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
  • 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, Moses: I Am His Child
  •  Jenkins: The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace (Regional Premiere)
  •  Kapilow: ’03 This New, Immense, Unbounded World (premiere)
  •  Kodály
    • 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)
  •  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
  • Verdi
    • La Forza del Destino (concert)
    • Requiem
    • Te Deum
  • Vivaldi: Gloria RV 589
  • Walton: Belshazzar’s Feast
  • Whitacre, Eric: Five Hebrew Love Songs