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The Oratorio Society of Virginia Michael Slon, Music Director

Upcoming Concerts

Together in Song 2020

Together in Song

The First Presbyterian Church, Charlottesville, VA
Saturday, March 14, 2020
A Community Sing-In featuring J.S.Bach's Cantata 4: Christ lag in Todesbanden
Master Class for singers 10:00am - 1:00pm

Performance at 4:00 PM


To sign up for the Masterclass and buy tickets to the performance, click here or call Executive Director David Perry at 434.295.4385

The Oratorio Society of Virginia and Music Director Michael Slon present a choral masterclass and concert, joining community singers to prepare and perform J.S. Bach's Cantata No 4 and Felix Mendelssohn's Hear My Prayer.

The afternoon performance will also include works sharing a connection to Leipzig, Germany, including Clara Schumann's Drei Gemischte Chöre. Guests who register for the choral master class do not need to purchase separate concert tickets for themselves.

Information for Singers
The Oratorio Society invites all interested singers to join us in performing J.S. Bach's Cantata No 4, Christ lag in Todesbanden and Felix Mendelssohn's Hear My Prayer. Below is a schedule of the day's events:

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Choral master class with Music Director Michael Slon
3:00 PMBrief vocal warm-up
4:00 PM Performance with The Oratorio Society

Guests who wish to perform in the concert must register for and attend the masterclass and warm-up. We welcome choirs as well as individual singers from our community. We ask participating singers to prepare each work in advance to the best of their ability. High school students, recommended by their choral teachers and confirmed to have learned the music, are welcome to join.

We hope to strengthen our community by sharing the joyful, moving experience of singing together. We hope you will join us!

To purchase the score for the Bach Cantata, click here
To download a copy of Michael Slon's score notes for Hear my Prayer, click here

Maysong: Celebrating Beethoven at 250

Old Cabell Hall, Charlottesville, VA
Friday May 22, 2020
Featuring works of Beethoven including Choral Fantasy


Performance at 7:30 PM
Note: tickets go on sale Sunday, March 15




We welcome school-aged children at our concerts, and ask for your consideration so that everyone in our audience can experience and enjoy the performance in the best possible environment.