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Mendelssohn Choir To Kick Off 31st Season With Bridgeport Concert

The Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut  will kick off its 31st season with a performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony at the Klein Memorial Auditorium in Bridgeport. The choir is directed by Carole Ann Maxwell, DSM.
The Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut will kick off its 31st season with a performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony at the Klein Memorial Auditorium in Bridgeport. The choir is directed by Carole Ann Maxwell, DSM. Photo Credit: Contributed

BRIDGEPORT, CONN. -- The Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut will kick off its 31st season on Saturday, Dec. 12, with a performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in Bridgeport.

The choir will be performing with the Greater Bridgeport Symphony, directed by Eric Jacobsen, and the Fairfield University Chamber Singers at the Klein Memorial Auditorium.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

The Klein Memorial Auditorium is located at 910 Fairfield Ave. For more information, call (800) 424-1060.

The choir itself is guided by Carole Ann Maxwell, DSM, its founder and artistic director.

On Saturday, Jan. 23, the MCC will present “Heroic Haydn” at Fairfield University’s Quick Center for the Arts. The concert starts at 8 p.m.

The Haydn program will include Missa Cellensius; Te Deum in C, featuring the Festival Orchestra and tenor Drew Seigla.

The Quick Center for the Arts is located at Fairfield University, 1073 N. Benson Road, Fairfield. For more information, call (203) 254-4010.

The final program of MCC’s 2015-16 season will be “Poetry in Motion” -- featuring simple, provocative, and intriguing text from luminaries throughout the ages -- on Saturday, May 14, at 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in New Canaan.

For more information about the choir, click here .

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