Join us for Season 15!
It is so exciting for OVC to be celebrating 15 years of serving the Richmond Metropolitan Community. Through your support over the years, we have been able to sing for over 40,000 people in the Central Virginia area, as well as in Washington D.C., the Shenandoah Valley and in the Tidewater regions of the Commonwealth of Virginia. We so appreciate your past and continued support, and in our traditional "y'all come" fashion, we hope you join us as a member of our chorus (no audition required!) or as an audience member for what's going to be a fantastic season.
From Darkness to Light
Saturday, november 18, 2016 at 7:30 pm
st. michaels catholic church
4491 sPRINGFIELD RD. gLEN aLLEN, va 23060
In celebration of their 25th anniversary, OVC is excited to celebrate the work that St. Michael's Catholic Church has done for the Richmond Metropolitan Community with a concert! Featuring Mark Hayes' Requiem, as well as music for the feast day of St. Cecilia and other contemporary classical selections, From Darkness to Light is our continued response to fight injustice and racism with our voices united in song.
Take Courage, My Soul-Spirituals oF STRENGTH
SATURDAY, March 17, 2018 AT 7:30 PM
FIRST BAPTIST Church
2709 Monument Ave. Richmond, VA 23220
Charles Albert Tindley's call to action, "Take courage my soul, and let us journey on..." sets the theme for OVC's Spirituals Concert! Take Courage, My Soul-Spirituals of Strength features the music of Moses Hogan, Rollo Dilworth, Barbara Baker, as well as the beloved Alice Parker, who at age 93 is still composing the music of the American folksong and spiritual traditions. Whether it is accompanied or a cappella, slow or fast, OVC will certainly provide you with words of strength to stand beside us as we sing the Beauty and Power of Diversity!
A Slice of Apple Pie: Songs representing the American Spirit
SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 2017 AT 7:30 PM
seventh street christian church
4101 grove Ave. Richmond, VA 23221
The musical representation of American nationalism is found not only in our Appalachian folk songs and or spirituals, but in Jazz and our patriotic songs. Featuring compositions by William Billings, Aaron Copland, Charles Ives as well as Cole Porter and George Gershwin among others; OVC's spring concert, A Slice of Apple Pie: Songs Representing the American Spirit, will join our American musical styles together as we prepare to celebrate America's birthday.