Viva l’Italia! May 10 Concert Showcased Choral Drama of Rossini, Verdi, Vivaldi, and Monteverdi

This spring we celebrated Italian composers of three musical genres. Late Renaissance and Early Baroque were heard through Monteverdi’s charming and spirited Cantate Domino. Vivaldi took through the heart of the Baroque era with his powerful, beautiful, feverish, and at times solemn Gloria. The Romantic genre was represented by the passion, fire, fury, subtlety, and gentleness … More Viva l’Italia! May 10 Concert Showcased Choral Drama of Rossini, Verdi, Vivaldi, and Monteverdi

Holiday Concert Will Include Local Art Show

The Hopewell Valley Chorus will present “Resounding Joy,” its 59th annual winter concert on December 14, at 7:30pm. Spanning centuries, continents, and musical traditions, the program offers both joy and serenity to celebrate the holiday season. The Hopewell Valley Arts Council will display works by local artists, painted on palettes sliced from the area’s fallen … More Holiday Concert Will Include Local Art Show

Choral Conducting Scholars Program

The Hopewell Valley Chorus is accepting applications for its Choral Conducting Scholar Program.  Applicants should be of high school age and have a strong interest in choral conducting or music education.  Accepted Scholars will be given dedicated rehearsal time to teach a piece of music to the Chorus. Each Scholar will have private score study … More Choral Conducting Scholars Program

Performing Haydn’s Creation at Carnegie Hall

On June 11, 13 singers from the Hopewell Valley Chorus sang Haydn’s “Creation” at Carnegie Hall as part of the Masterwork Festival Chorus, a collaborative, auditioned chorus of singers from across the country. This exhilarating experience was our second opportunity to perform at the legendary concert hall—two unforgettable experiences that we hope to repeat next … More Performing Haydn’s Creation at Carnegie Hall

Spring into Song, Sunday Afternoon, April 15

Our 19th annual Spring into Song was another smashing success. We were joined by the five choirs of the Trenton Children’s Chorus and their drumming ensemble, as well as Vox Nova and the Timberlane Singers, in their Spring into Song debut. The generosity of musicians and audience members led to overflowing free-will donation baskets, which … More Spring into Song, Sunday Afternoon, April 15

We practiced, practiced, practiced…

Earlier this year, members of the HVC made their debut in CARNEGIE HALL, New York City. On March 11, 2017, they performed W.A. Mozart’s cherished and famed Requiem, K. 646. Auditioned singers from all over the country came together to rehearse and perform this masterwork under the baton of Dr. Bruce Chamberlain, Director of Choral Activities at … More We practiced, practiced, practiced…