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The Oratorio Society of Virginia Michael Slon, Music Director

Oratorio Society 2016–2017 Season

Oratorio Society of Virginia

Christmas at The Paramount

Featuring Handel’s Messiah (Christmas Portion)
and a selection of holiday favorites
Special guest appearances by local school choruses

December 17, 2016
2:30 pm & 7:30 pm
The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville

Together in Song
A Community Sing-In

March 18, 2017
First Presbyterian Church, Charlottesville

A Celebration of Great Choruses

May 14, 2017
Old Cabell Hall,
University of Virginia

Oratorio Society Announces 2016-2017 Season

Make your plans now to join the Oratorio Society of Virginia as we celebrate our 50th Anniversary with a trio of exciting concerts under the leadership of Music Director Michael Slon.

Our season will begin on Saturday, December 17, with Christmas at The Paramount, our traditional holiday program and a highpoint of the community’s holiday season. Reflecting our 50th Anniversary theme, this year’s Christmas at The Paramount will feature the Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah, along with the “Hallelujah” Chorus. Messiah was the first work performed by the Oratorio Society 50 years ago. We will continue our recent tradition of inviting local youth or school choruses to share the Paramount stage. And of course the concert will also feature a selection of holiday favorites. (more)

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Dedicated to musical excellence, The Oratorio Society of Virginia enriches, inspires, and educates the community through regular performance of choral masterworks that express the best of the human spirit.

The Oratorio Society is affiliated with the McIntire Department of Music.

The Oratorio Society of Virginia  •  Box 5073, Charlottesville, VA 22905-5073  •   434.295.4385  •   info@oratoriosociety.org

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The Oratorio Society of Virginia is partially supported by
the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts