2023–2024 Concerts & Events

Our Concerts and Events

NEPA Bach Festival: 

March 16 & 17 

Arcadia Chorale presents organ, chamber music and choral concerts celebrating the connections between J. S. Bach and composers who came before and after! Join us for a weekend of varied programming from the Renaissance to the modern age. 


Chamber  Music & Choral Concert Tickets: 

Adults: $15

Seniors/WVIA members: $12

Students free

Note: Admission to Saturday's organ concert is free; a freewill donation will be taken.


Purchase tickets here

NEPA Bach Festival: March 16 & 17 

Arcadia Chorale presents organ, chamber music and choral concerts celebrating the connections between J. S. Bach and composers who came before and after! Join us for a weekend of varied programming from the Renaissance to the modern age. Learn more here.


Organ Concert

4:00pm

Saturday, March 16

Elm Park United Methodist Church, Scranton

Free will offering


Our guest organist, Thomas Dressler, highlights the music of J. S. Bach on Elm Park's magnificent instrument. 



Chamber Music Concert

7:30pm

Saturday, March 17

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Scranton

Purchase tickets here


Members of the Arcadia Festival Orchestra are featured in this eclectic program, which includes trios by Weiner, Bach and Beethoven, as well as Johann Friedrich Fasch's Concerto for Trumpet in D. 



Choral Concert

3:00pm

Sunday, March 17

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Scranton

Purchase tickets here


Our Music Director, Matthew Rupcich, leads Arcadia Chorale in works by Palestrina, Stanford, Fauré and Bruckner. The Chorale will then be joined by the Arcadia Festival Orchestra to perform J. S. Bach's cantata, Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben (BWV 147) and Mass in G minor (BWV 235).

Messiah Sing–Along



3:00pm

Sunday, December 17

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Wilkes-Barre


Our holiday tradition continues: Join Arcadia Chorale for our annual Messiah Sing–Along! 


We'll invite our audience to join the Chorale in singing famous choruses from the work, such as "And the Glory of the Lord," "For Unto Us a Child is Born," and of course, "Hallelujah" and "Worthy is the Lamb." 


We'll be joined by guest soloists (they'll perform the arias) and orchestra. Bring your score or purchase one at the door and get ready to sing along to Handel's masterpiece! Or simply come and listen to this glorious choral music to get you in the holiday mood. We hope to see you there!


Arcadia Chorale is proud to present this event in partnership with WVIA-FM , who will record the performance and broadcast it on Christmas Eve at 2:00pm. 


Adults: $15

Seniors/WVIA members: $12

Student admission is free


Messiah score (available at the door, limited supply): $10


Tickets available at the door or purchase online here. 

A Christmas Rose


7:30pm

Saturday, December 2

St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Scranton


3:00pm

Sunday, December 3

First Presbyterian Church, Wilkes-Barre


This year, our Christmas program centers around the Virgin Mary and the image of a rose in winter. The program will feature settings of familiar texts, such a Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming, The Angel Gabriel, There is No Rose, and the Ave Maria. Traditional works by Victoria, Byrd, and Praetorius will be presented alongside contemporary pieces by Bullard, Forbes, and Lohman. 


To add to our sense of togetherness this season, please join us in singing traditional carols, such as Joy to the World and Silent Night! This beautiful, poignant program will help put you in a reflective and joyous mood. We hope to see you there!


Tickets available at the door or purchase online here. 

Takeout Pasta Dinner


11:30am to 1:00pm

Sunday, October 29

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Scranton


Help us stay out of the red by getting into it –red sauce that is! (See what we did there?)


Support Arcadia Chorale's 2023-2024 Concert Season by purchasing a delicious takeout pasta dinner! Each meal includes a generous portion of pasta, along with meatballs, bread, salad, brownie and – of course – sauce!


Purchase tickets in advance from any Arcadia Chorale member or order online here! 


Then simply stop by Covenant Presbyterian on October 29 to pick up your meals. Easy! We'll even serenade you a little as you pick up dinner. 🍝🎶😉

Spirituals in Concert


7:30pm

Saturday, October 14

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Scranton


3:00pm

Sunday, October 15

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Wilkes-Barre


Arcadia Chorale opens the 2023-2024 Concert Season with a fall program honoring the rich musical heritage of African American spirituals. 


The concert will explore themes of pain, hope, endurance, faith, and freedom through song, including William L. Dawson's settings of "Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit," "Soon Ah Will Be Done," and "There is a Balm in Gilead."  Join us for this powerful and engaging program.

Tickets available at the door or purchase tickets online here.