Ensembles

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An ensemble of about 100, ChoralArt Masterworks presents one to two performances of symphonic repertoire each season including an annual appearance with the Portland Symphony Orchestra. In the 2015-16 season Masterworks will perform Berlioz’ Te Deum with the PSO and join Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ for Grand Opera Meets the Mighty Kotzschmar. In recent seasons Masterworks has performed the New England premiere of Robert Cohen’s Alzheimer’s Stories, Bernstein’s Kaddish, Symphony No. 3, and Janáček’s Glagolitic Mass.


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This is the original ChoralArt ensemble with about 50 voices. Singers presents two to three concerts each season including Christmas at the Cathedral. The repertoire includes a cappella music as well as accompanied works. Recent performances include Francis Poulenc’s Dialogues of the Carmelites with the PSO, Mozart’s Requiem with the Portland Ballet Company, and Carol Burnett’s Bluegrass Mass.


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This chamber ensemble of approximately 15 voices specializes in a cappella music from the Renaissance through the 21st Century. ChoralArt Camerata’s annual “Epiphany Celebration” has become a choral tradition for each holiday season. The ensemble has presented a wide range of repertoire, including Bach’s Mass in B minor, Richard Einhorn’s Voices of Light to accompany the silent film masterpiece The Passion of Joan of Arc, and Gian Carlo Menotti’s The Unicorn, the Gorgon, and the Manticore in collaboration with the Portland Ballet Company.