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Oratorio Society of Virginia: Christmas at the Paramount

Join the Oratorio Society of Virginia, Charlottesville’s longest running community chorus, for their annual Christmas at the Paramount concerts!  Sing in the season with conductor Michael Slon and our 90-person chorus, accompanied by a brass quintet and harp, performing holiday favorites, including “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”, “I Saw Three Ships” and “Silver Bells,” Benjamin Britten’s Ceremony of Carols, and an audience sing-along. This year the Oratorio Society also will feature the talented Burley Bearettes Young Women’s Chorus (2:30 concert) and Albemarle High School Patriot Singers (7:30 concert). Bring your whole family to share the warmth of holidays with some of Charlottesville’s finest singers.

“Thank you (and your fine musicians and volunteers) for drawing together our community for an hour of wonders.”                                                                                                                                                          former UVa president John Casteen

The Oratorio Society of Virginia’s holiday concert has become a Paramount Theater annual tradition. A true delight for the whole family! This accomplished ensemble will perform selections to get everyone in the holiday spirit.

With its reputation for a professional sound and spirit of a community chorus, The Oratorio Society of Virginia has garnered the respect of a loyal audience. The common bond of the love of music keeps all members united in the Society’s mission:

Dedicated to musical excellence, The Oratorio Society of Virginia enriches, inspires, and educates the community through regular performance of choral master works that express the best of the human spirit.

The Paramount Theater is proud to join forces with community leaders to bring high quality performing arts to our community.

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Thank you to The National Endowment for the Arts and the Virginia Commission for the Arts for their generous support of The Paramount Theater.

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