SAVE THE DATES for two exciting programs.
Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 8 PM–RCS's fall program will start with Joseph Haydn's Theresienmesse, named for Maria Theresa of the Two Sicilies, one of six Masses written at the height of his writings for chorus during the Classical period. This composition is said to demonstrate his imagination and development style. This performance will take place in St. Clare’s Church in Great Kills on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 8 PM and will include seasonal favorites and RCS’s traditional holiday sing along, a popular custom that RCS and its audience enjoy together as the start to their holiday season.
Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 8 PM — RCS will take a jazzy turn with their “Bach to Broadway” program on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 8 PM., (venue TBA) which will feature choral adaptations of classical composers, including a Swingle Singers'arrangement of one (TBA) of a number of compositions by J.S. Bach, e.g., his Prelude and Fugue #1 in C Major or Air on a G String, which was recorded with the Modern Jazz Quartet. This group of eight (usually a cappella) singers started in Paris in the early 1960s by Ward Swingle and vocalist, Christiane Legrand. They disbanded in Paris, reincarnated in 1973 in London, and exist to this day. The Broadway portion will feature choral settings of music from pop to Broadway, e.g., some Beatles and various Broadway songs. RCS will announce its 2017 scholarship winner, who will perform and be presented with his/her, award.
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