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.

2017 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 - Inner Light Ministries Black Gospel - David Wells, Director
  • December 13 – Castillero Middle School - Scott Krijnen, Music Director - Michelle Crivello, Dance Director
  • December 14 – Ballet Folklórico Guerres's de Guadalupe - Yadira Gurreo-Garcia, Director
  • December 15 – San Jose Youth Symphony - Yair Samet, Conductor
  • December 16 – California Philharmonic Youth Orchestra - Byung Kim, Conductor
  • December 17 – San Jose State University Choraliers - Dr. Jeffrey Benson, Conductor
  • December 18 – San Jose Symphonic Choir - Leroy Kromm, Conductor
  • December 19 –San Jose Youth Chamber Orchestra - Anthony Quartuccio, Conductor
  • December 20 –San Jose Jazz All Star Band - Aaron Lington, Conductor
  • December 21 – The New Ballet School - Dalia Rawson, Director
  • December 22 – Lincoln High School Music Department - Ann Katemopoulos, Choirs, Amie Jan, Orchestras
  • December 23 – Harpers Hall Celtic Harpists -  Verlene Schermer, Director