California Bach Society is a 30-voice chamber choir specializing in Renaissance and Baroque music, presenting four concerts each year in Palo Alto, San Francisco, and Berkeley. Welcome to our 48th season, 2018-2019. We start the year with JS Bach’s Missa Brevis in A; then mark the holidays with 500 years of an Italian Christmas. In the winter, we present Rachmaninoff’s stunning All Night Vigil and finish the year with two Italian masters in Vienna. 

Auditions on September 9!

Auditions for the 2018–2019 season will be held on September 9 for soprano, tenor, and bass voices. 
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We won Best of the Bay!

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Our 2018-2019 Season

Oct 19–21, 2018

J.S. BACH  Cantata 198 & Missa Brevis in A Major

Nov 30–Dec 2, 2018

BUON NATALE  Five centuries of Italian Christmas music

Mar 1–3, 2019

RACHMANINOFF  The All Night Vigil 

Apr 26–28, 2019

I MAESTRI ITALIANI A VIENNA  Valentini and Bertali

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 The choir, Fall 2017.  Photo by Will Toft.

The choir, Fall 2017.  Photo by Will Toft.