Music is important in our lives whether it is sung by one person or a thousand. The opening FCCC concert will feature many wonderful holiday pieces, talented soloists and singers galore! The title of the program comes from the text of one of our pieces and relates to our season-long theme of community singing. For this concert we will invite family, alumni and friends to join us on stage for our entire finale. The selections will include Dona Nobis Pacem, Haida and Bridge Over Troubled Water, after which the entire audience will be join in on Winter Wonderland. We are thrilled to present masterpieces by Bach and Biebl. Our audience will also hear Deck the Halls, We Need a Little Christmas, Coventry Carol, Angels We Have Heard on High and You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch, among many others!
Music for Youth’s December concert will feature the Chamber Singers of FCCC. The program will include Holiday, Gospel and Classical vocal selections. Seating will open at 6:40 pm. Donations of cash or food donations for Operation Hope will be accepted at the door.
We are pleased to present highlights from the smash Broadway hits Wicked, Beauty and the Beast, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical and Hello Dolly! In addition to rousing choruses, our amazing soloists will step into the spotlight to add their unique interpretations of the songs we all love. The fantastic FCCC orchestra will join us on stage and add its own pizzazz to this not-to-be-missed evening of story and song! What’s more, the spotlight will shine on our annual Silent Auction taking place in the theater lobby before the concert and during intermission! (Beginning at 5:30 pm).
The Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestra (String Section) will perform at the Fairfield University Bookstore. Immediately following will be a performance by the Chorus and Chorale of FCCC.
More details to follow.
The Chamber Singers of FCCC joins the Greater Bridgeport Symphony as they celebrate Leonard Bernstein’s music who would be 99 years old in 2017. The Connecticut Chamber Choir and FCCC will join GBS in presenting the Dance Suite from West Side Story and Chichester Psalms. The second half of the concert brings French romance, with Ravel’s Tzigane (Deborah Wong, GBS concertmaster, soloist) and Debussy’s Nocturnes. For details: Bernstein at 99
The final regular season concert will again focus on community, this time featuring classic folk songs and many beloved rounds. With selections from the 13th Century through today, you will experience sparkling gems that will warm your heart and masterpieces that will inspire your soul. Enjoy the beautiful melodies of How Can I Keep From Singing and O Music, Sweet Music, be enthralled by the sound of the young voices and join in with us as we celebrate singing as a community!