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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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September Sing 2018!

Medieval drinking songs, prophets, priests, widows, and an angel — all in an afternoon. Join the FCC for a fun, relaxed read-through of selections from two opposite poles of the choral repertoire: Mendelssohn’s oratorio Elijah and Orff’s raucous Carmina Burana. FCC music director David Rosenmeyer shares insight into each piece as he leads singers in […]

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Join us next season!

Our upcoming season really does have something for everyone — from Carl Orff’s raucous Carmina Burana (with the acclaimed New Haven Symphony Orchestra to kick off Maestro Boughton’s final season in New Haven), to Mendelssohn’s iconic Elijah, and everything in between. We hope you’ll join us! Details and tickets here.

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WSHU Interview

Kate Remington from WSHU interviewed our music director David Rosenmeyer on the unique challenges of performing the B minor. Take a listen!  

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Coming Up!
j.s. bach • mass in b minor
saturday, may 12 at 7:30pm

We conclude our 55th season with J.S. Bach’s sacred masterwork, Mass in B Minor. His towering masterpiece will take you through mighty fugues, delicate duets, and poetic choruses and arias. A performance of the B Minor is a transformative experience — don’t miss this memorable evening! Tickets here.

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Pianist/arranger David Rosenmeyer and singer Malena Dayen

New Aires Tango — A benefit concert

Join us on a musical journey from Argentina through Brazil and Cuba to Mexico in a unique collaboration of tango singer Malena Dayen and pianist/arranger (and FCC music director) David Rosenmeyer. Enjoy Latin American food and sip cocktails while bidding in a silent auction throughout the evening — all to benefit the chorale! Saturday, April 21 at […]

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Photo ©1967, 2018 Lawrence Fried

Coming up!

We’re a month away from the second concert of our 2018 season — our celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday, coming up on March 10. We’ve been hard at work rehearsing Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, a challenging piece performed entirely in Hebrew, along with selections from his 1956 operetta, Candide. Rounding out the evening’s program are […]

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Baroque masterpiece, Handel’s ‘Messiah,’ gets full treatment in Norwalk
CT POST | PHYLLIS A.S. BOROS

The “Hallelujah Chorus” from Handel’s Messiah has become a staple at many a holiday concert, but the Baroque masterpiece is done rarely in its entirety. The Fairfield County Chorale will address this lapse at its holiday concert on Sunday afternoon, December 10 at the Norwalk Concert Hall, said music director David Rosenmeyer, adding that the concert […]

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Welcome to the 2017-18 Season!

We are hard at work on rehearsing the repertoire for our 2017–2018 season, starting with Handel’s ever-popular oratorio, Messiah. Our concert in December is a rare opportunity to hear a complete performance of this Baroque masterpiece, including its exhilarating “Hallelujah” chorus. Tickets are available now!

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Sing in September

There are over a quarter million notes in Handel’s Messiah.  Join us for our annual “September Sing” and sing just a few thousand of them — no stage fright, just fun! This Sunday, September 10th at 4pm, at Trinity Episcopal Church in Southport. It’s a fun, relaxed read-through of selections from two baroque masterworks — […]

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