Repertoire

Since 1982 Symphony Chorus of New Orleans has performed these major works, some of them many times.

  • Bach
    • Weihnachtsoratorium BWV 248
    • Cantata No. 4 “Christ lag in Todesbanden” BWV 4
    • Cantata No. 214 “Tönet, Ihr Pauken” (Page Translation) BWV 214
    • Magnificat BWV 243
    • St. Matthew Passion BWV 244
    • St. John Passion BWV 245
  • Barnett:
    • The World Beloved:
    • A Bluegrass Mass (Regional Premiere)
  • Beethoven:
    • Missa Solemnis in D Major, Op. 123
    • Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125
    • Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt, Op. 112
    • Elegischer Gesang, Op. 118
    • Choral Fantasy, Op. 80
    • “Hallelujah” from Christ on the Mount of Olives, Op. 85
  • Berlinski:
    • The Beadle of Prague
  • Berlioz:
    • Roméo et Juliette
  • Bernstein:
    • Chichester Psalms
    • Symphony No. 3 “Kaddish”
    • Selections from Candide, West Side Story, Wonderful Town
  • Bloch:
    • Sacred Service
  • Brahms:
    • Alt-Rhapsodie, Op. 53
    • Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45
    • Liebeslieder Wälzer, Op. 52
    • Schicksalslied, Op. 54
  • Britten:
    • Ballad of Heroes, Op. 14
    • “Choral Dances” from Gloriana, Op. 53
    • Saint Nicolas, Op. 42
  • Bruckner:
    • Psalm 150
    • Te Deum
  • Chadwick:
    • A Taste of Tabasco (concert)
  • Carissimi:
    • Historia di Jephthe
  • Charpentier:
    • Te Deum
  • Copland:
    • Old American Songs (Sets One and Two)
    • Suite from The Tender Land (“Stomp Your Foot”, “The Promise of Living”)
  • Courtenay:
    • A Musicological Journey through the Twelve Days of Christmas
  • Dankner:
    • Symphony No. 5 “Odyssey of Faith” (premiere)
  • Debussy:
    • “Sirènes” from Trois Nocturnes
  • Drattell:
    • The Tell-Tale Heart
  • Duruflé:
    • Requiem
  •  Dvorák:
    • Te Deum, Op. 103
  • Falla:
    • El Amor Brujo
  • Fauré:
    • Requiem in D Minor, Op. 48
  • Gershwin:
    • Porgy and Bess (concert)
  •  Gilbert & Sullivan:
    • HMS Pinafore (concert)
    • Selected Choruses
  •  Handel:
    • Funeral Anthem for Queen Caroline: The Ways of Zion do Mourn HWV 264 (1737)
    • Israel in Egypt
    • Judas Maccabaeus
    • Messiah
  •  Haydn:
    • The Creation
    • Missa Brevis Sancti Joanni de Deo “Little Organ Mass”
    • Missa in Angustiis “Lord Nelson”
    • Partsongs
  •  Holst:
    • The Planets
  • Hogan:
    • I Am His Child
  •  Jenkins:
    • The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace (Regional Premiere)
  • Johnson:
    • All of Us’ from Considering Matthew Shepherd
  • Kapilow:
    • ’03 This New, Immense, Unbounded World (premiere)
  •  Kodaly:
    • Budavari Te Deum
    • Missa Brevis
  •  Lambert:
    • The Rio Grande
  •  Landes:
    • Images for Chorus and Jazz Trio
  •  Lerner & Loewe:
    • (concert)
  •  Mahler:
    • Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection”
    • Symphony No. 3
  •  McCullough:
    • Holocaust Cantata
  •  Memley:
    • Magnificat
  •  Mendelssohn:
    • Elijah
    • Die erste Walpurgisnacht
    • A Midsummer Night’s Dream
    • Symphony No. 2 “Lobgesang”
  •  Mozart:
    • Ave Verum Corpus, K. 618
    • “Great” Mass in C Minor, K. 427
    • Mass in C Major, K. 317 (“Coronation”)
    • Requiem, K. 626
    • Vesperae solennes de Confessore, K. 339
  • Orff:
    • Carmina Burana
    • Catulli Carmina
  • Page:
    • Symphony Chorus Sings the Blues (concert)
  •  Paray:
    • Mass for Joan of Arc
  •  Poulenc:
    • Gloria
  •  Prokofiev:
    • Alexander Nevsky
  •  Purcell:
    • Hail, Bright Cecilia!
    • O Sing unto the Lord
    • Te Deum & Jubilate Deo
  •  Quezergue:
    • A Creole Mass (premiere and CD/DVD recording)
    • Passion, Death, and Resurrection of Jesus Christ (Premiere and CD/DVD Recording)
  •  Ravel:
    • Daphnis et Chloé (Suites 1 & 2 and complete)
  •  Rodgers & Hammerstein:
    • (concert)
  • Rossini:
    • Petite Messe Solennelle
  •  Runestad:
    • Dreams of the Fallen (World Premiere)
    • Please Stay
  •  Rutter
    • The Reluctant Dragon
    • Requiem
  • Shearing:
    • Songs and Sonnets
  •  Schoenberg:
    • A Survivor from Warsaw
  •  Schubert:
    • Mass No. 2 in G Major, D. 167
    • Mirjam’s Siegesgesang D. 942 (Op. 136)
  •  Schuman:
    • Casey at the Bat
  •  Shaw/Bennett:
    • The Many Moods of Christmas
  • Shostakovich:
    • The Execution of Stepan Razin
    • Symphony No. 13 “Babi Yar”
  • Jean Sibelius:
    • (concert)
  • Sondheim:
    • (concert)
  • Stravinsky:
    • Symphony of Psalms
  • Tchaikovsky:
    • Nutcracker Ballet
  • Thompson:
    • The Testament of Freedom
  • Tippett:
    • “Four Ritual Dances” from The Midsummer Marriage
  • Van:
    • A Procession Winding Around Me
  • Vaughan Williams
    • Dona Nobis Pacem
    • Fantasia on Christmas Carols
    • Hundredth Psalm
    • Song of Thanksgiving
    • Symphony No. 1 “Sea Symphony”
    • Towards the Unknown Region
  •  Various:
    • Sing for the Cure: A Proclamation of Hope
    • Tyler’s Suite
    • Street Requiem
    • Beer Choir
  • Verdi:
    • La Forza del Destino (concert)
    • Requiem
    • Te Deum
  • Vivaldi:
    • Gloria RV 589
    • Magnificat
  • Walton:
    • Belshazzar’s Feast
  • Whitacre:
    •  Five Hebrew Love Songs