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. This event is a wonderful collaboration between various arts organizations and the Catholic Charities Cathedral Social Ministries Office. By fostering the spirit of hope all through the year, Catholic Charities Cathedral Social Ministry provides food, shelter, medical care, and a job search program to those in need, regardless of race or creed, crossing all cultural boundaries.

For more information, please contact Catholic Charities Cathedral  Social Ministry program director Sharon Miller at

2019 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 Big Band- Dr. Arron Lington, Director
  • December 13 – San Jose Youth Symphony-Yair Samet, Conductorr
  • December 14 – San Jose Youth Symphony Harp Ensemble-Kristal Schwartz, Conductor
  • December 15 – San Jose State University Choraliers-Dr. Jeffrey Benson, Director
  • December 16 – San Jose Symphonic Choir=Leroy Kromm, Conductor
  • December 17 – San Jose Youth Chamber Orchestra-AnthonyQuartuccio, Conductor
  • December 18 – Castillero Middle School-Corey Miller, Music Director-Michelle Crivello, Dance Director
  • December 19 –The New Ballet School-Dalia Rawson, Director
  • December 20 –California Philharmonic Youth Orchestra-Byung Kim, Conductor
  • December 21 – Bellarmine Chamber Orchestra-Diane Wyant, Music Director
  • December 22 – Bytes and Notes Sacred Christmas-Ann-Marie Tecson, Music Director
  • December 23 – Harpers Hall Celtic Harps –  Verlene Schermer, Director