Previous Seasons


 

2015-16 Season:

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Two major works by American composers: Leonard Bernstein's exuberant Chichester Psalms and Morten Lauridsen's introspective Lux Aeterna.  

Beethoven's Mass in C Major, Op. 86 and was performed with full orchestra and exceptional soloists.

A collection of holiday-inspired works, including familiar tunes, a selection of works by up and coming composers, as well as Durante's Magnificat.  


 

2014-15 Season:

 

The music of John Rutter, including favorites such as "For the Beauty of the Earth," "The Lord Bless You and Keep You," and the complete Requiem.

Music for choir and orchestral strings, including How Sweet the Moonlight Sleeps by Stephen Caracciolo, Franz Schubert’s Mass in G, and Vivaldi’s Magnificat.

A collection of folksongs, spirituals, and carols for the holiday season.


 

2013-14 Season:

 

The complete Missa Gaia (Earth Mass) by Paul Winter presented in partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

MCS's annual choral masterworks concert features one of the most dramatic works by Franz Joseph Haydn, featuring full orchestra and distinguished soloists.

MCS joined the Rockville Brass Band in a special collaboration concert supporting the Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic.


 

2012-13 Season:

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Blending classical, folk, and popular music; Behold the Sea! is a concert with something for everyone.

One of the most beloved choral masterworks of all time, MCS is joined by a full orchestra and distinguished soloists to perform Mozart's Requiem.

MCS opens the 2012-13 season with a concert of holiday music from our favorite English composers.


 

2011-12 Season:

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Ralph Vaughn William's Dona Nobis Pacem in the rarely heard version for strings and piano, arranged by the composer himself.

Featuring Gabriel Faure's famous Requiem, this concert also includes shorter works by Brahms, Bruckner, and John Tavener.

Celebrating the season with Vivaldi's Gloria, as well as chorales from the Bach Christmas Oratorio and solo and choral movements from Part III of Handel's great oratorio, Judas Maccabaeus.


 

2010-11 Season:

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Drawing inspiration from the Biblical stories of David and Solomon, this concert features a variety of psalm settings, Handel's famous Zadok the Priest, and more. 

 

Celebrate Valentine's Day with the inaugural performance of the MCS Chamber Singers.

 

MCS's annual masterwork concert featuring Mozart's Great Mass in C Minor and Beethoven's Elegischer Gesang.

 

Two contemporary masterworks for chorus and organ: Britten's Rejoice in the Lamb and Lauridsen's Lux Aeterna.