Since 1962, the Santa Clara Chorale has provided singers and audiences alike the opportunity to experience great choral music. Members and audiences have been introduced to the classical choral music of Beethoven and Mozart, the challenging contemporary music of Eric Whitacre and Libby Larsen, and the diversity of traditions in jazz, spirituals, gospel, Broadway, popular music, and world music. More...
Preview of our 2017-2018 Concert Season
Bavaria and Beer
Join us for songs of conviviality and making merry, featuring Elgar’s Scenes from the Bavarian Highlands, “In Taberna” from Orff’s Carmina Burana, and a selection of music from around the globe for raising glasses in toasts and voices in song!
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2017 ~ 8:00 P.M. at the Santa Clara Mission
Celebrate the holiday season with Vivaldi’s beloved Gloria, the centerpiece of our holiday concert. Two modern and compelling works, Ola Geilo’s Luminous Night of the Soul and Eric Whitacre’s Five Hebrew Love Songs, enhance the holiday repertoire. Traditional carols encourage the audience to join in the holiday spirit. A perfect way for the whole family to kindle the spirit of the season.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2017 ~ 8:00 P.M. at the Santa Clara Mission
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2017 ~ 4:00 P.M. at the Santa Clara Mission
We, The People
Explore the diversity of America through a rich variety of music, embracing everything from African-American spirituals, jazz, gospel, and folk, to music born of many world traditions.
FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2018 ~ 7:00 P.M. at Grace Lutheran Church in Palo Alto
SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 2018 ~ 7:30 P.M. at the Santa Clara Mission
Bach: St. John Passion
One of the masterpieces of the baroque repertoire, Bach’s St. John Passion features Grammy-Winner Dann Coakwell as the Evangelist and the combined forces of the Santa Clara Chorale and the Santa Clara University Choirs. The Mission Santa Clara provides an ideal setting to experience this intimate and sublime retelling of the Passion of Christ.
SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2018 ~ 7:30 P.M. at the Santa Clara Mission
In an informal matinée that is fast becoming a tradition, the Chorale will revisit some musical highlights from the season. Don’t miss this chance to relive a sublime moment or experience a new a masterwork you had to miss the first time around.
SUNDAY, JUNE 3, 2018 - 3:00 P.M. at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Santa Clara