This upcoming February 2022, SACC will present THRESHOLD, which features two stunning and unique works. The  award winning composer Andrea Clearfield has written tse go la (at the threshold of this life). This Tibetan cantata is inspired by the composer’s treks to the restricted and remote Himalayan region of Lo Monthang, Nepal to study and document indigenous Tibetan music.  The work incorporates five songs from the gar-glu (court) and tro-glu (common) traditions.  Joining us on this work will be the UIW Cardinal Singers under the direction of William Gokelman.  Andrew Lloyd, San Antonio composer and organist has also written a breathtaking multi-movement work, CHRISTUS, as a Lenten offering.  Both composers will be with us for these premieres to the San Antonio community. We are delighted to present these works at the Incarnate Word Chapel on February 26th at 8 pm and February 27th at 3 pm.

This holiday season, SACC presented The Light of Hope Returning, a concert-length “ceremony” of folk carols featuring both classic Christmas settings as well as newly penned carols on Christmas, Winter Solstice, and New Year themes by LA-based composer Shawn Kirchner.  Together, these carols form a dramatic arc that takes a listener on a journey from distant hope through darkness into the rebirth of light and true hope for the future. The Children’s Chorus of San Antonio and a small ensemble of instrumentalists joined forces with SACC and soloist Crystal Jarrell Johnson for the special evening in the H-E-B Performance Hall at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts.