Saturday, October 6, 2018 (7:30 PM) – Foundry UMC
Our 2018-2019 Concert Season opens with outstanding musical settings of poems by William Shakespeare, Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, Langston Hughes, Sara Teasdale, and more. Come and explore with us the intimate connection between poetry and music, featuring music by Randall Thompson, Gwyneth Walker, Z. Randall Stroope, Benjamin Britten, and others. As a member of the Writers in the Schools organization, HBU English Professor Dr. Matt Boyleston will present a pre-concert lecture at 7:00pm. There will be a reception following the concert.
Friday, Nov 9, 2018 (7:30 PM) – Tallowood Baptist Church Worship Center
The Houston Choral Society will present a program honoring our veterans and all who serve, with patriotic music, readings, letters, and reflections. This concert is FREE for veterans and active duty military. Please present your Military ID to the ticket table on concert night for your free ticket.
Saturday, December 1, 2018 (7:30 PM) – Foundry UMC
Our annual holiday concert will feature traditional and new settings of your favorite carols, plus Randol Bass’ festive Gloria and Christmas Flourish, set for brass quintet, percussion, and organ. We are honored to collaborate on this exciting program with the Strake Jesuit and St. Agnes Double Triple Trios (Art Buckley, Director). There will also be audience caroling and a special visit by Santa Claus! Pre-concert presentation will be at 7:00 PM. There will be a silent auction during intermission and a reception following the concert.
Friday, December 21, 2018 (7:30 PM) – Tallowood Baptist Church Chapel.
Our HCS Chamber Choir and soloists, along with a chamber orchestra, will perform the Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah along with the rousing “Hallelujah” chorus! This is a smaller venue, and tickets are expected to sell out. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience this dramatic oratorio as a part of your Christmas tradition.
Saturday, March 9, 2019 (7:30 PM) – Foundry UMCYou won’t want to miss hearing the Houston Choral Society perform some of the greatest hits from movies, including many that were nominated for and won Academy awards! Be there early to participate in our pre-concert raffle–which will include some impressive movie-themed prizes–beginning at 6:00 PM, and join us for a reception directly after the concert.🎥 Pre-Concert Raffle 🎥
Our March 9th Music from the Movies concert will include a VERY special opportunity! We will be raffling off movie-inspired gift baskets with some unique and exciting prizes.
Join us at 6 PM prior to the concert to browse the baskets and purchase one ticket for $5 or FIVE tickets for $20. Each basket is being hand-selected and prepared by choir members or our Board of Directors, and all of the funds raised will be added to our long-term Orchestra Fund initiative. We hope to see you at our cinematic celebration!
Saturday, May 18, 2019 (7:30 PM) – Foundry UMC
For this special concert, HCS will perform the beautiful and comforting Requiem for the Living by Dan Forrest, accompanied by orchestra. The program also includes Johannes Brahms’ Schicksalslied, one of the composer’s most profound and exquisite smaller choral works. Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 PM; reception follows this concert.
Friday, June 21, 2019 (7:30 PM) – All Saints Catholic Church
The HCS Chamber Choir will present a unique program of music inspired by water, featuring works by Palestrina, Eric Whitacre, David Childs, Eric Barnum, Moses Hogan, and others. The repertoire includes a variety of genres ranging from classical compositions to popular songs, folk songs, and spirituals. The concert is free (there will be a freewill offering).