Past Performances

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Handel's "Messiah"

Mon, Dec 9 2019

The Tampa Oratorio Singers and the Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir participated in this free to the public, annual tradition, accompanied by a chamber orchestra.

Mendelssohn's "Elijah"

Sun, Nov 3 2019


Felix Mendelssohn's "Elijah" is an oratorio based on the Biblical stories about the prophet Elijah from the Old Testament books of Kings I & II. Completed in 1846, "Elijah" is Mendelssohn's most popular composition and one of the few 19th-century oratorios still performed today.
The Tampa Oratorio Singers performed "Elijah" with orchestral accompaniment and professional soloists.


Durufle's Requiem

Sun, Apr 14 2019


Duruflé's "Requiem" uses Gregorian chant to fashion the melodies of his most famous work. This concert also features masterworks of Fauré and Vierne, with orchestra.


Bach Birthday Bash

Sun, Mar 31 2019

The Tampa Oratorio Singers were among many guest artists participating in the American Guild of Organists, Tampa Chapter, annual Bach Birthday Bash to celebrate the birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach, delight in his music, and enjoy some birthday cake! A free-will offering was collected to support the Margaret Smith McAlister Organ Competition.

50th Anniversary Concert

Sun, Nov 18 2018


A special afternoon for the Tampa Oratorio Singers as we celebrated 50 years of sharing beautiful choral music with the Tampa Bay area. We performed some of our favorite pieces from across the years. 


Haydn: Lord Nelson Mass

Sun, Oct 7 2018


The Tampa Oratorio Singers performed the Lord Nelson Mass, Haydn’s largest mass and most beloved choral/orchestral work. The performance was accompanied by a chamber orchestra.


Verdi's Requiem

Sun, Mar 29 2015


Giuseppe Verdi's Requiem was his choral masterpiece and one of the most enduring Requiems ever written. This was Verdi's largest non-operatic work and it was originally written as a memorial to poet, playwright, and novelist Alessandro Manzoni. It was performed by the Tampa Oratorio Singers and our soloists with accompaniment by members of the Florida Orchestra.


Mendelssohn's Elijah

Sun, Oct 26 2014


Felix Mendelssohn's "Elijah" is an oratorio based on the Biblical stories about the prophet Elijah from the Old Testament books of Kings I & II. Completed in 1846, "Elijah" is Mendelssohn's most popular composition and one of the few 19th-century oratorios still performed today.
The Tampa Oratorio Singers performed "Elijah" with orchestral accompaniment and professional soloists.



Handel's Messiah (Christmas portion)

Sat, Dec 21 2013


The Tampa Oratorio Singers and the Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir participated in this free to the public, annual tradition, accompanied by a chamber orchestra.


Carols of the Season

Sun, Dec 15 2013


From "Jingle Bells" to Rutter's "Gloria," join TOS for the sounds that make the season joyous. Sunday's performance features the Florida Orchestra Brass Quintet. (The chorus also will perform the concert the day before, without the brass quintet, at First Presbyterian Church in Plant City.)

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