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Our classical concerts are performed throughout the Chicago south suburbs and Northwest Indiana. We invite you to join us for this pivotal season! As is the long-standing tradition with the Chorale, admission to all concerts is free of charge. Free-will donations are gratefully accepted.

Each classical concert of our 2018-2019 season has something different and special to offer:

Americans All

Americans All - Classical Concert

Sunday, October 14, 2018 – 4:00 pm
First Reformed Church
15924 South Park Avenue
South Holland, IL 60473

Our 2018-19 season starts off with great beauty and power, as we sing music from “our own backyard,” including pieces by Randall Thompson, Robert Shaw, spirituals by Moses Hogan, and many others!  We even make a brief visit to Hollywood to sing music from one of the great epic films of the 1950s!  We invite you to come to the beautiful sanctuary of First Reformed Church to enjoy the variety of music written by “Americans all.”  For more information, email chorale@southholland.org or call 708-210-2913.

18th Annual Christmas Concert

Classical Concerts South Holland

Sunday, December 2, 2018 – 4:00 pm
St. Victor Catholic Church
553 Hirsch Avenue
Calumet City, IL 60409
Sunday, December 9, 2018 – 3:00 pm (please note time!)
St. Maria Goretti Catholic Parish
500 Northgate Drive
Dyer, IN 46311

By popular demand, we have expanded our long-standing tradition of offering this beloved annual Christmas concert to the community! Songs and carols new and old will be sung by the Chorale, with help from the organ, instruments, the Southlake Children’s Choir and YOU! Come to listen to the crystalline harmonies of ancient hymns in new settings by Swedish composer Anders Ohrwall, and lend your voice to the singing of grand Christmas carols to the accompaniment of instruments and organs! In addition to the beautiful stained-glass sanctuary of St. Victor’s, which has been our home for 18 seasons, we are now offering the same concert in the spacious Sanctuary of St. Maria Goretti Parish in Dyer, IN! Early arrival is strongly recommended! For more information, email chorale@southholland.org or call 708-210-2913.

Music of Mendelssohn

Music of Mendelssohn

Sunday, April 28, 2019 – 4:00 pm
St. Anne Catholic Church
3010 Ridge Road
Lansing, IL 60438
Sunday, May 5, 2019 – 3:30 pm (please note time!)
Covenant United Church of Christ
1130 E. 154th Street
South Holland, IL 60473

Mendelssohn’s second symphony, called the “Hymn of Praise,” was written in the style of Beethoven’s 9th symphony, with a free-standing, hour-long finale which serves as a concert in itself, and includes a full orchestra, chorus, and soloists. Come to bask in the luminous music of Felix Mendelssohn as the Chorale is once again joined by soloists and the Lake Shore Symphony Orchestra for our eighth annual spring choral/orchestral concert! As with our other concerts, there are two venues to choose from. Take your pick, or come to both! For more information, email chorale@southholland.org or call 708-210-2913.

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South Holland Master Chorale is a premier choral group, under the direction of Albert M. Jackson, that performs classical concerts throughout the Chicago Southern Suburbs and Northwest Indiana. We have over 100 members and are recognized for our notable performances including by Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana, Mozart’s Grand Mass in C minor, Mendelssohn’s Hymn of Praise, and most recently the Mozart Requiem, Bernstein’s Mass, and the concert version of Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess with the Illinois Philharmonic.