Join us for our 2017 – 2018 season!
The San Antonio Chamber Choir offers a rich, professional musical experience for choral lovers across South Texas. Come join us this season for our concerts showcased in the state-of-the-art Tobin Center of the Performing Arts and in other beautiful venues around San Antonio!
Mark your calendars for our concerts listed below.
Only in Sleep
A kaleidoscope of dream life, featuring music felt in dreams concerning love, fear, fantasy, tragedy, friendship, and of the divine. The program balances the old with the new; Josquin de Prez, Carlo Gesualdo, JS Bach, Christoph Gluck, along with contemporary composers Eric Whitacre, Ēriks Ešenvald and Einojuhani Rautavaara. Also featured in the concert will be the 2017 All-State For ALL Summer Camp singers, and the University of the Incarnate Word Cardinal Chorale, directed by William Gokelman. Esteemed violinist, Steve Bjella will play the captivating Chaconne (from the Violin Partita No. 2 by JS Bach) presented here with a choral complement to this work that Joshua Bell states “one of the greatest achievements in history.”
September 23rd, 3:00 and 7.30 pm – Rotunda of the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
September 24th – 3:00 pm – University of the Incarnate Word Concert Hall
The Mystery of Christmas: Jazz and the San Antonio Chamber Choir
Celebrating 100 years of recorded jazz and choral music of the last 1000 years. With music from Hildegard to Brubeck and far beyond, we celebrate the joy of Christmas with our guests, the Jazz Protagonists, fully integrated into the program for a mix of sacred and secular. Also featured will be the North East School of the Arts Dancers, and (local high school choir).
December 16th, 7.30 pm –Leeper Auditorium, McNay Art Museum (Tickets MUST be purchased in advance. No ticket sales at the door.)
December 17th, 3:00 pm – Alvarez Studio Theatre at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
A Spiritual Awakening
This is a one-hour love fest with our most beloved spirituals of all time will feature many of our great singers. Arrangements from some of the world’s best will be performed: Moses Hogan, William Dawson, Undine Moore, Jester Hairston, Andre Thomas, Hall Johnson, Stacey Gibbs, and many more. This concert is offered free to the public.
January 13th, 7:30 pm – San Fernando Cathedral (Free concert)
Psalms in Song
Presenting choral psalm settings from all corners of the world. This concert promises to have something for everyone who loves the psalms and their wonderful prose set to the best choral music through the ages. Featured will be the First Baptist Church Sanctuary Choir, Dr. Aaron Hufty, Associate Pastor, Worship and Music, and the Greater San Antonio Chamber Choir.
January 20th, 7:30 pm – Basilica of the National Shrine of the Little Flower
January 21st, 3:00 pm – First Baptist Church San Antonio
San Antonio: Our Life, Our Music
As part of SA300 Tri-centennial, San Antonio Chamber Choir is joining in a musical celebration of three centuries of life and music in San Antonio, celebrating the folk traditions as well as the sacred works, past and present. We will explore music that would have been sung some 300 years ago as well as that which is embraced today. We are thrilled that local composer James Scott Balentine will be writing a new composition to mark this historic occasion.
April 14th – Mission San Jose (tentative)
April 15th – Central Library (Free concert)
2018 All-State For ALL Summer Camp