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Dec7

Celestial Lights

Bastyr University Chapel, Juanita Dr NE, Kenmore

Kirkland Choral Society's beloved holiday concerts feature JS Bach’s Christmas Oratorio cantata 5-6, plus seasonal favorites and new delights focusing on the guiding light of sun, moon, and stars. The chorus is joined by orchestra partner Philharmonia Northwest and a sampling of KCS’ own soloists, plus fiddler extraordinaire Brandon Shane Vance, and special guests: the Lake Washington High School Choir. Cori Belle accompanies on piano.

Dec8

Celestial Lights

Bastyr University Chapel, Juanita Dr NE, Kenmore

Kirkland Choral Society's beloved holiday concerts feature JS Bach’s Christmas Oratorio cantata 5-6, plus seasonal favorites and new delights focusing on the guiding light of sun, moon, and stars. The chorus is joined by orchestra partner Philharmonia Northwest and a sampling of KCS’ own soloists, plus fiddler extraordinaire Brandon Shane Vance, and special guests: the Lake Washington High School Choir. Cori Belle accompanies on piano.

Feb22

True Colors: Songs of Love & Community

Bastyr University Chapel, Juanita Dr NE, Kenmore

KCS’ traditional February “love” concerts continue, with the added twist of loving your neighbor—in an election year. The program features a variety of choral favorites, from Ola Gjeilo’s beautiful setting of Ubi Caritas to Matthew Brown’s stunningly beautiful choral arrangement of the contemporary anthem True Colors. A special feature of this program will be the world premiere of a new community-themed hymn, composed for the occasion by renowned Seattle area composer John Muehleisen. Complimentary chocolate and wine add to the fun, and make this beloved annual tradition an event you won’t want to miss!

Feb23

True Colors: Songs of Love and Community

Bastyr University Chapel, Juanita Drive NE, Kenmore

KCS’ traditional February “love” concerts continue, with the added twist of loving your neighbor—in an election year. The program features a variety of choral favorites, from Ola Gjeilo’s beautiful setting of Ubi Caritas to Matthew Brown’s stunningly beautiful choral arrangement of the contemporary anthem True Colors. A special feature of this program will be the world premiere of a new community-themed hymn, composed for the occasion by renowned Seattle area composer John Muehleisen. Complimentary chocolate and wine add to the fun, and make this beloved annual tradition an event you won’t want to miss!

Apr18

Beethoven's 250th

Benaroya Hall, Seattle

Kirkland Choral Society's 5th annual Benaroya Hall collaboration with Philharmonia Northwest. KCS Artistic Director Dr. Glenn Gregg conducts the chorus and orchestra in a program of works celebrating Beethoven’s 250th birthday, featuring the glorious Mass in C and the triumphant Choral Fantasy with pianist Craig Sheppard. In addition, the program features the West Coast Premiere of Jake Runestad’s A Silence Haunts Me, a stunning tribute to Beethoven in this anniversary year, accompanied by pianist Cori Belle. Tess Altiveros, soprano. Nerys Jones, mezzo soprano. Brendan Tuohy, tenor. Ryan Bede, baritone.