2021-2022 Concert Season


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OUR CONCERTS

An American Songbook


8:00pm

Friday, May 20

The Century Club of Scranton

Arcadia Chorale is joined by the Doug Smith Jazz Trio to celebrate the Great American Songbook!

Soloists and small ensembles drawn from the Chorale will sing the music of Gershwin, Porter, Rodgers & Hammerstein and others on this popular program.

End your week with beautiful melodies, jazzy harmonies and toe-tappin' rhythms!

Steven Thomas Memorial Concert


4:00pm

Sunday, May 1

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

Wilkes-Barre

Join us as we pay tribute to Steven Thomas, our beloved former Music Director, who passed away in July 2020.

Arcadia Chorale will be joined by the Lyric Consort, the Wilkes University Choirs and alumni, and instrumentalists from the Arcadia Festival Orchestra and St. Stephen's Church. This special tribute will feature music that was meaningful to Steven and his ensembles. Two new pieces written in his memory will also be premiered. Please plan to be with us as we celebrate Steven’s life through music and fellowship.

The concert is open to the public. Attendees will be required to follow St. Stephen’s protocols for masking and social distancing.

Admission is free; donations will be collected for the Dr. Steven Thomas Memorial Fund, which provides scholarships for the Chorale's student singers and sponsors the ensemble's special projects.

March 19 and 20, 2022

After two years, we're Bach!

Three concerts over two days, featuring organ, choral and chamber music by the incomparable J.S. Bach and his contemporaries. Join us!

Organ Concert

4:00pm

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Elm Park United Methodist Church, Scranton

Canon Mark Laubach will perform pieces by Bach, Handel, Vaughan Williams and César Franck. Admission to the Organ Concert is free.

Chamber Music Concert

7:30pm

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Scranton


Members of the Arcadia Festival Orchestra, including Artistic Director Tom Heinze and the Beverley Trio, will be featured in chamber works by Bach, Schubert and Mozart.

Choral Concert

3:00pm

Sunday, March 20, 2022

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Scranton


The Chorale will be joined by the Arcadia Festival Orchestra in performances of Monteverdi's Beatus Vir, Handel's Dettingen Te Deum, and Bach's motet, Jesu, meine Freude.


3:00pm

Sunday, Dec. 19

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

Wilkes-Barre

Our regional tradition continues, with orchestra and soloists. Bring a mask and bring your score to join the Chorale in singing the choruses of Handel's masterpiece!

Click here to see our Messiah concert program and get ready for those "Tutti" sections!



Angels, Shepherds, & Animals, Oh My!


7:30pm

Saturday, Dec. 4

St. Nicholas R.C. Church

Wilkes-Barre


3:00pm

Sunday, Dec. 5

St. Luke's Episcopal Church

Scranton

Celebrate the holidays with our Christmas concert, which will depict the observers of the baby in the manger. A fun program for the entire family!

The Heroes Among Us

7:30pm

Saturday, Oct. 23

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Wilkes-Barre


3:00pm

Sunday, Oct. 24

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Scranton

Join us as we honor first responders, essential workers and their families with this concert featuring music of joy, comfort and remembrance. Admission is free to all essential workers; masks are required for all attendees. Click to view the concert program.


Our first concert of the 2021–2022 season!

3:00 pm

September 19, 2021

McDade Park, Scranton

FREE admission

The Arcadia Chorale is thrilled to join with Voce Angeli to present a collaborative concert at McDade Park in Scranton. Join us for this program of audience favorites, with tunes by Gershwin, Moses Hogan and more! Thanks to our partners at Lackawanna County, admission is free; donations will be collected for the Northeast Pennsylvania Youth Shelter. Bring a chair and enjoy choral music in this outdoor setting. We can't wait to sing for you! Click to view the concert program.

2021–2022 Concert Season: At a Glance

Together in Song

3:00pm

Sunday, September 19, 2021

McDade Park, Scranton


A collaborative concert with Voce Angeli. Admission is free; donations will benefit the NEPA Youth Shelter.


The Heroes Among Us

7:30pm

Saturday, October 23, 2021

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Wilkes-Barre


3:00pm

Sunday, October 24, 2021

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Scranton


A concert honoring first responders and their families for their continued work during the pandemic. Free admission for all essential workers and first responders.


Angels, Shepherds & Animals, Oh My!

7:30pm

Saturday, December 4, 2021

St. Nicholas R.C. Church, Wilkes-Barre


3:00pm

Sunday, December 5, 2021

St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Scranton


Celebrate the holidays with our Christmas concert, which will depict the observers of the baby in the manger. A fun program for the entire family!


37th Annual Messiah Sing-Along

3:00pm

Sunday, December 19, 2021

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Wilkes-Barre


Our regional tradition continues, with orchestra and soloists. Bring your score and join the Chorale in singing the choruses of Handel's masterpiece.


35th Annual NEPA Bach Festival

Three concerts over two days, featuring organ, choral and chamber music by the incomparable J.S. Bach and his contemporaries.


4:00pm

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Elm Park Church, Scranton


Organ recital: Canon Mark Laubach


7:30pm

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Scranton


Chamber Music: featuring members of Arcadia Chorale's Bach Festival Orchestra


3:00pm

Sunday, March 20, 2022

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Scranton


Choral concert: Arcadia Chorale and Bach Festival Orchestra


Dr. Steven Thomas Memorial Concert

4:00pm

Sunday, May 1, 2022

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Wilkes-Barre


The Arcadia Chorale will join the Lyric Concert, Wilkes University choirs and members of the Chorale's Bach Festival Orchestra to celebrate the life and work of our beloved friend and colleague, Steven Thomas.


An American Songbook

8:00pm

Friday, May 20, 2022

The Century Club of Scranton


A pops concert with the Doug Smith Jazz Trio, celebrating music from the American Songbook.