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Concert Cancelled – COVID-19

Dear Fairfield County Chorale Supporter, These last few months have brought unprecedented difficulty, and inspired creativity, to the world as it faces the global pandemic of COVID-19.  We are always grateful to our supporters and especially now, as we navigate these uncertain times.  Particular thanks go to our front-line and essential workers who are doing […]

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Fairfield County Chorale Throws A Birthday Bash for Beethoven
WSHU's Kate Remington interviews David Rosenmeyer

For their celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birthday this year, the Fairfield County Chorale is performing one of his most famous works, the Emperor Piano Concerto with soloist Ilya Yakushev, and one of Beethoven’s least known sacred works on Saturday, March 7 at the Norwalk Concert Hall. Kate Remington talks with Artistic Director David Rosenmeyer about what makes each of […]

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Affirmations of the Human Spirit

Celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birthday on the cusp of spring with the Fairfield County Chorale when we present two signature works from his “heroic” period: the majestic and rarely-performed Mass in C major and the revolutionary Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, the “Emperor” Concerto. The vocal soloists, rising stars in opera and oratorio, will […]

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Happy Birthday Beethoven!

This year marks Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday!  Join the Fairfield County Chorale on March 7, 2020 for an all-Beethoven concert, including the Emperor Piano Concerto, performed by world-renowned pianist Ilya Yakushev.  Meanwhile, discover how much you know of this beloved composer! 1. What did Mozart and Beethoven have in common? a. They both wore […]

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Welcome to a new season!

A masterful juxtaposition of past and future. This holiday season, join the Fairfield County Chorale for a memorable performance of Mozart’s Mass in C minor and a collection of festival pieces by three members of the Bach family:  “Jauchzet, Frohlocket!,” Part 1 of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, Heilig by his second son Carl Philipp […]

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September Sing 2019

Join the FCC for a fun, relaxed read-through of selections from Mendelssohn’s oratorio Elijah and Palmeri’s Misa Tango. FCC music director David Rosenmeyer shares insight into each piece as he leads singers in an afternoon of no-pressure musicmaking. Stick around after the sing to enjoy refreshments. Chat with chorale members, meet the music director, and […]

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FCC’s 57th Season

Announcing FCC’s 2019-2020 Concert Season

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Elijah May 19, 2019

Join the FCC as we wrap up our 2018-2019 season with Felix Mendelssohn’s iconic 1846 masterpiece. Widows, queens, priests, prophets, and an angel — Elijah’s vivid biblical narrative has all the drama of an opera.  Don’t miss this chance to hear Mendelssohn’s Romantic-era take on the Baroque oratorio. Bringing these characters to life are soloists […]

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A Choral Journey

Join the FCC on a journey through time and across the globe. Our midwinter concert focuses on the beauty of the human voice with minimal instrumentation, featuring a centerpiece work by Italian composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Romancero Gitano, based on a series of poems by Federico García Lorca. Plus works from Giovanni Palestrina, Francis Poulenc, Felix […]

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Coming up! MISATANGO
Holiday music from unexpected sources

The centerpiece of our upcoming holiday concert is a stunning piece from contemporary Argentinian composer Martín Palmeri, Misa a Buenos Aires. Also known simply as Misatango, it combines the unique rhythms, harmonies and melodies of the Argentinian Tango with the traditional liturgical text of the Catholic mass. Rounding out this colorful program is Gabriel Fauré’s stirring […]

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