- International Orange Chorale, By Local: Songs of California Composers, including Georgia Stitt, Eric Tamm, Shaffer McGee, IOCSF co-director Zane Fiala, Jake Heggie', Emma Lou Diemer. David Conte, Halsey Stevens, Eric Whitacre, and Robin Estrada. May 1 at 5 p.m., 55 2nd St., SF, in the Solarium; May 2 at 7:30 p.m., St. Mark's Lutheran, SF.
- California Bach Society, From Tallis to Tavener, a concert celebrating the English choral tradition. Works by Tallis, Byrd, Holst, Purcell, Finzi, Gibbons, Stanford, and Tavener. A glorious tradition and a glorious chorus; what could be better? May 1, 8 p.m. at St. Gregory of Nyssa, SF; May 2, 8 p.m., at All Saints in Palo Alto; May 3, 4 p.m. at St. Mark's in Berkeley.
- Chora Nova, The Triumph of Love, Orff, Catulli Carmina and Brahms, Liebeslieder Waltzes. May 24, 7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, Berkeley.
Sunday, April 26, 2009
Coming Up (Some Very Soon!)
The Bay Area has more great choral programs than any one person can get to! Here are three more: