2014-14 Concert Season
Following our summer 2014 tour of New York City, where Ragazzi Boys Chorus made our Carnegie Hall debut, we invite you to join us for our 2014-2015 Season.
Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 5 pm
St Matthews Episcopal Church
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 5 pm
Messiah Lutheran Church
Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 4 pm
Old First Church
Ragazzi Boys Chorus presents Wintersong. Take some time out of your busy Holiday schedule to explore the beauty of music written for our coldest season.
Spanning the range from sparkling and clear, to rich and complex, the vocal beauty and artistry of Ragazzi’s singers will warm your heart.
Classics of choral literature are featured, including pieces by John Rutter and Harold Darke. Ragazzi’s soaring voices perform Edward Elgar’s The Snow, accompanied by strings.
Patrons are invited to sing along with favorite carols, and will be treated to Allegri’s Misereri for double choir. Ragazzi also presents the powerful Norwegian Eatnemen Vuelie, heard in the popular movie Frozen.
Home Alone with the San Francisco Symphony
Friday, December 12, 2014 at 7:30 pm
Davies Symphony Hall
Holiday fun for the whole family as Ragazzi Boys Chorus sings at Davies Symphony Hall with the San Francisco Symphony in a live musical accompaniment to the classic film Home Alone. This beloved classic features renowned composer John William’s delightful score, performed live as the film plays on a giant on-stage screen. Watch Macaulay Culkin vanquish the bad guys while enjoying world-class live music!
Ragazzi Winter Family Recital
Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 5 pm
First United Methodist Church
Join us in celebrating the singers of Ragazzi Boys Chorus, from small to tall. Nearly the entire chorus is showcased, at every level from beginners through boys preparing for international tours. Ragazzi’s program of musical growth and progress is laid out, and wonderful seasonal music is presented throughout the concert. We invite you to come, sit back and enjoy the boys’ musical accomplishments.
Ragazzi sings at Menlo Presbyterian Church
Friday, February 6, 2015 at 6 pm
Menlo Presbyterian Church
This performance is open to the public; free admission. Ragazzi’s trebles and high school singers will perform selections from our current repertoire.
Ragazzi Performs Noye’s Fludde with the Fremont Opera
Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 7 pm
Calvary Presbyterian Church
Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 7 pm
New Life Church
Written by Benjamin Britten, the Fremont Opera presentsNoye’s Fludde (or Noah’s Flood), a delightful telling of the story of Noah and his ark. Conceived by Britten as a “community opera”, the production will be fully staged with scenery, costumes and a large cast. Ragazzi’s boys will sing solo and choral parts, collaborating with other Bay area children’s choruses and youth orchestras to tell the story.
Get ready for the ark to rise up on stage, the procession of the animals and the ancient world’s original mega-storm! Conducted by David Sloss and Directed by Jonathon Field.
Young Men in Performance with Harker School Dancers
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Transfiguration Episcopal Church
Ragazzi’s high school Young Mens Ensemble teams up with Harker School’s dancers in a fun collaboration full of great vocals and movement. Enjoy this feast for eyes and ears, as youth from two premiere Bay-area arts education organizations partner in performance.
Karl Kuehn, who is also Ragazzi’s choreographer, presents Harker’s dance students. Mr. Kuehn is an award-winning dancer and choreographer who recently enjoyed dancing in front of the camera for Fox Television's hit show "So You Think You Can Dance."
South Africa ahead in Ragazzi’s Season Finale
Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 7 pm
Aragon High School Performing Arts Center
The season closes out with pieces especially prepared to share on Ragazzi’s upcoming tour to South Africa this summer. The boys will present the powerful freedom song Tshotsholoza, taught to the chorus by the renowned Drakensberg Boys Choir, who will host Ragazzi at their home high in the Drakensberg mountains above South Africa. In addition, a wide variety of songs for changed and unchanged voices will close out the 2014-15 season finale performance.
Celebrate Ragazzi boys’ artistry and give them a warm send-off as they embark on a journey of musical reciprocity and cultural discovery.
Ragazzi Spring Family Recital
Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 5 pm
First United Methodist Church
Come hear all the boys of Ragazzi Boys Chorus, from the smallest to the tallest, as they sing in their end-of-the-year Spring Family Recital.
Ragazzi’s many choruses are showcased at every level. Ragazzi’s program of musical growth and progress is laid out, from the entry-level groups through high school.
The choristers are at their finest at this recital. Experience the artistry of our young singers; we’re delighted to share their beautiful music.
Earlier This Season...
Ragazzi at Los Altos Cooks for a Cure
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Ragazzi boys perform for Sunbeam Foundation donors at Los Altos Cooks for a Cure, a fundraiser to support research aimed at finding a cure for pediatric bone cancers. Ragazzi boys will help kick off this fun and unique event which also features Los Altos restaurants and Helix, the Los Altos branch of the Exploratorium museum.
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