2022 Holiday Concert Guide for Silicon Valley

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2022 Holiday Concert Guide for Silicon Valley

If you're looking for a wonderful concert to put you in the holiday mood, then look no further!  In our varied communities all across Silicon Valley you'll find just about any style of musical performance you're looking for, from mariachi to jazz to classical.  Here are my top picks for holiday goers this season.  Happy holidays and enjoy the season! 

FESTIVE CHORAL & SYMPHONIC HOLIDAY MUSIC


San Jose Symphonic Choir & San Jose Baroque Orchestra Present: Back to Baroque
Bach’s Cantatas and Handel’s Dixit Dominus 
Saturday, Nov 26, 7:30pm
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Joseph, San Jose

San Jose Symphonic Choir and Nova Vista Symphony Present: Holiday Festival
Music from Rimsky-Korsakov, Shaw and many others!
Saturday, Dec 3, 7:30pm
Church of the Ascension, Saratoga
 
California Bach Society Presents: Christmas in the British Isles
Hear holiday favorites and lesser-known gems from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.
Saturday, Dec 3, 8pm
All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 555 Waverley, Palo Alto

San Jose Wind Symphony Presents: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something out of the Blue 
Enjoy classic repertoire, new compositions & music inspired by the choral cannon.
Sunday, Dec 4, 3pm
McAfee Performing Arts Center, Saratoga

San Jose Symphonic Choir & San Jose Baroque Orchestra Present: You Sing It Messiah
Sing to your heart’s content including all solos, just have fun, no one will judge! 
Monday, Dec 5, 7:30pm
California Theater, 345 So First St, San Jose

Orchard City Chorus Presents: Festival of Carols
Gather your holiday spirit for an evening of carols. 
Friday, Dec 9, 7:30pm
United Methodist Church, 1675 Winchester Blvd, Campbell. 
 
Symphony San Jose Chorale Present: Carols in the California
Enjoy a traditional sing-along of your favorite carols with choir & brass ensemble.
Saturday, Dec 10, 7pm
The California Theater, 345 So First St, San Jose

Peninsula Women’s Chorus Presents: Songs of Connection, The Ties that Bind
Hear a tapestry of contemporary and classical works, including holiday selections.
Saturday, Dec 10, 4pm
St Mark’s Episcopal Church, 600 Colorado Ave, Palo Alto
Sunday, Dec 18, 4pm
Mission Santa Clara, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara

The Choral Project & San Jose Chamber Orchestra Present: Winter’s Gifts
Repertoire will feature world music centered on the theme of hope and peace.
Friday, Dec 16, 8pm 
Mission Santa Clara de Asis, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara University
Saturday, Dec 17, 8pm
First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto

South Bay Veterans Chorus Presents: Peace on Earth
A holiday concert of Christmas songs from around the world.
Saturday, Dec 17, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 12770 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga

HOLIDAY JAZZ & GOSPEL


SJSU Jazz Orchestra & Valley Christian High School Jazz Ensemble Present: Cool Yule
Celebrate the season with a concert of contemporary and traditional jazz.
Tuesday, Dec 6, 7:30pm
Hammer Theater Center, 101 Paseo de San Antonio, San Jose
 
South Bay Holiday Gospel Concert
The Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir and the South Bay Workshop Choir present gospel arrangements of traditional holiday favorites.
Thursday, Dec 22, 7:30pm 
Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St, Mountain View

FUN MARIACHI HOLIDAY MUSIC


Mariachi Sol de Mexico presents: A Merry-Achi Christmas
Enjoy a fiesta of favorite holiday tunes by this 3 time Grammy nominated ensemble.
Friday, Nov 25, 3pm and 7:30pm
Hammer Theater Center, 101 Paseo De San Antonio, San Jose

VOCAL HOLIDAY PERFORMANCES


Sacred Heart Men’s Club Presents: Italian Tenor Pasquale Esposito in Bianco Natale
Enjoy a festive holiday concert accompanied by San Jose State University’s Orchestra.
Saturday, Dec 3, 8pm
Sacred Heart Church, 13716 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga
 
City Lights Theater Company Presents: Ren’s 8th Annual Winter Wonderland
Enjoy holiday favorites with singer-songwriter Ren Geisick and a full band.
Sunday, Dec 4, 7pm
City Lights Theater, 529 S 2nd St, San Jose
 
Holidays with a Twist with Mezzo Soprano Deborah Martinez Rosengaus
Come enjoy an afternoon of holiday inspired tunes that you may never have heard before!
Tuesday, Dec 13, 1pm - 2pm
Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto

HOLIDAY MUSIC AND MORE!


Christmas with the Celts
Enjoy a wonderful combination of timeless ancient Irish Christmas Carols and lively Irish dance with modern contemporary songs but with Irish instrumentation.
Friday, Dec 9, 8pm
Heritage Theater, 1 W Campbell Ave, Campbell
 
Lindsey Stirling Presents: Snow Waltz Tour
Award winning pop-violinist brings holiday music with dance, trapeze and aerial moves while delivering an amazing violin performance - a must see!
Tuesday, Dec 20, 8pm
San Jose Civic Theater, 135 W San Carlos St, San Jose

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