Holiday Concert - Dec 3 & 4 2022, featuring Bach's Magnificat and Britten's A Ceremony of Carols February Concert - Feb 26 2023, featuring Love Songs in honor of Valentines Day April Concert - Apr 22 & 23 2023, featuring Faure's Requiem All concerts will be performed at the beautiful Bastyr Chapel in Kenmore. Orchestral pieces will be performed in partnership with Philharmonia NW.
Sing With Us!
Kirkland Choral Society successfully returned to in-person singing for our sold-out holiday and spring concerts this year. We are currently seeking enthusiastic, experienced singers to join us as we continue to make and cherish beautiful, live music in our 34th season!
For information about our audition process or to make an appointment, please click here.
We acknowledge that Covid is still with us, and safety is still top of mind. Specifics about what that means for our rehearsal and performance protocol is still being decided. We look forward to seeing you in-person, either at auditions or at our next concert!
- Dr. Glenn R. Gregg, Artistic Director - KCS Board of Directors
Hear KCS in fine form! Click here to enjoy our performance of Verdi’s Requiem at Benaroya Hall!
In addition, click here to see a compilation of various recent performances including virtual performances from the past year.
Past Performance: Eternal Light!
Featuring the full choral-orchestral version of Morten Lauridsen's masterpiece,Lux Aeterna, in collaboration with members of Philharmonia Northwest, and the US premiere of Laura Silberberg's Lux Aeterna.
PROGRAM: Eriks Esenvalds: Lux Aeterna Peteris Vasks: Tala gaisma (Distant Lights) for Violin and String Orchestra Mikhail Shmidt, violin Laura Silberberg; Lux Aeterna - US Premiere Performance Morten Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna
Past Performance: Amor, Music of Love
This concert was cancelled due to the COVID-19 resurgence.
Past Performance: Gloria!
Our 2021-22 season began with an enchanting holiday concert, this year at St. Mark's Cathedral in Seattle, on Saturday, 12/11, at 7:30pm. We can again connect our hearts through music, together, in the concert hall.
This concert, a favorite holiday tradition for so many, features the full choral-orchestral version of the Vivaldi Gloria, performed with our wonderful partner orchestra, Philharmonia Northwest. The beautiful music and setting for this performance will remind you why people frequent this concert year after year.
Kirkland Choral Society (KCS) is proud and grateful to present you with this virtual recording of “O Love”, composed by Elaine Hagenberg and based on a hymn by George Matheson. We’ve worked very hard, not just to record and mix this music, but also to support our community as best we can during these challenging times. In that spirit, our great joy is to once again share our passion for music and our community, by providing you with this virtual performance. We hope this lifts your spirits as it has ours!