December 6, 2014

bach“A Little Bach: Cantatas for Christmas”
Concert will take place Saturday, December 6th at 8 PM as part of Christmas in Newport.   The evening will feature four delightful Bach Cantatas written for the season.  Held at Emmanuel Church at the corner of Spring & Dearborn Streets in Newport, RI.  Tickets are $20 in advance, $23 at the door, and $10 for full-time students.  For tickets or more information, call 401-682-1630 or e-mail us at

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December 20, 2014

The 22nd Annual “Messiah and Carol Sing: The Christmas Story”, a beloved tradition of Christmas in Newport
Saturday, December 20th at 7 PM.  This special evening will feature much of the Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah as well as beloved carols, plus selections by Swanhurst’s Chamber Singers and the telling of the Christmas Story.  Bring your own score and sing along or just sit and be immersed in the glorious sounds of the season.  Scores will be available for rent.  A festive “Wassail Bowl” reception for all will follow. Held at Emmanuel Church at the corner of Spring & Dearborn Streets in Newport, RI.  Admission is $10, $5 for children 12 and under, and $25 maximum per family. 

Tickets for this event are available at the door and it is general seating. The doors will open at 6:30 PM and there is a small parking lot across the street on Dearborn. If you are able to walk a short distance, please reserve this for less able patrons.

Also note, the $25 Family Rate is intended for two adults and their children.









NEW SINGERS WELCOME! Swanhurst rehearses every Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, with members asked to attend one session per week. Rehearsals are held at St. Lucy’s Church on West Main Road in Middletown (across from Staples). Please contact us if you’d like to be part of Rhode Island’s longest continually performing choral ensemble!