Welcome to the Bay Choral Guild

The Bay Choral Guild is a 40-voice, auditioned chorus based in Palo Alto with singers from around the Bay Area. BCG's outstanding musical ensemble and rich repertoire are the foundation for innovative programs that bring works together in new and unusual ways. Our concerts offer both audiences and singers the opportunity to enjoy fresh and exciting choral music experiences, and balance enjoyment of the music with new insight and understanding.

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Our audiences say

"Pro-level singing ensemble. Was like listening to KDFC-FM, but with the people actually in the same room. I kept waiting to hear Hoyt Smith intone, "That was the Bay Choral Guild... performing..."

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November 21, 22, 23

Beloved by singers and audiences alike, this emotional, highly dramatic masterpiece has been popular in concert since the first performance established Brahms as a force in Vienna’s musical life. For our November concert, we will perform the setting edited by Brahms for piano-four-hands, chorus and soloists. BCG is very pleased to welcome Jennifer Ashworth as our soprano soloist, and Ben Kazez as our baritone soloist.

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