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Join four Eastside choirs in the thrill of singing great works of choral music. Choirs from Bellevue, Kirkland and Issaquah present Eastside Sings on Tuesday nights in July 2016 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
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Performances of the 2015-2016 Season

2016 Luminous  
Luminous: The Music of Ola Gjeilo

Saturday, May 21st, 2016 7:30 PM – Bastyr University Chapel, Kenmore

Our 2015 – 2016 season finale features the world premiere of a new work by one of the most talented composers of our time. Born in Norway, educated at Juilliard, currently residing in New York City, Ola Gjeilo recently completed a new work, Glory, commissioned by Kirkland Choral Society. The program will feature our world premiere performance, plus many “Gjeilo favorites,” from recent KCS concerts. We are pleased to welcome the Skyros Quartet, who will join us for this performance.

2016 Jubilation  

Saturday, March 19th, 2016 2:00 PM – Benaroya Hall, Seattle

Beethoven’s immortal 9th Symphony is featured in this spectacular program to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Philharmonia Northwest. Also featured are works by Alfven, Mendelssohn, and Mozart; in one of the Northwest’s premiere venues—Benaroya Hall.

2016 Luminous  
Love Song Bouquet

February 20th, 2016 7:30 PM – Kirkland Performance Center, Kirkland

Love is in the air! Join us for a program of love songs in honor of Valentine’s Day. Soloists and ensembles from KCS, along with the full choir, will perform in the intimate setting of the Kirkland Performance Center. To add to the festivities, wine and chocolate will be available for purchase in the lobby.

2015 Bach at Bastyr  
Bach at Bastyr

Sunday, December 6th, 2015, 3:00 PM – Bastyr University Chapel, Kenmore

Kirkland Choral Society is joined by our orchestra partners, Philharmonia Northwest, for Bach’s spectacular Magnificat; one of the great Baroque choral masterworks. Also featured are modern works by Chilcott, Gjeilo, Lauridsen and local composer Joy DeCoursey Porter.

In addition to our 2015 – 2016 subscription series, KCS members also perform for the following events:
Bach’s Magnificat

December 13th, 2015 10:30 AM – First United Methodist Church, Seattle
An encore performance of Bach’s Magnificat, with chamber choir and orchestra. In collaboration with the choir of First Church, Seattle; as part of their regularly scheduled worship service.

Allegri’s Miserere
March 25th, 2016 7:00 PM – First United Methodist Church, Seattle
A chamber choir from the Choral Society presents one of the great late Renaissance masterworks; for Good Friday service at First Church, Seattle.