71st consecutive annual production of “Messiah”

The Sarasota Choral Society proudly presents its 71st consecutive annual production of The Christmas portion of George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” Saturday, December 5, 2015 at Church of the Palms Presbyterian Church 3224 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, FL 34231 941.924.1323 Performance – 4:00 pm General admission: $20.00 Children & Students (Student ID required): $10.00 Live Orchestra … Read more

2015 Rehearsals

Mark your calendar accordingly! Rehearsal schedule for the 2015 Messiah: Each Tuesday at 7:30pm at Church of the Palms Presbyterian beginning on October 27 and continuing Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24, and Dec. 1, 2015. December 1 will be a dress rehearsal with the orchestra and soloists and all chorus members are expected to attend. … Read more

The 2015 Giving Challenge

Thank you to all of you who donated via the 2015 Giving Challenge. Your generosity will help us continue to present the highest quality choral performances in the area and support our student scholarship program(s). The 2015 Giving Challenge is made possible by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County and The Patterson Foundation with support … Read more

Sarasota Choral Society invited to perform in Carnegie Hall, NYC!

Distinguished Concerts International New York City (DCINY) announced today that director Geneviève Beauchamp and the Sarasota Choral Society have been invited to participate in a performance of Handel’s Messiah on the DCINY Concert Series in New York City. This performance at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, November 29, 2015 is of the Thomas Beecham/Eugene Goossens’ 1959 … Read more

Potential Venues

The Sarasota Choral Society has been performing in the Sarasota/Manatee/Venice area for almost seven decades and in that time we have presented our prestigious productions of sacred and secular choral music at some very fine venues. These include, but are not limited to; The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, Neel Performing Arts Hall at SCF, … Read more