Celebrate Advent and Christmas with CSB and SJU

The annual concert tradition continues for another inspiring year of sacred music for the season!

All concerts are now sold out. You can watch the live stream of the concerts at SJU on the link below.

Christmas at Saint John's


8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 1 at the Great Hall, SJU
2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 2 at the Great Hall, SJU

A livestream of each concert will be available 
approximately 15 minutes before 
its scheduled start time. 

Watch the livestream (of the concerts from Saint John's)

Download the Printed Program

Celebrating the Season

8 p.m., Saturday Dec. 2, at the Basilica of Saint Mary, Minneapolis
Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

Throughout the concert, the audience will be invited to join all the choirs and orchestra in singing a number of favorite Christmas carols such as "O Come All Ye Faithful," "Stille Nacht," "Lo, How a Rose," and others. Other favorites include "Personent Hodie," "Glory of the Father" and Handel's "Alleluia Chorus."

Featured ensembles include The Amadeus Chamber Symphony, directed by Axel Theimer; CSB/SJU Brass Choir, directed by Justin Zanchuk; CSB Women's Choir, directed by Susan Cogdill; CSB/SJU Chamber Choir, directed by Theimer; Saint John's Boys' Choir, directed by André Heywood; SJU Men's Chorus, directed by Theimer; and Kim Kasling, organist.