December 3, 4, 5
Handel's stunning masterpiece is back by popular demand.
Join your CSO, Charlotte Master Chorale, and four soloists for this enduring oratorio full of passion and exquisite beauty. "Hallelujah!"
Ian Watson, conductor
Christmas with the Charlotte Master Chorale
December 10, 11
Come join the Main Chorus and the Chamber Singers as we present classic settings of carols and holiday music.
This celebration of the season will feature music and arrangements by Mack Wilberg as well as our own Phil Biedenbender and Kenney Potter.
Singin' the Brews
December 17, 18
Members of the Charlotte Master Chorale present a series of free 30-minute concerts of seasonal music and merriment at local breweries around Charlotte. Audiences will be invited to sing along to the familiar festive tunes of the season.
Considering Matthew Shepard
February 12, 13
This landmark work for chamber choirs was written in 2016 and has received attention nationwide for it’s social themes. It would be a bold project that leads the audience on an “inspiring, challenging, and deeply meaningful journey.” Not only are the social themes noteworthy, but Johnson’s use of a diversity of musical styles in telling the story makes the work unique.
Dona Nobis Pacem
March 11, 12
Celebrating the CSO's 90th birthday, Music Director Christopher Warren-Green leads an all-English program culminating with Vaughan Williams's beautifully lush Dona Nobis Pacem.
Christopher Warren-Green, conductor
Sharleen Joynt, soprano
Daniel Okulitch, bass-baritone
HOLST Walt Whitman Overture
ARNOLD Four Scottish Dances
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Dona Nobis Pacem
This concert will take a look back at the unifying themes of resilience and hope as we reflect upon the past 70 years as an organization and look ahead to the future. On the program will be Robert Cohen’s moving Alzheimer Stories, as well as a world premiere of a newly-written work for the Charlotte Master Chorale.