Saturday, October 1, 2016, 7:30 PM
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.
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.
Saturday, March 11 at 7:30 PM
Sunday, March 12 at 3:00 PM
Celebrate 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.
Saturday, May 6 at 7:30 PM
The Houston Choral Society will close its 2016-2017 Concert Season with music composed for royal occasions! The program will include Handel’s Zadok the Priest and Mozart’s Mass in C Major, K. 317 “Coronation.” 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!