Handel Choir excels in Baltimore premiere of 'Path of Miracles'

March 8, 2016 REVIEW by Tim Smith of The Baltimore SunHandel Choir at the Baltimore Basilica March 05_2016 by Bruce Greenwald

"Listening to the Talbot work unfold at the Baltimore Basilica, I got the distinct impression that this ensemble has become the cool chorus in town."

"Khaefi had the singers burrowing into the notes, from the out-of-the-depths rumblings in the first movement on through exquisitely harmonized passages in the third ...

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Tickets now on sale for our final concert of the season



The Heart's Age

7:30 pm Saturday MAY 7, 2016
Second Presbyterian Church, 4200 Saint Paul St, Baltimore, Maryland 21218

ALLEGRI Miserere Mei
ARGENTO There Was a Naughty Boy
BIEBL Ave Maria
BRITTEN Te Deum in C and Ballad of Green Broom
COBB Cantate Domino (Psalm 95)
DISTLER Kinderlied für Agnes
GALUPPI Dixit Dominus
HOLST Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda
... and more

Handel Choir and the Lyric and Concert Choirs of Children's Chorus of Maryland
Thomas Hetrick and Patricia McKewen Amato organ and piano
Julia Martin Frazier harp

Arian Khaefi and Susan Bialek conductors

TICKETS: $37, $27, $10 full-time students with ID and all patrons 18 or younger.

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Please note: There will be no preconcert lecture for this performance. Arian Khaefi and Susan Bialek will introduce the program at the beginning of the concert.




Buon appetito y'all!


Carrabba's Cares Tuesday April 26

Eat at Carrabba's Italian Grill in Hunt Valley from 3 p.m. to close on Tuesday April 26, give your server this flyer, and Carrabba's will donate 15% of your check to Handel Choir of Baltimore!

"We're two Sicilian boys from Texas who love to cook and eat. We love the Sicilian food our parents and grandparents cooked. We love the Creole and Southern food our family members picked up passing through Louisiana and stepping off the boat right on the dock in Galveston. And we love the Western food that's just part of being in Texas."

--Damian Mandola and John Charles Carrabba III, founders of Carraba's Italian Grill. Click here for more about the family.

Carrabba's Menu

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Now on Sale


A History of the Handel Choir of Baltimore (1935-2013): Music, Spread Thy Voice Around History of Handel Choir

by Carl B. Schmidt (Rowman & Littlefield, October 29, 2015)

"... chronicles the history of one of America’s longstanding volunteer choral organizations, one that has followed in the footsteps of venerable ensembles such as the Handel and Haydn Society (Boston), ..." Read more from the publisher

Click here to read review by Tim Smith of The Baltimore Sun

Retail price (publisher, amazon.com, other online sellers): $85
Handel Choir price: $70

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Special thanks to Preston and Nancy Athey for their sustaining support of Handel Choir's 2015-2016 subscription concert series.


SUSTAINING SUPPORT for Handel Choir's 2015-2016 subscription concert series is provided by Preston and Nancy Athey.GuideStar logo

Handel Choir's 2015-2016 season is SUPPORTED by the Maryland State Arts Council, William G. Baker, Jr. Memorial Fund, creator of the Baker Artist Awards, and by the Citizens of Baltimore County, the City of Baltimore and Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts, and the Venable Foundation.

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Handel Choir of Baltimore is a MEMBER of Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance, Maryland Citizens for the Arts, and Maryland Nonprofits.

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