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THE WARWICK VALLEY CHORALE

ORANGE COUNTY'S LONGEST-RUNNING AND 

MOST DISTINGUISHED COMMUNITY CHORUS

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June 14th: Members of the Warwick Valley Chorale
participate in a candlelight vigil for the victims of the Pulse massacre.


Video by Erika Norton, courtesy of The Warwick Advertiser



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The WVC gave a world premiere performance in Carnegie Hall on May 28th, 2016,
of Ivo Antognini's A Prayer for Mother Earth.

Members of the Warwick Valley Chorale getting ready to enter Carnegie Hall.


Stanley Curtis, the Conductor of the Warwick Valley Chorale, congratulates the composer, Ivo Antognini, 
on the marvelous score for his A Prayer for Mother Earth.
Dr. Curtis along with 65 other members of the WVC joined 
about 150 other choristers from New Jersey, North Carolina, Texas and Switzerland
in Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium accompanied by the composer on piano and the New England Ensemble.
Andrew Crane masterfully conducted the performance to a standing ovation from the audience.
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"Our next New York City appearance will be on May 28, 2016 as the central chorus performing the world premiere of Ivo Antognini’s A Prayer for Mother Earth, at Carnegie Hall. This will be followed by two local concerts in early June, 2016 featuring the same piece, a glorious modern “oratorio for life” with lyrics in English that are drawn from Native American prayers, Saint Francis of Assissi and Archpriest Grigori Petrov, among others. In our local concerts we will also sing a selection of American Spirituals arranged by John Rutter, plus a few other surprises."

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In February, 2016, the New York State Senate, courtesy of Senator John J. Bonacic, passed a resolution commemorating WVC's 75th anniversary.

Click here to view and download a copy of this commemoration.
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Warwick Valley Chorale is in its 75th year.

The Chorale, a volunteer organization of more than 100 voices, has sung at locations around Orange County 

as well as Carnegie Hall and Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center many times.

If you would like to share our love of music and singing

please send an email to our president, Zoey Savale: savazoo@optimum.net


Support choral performances in Orange County by becoming a sponsor of the Warwick Valley Chorale.



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Gwyneth Walker's arrangement of Down to the River to Pray, premiered by the Warwick Valley Chorale at their December 2015 concerts and by popular demand will be performed again at WVC's June 2016 concerts in Middletown and Warwick:

Down to the River to Pray - Performance on Dec. 13, 2015

                                                                                                                                                                                    Audio by Tom Venable and video by Rachel Rosen


The Warwick Valley Chorale prepares for its 75th Anniversary Concerts                                                                                                    Photo by Ed Bailey


The WVC in concert at St. Stephens Church, Warwick, NY, Dec. 13, 2015                                                                                      Photo by David Nieves


                                                                                                                                                                                Photo courtesy of The Warwick Advertiser
Click here to see the article in The Warwick Advertiser about the December 13th concert at St. Stephens Church
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Click here to see the article in "Dirt Magazine" about WVC's commission with Gwyneth Walker.
Click here and see James Cotter's review of the WVC concert in Middletown.
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The program includes the world premiere of a new composition by our favorite composer, Gwyneth Walker.
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Members of the WVC greeted 
Santa in Sugar Loaf - Saturday, Dec. 12th

Photo by Ed Bailey at last year's festivities.
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Members of the Warwick Valley Chorale caroling down Main Street
on Sunday, Nov 22, at Warwick's Home for the Holidays.
See the article in the Warwick Advertiser. 

Photo by Roger Gavan, Warwick Advertiser

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Click here to see highlights from WVC's recent seasons: in Orange County, New York City and the world.
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