Grief: The Fifth Concert of “States of Being”

St. Stanislaus Polish Church 1413 North 20th Street, St. Louis, MO

Join the St. Louis Chamber Chorus as we return to a favorite venue for choral music, the beautiful St. Stanislaus Kostka Polish Catholic Church, just north of downtown, for a program specifically created for its acoustic and traditions. The focus of the concert is the "Passion Week" of Maximilian Steinberg, a forgotten Russian masterpiece that […]


Hope: The Sixth Concert of Season 63’s “States of Being”

Congregation Shaare Emeth 11645 Ladue Road, St. Louis, MO

The climax of our 63rd season takes us to the newly reconfigured sanctuary at Congregation Shaare Emeth in Creve Coeur. We conclude with that most human of our "states of being" - HOPE. Romantic literature from Beethoven and Hugo Wolf are contrasted with more contemporary expressions of joy and triumph by Benjamin Britten and Darius […]


Swimming Over London

Masonic Prince Hall Grand Lodge 4525 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO

Join the Saint Louis Chamber Chorus for the opening of Barnes’ 31st year and another season of inspired choral music. Bob Chilcott’s piece Swimming Over London inspires the theme, which is designed to suit the concert’s venue. Now an African American masonic lodge, Masonic Prince Hall Grand originally housed a swimming pool! In addition to […]


The Year of the Pig

The Link Auditorium 4504 Westminster Pl., Saint Louis, MO

Befitting its title, the second concert of the Saint Louis Chamber Chorus' season explores man's relationship with...well...the pig! The music ranges from Renaissance complaints about a pig's sanitary habits to the more modern “Words of the Sun” by the Chinese-American composer Zhou Long, who won the Pulitzer Prize for music in 2011. Also featuring an […]


Christmas Down Under

St Louis Abbey Church 500 S Mason Rd, Creve Coeur, MO

Celebrating the season at the hottest time of the year changes one's perspective, as shown by the "bush carols" of William James. Even familiar carols find new harmonies by Australian and New Zealand composers from Malcolm Williamson & Peter Sculthorpe, to Owen Elsley & Clare Maclean. Fresh arrangements of holiday favorites will resound in one […]


Einstein Considered Light As Waves

Second Presbyterian Church of Saint Louis 4501 Westminster Place, St. Louis, MO

Join the Chamber Chorus for music exploring the motif of light. The title comes from an extraordinary piece by the Anglo-Bulgarian composer Dobrinka Tabakova, who is fast becoming a major figure in choral music in Europe. Other pieces include The Music of Light by the late Steven Stucky and part-songs by Robert Schumann, Randall Thompson […]


The Intersection of Repertoire & Architecture

Third Baptist Church 620 North Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO

Join us for the fifth presentation of our 65th season speaker series. Discover how a particular venue directs our choice of repertoire, and how acoustics affect how we sing, presented by Philip Barnes and historian Esley Hamilton. The presentation will include archival recordings of the chorus and is complimented by images. You can watch in […]

$10 – $30

The Saint Louis Chamber Chorus: We Will Remember Them

Third Baptist Church 620 North Grand Boulevard, Saint Louis, MO

Coming hard on the heels of Halloween, All Souls Day and Veterans' Day, the Chamber Chorus pauses to remember those who have gone before us and to give thanks for their legacy. The ultimate musical tribute in this genre is the ethereal "Requiem" by the French master, Gabriel Fauré, and this the Chorus will perform […]


The Saint Louis Chamber Chorus: A Swedish Christmas

Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church 5020 Rhodes Avenue, St. Louis, MO

Celebrations of Christmas in Sweden are unusually rich, from the native traditions to favorite imported carols such as the Neapolitan bagpipers’ “Sankta Lucia.” The Chorus’s Composer-in-Residence, Mårten Jansson, has created not one but two suites of Christmas favorites from his homeland, including goblins, goats and good old Santa Claus. These collections are scored specifically for […]


The Saint Louis Chamber Chorus: The Days of Wine and Roses

First Congregational Church Of Webster Groves 10 W. Lockwood Avenue, Webster Groves, MO

Warm February's chill with a celebration of love featuring the Neue Liebesliederwalzer (op. 65) of Johannes Brahms, Elgar’s choral dances From the Bavarian Highlands, music of Elaine Hagenberg, and the “rose songs” of Morten Lauridsen.

$10 – $30

The Saint Louis Chamber Chorus: Tchaikovsky’s Vigil and Ukrainian Chants

St. Stanislaus Polish Church 1413 North 20th Street, St. Louis, MO

Tchaikovsky truly loved the Orthodox Church and devoutly arranged its traditional melodies for his "All-Night Vigil.” Tchaikovsky's landmark of sacred music will be punctuated, topically, by chants from the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, and motets from Bulgarian composer Dobrinka Tabakova, a rising female star in modern choral writing. We will also salute the Ukrainian spirit through […]


The Saint Louis Chamber Chorus: Celebrations and Memorials

First Presbyerian Church of Kirkwood 100 E Adams Avenue, Kirkwood, MO

Join us Sunday, May 29th at 3pm for our final concert of the season, Celebrations and Memorials, at First Presbyterian Church of Kirkwood. This season has seen the Chorus perform some major works normally outside its repertoire because they require accompaniment. But this year celebrates collaboration, so it’s both possible and desirable for the singers […]

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