The annual performance series located in the Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph offers nourishment for your spirit by presenting a soul-satisfying multicultural musical event for everyone to enjoy during the holiday season.
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This event is a wonderful collaboration between various arts organizations and the San Jose Cathedral Foundation’s Office of Social Ministry. By fostering the spirit of hope all through the year, the Cathedral provides food, shelter, medical care, and a job search program to those in need, regardless of race or creed, crossing all cultural boundaries.

2015 performances – check back each October for the new line up of performances

Join us for the Cathedral’s Season of Hope and celebrate the 12 Days before Christmas!

One performance is offered nightly from 7:30 to 8:30pm.  All performances are free.
  • December 12 – San Jose Jazz, All Star Combo -  Aaron Lington, Conductor
  • December 13 – Presentation High School – Emily Bertram, Director
  • December 14 – Silicon Valley Ballet -  Delia Rawson, Director
  • December 15 – San Jose Youth Chamber Orchestra – Anthony Quartuccio, Conductor
  • December 16 – Castillero Middle School -  David Finch, Music Director -  Michelle Crivello, Dance Director
  • December 17 – San Jose State Choraliers -  Dr. Jeffrey Benson, Conductor
  • December 18 – San Jose Youth Symphony – Yair Samet, Conductor
  • December 19 –California Philharmonic Youth Orchestra -  Byung Kim, Conductor
  • December 20 – Posada, Cuento de Navidad -  Oswaldo Magallon, Director
  • December 21 – San Jose Symphonic Choir -  Leroy Kromm, Director
  • December 22 – Congregation Shir-Hadash Jewish Community -  Devorah Felder-Levy, Cantor
  • December 23 – Harpers Hall Celtic Harpists -  Verlene Schermer, Director