Since 1957, the Delaware Choral Society has brought the music of great composers to Dover and its surrounding communities.

 

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Past Performances: 1957 - 1959

The Delaware Choral Society is proud to say that our collection of concert programs is complete from the first concert in 1957 to our 2012 fall concert. The details listed below are gathered from these programs saved from past concerts. If you have any other Delaware Choral Society memorabilia that can help us full in missing historical details, please contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

December 8, 1957, Messiah, George Frideric Handel. Margaret S. Storey, Director; Rosa Cupfender, Pianist, George F. Wiltshire, Organist. Soloists: Mrs. Edward W.J. Cooper, Mrs. Edwin F. Englehart, Soprano; Mrs. Joshua M. Twilley, Contralto; Mr. Edward Michael, A/2C George S. McKelvey, Basses; Dr. R. Alan Stewart, Tenor. Wesley Methodist Church, Dover, Delaware.

December 7, 1958 and December 14, 1958, Messiah, George Frideric Handel. Margaret S. Story, Director, Ona Ruth Weimer, Pianist, George F. Wiltshire, Organist. Soloists: Miss Judith Breme, Mrs. George H. Robins, Mrs. Harvey F. Staltenberg, Sopranos; Mrs. Donzel C. Wiley, Mezzo-Soprano; Mr. Leon E. Donovan, A/2C George S. McKelvey, Basses; S/Sgt. Patrick F. Griffin, Tenor. Wesley Methodist Church, Dover, Delaware, and Dover Air Force Base, Dover, Delaware.

December 6, 1959, Messiah, George Frideric Handel. Margaret S. Storey, Director; Rosa Cupfender, Pianist; Ona Ruth Weimer, Organist. Soloists: Norma Heyde, Soprano; Carole L. Partridge; Eyrl Byassee, Bass; R. Alan Stewart, Tenor. Dover High School Auditorium, Dover, Delaware.