Repertoire

For nearly 100 years, San Jose Symphonic Choir has delighted audiences with performances of a variety of choral masterworks.  The repertoire that follows includes performances since 1997.  A complete list is available upon request. 

2017-2018 Season

  • Dec. 2, 2017 – Vaughan Williams, Hodie
  • Dec. 4, 2017 – 38 th You-Sing- It Messiah
  • Dec. 15, 2017 – Season of Hope, St. Francis Xavier, Seaside
  • Dec. 18, 2017 – Season of Hope, Cathedral Basilica, Saint Joseph’s
  • Mar. 25, 2018 – J.S. Bach, Mass in B Minor
  • June 9, 2018 –  Bernstein, Chichester Psalms; Beethoven, Choral Fantasy; Beethoven, Hallelujah Chorus from the Mount of Olives

2016-2017 Season

  • Nov. 26, 2016 – J.S. Bach, Magnificat; Handel, Dettingen Te Deum
  • Dec. 12, 2016 – 37th You-Sing-It Messiah
  • Dec. 19, 2016 – Season of Hope: Benjamin Britten: A Ceremony of Carols
  • Mar. 26, 2017 – Beethoven, Missa Solemnis
  • May 20, 2017 – Bon Voyage Concert – Tour of Wales music
  • June 10, 2017 – Bon Voyage Concert – Tour of Wales music

2015-2016 Season

  • Nov.1, 2, 2015 – Brahms Requiem
  •  Saint Andrews Episcopal Church, benefiting Santa Maria Urban Ministry
  • St. Francis Xavier Church, benefiting the Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Project 
  • Dec. 5, 2015 – Beethoven, Symphony #9; Rutter Carols: Angel’s Carol; Donkey Carol; Shepherd’s Carol; carols from Joy To The World
  • Dec. 7, 2015 – 36th You-Sing- It Messiah
  • Dec. 21, 2015 – Season of Hope
  • Apr. 2, 2016 – Orff, Carmina Burana; Lauridsen, Lux Aeterna
  • May 15, 2016 – Mollicone, A Song For The Planet; Beethoven, Symphony #9

2014-2015 Season, 90th Anniversary Season

  • Nov.29, 30 – Handel, Messiah
  • Dec.6, 2014 – Shaw, The Many Moods of Christmas 
  • Dec.8, 2014 – 35th You-Sing-It Messiah
  • Dec. 22, 2014 – Season of Hope
  • Mar.22, 2015 – Anniversary Concert: Mozart, Requiem Mass in D minor; Salieri, Requiem Mass in C minor
  • May 30, 2015 – Britten, War Requiem, w/ Vivace Youth Chorus

2013-2014 Season

  • Dec.2, 2013 – 34th You-Sing-It Messiah
  • Dec.7, 2013 – Rutter, Magnificat (w/ NVS)
  • Dec.8, 2013 – Rutter, Magnificat, and other seasonal works, in Pacific Grove
  • Dec.16, 2013 – Season of Hope
  • Mar.30, 2014 – Haydn, The Creation (w/ NVS)
  • May 4, 2014 – Vaughan Williams, Dona Nobis Pacem
  • June 14, 2014 – Bon Voyage Concert, Trinity Cathedral tour repertoire, Benefit for Recovery Cafe

2012-2013 Season

  • Dec.1, 2012 – Poulenc, Gloria (w/ NVS)
  • Dec.3, 2012 – 33rd You-Sing-It Messiah

2011-2012 Season

  • May 4, 2012 – Vaughan Williams, Dona Nobis Pacem
  • June 14, 2012 – Bon Voyage Concert, Trinity Cathedral tour repertoire

2012-2013 Season

  • Dec.1, 2012 – Poulenc, Gloria (w/ NVS)
  • Dec.3, 2012 – 33rd You-Sing-It Messiah
  • Dec.9, 2012 – Poulenc, Gloria; Pinkham, Christmas Cantata
  • Dec.17, 2012 – Season of Hope
  • Mar.17, 2013 – Mendelssohn, Elijah
  • May 5, 2013 – Tchaikovsky, Ode to Joy; Beethoven, Symphony No. 9

2011-2012 Season

  • Dec.3, 2011 – J.S. Bach, Mass in B minor (Gloria Dona Nobis Pacem);
  • Dec.5, 2011 – 32nd You-Sing- It Messiah
  • Dec.11, 2011 – Bach, Gloria, from Mass in B Minor; Rutter, Gloria; Stroope, American Rhapsody
  • Dec.12, 2011 – Season of Hope
  • Mar.24, 2012 – Vaughan Williams, Toward the Unknown Region; Dvorak, Te Deum; Ravel; Daphnis and Chloe Suite no. 2
  • May 6, 2012 – Faure, Cantique de Jean Racine; Kodaly, Missa Brevis
  • June 9, 2012 – Mollicone, Misa de Los Inmigrantes, Benefit for Justice for Immigrants

2010-2011 Season

  • Oct.3, 2010 – Mozart, Requiem and Ave verum corpus (Homecoming concert)
  • Dec.4, 2010 – Shaw, The Many Moods of Christmas
  • Dec.6, 2010 – 31st You-Sing-It Messiah
  • Apr.17, 2011 – Bach, Passion According to Saint Matthew
  • Jun.4, 2011 – Verdi, Requiem
  • June 12, 2011 – Bon Voyage Concert: Tour répertoire

2009-2010 Season

  • Oct.10, 2009 – Mollicone, Beatitude Mass (w/MSC in Monterey)
  • Nov.28, 2009 – Vaughan Williams, A Sea Symphony (w/ NVS)
  • Dec.7, 2009 – 30th You-Sing-It Messiah
  • Mar.5, 7, 2010 – Mollicone, Misa de los Inmigrantes WORLD PREMIERE
  • Apr.24-26, 2010 – Schubert, Gesang der Geister uber den Wassern (male voices of chorus) Faure, Requiem
  • May 2, 2010 – Faure, Requiem with Saratoga Symphony and Vivace Youth Chorus

2008-2009 Season

  • Nov.29, 2008 – Handel, Messiah
  • Dec.8, 2008 – 29th You-Sing-It Messiah
  • Mar.21, 2009 – Clark, Requiem For Lost Children; Mollicone, Flight Through the Stars
  • May 15-16, 2009 – Orff, Carmina Burana (with Peninsula Symphony)

2007-2008 Season

  • Nov.24, 2007 – Vaughan Williams Hodie
  • Dec.10, 2007 – 28th You-Sing- It Messiah
  • Mar.15, 16 2008 – Beethoven Symphony #9 w/ Winchester Orchestra
  • Apr.20, 25 2008 -Mollicone Beatitude Mass
  • May 4, 2008 – Opera Favorites
  • Jun.7, 2008 – Victorine Why Not? for RFK Remix

2006-2007 Season

  • Sep.9, 2006 – Mozart Requiem, 9/11 Memorial Concert
  • Nov.25, 2006 – Sacred Mosaic
  • Dec.11, 2006 27th – You-Sing-It Messiah
  • Dec.19, 2006 – Concert for Christmas, with Vivace Youth Chorus
  • Mar.16-17, 2007 – Prokofiev, Alexander Nevsky
  • Jun. 1, 2007 – Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem
  • Jun. 16, 2007 – Concert for NACUSA

2005-2006 Season

  • Oct. 30, 2005 – Katrina Benefit Concert: Battle Hymn of the Republic
  • Dec 10, 2005 – Christmas Concert
  • Dec. 12, 2005 – 26th You-Sing-It Messiah
  • Dec. 19, 2005 – Season of Hope
  • Mar 30-Apr 1, 2006 -Henry Mollicone Beatitude Mass world premiere
  • May 20-22, 2006 – Carl Orff Carmina Burana with Monterey Symphony

2004-2005 Season

  • Nov. 27, 2004 – Voices of Christmas
  • Dec. 13, 2004 – 25th You-Sing-It Messiah
  • Mar.18-19, 2005 – 80th Anniversary Commemorative concert with Nathan Gunn; Walton Belshazzar 39; Feast;
  • May 20-21, 2005 – Beethoven Ninth with Peninsula Symphony
  • May 22-24, 2005 – Bruckner Te Deum with Monterey Symphony
  • June 18, 2005 – Annual a cappela

2003-2004 Season

  • Nov. 29, 2003 – Christmas Concert featuring Daniel Pinkham “Christmas Cantata”
  • Dec. 15, 2003 – 24th Annual You-Sing-It Messiah
  • March. 6, 2004 – Peace and Friendship Concert: “Dona Nobis Pacem” by Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • May 8, 2004 – Spring Concert featuring Robert Ray 39; Gospel Massquot;
  • May 23-24- 25, 2004 – Beethoven Ninth “Choral” Symphony with Monterey Symphony

2002-2003 Season

  • Sept. 11, 2002 – Mozart Requiem with Midsummer Mozart – memorial concert
  • Nov. 30, 2002 – Spirit of Christmas
  • Dec. 15, 2002 – Mozart Requiem with Midsummer Mozart
  • Dec. 16, 2002 – 23nd Annual You-Sing-It Messiah
  • Feb 8, 2003 – Sisters by Bohmler
  • May 31, 2003 – Italian Cathedral Tour Concert
  • June 7, 2003 – Italian Cathedral Tour Concert

2001-2002 Season

  • Oct. 27, 2001 – Opera Favorites II
  • Nov. 24, 2001 – Celebrate the Spirit of Christmas
  • Dec. 10, 2001 – 22nd Annual You-Sing-It Messiah
  • Mar 23,24, 2002 – The Passion According to St. Matthew by J.S. Bach
  • June 1, 2002 – Elijah by Mendelssohn

2000-2001 Season

  • Nov 25, 2000 – Messiah (in full)
  • Dec. 10, 2000 – Requiem by Hector Berlioz
  • Dec. 11, 2000 – 21st Annual You-Sing-It Messiah
  • Mar 31, 2001 – An Evening of Opera
  • May 20, 2001 – A Celebration of Winds and Voices

1999-2000 Season

  • Dec 10,12, 1999 – Vespers by Rachmaninoff and Serenade of Carols by Morton Gould
  • Dec. 13, 1999 – 20th Annual You-Sing-It Messiah
  • Mar 25, 2000 – Requiem for Lost Children by Sondra Clark and Lux Aeterna by Morten Lauridsen
  • May 6, 2000 – Choral Festival Finale
  • June 11, 2000 – Mass in B Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach

1998-1999 Season

  • Dec. 7, 1998 – 19th Annual You-Sing-It Messiah
  • Dec. 19, 1998 – In Dulci Jubilo
  • March 27, 1999 – Music of the Americas
  • June 4,5,10, 1999 – Requiem, Verdi
  • June 21, 1999 – Requiem, Verdi at Anchorage Music Festival, Alaska

1997-1998 Season

  • Dec. 8, 1997 – 18th Annual You-Sing-It Messiah
  • Dec. 13, 1997 – Ceremony of Carols, Britten & Carols and Lullabies, Susa
  • March 21, 1998 – American Song Basket
  • May 2, 1998 – German Requiem, Brahms
  • May 29, 1998 – Symphony No. 9, Beethoven