The season started with a fabulous performance of Mendelssohn’s Elijah on October 27 and 28, 2007. Jeanie Saint Germain designed amazing costumes that added tremendously to the impact of the performance. Chris Thompson returned as the baritone soloists playing the role of Elijah. Ellie Holt Murray and Susan White had solo roles as well.
The concert featured baritone soloist Chris Thompson in a spectacular performance of Felix Mendelssohn’s Masterpiece, Elijah. Chorale singer and costume designer Jeanie Saint Germain outfitted the soloists, as well as the Chorale singers, which added immensely to the impact of the performance.
The concert consisted of a variety of holiday carols and classics. Special guests included RVCA’s Cantare Chorus and the Melody Ringers, a bell choir under the direction of JT Thomas.
Broadway! The Songs of Cole Porter & George Gershwin – January 19 and 20, 2008
Most Happy Fella – April 26 and 27, 2008
The final Chorale concert of the season was Frank Loesser’s masterful musical, Most Happy Fella. Livia Genise and Ellie Holt-Murray played the lead female roles, with Niel Wilson and Kenne Horton in the lead male roles.