Escondido Choral Arts Foundation this week announced its 2019-2020 season, once more under the guiding hand of Dr. Joe Stanford, artistic director.
The concerts and their times and locations are shown below:
Concert of Reflection and Hope
Sun, November 3, 2019 3 p.m.
Church of the Resurrection
1445 Conway Dr. Escondido
Maurice Durufle’s Gregorian style Requiem, Vaughan Williams’ wordless Floss Campi and a new Te Deum by young American composer, Robert Giracello of Escondido.
Peace on Earth,
Center Children’s Chorus
Dec 7, 2019
Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad
Singers, ages 7-16, joining their voices in song to inspire peace and joy in the holiday season. The traditional Dona Nobis Pacem and “Silent Night” sung by children’s voices will touch our hearts.
Sun. Dec. 22, 2019
Center for the Arts, Escondido
The Christmas portion of Handel’s well-known masterpiece Messiah with soloists, Poway Symphonette and The Center Chorale, plus Audience Carol sing.
Guest Barbershop Chorus
February 22, 2020
CCAE Concert Hall
The fabulous voices of this guest chorus from our neighboring city of Westminster is one of the most dynamic and polished music ensembles you have ever heard. Not just a quartet!
Dr. Stanford commented about the upcoming season: “As we begin our eight year of striving to fulfill our mission to enrich lives through the art of choral singing and providing musical opportunities in the community, we hope you will join us in supporting Escondido Choral Arts by sponsoring a concert, becoming a sustaining member with your donation and attending our concerts. For more information: www.EscondidoChoralArts.com.”