Season

Year

Description

39th

19-20

Kaleidoscope: Songs about Color
A Mannheim Merry Christmas
Spring Into Song
Disney: A Wonderful World of Music

38th

18-19

Sacred Elements: Earth, Air, Fire and Water
Yuletide Celebration: A Holiday Concert
Strength and Serenity: Leavitt’s Missa Festiva and Faure’s Requiem
Torch Songs: Songs of Love

37th

17-18

Way Out West: Beloved American Ballads
Season of Light: A Christmas Celebration
Hidden Musical Figures: Women Composers
Naughty & Nice: Broadway’s Villains and Heroes

36th

16-17

Transcendence: Songs About Love
Life & Purpose, Jingle: A Christmas Celebration
Outback Odyssey: Choral & Orchestral Music from Down Under
Musical Comedy Cruise: Hijinks on the High Seas

35th

15-16

Nothing’s Sacred: Humor in Music
Mistletunes & Songflakes
35th Anniversary 
Concert
Pop Icons

34th

14-15

Songs Macabre
Songs of Christmas (w/Harstine Island Choir)
Songs of the Sea
Songs of Broadway

33rd

13-14

Sing, Fiddle and Strum: Celtic Celebration
Sing Glad Tidings: Holiday Choir and Bells (w/Bells of the Cascades)
Sing for the Cure (w/Olympia Family Theater)
Sing Sinatra: Music of Ol’ Blue Eyes

32nd

12-13

Choral Classics
A Joyful Noise
Deo Gloria
Pop Meets the Classics

31st

11-12

For the Beauty of the Earth (Dana Lyons, guest artist)
Wintersong (Bells of the Cascades, guest artist)
Classical Voice
Steel Drums (In the Shadows of the Forest with Gary Gibson’s steel drum band)
World Music: Living Traditions (Ocho Pies, guest artist)

30th

10-11

Love, Lament, Laughter and Light
On a Winter’s Night
Wingspan and Come
Union
Your Hit Parade

29th

09-10

Let Freedom Ring: Songs of Social Justice (guest artist: Citizens Band)
Carols and Bells (Bells of the Cascades)
“Circlesong” by Bob Chilcott, and Randall Thompson’s “Frostiana”
Pops #26: Captain Fantastic-the Music of Elton John

28th

08-09

Celtic Connections
K. Lee Scott’s “The Incarnation”
Willcocks’ “Lux Perpetua”
Rutter’s “The Sprig of Thyme”
Tony Award song

27th

07-08

Great Opera Choruses
Holiday Concert with Bells (Bells of the Cascade)
Mendelssohn’s “Elijah!”
Carole King

26th

06-07

The Main Attraction
Here We Come A-Wassailing
Magnificent Music of Russia (Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil)
The Music of Billy Joel

25th

05-06

Songs of Social Justice
Magnificat-a Christmas Canticle
Commissioned work “Come, Union” by Vonda & Gary Witley
Andrew Lloyd Webber

24th

04-05

Capt. Smarty Pants
The King’s Festival
Rutter Mass of the Children & Handel’s Coronation Anthems
Pops #21: Cole Porter

23rd

03-04

Celtic Music
Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa/Winter songs
Beethoven Missa Solemnis
Pops #20: biggest hits

22nd

02-03

Glorious Music: the music of John Rutter
Handel’s The Messiah and Robert Shaw’s The Many Moods of Christmas
Rutter reprise at Corbet Theater in January
American Folk Songs and Song of Wisdom of Old Turtle
Pops #19: The 60s

21st

01-02

Sing for the Cure
Winter Festival (Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa/Winter songs)
Swing reprise for grand opening of Corbet Theater in January
Brahms Requiem
Pops #18: Sondheim
Summer Tour to Australia (Brahms Requiem)

20th

00-01

Jewish Music
Alleluia (Vaughn Williams Hodie & carols)
20th B-day concert: Carmina Burana
Commissioned works: Let Us Celebrate and Psalm 150 by Dr. Gloria Swisher
Pops #17: Swing

19th

99-00

M-Pact
Seasonal Celebrations
Haydn: The Creation
Pops #16: The Gershwins

18th

98-99

Sacred Latin
Around World in Carols
Poulenc: Gloria and Mendelssohn Psalm 115
Pops#15: 15th Anniversary celebration!

17th

97-98

German part songs: Brahms & Schubert
Mozarts’ Messiah
Vaughan Williams Folk songs
Randall Thompson’s Testament of Freedom, & Alice Parker Folk Songs & Melodius Accord w/Camerata Brass
Pops #14: Hot Latin Nights

16th

96-97

SoVoSó
Christmas Rennaissance Faire
Sing a Glad Song
Pops #13: MGM Musical Magic

15th

95-96

Shakespeare in Music
Carols & Brass
15th Anniversary Concert & 3rd Commissioned Work (Psalm 150)
Pops #12 – Doo-Wop, Sha-Bop

14th

94-95

African Choral Music
Handel’s The Messiah
Beethoven’s Mass in C
A Calm Sea, & the Choral Fantasy
Pops #11 – Best of Broadway 2 (musicals of the 80’s & 90’s)

13th

93-94

A Night in Old Vienna
Schubert Trio
Christmas Revels
Carmina Burana
Pops 10th Anniversary Concert Celebration!

12th

92-93

Women Composers
Commissioned work The Gloves
Carols and Brass
Israel In Eqypt
Pops #9- Pops Around the World

11th

91-92

10th anniversary concert/A cappella
Northwest Girls Choir
Handel’s Messiah
Bernstein & Copland
Chichester Psalms
Pops #8 – Big Band

10th

90-91

Folk Songs from British Isles
Magical Strings
Carols & Brass w/Emerald City Brass Quintet
Mozart Requiem
Pops #7 – All That Jazz!

9th

89-90

Vladimir Choir
Centennial Concert/Kechley commissioned work
Handel’s Messiah
Dvorak & Durufle
Pops #6 – Best of Broadway

8th

88-89

Early Music concert
Saint-Saens Xmas Oratorio
JS & PDQ Bach
Pops #5 – 100 years of American music

7th

87-88

Faure Requiem Mass
Carols & Brass w/Emerald City Brass Quintet
Mozart Vesperare Solennes
Mendelssohn Psalm 42
Pops #4 – Cole Porter and Irving Berlin

6th

86-87

Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzes
Ford Hill
COMPLETE MESSIAH!
Haydn’s The Seasons (Fall & Winter)
Soni Ventorum Woodwind Quintet
Pops #3 – Lerner & Loewe

5th

85-86

Opening night Washington Center for the Performing Arts
Beethoven’s 9th Symphony w/Olympia Symphony
Charpentier Mass for Xmas Eve
Haydn’s The Seasons (Spring & Summer)
Pops #2 – Gershwin

4th

84-85

Renaissance/Baroque selections
Washington Brass Quintet
300 years of Bach & Handel
Party at the Pops #1 – Rodgers and Hammerstein

3rd

83-84

Handel Ode on St. Cecilia’s Day
Olympia Baroque Ensemble
Respighi Laud to the Nativity
Thompson Frostiana
Sacco selections

2nd

82-83

Vivaldi Magnificat
Oxford Carols
Brahms Requiem w/Olympia Symphony
Schubert Mass in Eb
Palestrina Pope Marcellus Mass

1st

81-82

Haydn 3rd Mass
V.William Mass G minor
Bach Ein Feste Burg
Britten Rejoice in the Lamb