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A Brass and Organ Christmas

December 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

$19 – $90
Grace Cathedral A Brass and Organ Christmas

Don’t miss the musical highlight of the year! The best brass musicians in the Bay Area unite with our grand 7,466-pipe organ for a breathtaking performance of holiday classics, both contemporary and traditional.

The Bay Brass was founded in 1995 and is comprised of brass players from the San Francisco Bay Area’s leading performing organizations, including the San Francisco Symphony, the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra and the San Francisco Opera Orchestra. The Bay Brass prides itself on the diversity of its programming, combining the traditional brass repertory with other contemporary styles and featuring a mix of large-scale symphonic brass ensemble works and compositions for smaller combinations of players. In 2000, The Bay Brass released their first CD, A Brass & Organ Christmas recorded in Grace Cathedral with organist John Fenstermaker. “If you’re looking for festive Christmas music by brass and organ,” noted The American Record Guide, “you won’t find a better recording than this one” (available for purchase at the concert!). Their most recent CD, Sound the Bells! featuring premiere recordings of recent American works for brass, was called “an absolute triumph” and was nominated for a GRAMMY Award in 2012 for “Best Small Ensemble Performance.”  

This performance is 90 minutes with one intermission. Children are more than welcome to attend if they can quietly enjoy a 90-minute concert. Thank you for your understanding! 

Event Details

Doors open for seating one hour before start time. The entrance to the cathedral is at the top of the Great Steps. The accessible entrance is via the glass doors on Taylor Street. Wheelchair seating locations are at the front of each General Admission section. Please call 415.749.6355 for more information or to reserve wheelchair seating.

Christmas Concert Series

Since 1947, Christmas Concerts at Grace Cathedral have offered an ideal way to ring in the season, with magnificent music, a majestic setting, and astonishing acoustics. Experience the deep connection between spirit and art at Grace Cathedral this Christmas. Find out about our Christmas services and other Christmas concert offerings.

Make a Christmas Gift to Grace

Your gift at Christmas inspires hope and supports our innovative spiritual ministries, social justice initiatives, and inclusive arts and culture programs at Grace Cathedral. Thank you for sharing the joy of the season. Make a gift today.

Be a Christmas Angel: Sponsorship Opportunities

The magic of Christmas lives on at Grace because of our sponsors. Your generosity makes these concerts possible and inspires a brighter Christmas. Sponsorships start at $600. For more information, contact our Development Office at development@gracecathedral.org or 415-749-6352. Thank you!

Become a GraceArts Member

Become a GraceArts cultural member to enjoy discounts on Christmas Concert tickets and a year’s worth of connection to Grace Cathedral. Explore the benefits. 

Details

Date:
December 16
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$19 – $90
Event Categories:
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Venue

Grace Cathedral
1100 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States
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Phone:
415-749-6300

A Brass and Organ Christmas

Don’t miss the musical highlight of the year! The best brass musicians in the Bay Area unite with our grand 7,466-pipe organ for a breathtaking performance of holiday classics, both contemporary and traditional.

The Bay Brass was founded in 1995 and is comprised of brass players from the San Francisco Bay Area’s leading performing organizations, including the San Francisco Symphony, the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra and the San Francisco Opera Orchestra. The Bay Brass prides itself on the diversity of its programming, combining the traditional brass repertory with other contemporary styles and featuring a mix of large-scale symphonic brass ensemble works and compositions for smaller combinations of players. In 2000, The Bay Brass released their first CD, A Brass & Organ Christmas recorded in Grace Cathedral with organist John Fenstermaker. “If you’re looking for festive Christmas music by brass and organ,” noted The American Record Guide, “you won’t find a better recording than this one” (available for purchase at the concert!). Their most recent CD, Sound the Bells! featuring premiere recordings of recent American works for brass, was called “an absolute triumph” and was nominated for a GRAMMY Award in 2012 for “Best Small Ensemble Performance.”  

This performance is 90 minutes with one intermission. Children are more than welcome to attend if they can quietly enjoy a 90-minute concert. Thank you for your understanding! 

Event Details

Doors open for seating one hour before start time. The entrance to the cathedral is at the top of the Great Steps. The accessible entrance is via the glass doors on Taylor Street. Wheelchair seating locations are at the front of each General Admission section. Please call 415.749.6355 for more information or to reserve wheelchair seating.

Christmas Concert Series

Since 1947, Christmas Concerts at Grace Cathedral have offered an ideal way to ring in the season, with magnificent music, a majestic setting, and astonishing acoustics. Experience the deep connection between spirit and art at Grace Cathedral this Christmas. Find out about our Christmas services and other Christmas concert offerings.

Make a Christmas Gift to Grace

Your gift at Christmas inspires hope and supports our innovative spiritual ministries, social justice initiatives, and inclusive arts and culture programs at Grace Cathedral. Thank you for sharing the joy of the season. Make a gift today.

Be a Christmas Angel: Sponsorship Opportunities

The magic of Christmas lives on at Grace because of our sponsors. Your generosity makes these concerts possible and inspires a brighter Christmas. Sponsorships start at $600. For more information, contact our Development Office at development@gracecathedral.org or 415-749-6352. Thank you!

Become a GraceArts Member

Become a GraceArts cultural member to enjoy discounts on Christmas Concert tickets and a year’s worth of connection to Grace Cathedral. Explore the benefits. 

Monday

December 16, 2024 $19 – $90
7:30PM - 9:00PM
Grace Cathedral
Tickets on Sale October 8

Don’t miss the musical highlight of the year! The best brass musicians in the Bay Area unite with our grand 7,466-pipe organ for a breathtaking performance of holiday classics, both contemporary and traditional.

The Bay Brass was founded in 1995 and is comprised of brass players from the San Francisco Bay Area’s leading performing organizations, including the San Francisco Symphony, the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra and the San Francisco Opera Orchestra. The Bay Brass prides itself on the diversity of its programming, combining the traditional brass repertory with other contemporary styles and featuring a mix of large-scale symphonic brass ensemble works and compositions for smaller combinations of players. In 2000, The Bay Brass released their first CD, A Brass & Organ Christmas recorded in Grace Cathedral with organist John Fenstermaker. “If you’re looking for festive Christmas music by brass and organ,” noted The American Record Guide, “you won’t find a better recording than this one” (available for purchase at the concert!). Their most recent CD, Sound the Bells! featuring premiere recordings of recent American works for brass, was called “an absolute triumph” and was nominated for a GRAMMY Award in 2012 for “Best Small Ensemble Performance.”  

This performance is 90 minutes with one intermission. Children are more than welcome to attend if they can quietly enjoy a 90-minute concert. Thank you for your understanding! 

Event Details

Doors open for seating one hour before start time. The entrance to the cathedral is at the top of the Great Steps. The accessible entrance is via the glass doors on Taylor Street. Wheelchair seating locations are at the front of each General Admission section. Please call 415.749.6355 for more information or to reserve wheelchair seating.

Christmas Concert Series

Since 1947, Christmas Concerts at Grace Cathedral have offered an ideal way to ring in the season, with magnificent music, a majestic setting, and astonishing acoustics. Experience the deep connection between spirit and art at Grace Cathedral this Christmas. Find out about our Christmas services and other Christmas concert offerings.

Make a Christmas Gift to Grace

Your gift at Christmas inspires hope and supports our innovative spiritual ministries, social justice initiatives, and inclusive arts and culture programs at Grace Cathedral. Thank you for sharing the joy of the season. Make a gift today.

Be a Christmas Angel: Sponsorship Opportunities

The magic of Christmas lives on at Grace because of our sponsors. Your generosity makes these concerts possible and inspires a brighter Christmas. Sponsorships start at $600. For more information, contact our Development Office at development@gracecathedral.org or 415-749-6352. Thank you!

Become a GraceArts Member

Become a GraceArts cultural member to enjoy discounts on Christmas Concert tickets and a year’s worth of connection to Grace Cathedral. Explore the benefits. 

Monday

December 16, 2024 $19 – $90
7:30PM - 9:00PM
Grace Cathedral
Tickets on Sale October 8

Monday

December 16, 2024 $19 – $90
7:30PM - 9:00PM
Grace Cathedral
Tickets on Sale October 8

Don’t miss the musical highlight of the year! The best brass musicians in the Bay Area unite with our grand 7,466-pipe organ for a breathtaking performance of holiday classics, both contemporary and traditional.

The Bay Brass was founded in 1995 and is comprised of brass players from the San Francisco Bay Area’s leading performing organizations, including the San Francisco Symphony, the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra and the San Francisco Opera Orchestra. The Bay Brass prides itself on the diversity of its programming, combining the traditional brass repertory with other contemporary styles and featuring a mix of large-scale symphonic brass ensemble works and compositions for smaller combinations of players. In 2000, The Bay Brass released their first CD, A Brass & Organ Christmas recorded in Grace Cathedral with organist John Fenstermaker. “If you’re looking for festive Christmas music by brass and organ,” noted The American Record Guide, “you won’t find a better recording than this one” (available for purchase at the concert!). Their most recent CD, Sound the Bells! featuring premiere recordings of recent American works for brass, was called “an absolute triumph” and was nominated for a GRAMMY Award in 2012 for “Best Small Ensemble Performance.”  

This performance is 90 minutes with one intermission. Children are more than welcome to attend if they can quietly enjoy a 90-minute concert. Thank you for your understanding! 

Event Details

Doors open for seating one hour before start time. The entrance to the cathedral is at the top of the Great Steps. The accessible entrance is via the glass doors on Taylor Street. Wheelchair seating locations are at the front of each General Admission section. Please call 415.749.6355 for more information or to reserve wheelchair seating.

Christmas Concert Series

Since 1947, Christmas Concerts at Grace Cathedral have offered an ideal way to ring in the season, with magnificent music, a majestic setting, and astonishing acoustics. Experience the deep connection between spirit and art at Grace Cathedral this Christmas. Find out about our Christmas services and other Christmas concert offerings.

Make a Christmas Gift to Grace

Your gift at Christmas inspires hope and supports our innovative spiritual ministries, social justice initiatives, and inclusive arts and culture programs at Grace Cathedral. Thank you for sharing the joy of the season. Make a gift today.

Be a Christmas Angel: Sponsorship Opportunities

The magic of Christmas lives on at Grace because of our sponsors. Your generosity makes these concerts possible and inspires a brighter Christmas. Sponsorships start at $600. For more information, contact our Development Office at development@gracecathedral.org or 415-749-6352. Thank you!

Become a GraceArts Member

Become a GraceArts cultural member to enjoy discounts on Christmas Concert tickets and a year’s worth of connection to Grace Cathedral. Explore the benefits.