Join Us for Our 2019-2020 Concert Season
LEGACIES IN SONG

Psalmfest! An Evening with Bernstein and Rutter
Saturday, October 5, 2019 | 7:30 PM

Join us as we open our season with a celebratory evening of psalms. Beginning with Leonard Bernstein’s exuberant Chichester Psalms sung in Hebrew, the concert also features John Rutter’s Psalmfest, a series joyful settings. The energy of these works, performed with organ and a selection of orchestral instruments, will delight and inspire you!

Gain insights into the lyrics by attending our pre-concert lecture at 7:00 PM. From Rice University’s Department of Religion, HCS welcomes Dr. Matthias Henze, who is the Isla Carroll and Percy E. Turner Professor of Hebrew Bible and Early Judiasm, as well as the Director of Jewish Studies. Learn more here.

Hurry, our Early Bird Discount of $5 off per ticket expires on September 22, 2019!

A Glorious Christmas
Saturday, December 14, 2019 | 7:30 PM

We’re proud to partner with Texas Medical Center Orchestra in a grand performance of Francis Poulenc’s Gloria and welcome The Clements High School Concert Chorale. Come sing along to your favorite carols and enjoy an appearance by Santa and Mrs. Claus! Don’t wait to get your tickets. This concert may sell out!

Hurry, our Early Bird Discount of $5 off per ticket expires on November 30, 2019!

Handel’s Messiah
Friday, December 20, 2019 | 8:00 PM

Following last year’s sold out performance, celebrate the season with “Part I” plus the “Hallelujah” from George Frideric Handel’s Messiah. Hear it performed in an intimate setting, featuring our HCS Chamber Choir with chamber orchestra.

Please note: This concert will be at the Tallowood Baptist Church Chapel, 555 Tallowood Rd., Houston, TX 77024
The Gospel Spirit
Saturday, February 29, 2020 | 7:30 PM

We are proud to present the incredible legacy of African-American Spirituals and Gospel music featuring special guests the Prairie View A&M University Concert Chorale. Hear works by William Dawson, Moses Hogan, Rollo Dilworth, Robert Ray, Jeffery Ames, and more. Be prepared to be moved!

Hurry, our Early Bird Discount of $5 off per ticket expires on February 15, 2020!

Happy Birthday, Beethoven!
Saturday, May 16, 2020 | 7:30 PM

Celebrate the 250th birthday of one of classical music’s most-loved composers: Ludwig van Beethoven. This performance of his Mass in C Major and the Choral Finale (“Ode to Joy”) from his iconic Ninth Symphony will be a powerful musical birthday celebration!

Join us for a pre-concert lecture at 7:00 PM with Dr. Charles Hausmann, Professor of Choral Studies, University of Houston.

Hurry, our Early Bird Discount of $5 off per ticket expires on February 15, 2020!

The Contemporaries
Friday, June 26, 2020 | 8:00

The HCS Chamber Choir will close the season with a truly unique program of 21st-century choral works, featuring music by Eric Whitacre, Ola Gjeilo, Ēriks Ešenvalds, Josu Elberdin, Dan Forrest, and more.

Please note: This concert will be at the Tallowood Baptist Church Chapel, 555 Tallowood Rd., Houston, TX 77024.

Join Us Before and After the Concert!

Most Large Chorus concerts will begin with a pre-concert lecture 30 minutes prior to the concert and will conclude with a hospitality reception. Please make plans to enjoy both!

Unless otherwise noted, all concerts are performed at The Foundry Church.

The Foundry Church
8350 Jones Road at Highway 290
Houston, Texas
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