History

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 (with 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 (with Bells of the Cascades)
  • Sing for the Cure (with 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 (Citizens Band, guest artist)
  • 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 songs

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 Birthday 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 with 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 The Messiah
  • Bernstein & Copland
  • Chichester Psalms
  • Pops #8: Big Band

10th

'90-'91

  • Folk Songs from the British Isles
  • Magical Strings
  • Carols & Brass with Emerald City Brass Quintet
  • Mozart Requiem
  • Pops #7: All That Jazz!

9th

'89-'90

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

8th

'88-'89

  • Early Music Concert
  • Saint-Saens Christmas Oratorio
  • JS & PDQ Bach
  • Pops #5: 100 years of American music

7th

'87-'88

  • Faure Requiem Mass
  • Carols & Brass with 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 at Washington Center for the Performing Arts
  • Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with Olympia Symphony
  • Charpentier Mass for Christmas 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 with 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

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