Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
- Founded in 1996, the Central PA Oratorio Singers study and present classical oratorio m
asterworks for the audience of the 21st century, while faithfully respecting and embracing the intentions of their creators.
"... an inspired performance of Mass Appeal"
Thank you choirs and orchestra!

Mass Appeal

Sunday Nov 15 @ 3pm
Please see below for more information.

Fall 2015 Concert

The Central PA Oratorio Singers Present
Mass Appeal

Sunrise Mass by Ola Gjeilo &

Coronation Mass by W.A Mozart

With Chorus, Soloists & Orchestra
Eric R. Riley, Conductor

Sunday November 15 ~ 3:00 p.m.


Market Square Presbyterian Church
20 S. 2nd St ~ Harrisburg PA 17101
Directions (717) 257-1270 Tickets

Meet our Soloists, and conductor Eric Riley

Read more from Eric at The Podium

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The Podium - Click links for full story

  • Mass Appeal Mass Appeal is the title of our 2015 program and features two of the most appealing settings of the mass texts in all the literature. I am pleased to introduce ...
    Posted Aug 9, 2015, 4:59 PM by admin user
  • French Flair! More from Eric 20 May 2014 Some years ago, during the time I was Director of Music at First United Methodist Church in Cleveland, OH, Chris and I hitched a ride on a ...
    Posted Sep 5, 2014, 2:41 PM by admin user
  • French Flair French Flair! presents two masterworks from turn-of-the-century Paris. With good reason, the REQUIEM setting of Gabriel Faure is one of the most well-loved works in all ...
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  • Rehearsal Schedule Announcement Singers - check out the calendar. You don't want to miss out on anything! Interested in singer with the CPOS? Check out the Audtion page!
    Posted Aug 10, 2015, 3:50 PM by admin user
  • Fall 2015 Concert Announcement Central PA Oratorio Singers will perform Mass Appeal - Sunrise Mass by Ola Gjeilo and Coronation Mass by W.A Mozart - on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 3:00 p.m
    Posted Aug 9, 2015, 4:38 PM by Bob Rudi
  • Fall 2014 Concert Announcement Central PA Oratorio Singers will perform French Flair! Requiem by Gabriel Fauré & Solemn Mass by Louis Vierne on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.
    Posted Jun 4, 2014, 3:10 PM by admin user
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CPOS

Chilcott & Rutter Requiem



Central Pennsylvania Oratorio Singers

Auditions

Being respectful of the material and having fun are not mutually exclusive! Visit the Audition request page to make arrangements with the director, if you would like to have "fun" with us!

Inspiration for the Season

"The marvels of God are not rought forth from one's self / Rather, it is more like a chord, a sound that is played / The tone does not come out of the chord itself / but rather, through the touch of the musician / I am, of course, the lyre and harp of God's kindness."
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Fall 2014 Concert

~   Fall 2014 Concert   ~

"French Flair!"

Requiem by Gabriel Fauré
&
Solemn Mass by Louis Vierne

Chorus, Soloists & Orchestra
Eric R. Riley, Conductor

Sunday November 16 ~ 3:00 p.m.

Market Square Presbyterian Church
20 S. 2nd St ~ Harrisburg PA 17101
Directions (717) 257-1270 Tickets
$15 or $12 for Seniors and Students

Meet our soloists, and conductor Eric Riley

Read more about "French Flair!" in
Eric's The Podium

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Fall 2013 Concert

Fall 2013 Concert

F. J. Haydn's

The Seven Last
Words of Christ

Chorus, Soloists & Orchestra
Eric R. Riley, Conductor

Sunday November 17 ~ 3:00 p.m.

Market Square Presbyterian Church
20 S. 2nd St ~ Harrisburg PA 17101
Directions    (717) 257-1270   Tickets
$15 or $12 for Seniors and Students

Meet our soloists, and conductor Eric Riley
Read more about this Oratorio, and a note from Eric!
New! Concert Program

Fall 2012 Concert

Fall 2012 Concert
Sunday November 11, 3:00 p.m.
Click here to view the 2012 Concert Program!

CPOS welcomes English composer Bob Chilcott as guest conductor! We are privileged to have Mr. Chilcott conduct the CPOS for his Requiem setting. Since one requiem is not enough, Eric R. Riley, Director of the CPOS, will conduct the first half of the concert, John Rutter's Requiem. Please click, print and share the announcement above. Thank you!

Market Square Presbyterian Church
20 South 2nd Street
Harrisburg PA 17101
(717) 257-1270

Dynamic Duo

Read more about the Requiem composers, Bob Chilcott and John Rutter.
 
Read more about the Rutter Requiem conductor Eric R. Riley, and the concert soloists