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Sing With The San Francisco Lyric Chorus in Summer 2015!
Join Us In Celebrating

The Panama Pacific International Exposition's
100th Anniversary!
Mission Dolores Basilica 100th Anniversary
San Francisco Lyric Chorus 20th Anniversary


Classical Choral Music at the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Amy BeachPanama Hymn
(official hymn of the PPIE, commissioned for that purpose)
Camille Saint-Saëns:  Selected choruses from The Promised Land
(his late-career oratorio given its American premiere at the PPIE but seldom performed since)

Selections from other classical choral works performed at the PPIE:

Johannes BrahmsRequiem: #4, Wie Lieblich Sind Deine Wohnungen
Georg Frideric HandelMessiah: And The Glory of the Lord
Georg Frideric Handel:  Messiah:  Hallelujah Chorus
Joseph HaydnCreation:  Awake The Harp
Joseph Haydn:  Creation:  The Heavens Are Telling
Felix Mendelssohn:   Elijah: Lift Thine Eyes
Felix Mendelssohn:  Elijah:   He, Watching Over Israel
Gioachino RossiniStabat Mater: In Sempiterna Saecula, Amen
Giuseppe VerdiRequiem: Sanctus
Richard WagnerTannhaüser: Pilgrim’s Chorus

 Rehearsals: Mondays, 7:15-9:45 pm, beginning May 18, 2015
at Trinity+St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
1668 Bush Street (use Bush Street entrance, not front door on Gough
San Francisco

For audition and other information, call Music Director Robert Gurney
at (415) 721-4077 or email

Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 7 pm.
Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 5 pm
Mission Dolores Basilica,
Dolores & 16th Sts., San Francisco


San Francisco Lyric Chorus is an auditioned, medium-sized, mixed-voice chorus that performs a diverse repertoire with an emphasis on classical choral music and rarely performed works. We are an inclusive and welcoming community of singers, committed to excellent musicianship and creative programming.


San Francisco Lyric Chorus Celebrates
Classical Choral Music at the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition
August 22-23, 2015
Mission Dolores Basilica, San Francisco

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