Thank you to Keith Sklower for capturing the performance of the Brahms German Requiem, and the Tragic Overture, on … [More...]
Community Storytelling for the Berkeley Community Chorus & Orchestra
For more than 50 years, the Berkeley Community Chorus & Orchestra has provided people of all musical abilities and backgrounds to sing major symphonic choral works — and has performed them free of charge for the community. StoryChorus was founded in our 50th year as a way to capture and share our history and the joy we feel while singing and playing in this unique musical organization.
New stories by and about the BCCO community
I want to thank and praise the graphic artist who put together the elegant advertising postcard for the Brahms Requiem. … [More...]
Arlene Sagan and Joe Liebling after the 2011 performance of Brahms Requiem. Photo by Bill Hocker Ein deutsches … [More...]
Emma Clarke is my granddaughter and has been coming to our concerts for the last 4 years. Even as an 11 year old … [More...]
On Monday, February 25, Ming led BCCO singers on a journey through the worlds of Brahms and requiems (BCCO has already … [More...]
On January 4, 5, and 6, 2019, BCCO performed Antonín Dvořák’s 1885 cantata The Spectre's Bride, based on Svatební … [More...]
Support BCCO as it sings through its next half-century!
More than 50 seasons of joyful rehearsals, breathtaking choral masterpieces, a loyal community of singers, growing audiences, dynamic performances, an outstanding orchestra, thrilling soloists, gifted young assistant conductors, highly successful composer competitions, a tradition of free concerts and of welcoming singers of all levels of experience, with no auditions. Founded in 1966 by Eugene Jones — the first African American conductor of a large Bay Area chorus and orchestra — BCCO choristers sing with deep commitment to community and an understanding of the power of music and the arts to create a better world. Help us keep singing for another 50 years!