It is the voices of the boy choristers that elevate the hopes and prayers of this wonderful Saint Paul's community, most especially during our concert series. When our students use their voices, intellect, and faith to improve the world around them, we know we are living our mission. Thank you for supporting us in this pursuit by viewing our recorded performances. Educate and elevate!
To learn more about hearing the Choir of Men and Boys of Saint Paul's in person, please visit our events page.
Saint Paul’s Choir School celebrates and trains the unique treble voice that only boys in grades 3-8 have. If you think your son has a beautiful voice or would enjoy learning to sing in a choir, we want to hear him! We seek potential so our school can educate & elevate. Learn more here.
Love Came Down: Christmas in Harvard Square (December 2021)
This season’s iteration of “Christmas in Harvard Square” features a Christmas program that originates across the globe - including music from Nigeria, Germany, France, Ukraine, the West Indies, Austria, and Harvard Square itself! The concert also features audience sing-alongs, accompanied by the virtuosic Back Bay Brass ensemble, together with percussion and the majestic Saint Paul’s pipe organ. The concert also features the world debut of original carol Love Came Down at Christmas by Music Director James Kennerley based upon the poem by Christina Rossetti. Learn more about the concert here and the new carol here.
Faure's Requiem (November 2021)
Gabriel Fauré’s masterwork Requiem offers some of the most dramatic choral music of the twentieth century. Scored for Fauré’s own choir of men and boys at the magnificent church of the La Madeleine in Paris, it has endured as one of his most popular works since its debut performance in 1888. The requiem mass is preceded by a dual lecture on Faure by Thomas Kelly (Harvard) and James Kennerley (SPCS, Music Director). Faure's Requiem was co-presented by the Harvard Catholic Forum and Saint Paul's Choir School. Learn more here.
Songs of Springtime: A Concert for the Marian Month (May 2021)
Delivering musical hope, Saint Paul’s Choir of Men and Boys premieres its digitally recorded performance of Songs of Springtime, an uplifting choral music concert celebrating the joys of spring and the Marian month. Pieces are drawn from around the world, most notably the great Mexican tradition of choral music including the North American premiere of Manuel de Zumaya’s poetic Quien es aquella. Learn more about the concert here.
Starry Night: Christmas in Harvard Square (December 2020)
In the 2020 season’s anxious atmosphere of social distancing, Starry Night: Christmas in Harvard Square was a beacon of musical hope. The performance is inspired by the stillness of Vincent Van Gogh’s magical painting masterpiece Starry Night, depicting the wonder found in the night sky and embracing the spirit of Christmas celebration. Fifteen musical selections span perennial Christmas favorites by Johann Sebastian Bach to Theodore Marier, SPCS founder. Learn more about Starry Night here.