Come hear the Octavos carol at the Victorian Stroll!
On Thursday, November 30, the City of Saratoga has its annual Victorian Stroll from dusk until 10PM. A subsection of the Octavo Singers will sing familiar and not-so-familiar Christmas carols on the grand staircase in the lobby of the former Adelphi Hotel, located on Broadway Street not too far from Congress Park. The group will sing sets at 7:15 and 8:15. Come in, warm up and let our Octavos help you jump-start your holiday season!
Results from our Mass Appeal audience poll are in!
On Sunday, November 19th, we performed our fall concert, Mass Appeal, at Immaculate Conception in Glenville, NY. There, we presented two Masses; one by Beethoven and one by Johann Hummel. Both were commissioned by Prince Esterhazy. The Prince loved the Hummel and was anything but impressed with the Beethoven. Just for fun, we put a ballot in the programs and asked the audience to vote on their favorite of the two. Unlike the Prince, here are the results:
Liked both equally: 1
Poor Hummel spent his entire life in Beethoven's shadow, and nothing appears to have changed.
Thank you to everyone who came and participated!
2017-2018 Season Rehearsals to Begin!
Thinking about joining the Octavo Singers? Join us for our first rehearsal of the new season!
Monday, September 11th, 7PM - 9PM at Zion Lutheran Church - Schenectady, NY.
Visit our Join page for our Registration Form - for new and returning members.
Octavo Singers 2017-2018 Season Announced!
Beethoven: Mass in C Major
Hummel: Mass in B-flat Major
Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 3PM
Immaculate Conception Church, Glenville
Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 7:30PM
Union College Memorial Chapel - Schenectady, NY
Rutter: Mass of the Children with the Capital District Youth Chorale
Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 7:30PM
Proctors - Schenectady, NY
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