Inspired by our “Music for a Great Space” concert tradition, Handel Choir is teaming with the city’s finest brass players for an evening of uncommon extravagance and grandeur. Bask in the splendor of Gabrieli and Bach, revel in the joy of Rutter and Hailstork, and be the first to hear Maestro Bartoldus’s new arrangement of Verdi’s Te Deum, the romantic master’s Opus Ultimum.

Verdi  Te Deum
Gabrieli  Canzon Septimi Toni a 8
Monteverdi  Ave maris stella from Vespro della Beata Vergine
Hailstork  Shout for Joy!
Olson  Reformation
Handel  Eternal Source of Light Divine from Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne
Bach  O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht
Rutter  Gloria

Philippe Brunet
Justin Nurin
Chieko M. Reaves
Douglas Wilson

James Martin
Jeffrey Gaylord
Jerry Amoury

Aden Beery

Barry Dove
Jeff Stern

Thomas Hetrick

Saturday, May 13, 2023, 7:30 PM
Grace United Methodist Church
5407 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD


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Visions, Dreams & Flying Machines

Gaze upon the origins of our universe, marvel at Da Vinci’s dreams of flight, and celebrate the wonders of modern communication – all via an immersive multimedia choral experience. Handel Choir’s performance combines light art, live electronics, Baroque treasures, a favorite party piece of The King’s Singers, and a rediscovered work by Maryland musical prodigy Mark Fax.
featuring Jason Charney, electronics and light art, and Christian Lane, organ
Whitacre  Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine
Hammond and Hazelwood  I’m a Train
Mendelssohn Festgesang ‘zum Gutenbergfest’, movement 2
Strozzi  L’uscignuolo
Fax  A Song of Praise
Bates  Mass Transmission
Peters  Silhouette of a Cloud II
Mikalson and Shaw  Score for the Big Bang
Widor  Surrexit a mortuis
Kodaly  Laudes Organi

Saturday, March 11, 2023, 7:30 PM
Grace United Methodist Church
5407 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD

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2022-2023 Season Program Book
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2022-2023 Season Program Book
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Handel Choir’s highly celebrated performance is also Baltimore’s only period instrument Messiah – and now with a new twist! Hear excerpts from Handel’s concerti, composed specifically as entr’acte music for his grand oratorios.

Handel Choir of Baltimore
Handel Period Instrument Orchestra
Cara Gabrielson soprano
Patrick Dailey countertenor
Derrick Miller tenor
Curtis Streetman bass
Brian Bartoldus conductor

Saturday, December 10, 2022, 7:30 PM
Grace United Methodist Church
5407 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD

Sunday, December 11, 2022, 3:00 PM
Christ Lutheran Church
701 South Charles Street
Baltimore, MD


Handel Choir thanks Preston and Nancy Athey for their sustaining support. Our 2021-2022 season is supported in part by grants from the organizations pictured, the Harry L. Gladding Foundation, Inc. and the Dr. Frank C. Marino Foundation.

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