Concerts & Events

  • Sing a Mighty Song!

    Saturday, October 1, 2016, 7:30 PM

    Mighty SongJoin us at our opening concert of the season and the inaugural performance of our new Artistic Director, Dr. Kevin Klotz!

    Under the leadership of our new Artistic Director, Dr. Kevin Klotz, the 75 member ensemble will perform the vigorous Sing a Mighty Song by American composer Daniel Gawthrop; the joyous O Clap Your Hands based on Psalm 47 by renowned English Composer, Ralph Vaughan Williams; the rousing Sanctus from Requiem by French composer Maurice Duruflé; and works by other composers, including Joseph M. Martin, David Dickau, and Jeffery Ames. 

  • Handel’s “Messiah” (Christmas Portion)

    Saturday, December 3, 2016, 7:30 PM


    Handel composed Messiah (1741) in the span of a total of twenty-four days! From beautiful solos to dramatic choruses, come see why this oratorio has become one of the best-known and most cherished choral works of all time. Our performance will include the Christmas portion of Messiah along with the popular “Hallelujah” Chorus.

  • Joy to the World!

    Sunday, December 4 at 3:00 PM

    Joy to the WorldCome to our family matinee concert featuring Christmas carol favorites and an audience sing-a-long! For this concert, we will have a special appearance by a guest school choir. Don’t miss this great opportunity to get into the Christmas spirit!

  • Americana

    Saturday, March 11 at 7:30 PM
    Sunday, March 12 at 3:00 PM

    americanaCelebrate with us the rich and varied repertoire of American choral music, featuring Randall Thompson’s Frostiana (Seven Country Songs).  Thompson is often remembered as the Dean of American Choral Composers because of his great achievements in choral music.  Our own Dr. Kevin Klotz will present the pre-concert lecture and give us insight into the music and legacy of Randall Thompson.

  • Music Fit for a King!

    Saturday, May 6 at 7:30 PM

    Coronation (1)The Houston Choral Society will close its 2016-2017 Concert Season with music composed for royal occasions, performed with full orchestra!

    Our Pre-Concert Lecture will begin at 7:00 PM and will be presented by St.John Flynn, Houston Public Media personality and author.
    This concert features soloists Cynthia Clayton, Sonja Bruzauskas, Nicholas Szoeke, and Leon Turner.
    • Music from royal occasions!
    • Handel’s Coronation Anthem No. 1, “Zadok the Priest,” used at every British coronation since 1727
    • Mozart’s Mass in  C Major, K. 317 “Coronation,” performed at the coronation of Leopold II as King of Bohemia in 1791
    • John Rutter’s “This is the Day,” composed for the marriage ceremony of Prince William and Kate Middleton
    • Ralph Vaughan Williams’ “O Taste and See,” composed for the coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
    • C. Hubert Parry’s “I was Glad When They Said Unto Me,” composed for the coronation of King Edward VII in 1902.
    Come feel like royalty—or at least like you’re in the presence of royalty—as these magnificent and regal works are performed in all their splendor!