Chorus

The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus (ECSC), a subsidiary of the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra, is  comprised of approximately 80 auditioned singers from Southeastern Connecticut and Rhode Island, and  range in age from high school students to octogenarians!  Under the direction of Chorus Director Mark Singleton, the ensemble presents classical works by Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn, Mendelssohn and many other major composers, as well as works by contemporary composers such as John Rutter and Morten Lauridsen.  

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Audition Information   

2017-2018 CONCERTS 


Testament of Freedom, A celebration of American Heroes 

The concert will be held on SATURDAY, November 11, 2017 at 7:30 pm at Evans Hall, Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut.  The ECSC will be performing Randall Thompson’s Testament of Freedom and other patriotic compositions in honor of Veteran’s Day.  Please call the ECSO office at 860.443.2876 for ticket information.


Messiah, A Christmas Celebration


The concert will be held on SATURDAY, December 2, 2017 at 7:30pm at Saint Patrick Cathedral in Norwich, Connecticut.  The ECSC with members of the Eastern CT Symphony Orchestra will be performing G.F.  Handel's Messiah, The Christmas Portion.  Please call the ECSO office at 860.443.2876 for ticket information.


Candide


The ECSC joins the ECSO to perform Leonard Bernstein’s Candide on SATURDAY, April 28, 2018 at 8:00pm at the Garde Arts Center in New London, Connecticut.   Contact the ECSO office at 860.443.2876 for ticket information.   Please remember to tell them that you heard about it here!   You can also order tickets to concerts held with the ECSO by visiting tickets.gardearts.org.   Thank you for your patronage! 

 
The ECSC counts on the support of ticket holders and donors.  If you wish to learn more about the chorus, want to make a donation, or are interested in placing an ad in our concert program, please contact ECSC President Kathy Walburn at ecscpresident@gmail.com. 

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Symphony Orchestra
289 State Street
New London, CT 06320

Phone: 860-443-2876

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Radio

Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony in B minor, Op. 58
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14
Britten: Peter Grimes: Sea Interludes (4), Op. 33a
Vaughan Williams: Symphony no 1 "A sea symphony"
Mahler: Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection"
Tchaikovsky: Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique"
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod
Verdi: I lombardi
Shostakovich: Symphony no 5 in D minor, Op. 47
Nielsen: Symphony no 4, Op. 29 "Inextinguishable"
Elgar: Concerto for Cello in E minor, Op. 85
Beethoven: Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36
Snider: Disquiet
Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music
Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms
Strauss: Don Juan, Op. 20
Wagner: Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin
Smetana: The Moldau
Prokofiev: Symphony no 5 in B flat major, Op. 100
Liszt: Les préludes, S 97
Sibelius: Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 43
Elgar: Nimrod from Enigma Variations
Strauss: Four Last Songs
Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40
Berlioz: Le carnaval romain Overture, Op. 9
Wagner: Die Meistersinger, prelude
Elgar: Coronation Ode, Op. 44
Bernstein: Overture to Candide
Holst: The Planets, Op. 32/H 125
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35

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Additional Support

The ECSO operates with additional support from the Department of Economic and Community Development, Connecticut Office of the Arts which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.