Dorcas Giles sang in the Opera Grand Rapids chorus for their 2012 season debut of Samson and Delilah.

“Camille Saint-Saens’ wild bacchanal in the Temple of Dagon, just before the mighty Samson brings the temple down, does for the ear what Cecil B. DeMille does for the eye.”

“Saint-Saens asks a lot of the chorus. Opera Grand Rapids Chorus, from fervent prayers for deliverance, to mocking condemnation of their champion. The chorus gave a solid performance all night long, as Hebrew men and Philistine maidens.”

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