Thursday, January 12, 2017

Oratorio Society auditions

The Oratorio Society of Virginia will hold auditions from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Municipal Arts Center, 1119 Fifth St. SW in Charlottesville.

The chorus, led by Michael Slon of the University of Virginia’s music faculty, rehearses on Mondays from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

During the remainder of the 2016-17 season, the Oratorio Society will lead a community sing of Morten Lauridsen’s “Lux Aeterna,” March 18 at Charlottesville’s First Presbyterian Church, and perform with soprano Danielle Talamantes and organist Jeremy Thompson in a Mother’s Day program, “A Celebration of Great Choruses,” May 14 at the University of Virginia’s Old Cabell Hall.

Singers in all voice parts are invited to audition. To schedule a time, call (434) 295-4385 or e-mail

For more information, visit the Oratorio Society of Virginia’s website,