Our Spring 2018 Concert, “Southern Harmonies,” features music from composers who were born or worked in the southern part of their home countries, from south of the equator or “south of the border,” or are inspired by the American Sacred Harp tradition, including works by Reger, Higdon, Araujo, Padilla, and others.
Friday, May 4, 7:30 PM at Epiphany Lutheran Church (1400 Horsepen Rd, Richmond, VA 23226)
Sunday, May 6, 3:00 PM at All Saints Episcopal Church (8787 River Road, Henrico, VA 23229)
Admission: $10 (cash or check only). A reception will follow the Sunday performance.
We will also be collaborating this summer with the European trio Viola da Samba in the North American premiere of Jean Kleeb’s “Missa Brasiliera!” The concert will be on Sunday, July 22nd at 3pm at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. More information to follow!
Fall 2017 Concert
Our Fall 2017 concert, Light in the Darkness, featured Monteverdi’s “Beatus vir,” a Telemann motet on “Ein feste Burg,” Eric Whitacre’s “Sainte Chapelle,” and music by Byrd, Bruckner, Tallis, and others. We enjoyed collaborating with Richmond-based period instrument ensemble Jefferson Baroque for these performances!
Spring 2017 Concert
Our Spring 2017 Concert, “Flight for Heaven” featured music by J.S. Bach, Benjamin Britten, and more. We also enjoyed performing in Smithfield, VA as part of the Isle of Wight Arts League’s “Sundays at Four” concert series! For more information on the Isle of Wight Arts League and the Sundays at Four series, please visit their homepage.
Choral Evensong at All Saints
On February 26, 2017, the Richmond Concert Chorale partnered with the Adult Choir of All Saints Episcopal Church to offer a service of Choral Evensong, with music by Roland Martin, Rachel Aarons, Steven Sturk, and others.
Fall 2016 Program: For All Seasons
Please join the Richmond Concert Chorale for our fall concert, For All Seasons, a program celebrating sacred and secular seasons and cycles, featuring music by Brahms, Byrd, Debussy, Josquin, Stanford, and other classics alongside music by living composers including Melissa Dunphy, David Carpenter, and Jackson Hill.
Spring 2016 Program: Unknown Worlds
The Richmond Concert Chorale concludes its 20th Anniversary Season with a program that features J.S. Bach’s motet Jesu, meine Freude as its centerpiece and draws on music from the Chorale’s past (including Victoria’s O quam gloriosum, performed at RCC’s first performance in 1995, two of Dvořák’s Songs of Nature, and Ralph Vaughan Williams’ haunting Silence and Music). The program also features Ēriks Ešenvalds’s Northern Lights for chorus, tuned wine glasses, and handchimes, as well as music by Byrd, Parry, Saint-Saëns, Fogarty, and Monteverdi. RCC’s Founding Director Bruce Stevens joins us on Friday as continuo organist for the Bach, and Scott Hayes, the Director of Music at All Saints, joins us on Sunday.
Fall 2015 Program: Music for the Soul
The Richmond Concert Chorale opens its 20th Anniversary Season with a program of music written by composers in times of turmoil, featuring William Byrd’s Mass for Four Voices, as well as music of Howells, Mendelssohn, Schütz, and Whitacre, all for unaccompanied chorus.
Spring 2015 program: For the Fallen
Friday, May 15, 7pm — Christ Ascension Episcopal Church
In the 150th year after the end of the Civil War, join us for a concert in memory of all who have lost their lives in wars, both here and abroad. The program features the haunting 2010 Requiem of Bob Chilcott (a former King’s Singer and very talented composer), as well as music of Eleanor Daley, Felix Mendelssohn, and Paul Aitken.
Fall 2014 program: In Praise of Music
Spring 2014 program: Love Songs for Mother’s Day
May 10 and 11, 2014