Fall Concert – Saturday, November 6, 2021 – 7:00 pm, Danbury
We are pleased to announce our fall concert, “Rising” to be held at the United Methodist Church of Danbury, 5 Clapboard Ridge Road. As we make our return to live concert performances, we hope you join us for an evening of beauty and redemption, as we perform Ola Gjeilo’s “Dark Night of the Soul” and “Sunrise Mass” and John Rutter’s “Look to the Day”. Performed with a 20 piece orchestra.
Important Covid Protocols. Tickets will only be sold online, in advance. All audience members must show proof of covid vaccination (physical card, or picture on phone). Children under 12 must bring proof of a negative covid PCR test within 72 hours. Masks required. No food or drink allowed. All Chorale singers and orchestra members are fully vaccinated.
9/11 Memorial Service – Saturday, September 11, 2021 – 6:30 pm, Ridgefield
The Ridgefield Chorale will perform at the Town of Ridgefield’s annual 9/11 Memorial Service, held at the Rec Center entrance (195 Danbury Road, Ridgefield). The Chorale joins First Selectman Rudy Marconi, Ridgefield clergy, police and fire honor guards, and guest speakers in honoring the memory of those who lost their lives on 9/11.
CT Arts Hero Award Ceremony – Wednesday, September 1, 2021 – 6 pm, Hartford
We are so proud that our Artistic Director, Daniela Sikora, has been recognized by the Connecticut Office of the Arts as a 2021 Connecticut Arts Hero! Connecticut Arts Hero Awards honor individuals who are doing remarkable things in the arts, for the arts, and through the arts. Daniela will be honored at a special evening event at Infinity Hall in Hartford on September 1 at 6 pm. Watch Daniela’s acceptance speech here: https://youtu.be/ptWfR2pD2GA
Fall Season 2021 – Come sing with us!
The Chorale will be rehearsing indoors, in-person starting in September 2021, for our fall concert. We will be performing Ola Gjeilo’s “Sunrise Mass” and other repertoire, with a tentative concert date of November 6, 2021. We welcome new members to join us for these rehearsals and the concert. Following CDC guidance, all singers must be fully vaccinated and masks are required for rehearsals and the concert. For more information, please contact us at email@example.com.
Tuesdays in June, July, August 2021
The Chorale will be holding summer rehearsals in the tent outside the Ridgefield Playhouse, every other Tuesday beginning Tuesday, June 8th, 7:00 – 8:30 pm. We welcome new members to join us for these rehearsals. Following CDC guidance, all singers must be fully vaccinated. For more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, February 25, 2021 – Giving Day!
This year’s Giving Day raised over $2.25 million from 14,828 donors in support of 394 organizations.
Thanks to the loyalty and generosity of donors such as you, The Ridgefield Chorale raised a total of $23,747 through donations from 246 donors, including $3,300 in prizes and $10,000 in matching funds. We appreciate your support of the local arts, and especially of The Ridgefield Chorale!
January 18, 2021 – Ridgefield MLK Jr. Celebration
The Ridgefield Chorale is proud to participate in the 25th anniversary of Ridgefield’s MLK Jr. Day celebration, honoring the legacy of the great civil rights leader with an awards ceremony, speakers and performances. Every year, The Spirit of Dr. King Award is given to a Ridgefield resident for their outstanding commitment to community service and selflessness.
This year, Mark Robinson, who started the MLK celebration 25 years ago, will be recognized. The full celebration will be available on the The Ridgefield Playhouse YouTube channel on January 18th beginning at 11am and will be available for viewing anytime thereafter.