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2022-2023 SEASON

Mendelssohn & Bach
Saturday, October 22, 2022

Handel: Messiah
Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022
Jim Rouse Theatre, Columbia, MD

A Christmas Noël
with the CPC Chamber Singers
Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022
Christ Episcopal Church
Columbia, MD

"In Nature's Realm"
Sunday, March 12, 2023
First Evangelical Lutheran Church Ellicott City, MD

"A Celebration of Chorus
and Brass"
Saturday, May 6, 2023
Jim Rouse Theatre, Columbia, MD
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Celebrate the diversity of "American Voices" performed on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at the Jim Rouse Theatre in Columbia, Laura Lee Fischer, conductor, with CPC, Kayla Currie, soprano, Ronald Mutchnik, violin, Lior Willinger, piano and Isaiah Shim, piano. Program includes Chorus America Consortium’s Commissioned Work, "Make Some Noise, Get in Trouble (Good Trouble, Necessary Trouble)" by Roland M. Carter, in Memory of The Hon. John Lewis. Other selections on the program include Z. Randall Stroope’s trilogy "In Time of Silver Rain," "The Pasture" and "Song of the Earth" from Where the Earth Meets the Sky, Copland’s "The Promise of Living" from The Tender Land and More! Please view and share the following Youtube link to our "American Voices" concert:

We invite you to watch our presentation of the Saturday, October 30, 2021, Vivaldi concert at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Laura Lee Fischer, conductor. The concert begins with Autumn from The Four Seasons, Ronald Mutchnik, violin and narrator, and the Festival Orchestra strings. The concert features Vivaldi’s Gloria, performed by Columbia Pro Cantare, Kayla Currie, soprano, Cassidy Dixon, soprano, Donald Fries, organ, and the Festival Orchestra. The video was recorded live by Alan Wonneberger Music. Click on this link for the concert:

Please click here to watch our "A Christmas Noël" concert.

Our video of selections from CPC’s past performances of Handel's Messiah along with interviews with Frances Dawson, Founder/Conductor, Amy van Roekel, soprano, MaryAnn McCormick, mezzo, Charles Reid, tenor, and Lester Lynch, baritone, is still availabe. Click on this link for the free YouTube performance:

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As a choral group, the Columbia Pro Cantare raises its voice in song, trying our best to communicate stories about the human condition, whether it’s about joy, love, hope, pain or sorrow. Today, we elevate our voice support of the protest pouring out from our cities and communities in response to the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and countless other Black Americans due to racial hatred, bigotry, and systemic practices that treat them less justly or humanely than other Americans.

It is now more important to sing loudly and unambiguously, screaming to the rafters that message that we must ALL TAKE A STAND AGAINST RACISM. It is not enough anymore to sit on the sidelines and simply acknowledge it. We must as one voice proclaim ourselves “ANTI RACISTS”. Stand and sing with us these songs which remind us of the universal human spirit and encourage us to pursue life, liberty, JUSTICE and FREEDOM for all.

Lester Lynch, baritone