Berkshire Choral Festival

A varied and challenging season!

Our symphony

At our Sheffield home, the Berkshire Choral Festival works primarily with the Springfield Symphony Orchestra. Founded in 1944, it is the largest in Massachusetts outside of Boston. Over the last decade, its reputation has grown steadily under the direction of Kevin Rhodes.

July 11-19, Britten, War Requiem (Latin/English)
July 19-26: Music of Duke Ellington and His Era
July 26-Aug. 2: Dvorak, Stabat Mater (Latin)
August 2-9: Orff, Carmina Burana (Latin with traces of middle high German and old French)

 

July 11-19: Britten, War Requiem (Latin/English)

Concert: July 18
Conductor: Jane Glover
Symphony: Springfield Symphony Orchestra

July 19–26: Music of Duke Ellington and His Era

Concert: July 25
Conductor: Philip Brunelle
Symphony: Springfield Symphony Orchestra

July 26-Aug. 2: Dvorak, Stabat Mater (Latin)

Concert: August 1
Conductor: Erin Freeman
Symphony: Springfield Symphony Orchestra

August 2-9: Orff, Carmina Burana (Latin with traces of middle high German and old French)

Concert: August 8
Conductor: Andre Thomas
Symphony: Springfield Symphony Orchestra