2917 Aspen Dr. $20/$5 What better way to celebrate the good life than with music and friends in a beautiful place? Join the Durango Choral Society, Durango Women's Choir, and special guests the Telluride Chamber Choir as we perform music ranging from heart-warming love songs to rousing spirituals and even Leonard Bernstein!
Viva la Compagnie! Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 3:00pm
First United Methodist Church 2917 Aspen Dr. $20/$5 Join the Durango Children's Chorale and Durango Youth Chorus for an afternoon of delightful music featuring friends, family and community members. We will start with a little Bach and then flit around the world featuring folk songs from Russia, France, Wales, Ghana, the Middle East, and the United States as our friends and family lend their talents with 4 hand piano, percussion, string, and woodwind accompaniments. The youth singers will also premier a new piece by longtime director Rochelle Mann and 3rd Ave Arts Director C. Scott Hagler.
Viva Italia! A Choral Society Cabaret Saturday, May 9, 2020 - 6:00pm
St. Mark's Episcopal Church 910 E. 3rd Ave. $60 This year you will be treated to a fabulous Italian dinner, strolling violins, and our talented singers in the intimate and acoustically lovely setting of St. Mark's Parish Hall. Choose your table mates and make your reservation early, as this event will sell out very quickly!
Viva Vivaldi! Friday, May 15, 2020 - 7:00pm
First United Methodist Church 2917 Aspen Dr. $20/$5 Antonio Vivaldi, the red-haired priest of Venice, is the focus of this exciting concert. As the Durango Choral Society prepares to leave on a concert tour in Florence and Venice, we celebrate our 50th season in style with a nod to one of the greatest composers of the Baroque period. The major work on the program is the exuberant and beloved Gloria with strings, trumpet, and flute, along with other works by this great Italian master.
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