Melanie Moore - Artistic Director

Christmas With The Chorale 2023

When: Saturday, December 9, 2023 2:30 & 7:30 PM
Where: NorthPark Presbyterian Church
Guest Artist: Wes Moore

Christmas with the Chorale is just around the corner! We have prepared a vast variety of holiday music for you this year, and you have two opportunities to hear it. Saturday, December 9th, at 2:30 and 7:30 pm. Our selections range from the stirring "Fantasia on Christmas Carols" by Vaughan Williams, the joyful "Past Three A Clock" arranged by Rutter, and the Wilcox "O Come, All Ye Faithful", to classics old and new, including "Holiday Season", and our annual presentations of "Sweet Little Jesus Boy", and "Don't Save It All For Christmas Day". You won't want to miss our celebration!

wes2023.jpgWes Moore has received critical acclaim as a performer in opera and operetta across the United States in productions of Dido & Aeneas, Le Nozzi di Figaro, Cosi fan tutte, La Traviata, Gianni Schicci, Die Fledermaus, Hansel and Gretel, The Pirates of Penzance, and H.M.S. Pinafore. He has also appeared as a soloist and early music performer with the Tulsa Philharmonic, Ft. Worth Symphony, Naples Philharmonic (FL), Georgia Choral Society, Orchestra of New Spain, Ft. Worth Baroque Society, and Texas Camerata. He has collaborated on several premiers including Camilo Salazar's En Joselito, and John Dribus' Life Cycle. He recently recorded Joseph Klein's Leviathan for baritone, trombone and digital intermedia on the Innova label. Dr. Moore is currently Dean of the College of Fine Arts and Professor of Voice at Dallas Baptist University where his students have gone on to pursue opera and concert careers as well as graduate study at institutions such as Manhattan School of Music, University of North Texas, University of Colorado, Southern Methodist University, and University of Southern California. He's an active recitalist, speaker, and master class teacher at universities and high schools as well as a visiting evaluator across the nation for the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

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This organization is funded in part by the City of Richardson through the City of Richardson Cultural Arts Commission .