British Composer Works With Local Singers

On Dec. 12 'Christmas Oratorio'


Last updated 12/9/2019 at 2:47pm

Transylvania Choral Society members rehearse Bob Chilcott's "Christmas Oratorio," which they will perform this Thursday, Dec. 12, at Brevard College. (Courtesy photo)

With just a short while until the North American Premiere of Bob Chilcott's "Christmas Oratorio," it was an excited group of about 50 choristers who were able to meet on Nov. 21 to have a FaceTime conversation with the composer.

As artistic director for the Transylvania Choral Society David Gresham, said, "When we perform works by living composers, we can reach out to them with questions and hear their thoughts on a piece in real time. That will add to our understanding of the process and the overall experience of the piece as intended to be performed."

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