San José Symphonic Choir

San José Symphonic Choir & Orchestra


Ordinary People Making Extraordinary Music

The San José Symphonic Choir (SJSC), a volunteer choral organization, has performed masterworks and contemporary pieces in San José and the South Bay Area since its founding in 1924. The Choir typically consists of about 100 singers, and has been under the inspiring leadership of Maestro Leroy Kromm since 1985.
Verdi: Messa da Requiem poster

Giuseppe Verdi's Messa da Requiem

A Towering Masterpiece – An Immersive Odyssey – Fiery Anguish to Radiant Joy

San José Symphonic Choir Artistic Director, Leroy Kromm unveils a towering masterpiece Messa Da Requiem from Italian opera virtuoso Giuseppe Verdi.

Embarking on a tumultuous journey of fiery anguish and grief to radiant joy and ultimate peace, Verdi’s Requiem is an immersive odyssey, leaving audiences captivated and uplifted.

Prepare to be swept away by a concert of unforgettable magnitude and beauty as the chorus, Cal Arte Ensemble and our extraordinary soloists – Maria Natale, Soprano; Ilaria Sacchi, Mezzo Soprano; Alec Carlson, Tenor; and Kirk Eichelberger, Bass – command the stage at the Scottish Rite Center, San José.

Magnificent Mozart! Video Playlist

SJSC opened its Season 99: Crescendo! with Magnificent Mozart, a grand celebration of the genius of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Immerse Yourself in the Brilliance of Mozart and Discover the Beauty of his Music to Transport Your Soul

Be enchanted by Mozart’s ability to define symphonic brilliance, intricate vocal passages, and profound spirituality that permeate every note in his exquisite choral gems. Magnificent Mozart is a journey where the beauty of music knows no bounds.

Magnificent Mozart! Audio Playlist

Ordinary People Making Extraordinary Music

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San José Symphonic Choir is supported, in part, by a Cultural Affairs grant from the City of San José, by SVCreates, in partnership with the County of Santa Clara, by the California Non-Profit Performing Arts Program, and by a generous grant from the Peery Foundation.