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Mark Kloepper, Music Director
Betsy Brockman, Executive Director



Dylan Thomas’ unforgettable ode to his childhood Christmases is a perfect setting for songs of the season. We have chosen outstanding arrangements of traditional carols to be sung interspersed with Thomas’ joyous storytelling as narrated by well-known actor David Pichette. Thomas' idyllic memories of childhood features exaggerated characters whose antics connect strongly with a broad audience. In this concert we’ll sing favorite music of the season from both sides of the pond. You'll hear contributions by Eleanor Daley, Melinda Bargreen, John Taverner, Hubert Bird and others in this delightful holiday program.

David PichetteDavid Pichette is delighted to be making his third appearance in NWCC's A Child’s Christmas in Wales. Playing an integral part of the Seattle theatre scene since 1982, his recent appearances include Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman (Arts West), Lear in King Lear (Wooden O), and The Teacher in Small Mouth Sounds (Thalia's Umbrella). He is currently playing Ebeneezer Scrooge in ACT's A Christmas Carol. With longtime colleague and friend R. Hamilton Wright, he has adapted for the stage James M. Cain's Double Indemnity and Arthur Conan Doyle's Hound of the Baskervilles.

Sunday, December 8, 3PM - PURCHASE TICKETS
Saturday, December 14 7:30PM - PURCHASE TICKETS
hinney Ridge Lutheran Church, Seattle    Directions

Sacred Music of Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington

Sacred Music of Duke Ellington Concert
Saturday, December 28, 2019, 7:30PM
Town Hall Seattle
With the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra.
Presented by Earshot Jazz.

Join us at 7:30 PM, December 28th at the newly renovated Town Hall Seattle for the Duke Ellington Sacred Music Concert with the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra. This concert sells out, so get your tickets now.


In the Northwest, we enjoy gazing into the incredible spaces around us. Whether on the edge of a bluff looking out over the Sound, on a ferry looking toward the city, on a bridge, a Space Needle or a beach, we have dramatic and beautiful vistas all around us. As our vision stretches toward the horizon, our thoughts are free to wander. The open spaces we'll sing about in this program might be real or imagined, topographical or psychological. Join us as we journey together with The Bike Let Loose, by Edie Hill and Light of a Clear Blue Morning, written by Dolly Parton (Yep, Dolly Parton), with an evocative arrangement by Craig Hella Johnson. Featured composers also include William Hawley, Frederick Delius, Jake Runestad, Edie Hill, Pärt Uusberg, Jocelyn Hagen, Dale Trumbore, Eleanor Daley, Renaissance master Giovanni Palestrina plus others.

Sunday, March 22, 3PM - PURCHASE TICKETS
Saturday, March 28, 7:30PM - PURCHASE TICKETS
Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church, Seattle    Directions


In our final program of the season we are joined by students from the Tacoma School of the Arts (SOTA). We will sing side-by-side with these young musical spirits and expect that they will teach us as much or more than we teach them. Our collaboration includes one performance at Phinney Ridge Lutheran and one at Tacoma’s Rialto Theatre, just one block from SOTA. Featured composers include Giselle Wyers, Margaret King, Sarah Quartel, Volckmar Leisring, Jake Runestad, Pärt Uusberg, and Randall Thompson. You’ll hear music from Zimbabwe, Estonia, South Africa, Venezuela, the German Renaissance, and the state of Washington. Join us as we celebrate the progress and the talents of tomorrow’s singers.

Members of the Northwest Chamber Chorus have been singing for a long time. Most of us started in choir when we were in high school or earlier, and we truly can't "Keep from Singing". We want to pass the torch to the next generation and we're looking forward to this special collaboration with choral singers from the Tacoma School of the Arts.

Saturday May 30, 7:30PM Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church, Seattle - PURCHASE TICKETS,

Sunday, May 31, 3PM Rialto Theatre, Tacoma - PURCHASE TICKETS

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Season Ticket Prices
$67 General admission
$54 Seniors (65+)
$54 Active singers (community, school, and church choir members)

Students through high school admitted free

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