Solaris Vocal Ensemble, bringing light to great choral works that span the ages,

through compelling performances imbued with passion and musical artistry,

announces its 2021-2022 season.

‘Tis the Season!

Featuring Taylor Scott Davis’ new setting of the timeless Magnificat with harp, organ and percussion, along with beloved carols for this glorious season. Guest Artist Rebecca Kauffman, harp

Saturday, December 18, 2021   7:30 pm  | White Meeting House  | Congregational Church, Waterbury

Sunday, December 19, 2021  3:00 pm | College Street Congregational Church, Burlington

Tickets: Adults $20; Seniors and Students $15

Tickets available through the Seven Days Ticket website and at the door.

Covid Protocols: We remain diligent about the safety and health of our singers and guests. Due to the ongoing high number of Covid cases:

  • We will ask all audience members to show proof of vaccination before entering the concert hall, and all will be required to wear masks while indoors. Unfortunately we cannot make any exceptions, so please bring your proof of vaccination (card or photo) with you or you will not be able to attend the concert. If you forget your mask we will have a small number available, along with hand sanitizer.
  • All Solaris singers are vaccinated, will be tested prior to performance, and may sing without masks.
  • The front rows will be unoccupied to allow space between singers and audience. The Waterbury venue seats 200 and tickets are limited to 100. The Burlington venue seats 400, and tickets are limited to 225. We look forward to a safe and joyous concert! Frankly, we can’t wait to see you!

For an indepth overview of  Covid-19 in Burlington and Chittenden county, we recommend Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger’s November 14, 2021 Covid-19 update.

Christmas with Solaris CD

We are delighted to announce that our new CD, Christmas with Solaris, will be released at our December concerts. You can preorder your copies for concert pick up when you purchase your concert tickets at the Seven Days Ticket website , or buy them at the concerts.

 

 

 

This Shining Night

This season’s annual benefit concert will support the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Vermont and will feature Solaris members in a variety of solos, duos, and small groups singing or playing selections ranging from folk songs and madrigals to jazz and Broadway tunes.

 

Saturday, February 12, 2022 7:30 pm  | College Street Congregational Church, Burlington

Delightful Pairings

Featuring classically based pieces creatively paired with spirituals and folk song arrangements from a variety of different countries and locations, including Laburda’s Vivat Musica (Let Music Live), Boulanger’s Hymne au Soleil and Barber’s The Coolin. Guest Artist Karen Kevra, flute

Friday, April 8, 2022 | A Collaboration Concert with Capital City Concerts | Montpelier – Waterbury Area

Saturday, April 9, 2022, 7:30 pm  | St. Paul’s United Methodist Church | St. Albans

Sunday, April 10, 2022 3:00 pm | College Street Congregational Church, Burlington

 

Our Videos

Over the past year, when we were unable to sing together, we continued singing virtually, producing many beautiful videos.

They can be viewed on our video page on this website, and on our YouTube Channel.

What our Audience members are saying:

  • Stunning, nuanced, and diverse program in a lovely quintessentially New England setting.  Waterbury 12/13/19  Gail Schwarz
  • The voices were lovely! So powerful, gently vulnerable, and enveloping. Stunning. Charlotte 12/14/19 Karen McKenny
  • I am stunned, simply stunned by the superb musical quality of the Solaris chorus. Burlington 12/15/19 Kristin Johnson
  • A warm conbination of talet and community. Thank you Solaris for this gift. This is my favorite concert on the year! This Shining Night Concert 2/08/2020 Ann Owen

Our Corporate Sponsors

Visionary

ART ZORN

Sustainer

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sustainer

 

Partner

Aubin Cabinetry

Jay Clark

Hickok & Boardman Capital Management

 

Friend

Burnett Design, LL

Montpelier Construction

Sarah Harrington Real Estate

Stagecoach Inn, Waterbury, VT

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