Viva Coro!, the Oratorio Society's youth engagement program, aims to
inspire the next next generation of singers to be lifelong participants in choral music.
Viva Coro! invites high school singers to rehearse and perform a choral masterwork with the Oratorio
Society and a professional orchestra.
For more information about the program, contact us at 651-488-8902 or send us an email
"Twin Cities' foremost presenter of large-scale works for chorus and orchestra." ~Pioneer Press (11/2016)
The Oratorio Society of Minnesota is an auditioned 90-voice choral
ensemble based in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota, now in its 38th Season.
In addition to its annual season concerts, OSM offers its
youth and community engagement programs
Viva Coro! and
OSM has partnered with composer Roger Ames (known to Nautilus Music
Theatre audiences) and writer Elizabeth Bassine to create a multimedia evening-length production for actors,
chorus, orchestra, and film with a working title The Greatest Generation.
The subject matter will center on America's involvement in World War II. This project is scheduled to be
performed Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Ordway Concert Hall in St. Paul.
We are actively seeking financial sponsorship for this project. All donors will receive special recognition at the final performance and may dedicate their contribution (for example, make a memorial dedication to a veteran in their family).
Video from past performances: