Brahms Requiem at Manhattanville College

Westchester Choral Society and Hudson Chorale Concert at O’Byrne Chapel at Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY

Friday, May 19 at 7:30 PM and Sunday, May 21 at 3 PM.

Johannes Brahms – Ein deutsches Requiem, Gabriel Fauré – Pavanne,

Karl Jenkins – Benedictus

“Music for Humanity” -Two choral groups will team up to present Johannes Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem, a colossal work for chorus, orchestra and soprano and baritone soloists, and two shorter pieces, Pavanne by Gabriel Fauré and a contemporary choral work, Benedictus by Karl Jenkins.

Hudson Chorale and Westchester Choral Society, over 100 singers in all, along with a 40-piece orchestra, under the baton of Artistic Director David Baranowski, will present these beautiful and challenging works at O’Byrne Chapel at Manhattanville College in Purchase.

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About Westchester Choral Society

The award-winning Westchester Choral Society was founded by Sarah Stewart Bowne in 1942 to perform Bach’s B minor Mass with 15 singers. Today we are 55 singers performing works from Baroque to contemporary, presenting three concerts per season as well as Summer Sings and other musical events. Smaller ensembles are available for private and community performances. We welcome singers in all voice ranges to join us at a rehearsal before auditioning. We rehearse Tuesday evenings at the Music Conservatory of Westchester in White Plains (handicapped accessible; free parking available; near public transportation). To arrange a trial membership, contact WCS President Numa Rousseve at 914-285-9026. The Westchester Choral Society is a proud member of Chorus America, the Vocal Area Network, and ArtsWestchester, which honored us in 2000 with its Arts Organization Award.