The magical winter holiday season always glistens a little brighter when we give ourselves the gift of live music.
What better way to do that then to participate in one (or BOTH) of these upcoming winter events by the Huntington Choral Society: Their Annual Winter Concert and their Messiah Sing-In tradition
Winter Concert: Huntington Choral Society's Centennial Celebration of Leonard Bernstein
On Saturday, Dec. 9 2017 (8PM) come hear Long Island’s premier choral group at their next concert at Huntington High School. They will be honoring the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with a concert of his sacred and secular music.
Leonard Bernstein was one of America’s greatest composers. 2018 marks the centennial of his birth, and the Huntington Choral Society is marking the event by launching our 2017—2018 season with a concert dedicated to him.
Date: Saturday, December 9, 2017
Where: Huntington High School
Join the members of the Huntington Choral Society on Monday, December 11, 2017 at 8pm for their annual holiday tradition: the Messiah sing-in.
Come sing along with Händel’s great oratorio.
Date: Monday, December 11, 2017
Where: St. John’s Church, Cold Spring Harbor
Additional Info: Scores available at the door. Refreshments served. Suggested Donation $10.
About the Huntington Choral Society:
The Huntington Choral Society is a professional chorus of amateur singers that has been thrilling audiences with its unique brand of music–making for over 50 years. They are a passionate group who sing for the love of singing, and are not compensated for their performances -- and yet, they still achieve the highest standard of professional musicianship.
Formally organized and incorporated as an independent not-for-profit organization in 1962, the mission of the Huntington Choral Society, Inc. has been to bring the great choral works of the world to the Long Island community. The voices of this 100-member chorus are complemented by some of the finest professional soloists and orchestras in the metropolitan area.
The Society’s vast repertoire includes a variety of works spanning the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Post-Romantic, and Modern eras. They have performed Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, Brahms’ A German Requiem, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Handel’s Messiah, Verdi’s Requiem, Haydn’s The Creation, along with the works of Schubert, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Vivaldi, Puccini, Dvorak, Fauré, Rachmaninoff, Bernstein, Bloch, Britten, Copland, Eychenne, Lauridsen, Orff, Rutter, and many more.