Litchfield County Choral Union
Music for Patriots, Poets and Politicians. Songs and Marches of the American Civil War, with The Excelsior Cornet Band, New York State’s only authentic Civil War brass band. Founded in 2001, the band consists of a group of musicians dedicated to the performance of original Civil War music on original antique brass band instruments of the 1860’s.
Performance: Sunday 27 July 2014, 3:00 PM
Each year since 1951 the Litchfield County Choral Union has presented a major choral work with orchestra in the Music Shed the Battell-Stoeckel estate at the intersection of routes 44 and 272 in Norfolk, Connecticut. The building, lined with California redwood, is a concert hall of remarkably fine acoustic quality. No auditions required. Rehearsals are held on Tuesday evenings from 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM. Additional rehearsal sessions occur on alternate Wednesday evenings during the concert season.