As we gathered on this evening, protests triggered by the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis-St. Paul were … [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
Ming focused this evening on role of folk music in classical music, leading us through folk music connected to works by … [More...]
Soprano Maya Kherani joined us with performances of music of Mozart, Händel, and Donizetti. Maya has appeared with Bay … [More...]
This week we were joined by former BCCO accompanist, Collin Whitfield, and his wife, Erin, a soprano. The performed … [More...]
For this Monday get-together, we were joined by special guest violinist Caitlin McSherry; we all recognized her … [More...]
This week's virtual gathering featured Derek Tam, talking about playing Bach's Goldberg Variations on harpsichord. Derek … [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!