Choral Showcase

A wide variety of classical choral music from Washington and beyond — from perennial favorites to new discoveries, from Gregorian Chant to the present.

  • Masaaki Suzuki

    Bach's Christmas Oratorio

    December 25, 2022 9:00 pm

    On Christmas Night, Choral Showcase brings you our annual presentation of Bach's Christmas Oratorio. Masaaki Suzuki conducts Bach Collegium Japan.
  • Heinrich Schutz, c.1660, by Christoph Spatner

    Psalms, Hymns, and Motets

    January 1, 2023 9:00 pm

    New Voices, New Recordings

    January is the month we take in new recordings; this week, music of Heinrich Schutz, James MacMillan, and Penelope Thwaites.
  • Visitation by Mariotto Albertinelli, 1503

    Magnificat

    January 15, 2023 9:00 pm

    New Voices, New Recordings

    Settings of the Magnificat by Guerrero, Heinichen, both CPE and JS Bach, and William Mathias.
  • Bob Chilcott: Circle Song Signum Classics SIGCD703

    Song of the Americas

    January 22, 2023 9:00 pm

    New Voices, New Recordings

    New works by Bob Chilcott and Frank La Rocca, inspired by Native American poetry and music.
  • Gyorgy Ligeti, Netherlands, c.1984

    Lux Aeterna

    January 29, 2023 9:00 pm

    New Voices, New Recordings

    "Eternal Light" this week, with requiem music from composers Morten Lauridsen and Gyorgy Ligeti (pictured), and from Iceland.