2018–2019 Season Schedule

Emotional Landscapes
featuring Beethoven’s 9th!

Saturday, October 27, 2018 • 7:30 pm
Unionville High School Auditorium
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Witnessing a performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is always an uplifting experience. Join the Kennett Symphony, the Brandywine Valley Chorale, the Chester County Choral Society, members of the Unionville High School Chamber Choir and soloists from the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia for a performance of Beethoven’s greatest musical achievement celebrating the common bonds that we all share. We begin the concert with a playful overture by Franz Schubert and then three short songs by Gustav Mahler, that despite their brevity, probe the depth and breadth of the human experience.

Holiday Concert:
A Brandywine Christmas

Saturday, December 8, 2018 • 7:30 pm
St Michael Lutheran Church
109 East Doe Run Road
Unionville, Pennsylvania

BVC’s holiday concert features distinguished American composer Daniel Pinkham’s Christmas Cantata (Sinfonia Sacra). A 20th century homage to the Baroque, this work recalls the brilliance of the Venetian school of chorus-and-brass music, particularly as embodied in the works of Giovanni Gabrieli. The Cantata is cast in the form of three contrasting short movements and is scored for chorus and double brass choir.

The program features a mix of other seasonal selections, including a carol sing-along.

Spring Concert:
Love, Light, Hope
(The Dawn of Tomorrow)

Saturday, May 4, 2019 • 7:30 pm
Unionville High School Auditorium
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Brandywine Valley Chorale, along with Unionville High School Chorale, joins forces with Christian’s Compassionate Mission for an uplifting concert that raises awareness to suicide prevention.

The program features the Pennsylvania premiere of composer Dan Forrest’s newest choral work, LUX: The Dawn From On High. This five-movement masterwork explores various facets of LUX (Latin for “light”), in texts ranging from ancient liturgical chant to biblical scripture to modern secular poetry.

During the performance, Brandywine Valley artists will be creating extraordinary works of art on stage. And an orchestral ensemble will accompany the singers.

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Mission Statement

Our mission is to foster and share the art of choral music, as well as serve the Brandywine Valley community, through the pursuit of musical excellence in a wide variety of repertoire and performance opportunities.