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Pasadena Chorale presents ‘The Light of Hope Returning’

Published on Dec 3, 2022

Pasadena Chorale presents “The Light of Hope Returning, ” a folk oratorio for the winter solstice featuring traditional and new winter carols by Shawn Kirchner , on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church Pasadena.

This concert is offered on a “Listen First, Then Give” basis. Your donations enable the Chorale to present high-quality concerts and educational programming at no cost to the public. To reserve your tickets, click here.

Founded by Jeffrey Bernstein in 2009, the Pasadena Chorale is an auditioned community chorus presenting affordable high-quality choral concerts and educational programs to the greater Pasadena Community.

During its dozen years of service to the community, the Chorale has presented over 100 performances and enjoyed collaborations with the Pasadena Playhouse, MUSE/IQUE, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, and the Gamble House.

In 2017 the Pasadena Chorale was awarded second place in the American Prize in Choral Performance.

The Chorale also offers a robust education program at no cost to participating students. Each year, through its unique Listening To The Future project, the Chorale pairs local high school composers with a professional composer mentor for a year of study. At the end of the year the Chorale presents a concert of the music composed by these students.

For more information, call (626) 208-0009 or visit

First United Methodist Church is at 500 E. Colorado Blvd.

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