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10TH ANNUAL COLLEGIATE VOCAL SOLO COMPETITION

Saturday, October 21, 2017

This year, four winners in the categories of Soprano, Mezzo-soprano (or Alto), Tenor and Baritone (or Bass) will appear as soloists with the Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra in its March 24, 2018 concert.  Along with the opportunity to appear as soloists with the Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra in W.A. Mozart’s Coronation Mass, KV 317 and Benjamin Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb and to receive the publicity prior to the performance, each winning contestant will receive a remuneration of three hundred dollars.

The Collegiate Vocal Competition will be held on Saturday October 21st at the Music Mansion, 88 Meeting Street, Providence, RI 02906. Applicants will be informed of a time after we receive your application and registration fee.

An accompanist will be provided. Contestants should come prepared to sing an aria or art song of his or her choosing. The entrant must be enrolled as a student at an institution of higher education (RI, MA, CT) at the time of the audition and must be recommended by a teacher at his/her school.  The recommendation may be indicated by signature on the application.  The adjudicators are three of New England’s most respected singers who have appeared on numerous occasions as soloists with the Chorale and elsewhere in the region.

Upon receipt of the application, the entrant will be assigned an audition time. A $38 entry fee in the form of a check made payable to RICCO should accompany the application form, which is due by Friday, October 20, 2017 at our address below.

 

RHODE ISLAND CIVIC CHORALE & ORCHESTRA
141 Phenix Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
info@ricco.org
401.521.5670

Our 2017 – 2018 Season!

HANDEL 2A Full & Glorious Messiah

The only COMPLETE performance in Rhode Island of the wonderful holiday favorite, Messiah by G. F. Handel

Kelley Hollis, soprano
Megan Roth, Mezzo-soprano
Jesse DardenTenor
John Allen Nelson, Bass-baritone

Saturday, November 25, 2017, 7:30 PM  at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, 30 Fenner Street, Providence, RI 02903 and Sunday, November 26, 2017, 3:00 PM at St. Ann Arts and Cultural Center, 84 Cumberland Street,Woonsocket, RI.  

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star2Tomorrow’s Stars Today!  

Featuring works by W. A. Mozart, Gustav Holst and Benjamin Britten
Rejoice in the Lamb – Benjamin Britten
Coronation Mass – W. A. Mozart
Four Hymns from the Rig Veda – Gustav Holst

Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 7:30 PM at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, 30 Fenner Street, Providence, RI 02903.

Soloists are the winners of the Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra’s 10th Annual Collegiate Vocal Competition.

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Peace2Love and Peace: Two Journeys

Dona nobis Pacem – Esa-Pekka Salonen
Until Forever Ends (World Premiere!) – Geoffrey Gibbs
Dona nobis Pacem – R. Vaughn Williams

Diana McVey, soprano
Aaron Engebreth, baritone

Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 7:30 PM at the Immaculate Conception Church, 237 Garden Hills Drive, Cranston, RI

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