July 2017

Saturday 1st

Who: Croydon Bach Choir

Where: Croydon Minster, Church Street, Croydon CR0 1RN 7.30 p.m.

What: Mozart - Coronation Mass; Mark David Boden - Homo Sum; Favourite Opera Choruses

Ticket/Info: £15.00 adults, £5.00 children, buy 3 adult tickets get 4th free For more info and to buy tickets visit http://www.croydonbachchoir.org/events/2016-2017-season email events@croydonbachchoir.org or phone 020 8405 2172 Tickets also available on door.


Saturday 1st

Who: Cheltenham Choral Society

Where: St. Andrew’s Church, Montpellier Street, Cheltenham,GL50 1SP 7.30 p.m.

What: A Summer Potpourri, from Shakespeare to the Shows

Ticket/Info: £12 Under 13’s free. Available on the door and in advance from Wilson Tourist Information Centre, Clarence Street, 01242 237431 (op2)


Saturday 1st

Who: Musica Vera

Where: St Mark’s Methodist Church, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham GL51 9PX

What: “Come we to the Summer ….” A Choral Celebration. Music by Elgar, Finzi, German, Holst, Thiman, Vaughan Williams and more.

Ticket/Info: £12.00 at the door, to include refreshments.  Children under 16 free.  Tel. 01242 517258.


Saturday 1st

Who: Kennington and District United Church Choirs

Where: Kennington Methodist Church, Upper Road, Kennington, Oxford, OX1 5LR at 7.30pm

What: Gilbert & Sullivan - The Mikado (concert verstion)

Ticket/Info: Free admittance with collection for Kennington Overseas Aid

(01865 735885 or www.kenningtonchoir.org.uk)


Saturday 1st

Who: Eltham Choral Society

Where: Holy Trinity Church Eltham 7.30 p.m.

What: Mozart - Requiem; Mozart - Laudate Dominum; Bernstein - West Side Story (Medley)

Ticket/Info: £12 in advance, £14 on the door| £5 under 12s  Refreshments will be available during the interval.


Saturday 1st

Who: Northern Praeclassica

Where: Jesmond URC, Burdon Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 3AE 7.30 p.m.

What: 'Draw on Sweet Night' A medley of choral music by Brahms, Tomkins, Wilbye, Gibbons, Rheinberger featuring Britten's Flower Songs

Ticket/Info: £10 (concessions £8) available from www.wegottickets.com/event/403108 or on the door


Saturday 1st

Who: Petros Singers

Where: St Michael & All Angels, Bath Road, Chiswick, W4 1TX, 7.30pm 

What: An eclectic mix of creature based choral works including Horovitz’ evergreen cantata Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo, the crazy Animal Crackers by Eric Whitacre and Saint-Seans’ Carnival of the Animals arranged for piano duet. We will also be performing madrigals and songs by the likes of Gibbons, Lassus, Stanford and others celebrating all things zoological.

Ticket/Info: £17.00, £15 concessions, £5.00 students/under 18s. Online at http://www.wegottickets.com/petrossingers or email tickets@petrossingers.com. Tickets also available on door. Full details at http://www.petrossingers.org.


Saturday 1st

Who: Adoramus and Chrysalis Community Choir

Where: The Alban Arena

What:  "Love Classics"

Tickets £24, £20, and £16 from www.adoramus.com  or The Arena Box Office: 01727 844488 Please read the Theatre’s full ticket terms and conditions when buying tickets. Tickets are non-refundable. If you have a Ticket Inquiry then please either: Adoramus Ticket Hotline: 07816 998 308 or Email admin@adoramus.com


Saturday 1st

Who: Thomas Tallis Society

Where: St Alfege Church, Greenwich 7.00 p.m.

What: Greenwich Connections - Music and readings from the Royal Borough

Ticket/Info: £15/£10 online or at the door www.ticketsource.co.uk/tts


Saturday 1st

Who: The Suffolk Singers with Claire's Young Songsters.

Where: Holy Trinity Church, Church Lane, Blythburgh,  IP19 9LP 7.30 p.m.

What: Summer Serenade - The programme will include music by Dubra, Gjeilo, Hassler, Hutchings, Jenkins, Tavener, Simon and Whitacre.

Ticket/Info: £10.00  from  01394 279907 or  WeGotTickets.com


Saturday 1st

Who: Bath Bach Choir

Where: Bath Abbey, BA1 1LT 7.30 p.m.

What: "70th Anniversary Celebration Concert" J S Bach - Magnificat in D; Mozart - Great Mass in C minor.

Ticket/Info: In advance £12, £17, £22, £27, £30. Discounts for students and children under 18 via http://bathboxoffice.org.uk/whatson/bach-magnificat-in-d-and-mozart-great-mass-in-c-minor/  or on the door.


Saturday 1st

Who: The Wordsworth Singers

Where: Lanercost Priory, near Brampton, Cumbria 7.30 p.m

What: Tavener - Svyati; McDowall - Night Flight

Ticket/Info: £11 in advance (under-18s free) from www.wordsworthsingers.org.uk, 01900 829622 and choir members. £12 on door.


Saturday 1st

Who: Funky Voices

Where: Witham Public Hall,. Essex 8.00 p.m.

What: Charity Concert for Southview Special Needs School

Ticket/Info: Adults £10.00 Children £5.00 visit www.funkyvoices.co.uk


Saturday 1st

Who: Plymouth Philharmonic Choir

Where: The Cathedral Church of Saint Mary and Saint Boniface in Plymouth 3.30 p.m.

What: Cream Tea Concert – John Rutter (ed.): Opera Highlights
Ticket/Info: £15 to include a cream tea. For details see http://plymouthphilchoir.org/ Tickets from: www.wegottickets.com   or call our ticket manager on 01822 853791 or email r.gozzard@btinternet.com


Saturday 1st

Who: Oxford Harmonic Choir

Where: Oxford Town Hall 7.30 p.m.

What: Handel - Alexander's Feast

Ticket/Info: From Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street, Oxford (01865 305305, www.ticketsoxford.com) • From members of the choir • On the door at the concert. Doors and venue box office open at 7pm Arena £18 Back Gallery £18 Side Galleries £15 Concessions: • Wheelchair users: Arena £16 (pre-booking required - see below) • Senior citizens: £2 discount any area • Under 18s/students: half price any area


Saturday 1st

Who: Stone Choral Society

Where: Priory Hall, St Dominic's Priory School, Station Road. Stone ST15 8EN 7.00 p.m.

What: Pop Classics through the Ages

Ticket/Info: £8.00 including strawberries & cream and a glass of wine (where appropriate). Tickets on the door, telephone 01889 883878 or email tickets@stonechoral.org.uk


Wednesday 5th

Who: Sons of Pitches

Where: The Apex, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

What: An A Cappella Adventure

Ticket/Info: £29.50/£24.50  Tel: 01284 758000 or visit www.theapex.co.uk


Wednesday 5th

Who: Canticum

Where: St Giles’ Cripplegate Church, Fore Street, London EC2Y 8DA 7.45 pm

What: Bernstein - Chichester Psalms; Kodaly - Missa Brevis; Albright - Chichester Mass

Ticket/Info: £12, £10 concessions, Under 16s free. http://chichesterpsalms.brownpapertickets.com


Friday 7th

Who: Pinsuti Chamber Choir (Ilkley and Skipton)
Where: Christ Church, Cross Street, Skipton, BD23 2AH
What: 'Alleluia!  - Sounds of celebration'
Ticket/Info: £8 on the door or in advance from choir members


Friday 7th

Who: City Chorus

Where:  St Sepulchre-without-Newgate, EC1A 9DE 7.30 p.m.

What: "RiverSong" - enjoy City Chorus performing beautiful music on a riparian theme, ranging from classical works to showtunes, jazz standards to folksongs, spirituals to new compositions

Ticket/Info: Visit londoncitychorus.com


Saturday 8th

Who: Luton Choral Society

Where: St Mary's Church, Church Street, Luton LU1 3JF 7.30 p.m.

What:  Mozart - Sparrow Mass, Parry - Blest Pair of Sirens, Rutter - Magnificat

Ticket/Info: £12, £10 concessions, £5 children under 18 www.lutonchoralsociety.org.uk


Saturday 8th

Who: Aeolian Singers with South Hill Primary School Choir

Where: Hemel Hempstead Methodist Church, 270 Northridge Way, HP1 2AU 3.00 p.m.

What: Summer Concert -  Cats, Kangaroos and other Animals

Ticket/Info: £13, Under 18s cost £6 (includes tea and cakes). To purchase tickets, or for further information, please contact the Box Office on: Tel:  01442 249751 or 07986 783242. Tickets will also be available on the door.


Saturday 8th

Who: Questors Choir

Where: St Martin's Church, Hale Gardens, London W3 9SQ at 7.30 p.m.

What: Beastly Summer Concert - Beastly musical fun for you and your children and grandchildren (free tickets for under twelves). Songs about pigs, dinosaurs, donkeys and other animals, A Nightingale sang in Berkeley Square, H. Fraser-Simpson’s Vespers, Liebeslieder Walzer by Brahms, and lots more too – perfect for a Summer evening!

Ticket/Info:  £14 (door), £12 (advance booking & concessions), under 12s free. Free glass of wine or soft drink. Online Box Office: www.questorschoir.org.uk


Saturday 8th

Who: Gurt Lush Choir and Bristol MAN Chorus

Where: Colston Hall, Colston Street, Bristol BS1 5AR

What: Sex, Death and Poultry, a bawdy and joyous celebration of Elizabethan lust, Victorian morbidity and fowl play. Folk tunes jostle with spirituals and shanties in this homage to human frailty and impropriety. Songs from around the world and tunes by local composers. 

Ticket/Info: £10/£2 under18 +bf. For more information visit http://www.colstonhall.org/shows/gurt-lush-choir-bristol-man-chorus/ or phone 0117 203 4040. Tickets also available on the door. 


Saturday 8th

Who: Swarbrick Singers

Where: St. Andrews Church, Old, Northants, NN6 9QZ 7:30pm

What: ‘Now is the season’ – an eclectic and entertaining programme of words and music taking us through the four seasons in prose, poetry and a variety of musical styles and genres from earliest times through to the present.  Works by Whitacre, Moeran and Kosma feature, among other composers.

Ticket/Info: £15 (including refreshments) on the door, or from Swarbrick Singers, Glebe Cottage, Cleavers Lane, Old, Northants NN6 9RG telephone: 01604 781952 email: music.ian@btinternet.com


Saturday 8th

Who: Cumbria Festival Chorus

Where: St Thomas's Church, Stricklandgate, Kendal LA9 4QG, 7.30pm

What: Mendelssohn - Elijah

Ticket/Info: £12 (students free) from 01539 733944 or at the door. Refreshments available.


Saturday 8th

Who: Hillingdon Choral Society

Where: Vyners School, Warren Road, Ickenham, Middlesex UB10 8AB 7.30pm

What: Around the World in 80 Minutes - An evening of music from the world of opera and ballet.

Ticket/Info: Adults £12, Children 11-16 £3, under 11 free. Available on the door or from Pro Music, Ickenham Email: hillingdonchoralsociety@gmail.com or telephone: 01895 674223 or 0208 868 7359


Saturday 8th

Who: The Chantry Singers

Where: St Nicolas Church Guildford 7.30 p.m.

What: Summer Concert - “Soundscapes” - Music from the Movies

Ticket/Info: £14 (16 and under £2) available from Guildford Tourist information Centre or via the choir on 07970 627412. Further details on our website or visit our Facebook page. Join us for a light-hearted evening. Popcorn, nibbles,wine and soft drinks are available for all at our social get-together at the end of the concert.


Saturday 8th

Who: Brighton Festival Chorus and Brighton Festival Youth Choir

Where: Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, University of Sussex  7.30 p.m.

What: Richard Rodney Bennett - Letters to Lindbergh; Vaughan Williams - An Oxford Elegy; Ola Gjeilo - Sunrise Mass.

Ticket/Info: £18.50 or £12 concession for students and under 16s. Attenborough Centre Box Office: 01273 678822. www.attenboroughcentre.com


Saturday 8th

Who: Bristol Cabot Choir

Where: St Peter’s Church, The Drive, Henleaze, Bristol BS9 4DL

What: An Evening of English Music – with  with inspiring pieces by Tallis, Purcell,  Sullivan, Stanford, Tavener and others.

Ticket/Info: £15 (including post concert refreshments) from Opus 13, 14 St Michael’s Hill, Bristol BS2 8DT. On line: www.opus13.co.uk Ticket Line 0117 923 0164/0117 9626521.  Charity No 1162680 


Saturday 8th


Who: Leeds Festival Chorus

Where: Ripon Cathedral, Minster Road, Ripon, HG4 1QT  7.30 p.m.

What: Mozart – Requiem, Barber – Agnus Dei, J S Bach – Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden

Ticket/Info: £24 reserved nave, £18 unreserved sides. Online www.leedsfestivalchorus.co.uk/events/mozart-requiem/ or from Cathedral Shop or ring 01765 603583


Saturday 8th

Who: Lewisham Choral Society

Where: Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Street, SW1X 9BZ 7.30 p.m.

What: A feast of Eastern European music by Kodály, Pärt, Górecki and more

Ticket/Info: £15, £13 (Concessions), £2 (16 yrs and under)From www.cadoganhall.com or on the door 


Saturday 8th

Who: Fairhaven Singers

Where: Queens’ College Chapel, Cambridge 7.30 p.m.

What: The Fairhaven Singers summer concert - including Finzi’s rapturous *Seven Poems of Robert Bridges*, delicious partsongs by Haydn and Schumann, charming folksongs by Seiber, and a wistful medley from the musical *Camelot*.
Ticket/Info: Buy your tickets here: http://www.fairhavensingers.org.uk/hear-us/buy-tickets/. - in the interval, a festive dash of strawberries and sparkling wine (included in the ticket price) served by the River Cam.  This concert always sells out, so tell your friends and book now!

You can also find our Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/125801334661669/


Saturday 8th

Who: Epping Church Choirs Association

Where: St John’s Church, St John’s Road, Epping CM16 5DN 7.30 p.m.

What: Chilcott - A Little Jazz Mass; Haydn - Little Organ Mass; Verdi - Opera choruses and songs from the shows.

Ticket/Info: Free Admission, Programmes £2.50, Retiring collection for choir funds. http://www.eccachoir.org/


Sunday 9th

Who: Bath Camerata

Where: Guildhall, High Street, Bath, BA1 5AW 4.00 p.m.

What: Summertime with Bath Camerata

Ticket/Info: £8 to £20. Available from www.bathcamerata.co.uk or Bath Box Office on 01225 463362.


Sunday 9th

Who: Cantores Missae

Where: St. BEDE'S, Clapham Park, 58 Thornton Road, London SW12 0LF  11.00am (nearest tube stations: Clapham South and Balham )

What: Feast of Ss. John Fisher and Thomas More: William Byrd - Mass for Four Voices: Tomas Luis de Victoria - O quam gloriosum: William Byrd  - Ave verum corpus: Chant - Salve Regina


Monday 10th

Who: The Spooky Men's Chorale

Where: The Apex, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

What: An A Cappella Adventure

Ticket/Info: £20 Tel: 01284 758000 or visit www.theapex.co.uk


Thursday 13th

Who: Lloyds Choir

Where: St Katharine Cree, 86 Leadenhall Street, London EC3A 3BP 6.30 p.m.

What: Kodály - Missa Brevis; Janáček - Otčenáš; Kodály - See the Gypsies; Kodály - Evening Song

Ticket/Info: Available on the door, or in advance from choir members or Eventbrite.co.uk (booking charges apply). Email contactlloydschoir@gmail.com for more details


Thursday 13th

Who: Kensington Singers and Victoria Park Singers

Where: St James's Church, Clerkenwell 8.00 p.m.

What: Jihad Darwish - Evocation (a choral jazz suite) - World Premiere

Ticket/Info: £10/£8 concessions in advance (£12/£10 on the door) - Raising funds for London's Air Ambulance


Thursday 13th

Who: London Concert Choir

Where: Cadogan Hall, Sloane Terrace, London SW1X 9DQ

What: A Night at the Opera

Ticket/info: Tickets: £30, £25, £20, £16, £12 Box Office: (020) 7730 4500 or www.cadoganhall.com


Saturday 15th

Who: Holymoorside Choral Society

Where: St John's Church, Walton, Walton Back Lane, Walton S42 7LT 7.30 p.m.

What: Summer Concert

Ticket/Info: TBC


Saturday 15th

Who: Ely Choral Society and Ely Consort

Where: Ely Cathedral 7.30pm

What: Beethoven - Symphony No 9; Andrew Parnell - Fenland Images (World Premiere)

Ticket/Info: £25, £20 or £15 (reserved), £8 (unreserved) and £5 for under 18s. They are now available from Ely Cathedral Box Office (Tel 01353 660349), email box.office@elycathedral.org  https://tickets.elycathedral.org/


Saturday 15th

Who: The Renaissance Choir

Where: Church of the Holy Spirit, 197 Fawcett Rd, Southsea, PO4 0DY 7.30pm

What: Gloria - movements from Bach’s B minor Mass, as well as music by Mozart, Guerrero, Lobo, Victoria, Whitacre, Byrd and Poulenc.

Ticket/Info: Call 023 9247 5259, visit TicketSource via http://www.renaissancechoir.org.uk or on the door.


Saturday 15th

Who: Midlands Hospitals' Choir

Where: Bournville Parish Church, St Francis of Assisi 3.00 p.m.

What: Summer concert - Raising funds for organ repairs
£10 including refreshments, are available from
Susan Buckingham, 07976 157225,  SecretaryMHC@gmail.com


Saturday 15th

Who: Wareham Choral Society

Where: Museum of Jurassic Marine Life, Kimmeridge 7.00 p.m.

What: Rowley - The Sailor's Garland; Stanford - Songs of the Fleet; British Sea Songs; South Pacific Medley

Ticket/Info: £12.50 in advance from Joy's Outfitters or choir members or phone 01929 459319


Saturday 15th

Who: Vivaldi Singers

Where: St Peter's Church, Wrecclesham, Surrey 7.30 p.m.

What: Schubert & Friends

Ticket/Info: Tickets are only £15 and includes a glass of Pimms and strawberries. Available online or by email and on the door. For more information about the choir and to book tickets for our future events, please visit our website www.vivaldisingers.com


Saturday 22nd

Who: The English Arts Chorale

Where: St Mary's Church, Chart Lane, Reigate, Surrey RH2 7RN, 4.00pm

What: "Brahms with strawberries" - A special concert to celebrate Ian le Grice’s 17 years as accompanist to the EAC.
Brahms Liebeslieder Waltzes and music from 16th to 21st Centuries followed by strawberries and prosecco.

Ticket/Info: £10 (Students £5) includes strawberries & prosecco From: www.englisharts.org  tel 01737 762097 or at the door. Email: tickets@englisharts.org


Saturday 29th

Who: Somerset Chamber Choir

Where: Wells Cathedral, Cathedral Green, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2PA 

What: "Seranade to Music" - a concert featuring music by Bach, Brittewn, Mozart, Haydn, Part, Vaughan Williams

Ticket/Info: £7 to £25 (reserved & unreserved) from Taunton TIC - Tel 01823-340470  or book on line through choir web site.