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The Orange County Women's Chorus creates and performs outstanding choral literature, engages and enriches our audiences, and celebrates women in music.
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The OCWC at the International Musical Eisteddfod, Llangollen, Wales
 The Orange County Women's Chorus Announces
2015 - 2016 Season 
 
Eliza Rubenstein, Artistic Director
Sarah Hughes, Assistant Director
Janelle Kim, Pianist   
   
The OCWC is home from our travels and better than ever! Join us for our 2015 - 2016 season, which features visions of Mary from around the world, a partnership with one of Orange County's best men's choruses, and a musical and culinary tasting menu you're sure to love.

O Mother, Where Art Thou?
Around the world in search of Mary
 
Journey with us as we follow the Virgin Mary around the world and through the ages, in songs from Medieval Europe, modern-day Japan, and everything in between! We'll be joined by a trio of harp, guitar, and marimba for California composer Conrad Susa's luscious Carols and Lullabies: Christmas in the Southwest, and you'll hear works by Poulenc, Praetorius, and many more as well.

December 5, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
St. Wilfrid of York Episcopal Church
 
December 6, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
Newport Harbor Lutheran Church

Adults $25; Seniors (65+) $20; Students $10

American Anthems
Bernstein and beyond
 
"This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before." So said Leonard Bernstein, whose magnificent Chichester Psalms will highlight this very special performance with our guests, the Bel Canto chamber choir of Men Alive: The Orange County Gay Men's Chorus (Bob Gunn, Artistic Director), and a top-notch instrumental ensemble. More American choral classics--from the concert hall and the stage--round out this unforgettable program.

March 5, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
St. Wilfrid of York Episcopal Church

March 6, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.
Newport Harbor Lutheran Church

Adults $30; Seniors (65+) $25: Students $15

Sound Bites
Small plate samples from a musical menu
Sarah Hughes, Conductor

Finish out the season with a delicious pairing of music and food!  Our program will feature songs inspired by some of our favorite cravings, ranging from sweet to savory.  When the music has you dreaming of food, a tasting menu of hors d'oeuvres and desserts will satisfy your appetite!  Come join us for a one-night-only performance including sumptuous settings of Shakespeare texts, delectable stage selections, and tantalizing vocal jazz.
 
June 4, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.
Bourne Hall at St. George's Episcopal Church & Academy

Adults $35; Seniors (65+) $30: Students $15

Season subscribers enjoy discounts of 25% or more, with adult subscriptions at $60 for all three concerts, seniors (65+) at $45, and students at $30. Bring a friend! Order your tickets by November 15 and receive one free ticket to a December concert for each subscription ordered.

Choose the subscription package that best meets your needs:

Saturday evenings

Sunday in December and March, Saturday in June
  
Create your own combination of dates

Make your June experience truly memorable: invite your friends to join you at a table for eight which includes wine at your table. Subscribers, enter discount code SUBS at checkout. Only 12 tables are available!

Individual tickets to this season's programs will go on sale on November 1, at our website or from your favorite singer.
The Orange County Women's Chorus
Eliza Rubenstein, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Sarah Hughes, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
23802 Avenida de la Carlota
Laguna Hills, CA  92653
(949) 451-8590
www.ocwomenschorus.org