Celebrating its 39th Season, the Moore County Choral Society continues to gain prominence as a chorus of distinction and excellence and is proud to be among North Carolina’s long-standing choral groups. Our 100+ voice chorus, celebrates the rich and varied heritage of choral music through outstanding live choral performances, and promotes and shares choral art through education and public outreach.
The Moore County Choral Society is proud to announce its upcoming Wine Gala, to be held at The Fresh Market in Southern Pines, on Thursday, March 6, from 7:30 - 9:30. Come enjoy delicious hors-d'oeuvres, distinctive cheeses, and taste a variety of wines. Non-alcoholic beverages will also be available for tasting. There will be a discount on any wine purchase. Tickets are only $25, and all ticket proceeds benefit MCCS. Tickets are limited, and must be purchased in advance. Tickets are available from any MCCS member, from Co-Chair Gladys Wade (call 949-3359), or at The Fresh Market.
For our Spring Concert, the Choral Society will perform Puccini’s Messa di Gloria. Written when the composer was only twenty-two years old, the Gloria was a graduation assignment from the Istuto Musicale Pacini. First performed (and well-received) in 1880, it was not performed again until 1952 and now is a popular concert work for choirs worldwide. Puccini is best known for his operas, which include Madame Butterfly and La Boheme, but his musical genius can be clearly heard in this youthful work.
Also on the Spring Concert will be opera choruses by the inimitable Giuseppi Verdi. Famous choruses from operas including Aida and II Trovatore and others will be included on the program.
The spring concert will be held on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. in the Robert E. Lee Auditorium at Pinecrest High School.