2018 HOLIDAY CONCERT                                                    SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2018 AT 4:00 pm

Enjoy your holiday season at the Annual Holiday Concert of the Oratorio Society of Queens and Maestro David Close performing excerpts from Handel’s “Messiah” with chorus, soloists, and OSQ's orchestra, The Orchestral Arts Ensemble of Queens. Hear your favorite Christmas and Chanukah songs!


Messiah, Selections … Handel
Radetsky March … Strauss Sr.
Mi Y-Milael … Traditional; arr. Flummerfelt
S’vivon … Traditional; arr. Flummerfelt
Ma’oz Tsur … Traditional; arr. Close
Feliz Navidad … Feliciano; arr. Langford
The Blessed Son from Hodie … Vaughan Williams
Epilogue from Hodie … Vaughan Williams
The Many Moods of Christmas, Suite 2 … (arr. Shaw; orch. Bennett
O Holy Night … Adam; arr. Buck; orch. Pretzer

2019 SPRING CONCERT                                                    SUNDAY, MAY 19, 2019 AT 4:00 PM

OSQ will celebrate the miracle of Mozart with his sublime "Requiem," a work of surpassing beauty with deeply hued orchestration and uncanny brilliance. Thrill to Vivaldi's "Gloria" a gem of choral and instrumental writing from the Baroque Period.   Maestro David Close and OSQ's orchestra,  The Orchestral Arts Ensemble of Queens.

DAVID CLOSE, Artistic Director & Conductor
Audrey Edelstein, Assistant Conductor
Orchestra Arts Ensemble of Queens