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2010-2011 Concert Season
Fresh, New, Now!

Handel Choir performs MessiahI. Messiah

December 11, 2010 at 8pm

St. Ignatius Church
740 North Calvert Street, Baltimore 21202

December 12, 2010 at 4pm

The Church of the Redeemer
5603 North Charles Street, Baltimore 21210

Clara Rottsolk soprano
Kristina Lewis contralto
William Hite tenor
Steven Combs baritone
Handel Choir
Handel Period Instrument Orchestra
Melinda O'Neal conductor

II. Melissa Dunphy's Gonzales Cantata & Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas

February 4, 5 & 11, 2011 at 8pm
February 13, 2011 at 5pm

Baltimore Theatre Project
45 West Preston Street, Baltimore 21201

A co-production with American Opera Theater and Peabody Conservatory Opera
Chandos Singers
Ignoti Dei Baroque Orchestra
Timothy Nelson artistic director
Melinda O'Neal conductor

Handel Choir in concertIII. Mozart and Bach

May 15, 2011 at 4pm

St. Ignatius Church
740 North Calvert Street, Baltimore 21202

Johann Sebastian Bach
Two fugues from Der Kunst der Fugue BWV 1080 (The Art of the Fugue)
Chorale prelude on Vor deinen Thron tret' ich hiermit BWV 668a (When in the hour of utmost need)
Cantata BWV 106 Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit (God's time is the best time)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ave verum Corpus KV 618 (Hail true Body)
Requiem KV 626

Emily No´┐Żl soprano
Monica Reinagel contralto
Aaron Sheehan tenor
Jason Hardy bass
Handel Choir & Chandos Singers
with Handel Period Instrument Orchestra
in collaboration with Harmonious Blacksmith
Melinda O'Neal conductor

Concerts in the Community

Freefall Baltimore

Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 2pm
Vollmer Center at Cylburn Arboretum
4915 Greenspring Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21209< br /> Works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Randall Thompson, Handel and Mozart, as well as a selection of well-known folk songs.

Charlestown Retirement Community

Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 7pm
715 Maiden Choice Lane
Catonsville, MD 21228
Program features selections from Messiah

Handel Choir performanceBenefit Concert for Murphy Initiative for Justice and Peace

Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 4pm
St. Mary of the Assumption
5502 York Rd, Baltimore 21212
with Katherine Needleman oboe, Thomas Hetrick, organ. Featuring works are by Whitacre, Stanford, choruses from Handel's Messiah and Mozart's Requiem, plus the Baltimore area's première of "This House of Peace" by Ralph M. Johnson.

Fairhaven Retirement Community

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 7:30pm
7200 Third Avenue
Sykesville, MD 21784
Program featuring selections from Mozart Requiem

Benefit Concert for Board of Child Care

Sunday, April 3, 2011 at 3pm
Kraushaar Auditorium at Goucher College
1021 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, Maryland 21204
with Michael Sheppard pianist
Handel Choir of Baltimore & Orchestra
Melinda O’Neal conductor

The Star-Spangled Banner - arr. Desormier
I beheld her, beautiful as a Dove - Willan
Sicut cervus - Palestrina
Beati quorum via - Stanford
Water Night - Whitacre
Ave verum Corpus - Mozart
selections from Requiem - Mozart
Deep River - arr. Tippett
Shenandoah - arr. Erb
Overture to Don Giovanni - Mozart
This House of Peace - Johnson
Choral Fantasia, Op. 80 - Beethoven

Photos by Will Kirk

Baltimore Office of Promotion & the ArtsBaltimore County Commission on Arts and SciencesHandel Choir of Baltimore is a GuideStar Exchange Member (click here for more info)All programs of the Handel Choir of Baltimore are made possible by support from the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts, the Baltimore County Commission on Arts and Sciences and the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency funded by the State of Maryland and the National Endowment for the Arts.