The Philadelphia Chorus, founded in 1951, is a community organization of approximately 60 singers under the direction of

Raquel García and accompanist,

Judith Large.


The Philadelphia Chorus was founded in 1951. For sixty-eight years it has presented sacred and secular music from all periods in history. Its activities encourage, foster, and promote a wider and deeper appreciation of music with particular emphasis on the outstanding choral literature of the past and present.




To perform concerts that reveal the common threads in music from diverse musical traditions, while achieving high standards of musical excellence, sensitivity, and humanity.



To hearten and inspire our listeners in the ongoing work of knowing, improving, and honoring life.

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