Season

Year

Description

1st
81-82
Haydn 3rd Mass, V.William Mass G minor, Bach Ein Feste Burg, Britten Rejoice in the Lamb
2nd
82-83
Vivaldi Magnificat, Oxford Carols, Brahms Requiem w/Olympia Symphony, Schubert Mass in Eb, Palestrina Pope Marcellus Mass
3rd
83-84
Handel Ode on St. Cecilia’s Day, Olympia Baroque Ensemble, Respighi Laud to the Nativity, Thompson Frostiana, Sacco selections
4th
84-85
Renaissance/Baroque selections, Washington Brass Quintet, 300 years of Bach & Handel, Party at the Pops #1 – Rodgers and Hammerstein
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
6th
86-87
Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzes, Ford Hill, COMPLETE MESSIAH!, Haydn’s The Seasons (Fall & Winter), Soni Ventorum Woodwind Quintet, Pops #3 – Lerner & Loewe
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
8th
88-89
Early Music concert, Saint-Saens Xmas Oratorio, JS & PDQ Bach, Pops #5 – 100 years of American music
9th
89-90
Vladimir Choir, Centennial Concert/Kechley commissioned work, Handel’s Messiah, Dvorak & Durufle, Pops #6 – Best of Broadway
10th
90-91
Folk Songs from British Isles, Magical Strings,, Carols & Brass w/Emerald City Brass Quintet, Mozart Requiem, Pops #7 – All That Jazz!
11th
91-92
10th anniversary concert/A cappella, Northwest Girls Choir, Handel’s Messiah, Bernstein & Copland, Chichester Psalms, Pops #8 – Big Band
12th
92-93
Women Composers, Commissioned work The Gloves, Carols and Brass, Israel In Eqypt,
Pops #9- Pops Around the World
13th
93-94
A Night in Old Vienna, Schubert Trio, Christmas Revels, Carmina Burana, Pops 10th Anniversary Concert Celebration!
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)
15th
95-96
Shakespeare in Music, Carols & Brass, 15th Anniversary Concert & 3rd Commissioned Work (Psalm 150), Pops #12 – Doo-Wop, Sha-Bop
16th
96-97
SoVoSó, Christmas Rennaissance Faire, Sing a Glad Song, Pops #13: MGM Musical Magic
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
18th
98-99
Sacred Latin, Around World in Carols, Poulenc: Gloria and Mendelssohn Psalm 115; Pops#15: 15th Anniversary celebration!
19th
99-00
M-Pact, Seasonal Celebrations, Haydn: The Creation, Pops #16: The Gershwins
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
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)
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
23rd
03-04
Celtic Music, Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa/Winter songs, Beethoven Missa Solemnis, Pops #20: biggest hits
24th
04-05
Capt. Smarty Pants, The King’s Festival, Rutter Mass of the Children & Handel’s Coronation Anthems, Pops #21: Cole Porter
25th
05-06
Songs of Social Justice, Magnificat-a Christmas Canticle, Commissioned work “Come, Union,” by Vonda & Gary Witley, Andrew Lloyd Webber
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
27th
07-08
Great Opera Choruses, Holiday Concert with Bells (Bells of the Cascade), Mendelssohn’s “Elijah!,” Carole King
28th
08-09
Celtic Connections, K. Lee Scott’s “The Incarnation,” Willcocks’ “Lux Perpetua,” Rutter’s “The Sprig of Thyme,” Tony Award song.
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
30th
10-11
Love, Lament, Laughter and Light, On a Winter’s Night, Wingspan and Come, Union, Your Hit Parade
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)
32nd
12-13
Choral Classics, A Joyful Noise, Deo Gloria, Pop Meets the Classics
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
34th
14-15
Songs Macabre, Songs of Christmas (w/Harstine Island Choir), Songs of the Sea, Songs of Broadway