Young Women’s Chorus of San Francisco to Open Season in December

By Francisco Salazar

The Young Women’s Choral Projects of San Francisco is set to open its 10th anniversary season with two-holiday performances in December.

Founding Director Susan McMane will lead the YWCP in “Carols by Candlelight,” as part of the Old First Concert Series on Dec. 5, 2021.

The candle-lit concert will feature the premiere ensemble Young Women’s Chorus, performing Benjamin Britten’s “A Ceremony of Carols” with harpist Chloe Tula, as well as music by Sergei Rachmaninoff, Javier Busto, Christine Donkin, Randall Thompson, and many contemporary settings of traditional carols.

The chorus will also present “Angelic Voices” at Calvary Presbyterian Church, San Francisco on Dec. 11, 2021. The holiday showcase will feature all four of YWCP choruses, with music by Benjamin Britten, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Abbie Betinis, Randall Thompson, Michael Kaulkin, and more.