Columbia Pro Cantare
Carl Orf: Carmina
Soloists include soprano Laura Whittenberger, tenor David Dickey, baritone Chad Sloan, The Women of the River Hill High School Choirs, and pianos Alison Gatwood and Erik Apland.
George Frideric Handel: Messiah
Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 7:30
This will be CPC's annual dramatic performance of Handel’s Messiah. The ensemble of soloists, includes soprano Amy van Roekel, mezzo soprano Mary Ann McCormick, tenor Mark Schowalter, and baritone Lester Lynch, accompanied by orchestra. A free pre-concert lecture will take place at 6:30 in the theater and a reception will follow the concert. (Please note that some tickets bear an erroneous date but will be accepted at the door.)
A Christmas Noël
with the CPC Chamber Singers
The CPC Chamber Singers will perform A Christmas Noël – holiday music from the Renaissance to the present - on Sunday, December 11 at 3 p.m. Be inspired by the singing and the intimate setting of Christ Episcopal Church, Oakland Mills and Dobbin Rd., Columbia, with its excellent acoustics and hear 28 voices selected from the Pro Cantare perform new and favorite selections.
New Year's Eve Soirée
Monday, Dec. 31st, 2012 at a location to be announced. Jared Denhard and Friends return with Rule Britannia, a captivating evening of Victorian Masterworks, Edwardian Confections, Steampunk Excursions, and Gems of the British Music Hall! Food and Cash bar.
Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 1 to 3 pm A fundraiser at The Mall in Columbia
Building on last year's performance / fundraiser which drew an enthusiastic audience from throughout the Mall to performances of the full chorus, the Chamber Singers, and soloists.
The Little Match Girl Passion,
CPC repeats it's evocative performance of the beautiful Requiem by Gabriel Fauré and introduces a new piece to it's repertoire with David Lang's haunting, Pulitzer Prize-winning work The Little Match Girl Passion, based on the Hans Christian Anderson tale and performed by the Chamber Singers in this visually and acoustically beautiful hall.
Spanish & Latin American Music
Saturday, May 4, 2013 8 PM – The Jim Rouse Theatre at Wilde Lake, 5460 Trumpeter Road, Columbia, MD. Pre-concert lecture 7 PM; post-concert reception. This will be CPC's second offering of music selected to recognize an underserved segment of the Howard County population.
Season brochures detailing the concert schedule and ticket prices may be obtained after September 1 by calling 301-854-0107 or 410-799-9321 or at any time by visiting here for a downloadable order form.
Why not become a subscriber? A subscription purchaser receives a 20% discount off individual concert ticket prices and receives tickets to 4 full chorus concerts and CPC Chamber Singers' inspiring "A Christmas Noël" on the afternoon of December 11 at Christ Episcopal Church in Columbia. For information call 301-854-0107 or go to the tickets page.