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Performances of the 2015-2016 Season

Kirkland Choral Society is a proud member of the Greater Seattle Choral Consortium.
Come hear us October 10th at the upcoming Seattle Sings Choral Festival.

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.

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  
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 from one of the most talented composers of our time. Born in Norway, educated at Juilliard, currently residing in New York City, Ola Gjeilo has been commissioned to compose a new work for Kirkland Choral Society. The program will feature our world premiere performance, plus many “Gjeilo favorites,” from recent KCS concerts.

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.

Love Songs
February 20th, 2016 7:30 PM – Kirkland Performance Center, Kirkland
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, soloists and quartets from the Choral Society entertain our guests in a program of music on the theme of love.

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 early Baroque masterworks; for Good Friday service at First Church, Seattle.