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...
Santa Clara Chorale Sings for the Sharks!
Members of the Santa Clara Chorale will take the ice to sing the U.S. and the Canadian national anthems when the San Jose Sharks play the Edmonton Oilers on February 10, 2018. A perennial NHL powerhouse, the Oilers feature one of the most exciting young players in the league, Connor McDavid. This game is sure to be a sellout.
You can join the fun and sit with the Chorale by buying one of the few tickets remaining in the Chorale's allotment. If you have questions, email Tom Marshburn, who is coordinating the ticket sales. Tom will be assigning the actual seats on a first-come first-served basis from the orders in Vendini.
Come out to support the Chorale and see a great ice hockey game!
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2018 - 7:00 P.M. at SAP Center, San Jose | BUY TICKETS!
2017-2018 Concert Season
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 | FREE TICKETS!
Preview: 2018-2019 Concert Season
Música con los Muertos
Drawing inspiration from the Mexican holiday Día de Muertos, the Chorale will connect with and remember our ancestors through music from a diversity of cultures and traditions. David Conte’s Three Mexican Folksongs, will be paired with spirituals, other traditional music, and moving repertoire from the choral canon.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2018 - 7:00 P.M. at the Santa Clara Mission
The Chorale will perform Part One of Händel’s baroque masterpiece, Messiah, with members of the San Jose Chamber Orchestra. Along with traditional carols and other beautiful seasonal music, Messiah is the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit in the beautifully decorated Mission Santa Clara.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2018 - 8:00 P.M. at the Santa Clara Mission
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2018 - 4:00 P.M. at the Santa Clara Mission
Pirates of Penzance
Gilbert and Sullivan’s rollicking and ridiculous tale of pirates, maidens, love, and duty will enthrall audiences in full concert. Perfect for the whole family, singers from The Music School will join the Chorale on their Friday, March 15 performance.
FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2019 - 7:00 P.M. at Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church
SUNDAY, MARCH 17, 2019 - 2:00 P.M. at the Santa Clara Mission
The Chorale joins again with its regular collaborators, the San José Chamber Orchestra and the Santa Clara University Choirs to bring two masterpieces to life. John Rutter’s sensitive and tuneful Requiem will be paired with Southern California composer Morten Lauridsen’s sonorous Lux Aeterna, both profound musical expressions of the soul’s journey beyond this life.
FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2019 - 8:00 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 masterwork you had to miss the first time around.
SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2019 - 3:00 P.M. at St. Mark's Episcopal Church
Bach: St. John Passion
The Santa Clara Chorale, together with the Santa Clara University Choirs and the San José Chamber Orchestra will perform one of the masterpieces of the baroque repertoire, Johann Sebastian Bach’s St. John Passion.
Featuring Grammy-Winner Dann Coakwell as the Evangelist, soprano Jennifer Paulino, counter-tenor Dan Cromeenes, and bass Patrick Walders.
SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2018 ~ 7:30 P.M. at the Santa Clara Mission | MORE INFO
Bavaria and Beer
Join us for songs of conviviality and making merry, featuring musical pieces from Edward Elgar, Carl Orff, and a selection of music from around the globe!
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2017 ~ 8:00 P.M. at the Santa Clara Mission | MORE INFO
The centerpiece of our holiday concert will be Antonio Vivaldi’s Gloria, enhanced by two modern and compelling works from Ola Geilo and Eric Whitacre. 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 | MORE INFO
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 | MORE INFO