July 2018
     
Sunday 1st

Who: De Merc Chamber Choir
Where: Harlow Museum Gardens, Muskham Road, Harlow 1-4.30 pm
What: Art of the Garden Party
Ticket/Info: Free entry, refreshments available for purchase or bring a picnic

 
Wednesday 4th Who: 250 singers from across the United States of America
Where: Ely Cathedral 7.30 p.m.
What: A Celebration of Peace: Ralph Vaughan Williams - Dona Nobis Pacem, Sancta Civitas 
Ticket/Info: Premium tickets £15  includes preferential reserved seating and a glass of wine during the interval. Other tickets £10 (unreserved). Concessions £8 in £10 seats. Ely Cathedral Box Office 01353 660349) All proceeds will go to Ely Cathedral box.office@elycathedral.org
 
Friday 6th

Who: De Merc Chamber Choir
Where: St John´s ARC, St John's Church, Market Street, Harlow CM17 0AJ1.30 p.m.
What: A capella  music in celebration of summer, with music by Elgar, Stanford, Arensky, Tchaikovsky and some lighter items from the 1930s.
Ticket/Info: Retiring collection - Further info from Jane Fox 01279 428967

 
Friday 6th Who: Tenebrae
Where: St John's Smith Square
What: Thompson - Alleluia; Copland - In the Beginning; Paulus - The Day is Done ; Bernstein - Missa Brevis; Bernstein - Chichester Psalms; Eric Whitacre - Sleep; Schoenberg - Friede auf Erden Copland -   Old American Songs (complete choral version); Thomson – Arcadian Songs & Dances
Ticket/Info: Visit www.sjss.org.uk Part of the AMERICANA ’18  Festival
 
Friday 6th

Who: Kennington and District United Church Choirs
Where: Kennington Methodist Church, Upper Road, Kennington, Oxford, OX1 5LR 7.30 p.m.
What: Gilbert and Sullivan - The Sorcerer (concert version)
Ticket/Info: Free admission with collection for Kennington Overseas Aid. 01865 735885/ www.kenningtonchoir.org.uk

 
Saturday 7th

Who: Carillon Chamber Choir
Where: Fowden Hall, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden AL5 2JQ
What: Celebrate with us as we enter our 4th decade with an end of season concert featuring traditional sea songs and classics from the 1940s swing era.
Ticket/Info: £13 - £15 Email carillonsec@gmail.com or tickets on the door. More details on http://www.carillonchamberchoir.org/roaring-forties/

 
Saturday 7th

Who: Frodsham and District Choral Society
Where: St Laurence’s Church, Frodsham 7.30 p.m.
What: Puccini - Messa di Gloria and Favourite Opera Choruses
Ticket/Info: £10, under 16s free - Dandelion, 19 Church Street, Frodsham; Tilly Patel 07971 606409, Morag Bragger 07845 730061

 
Saturday 7th

Who: Pinsuti Chamber Choir (Ilkley and Skipton)
Where:  St Peter’s Church Hall, Church St., Addingham, LS29 0QS 7.30 p.m.
What: “Half Way to the Stars" - songs and serenades for a Summer evening by Harris, Kirbye, Gibbons, Gershwin, Sullivan, Porter and Rodgers
Ticket/Info: £8 on the door or in advance from choir members(under 16’s free)

 
Saturday 7th

Who:The Addison Oratorio & Chamber Choirs
Where: St. Peter's church, Acton Green, London W4 1BB 7.30 p.m.
Where: Orff - Carmina Burana
Ticket/Info:  In advance £12, under 16's £3 (+ WGT booking fee), via http://www.wegottickets.com/f/11663 ?or ?15 / ?3 on the door. Free street parking available, Bus E3

 
Saturday 7th

Who: Spectra Musica
Where: Memorial Hall, King’s School, Bruton 7.30 p.m.
What: A Pastoral Idyll - Britten, Vaughan Williams and Stanford; a lively samba and much more.
Ticket/Info: ?12 and available from: tickets@spectramusica.co.uk?? tel: 01963 350160 or on the door. There is ample parking at the venue

 
Saturday 7th

Who: Fairhaven Singers
Where: Queens´ College Chapel, Cambridge 7.30 p.m.
What: Music for a Summer´s Evening (including includes Brahms’s gorgeous Fest- und Gedenksprüche, Jonathan Dove’s amazing The Passing of the Year, and a tribute to Parry 100 years after his death)
Ticket/Info: Visit http://www.fairhavensingers.org.uk/hear-us/buy-tickets/

 
Saturday 7th

WhoEly Choral Society & Ely Youth Choir
Where: Hayward Theatre, The King’s School, The Gallery, Ely, CB7 4DH 7.30 p.m.
What: Lambert - The Rio Grande; Ramírez - Misa Criolla; Brahms - Liebeslieder Waltzes
Ticket/Info: £17 including summer drinks  (under 18s ?5) from Burrows Bookshop, 7 High Street Passage, Ely  or tickets@elychoralsociety.org

 
Saturday 7th

Who: Questa Voce
Where: Life Centre, Bournemouth
What: Rule, Britannia!
Ticket/Info: £14.00 Visit https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/474983

 
Saturday 7th

Who: Bristol Cabot Choir
Where: St Peters Church, 17 The Drive, Henleaze, BS9 4LD 7.30pm
What: Summertime - Music from across the Atlantic including Gershwin and Cole Porter plus newly commissioned pieces from Danish composer Jonas Hunt.
Ticket/Info: £15/ £5 (NUS/under 18s) (including post concert refreshments and a glass of wine or soft drink) Booking:http://www.opus13.co.uk Tel: 0117 923 0164/ 0117 9626521

 
Saturday 7th

Who:Sheffield Oratorio Chorus
Where: Sheffield Octagon Centre 7.30 p.m.
What: David Fanshawe - African Sanctus
Ticket/Info: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/434972 Price £22.00 (including booking fee)

 
Saturday 7th

Who: Questors Choir
Where: St Martin's Church, Hale Gardens, West Acton, London W3 9SQ 7.30 p.m.
What: We hope you’ll discover both favourite pieces and new ones to love, in our quirky collection of unusual and familiar songs from the 20th century, and a mix of traditional British and American folk songs.  
Ticket/Info:  £14 (concessions or in advance £12, under 12s free).  Complimentary glass of wine or soft drink.  Tel:  07802 720333. Online booking: www.questorschoir.org

 
Saturday 7th

Who: Kennington and District United Church Choirs
Where: Kennington Methodist Church, Upper Road, Kennington, Oxford, OX1 5LR 7.30 p.m.
What: Gilbert and Sullivan - The Sorcerer (concert version)
Ticket/Info: Free admission with collection for Kennington Overseas Aid. 01865 735885/ www.kenningtonchoir.org.uk

 
Saturday 7th

Who: The Tan House Singers
Where: Maisemore Village Hall, Church road, Maisemore, Gloucester GL2 8EJ
What: Slaves, Sharks and Toreadors; Favourite choruses from opera and musicals.
Ticket/Info: £12 including refreshments, via website www.tangousesingers.org

 
Saturday 7th

Who: The Derwent Singers
Where: Derby Cathedral 7.30 p.m.
What: 50th Anniversay Concert
Ticket/Info: Visit https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/483542

 
Saturday 7th

Who: The Ionian Singers
Where: St Peter´s Church, Eaton Square, London SW1W 9AL 7.30 p.m.
What: And I Saw Another Angel
Ticket/Info: £15 (£12 concessions) at the door or in advance. Email info@ioniansingers.co.uk

 
Saturday 7th

Who: Hillingdon Choral Society
Where: The Douay Martyrs School, Edinburgh Drive, Ickenham, Uxbridge, UB10 8QY 7.30pm
What: A Night at the Musicals
Ticket/Info: £12 adults / £3 children;On the door or from Pro Music Swakeleys Road Ickenham. Visit hillingdonchoralsociety@gmail.com / 0208 582 3694

 
Saturday 7th

Who: Musica Vera
Where: St Mary´s Church, Mill Street, Prestbury, Cheltenham 7.30 p.m.
What: Fauré - Requiem and motets by Michael Haydn and Gluck.
Ticket/Info: £12.00, children free.  Tickets can be purchased online via the Choir's website - http://www.musicavera.eu

 
Saturday 7th

Who :Plymouth Phoenix Chorale
Where: Plymouth Guildhall, PL1 2BJ. 7.15 pm.
What: Karl Jenkins - The Armed Man; Douglas Guest - For the Fallen; Peter Lawson (arr) - Tunes from the Trenches
Ticket/Info: £15, £12 Concession, £2 Children. www.wegottickets.com or www.plymouthphoenixchorale.org.

 
Sunday 8th Who: Twickenham Choral Society
Where: St John's Smith Square
What: Stravinsky - Symphony of Psalms; Vaughan Williams - A Sea Symphony
Ticket/Info: Visit www.sjss.org.uk Part of the AMERICANA ’18  Festival
 
Wednesday 11th

Who: Chicago Master Singers
Where: Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln 7.30 p.m.
What: Herbert Howells - Requiem; plus works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, John Tavener, Charles Villiers Stanford and John Rutter.
Ticket/Info: £10 (concessions £8).  They are available from Lincoln Cathedral Box Office, telephone 01522 561 644, email shop@lincolncathedral.com or online from https://lincolncathedral.com/forthcoming-events/chicago-master-singers/book.  All seats are unreserved.

 
Thursday 12th Who: Chicago Master Singers
Where: Peterborough Cathedral, Cambridgeshire 7.30 p.m.
What: Herbert Howells - Requiem; plus works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, John Tavener, Charles Villiers Stanford and John Rutter.
Ticket/Info: £10 (concessions £8) from Oundle Box Office, 4 New Street, Oundle PE8 4ED, telephone 01832 274734, or from Peterborough Information Centre, 41 Bridge Street, Peterborough PE1 1HJ, telephone 01733 452336, or online from http://www.peterborough-cathedral.org.uk/143/section.aspx/142/chicago
 
Friday 13th

Who: Skipton Ladies Choir
Where: St. Andrew´s Church Hall, Newmarket St., Skipton, N Yorks 6.30 p.m.
What: Skipton Ladies Summer Concert - an entertaining eclectic mix of songs from different genres
Ticket/Info: £8, £6 concessions, £10 Family ticket. Available on the door and from Choir members

 
Saturday 14th Who: Chicago Master Singers
Where: St Nicholas' Cathedral, Newcastle 7.30 p.m.
What: Herbert Howells - Requiem; plus works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, John Tavener, Charles Villiers Stanford and John Rutter.
Ticket/Info: £10 (concessions £8) and can be obtained on the door or from www.wegottickets/cm/event/434088.
 
Saturday 14th

Who: High Wycombe Choral Society
Where: St Lawrence´s Church, High Wycombe 7.30 p.m.
What: Choral Music by Rutter, Parry, Elgar and Stainer
Ticket/Info: £10 on the door or from www.hwcs.org.uk or Tel 07530 659960

 
Saturday 14th

Who:  Harlequin Chamber Choir
Where: Cranleigh Village Hall 4.00 pm.
What: Slow Train to Cranleigh - a range of light hearted music, with of course Flanders and Swann’s Slow Train – other favourites include Summertime, Autumn Leaves, Let’s do it, Over the Rainbow, And so it goes, Yesterday, Here, there and everywhere and more
Ticket/Info: £10 (£5 for under 18s) includes tea and delicious cakes, so it should be irresistible!   Tickets are available at the door, or in advance via the Guildford Tourist Information Centre (155 High Street Guildford GU13AJ, tel. 01483 444334, www.visitguildford.com), or they can be reserved via stuartwhite@waitrose.com and paid for at the door.  

 
Saturday 14th

Who: The English Arts Chorale
Where: St Mary's Church, Chart Lane, Reigate RH2 7RN, 7.30pm
What: Parry - I was Glad, Handel - Zadok the Priest, Handel - Hallelujah Chorus
Ticket/Info: £18, £15, £12; children and students £5; disabled, carer goes free. Visit www.englisharts.org or Tel: 01737 762097. Also available on the door. Email: tickets@englisharts.org

 
Saturday 14th

Who: Teddington Choral Society
Where: All Saints Parish Church, Market Place, Kingston- on -Thames KT1 1JP 7.30 p.m.
What: Music for Royal Occasions
Ticket/Info: £15 (under 12 free) Online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/teddington-choral-society-summer-concert-music-for-royal-occasions-tickets-46100161825?aff=es2 or at the door

 
Saturday 14th

Who: Cumbria Festival Chorus
Where: Kendal Parish Church, Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF 7.30 p.m.
What: Parry Centenary Concert - Blest Pair of Sirens, Magnificat, I was Glad, Jerusalem, Elegy for Brahms, plus Brahms Nanie, Schicksalslied and Haydn Variations
Ticket/info: £15 (inc free programme) (student/child/unwaged half-price) from Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, or choir members

 
Sunday 15th

Who: Bridgend Tabernacle Choir
Where: Bridgend Tabernacle Church, Derwen Road, Bridgend CF31 1LH 7.00 pm
What: Ethel Smyth - Mass in D
Ticket/Info: £12.00

 
Sunday 15th

Who: Chester Festival Chorus
Where: Storyhouse Theatre
What: Vivaldi - Gloria; Handel - Dixit Dominus
Ticket/Info: Visit: https://www.storyhouse.com/event/vivaldi-gloria

 
Sunday 15th

Who: De Merc Chamber Choir
Where: St Mary Magdalene, Church Road (off Potter Street), Harlow 7.00pm
What: Summer is Icumen in - A celebration of summer, with music by Elgar, Stanford, Arensky, Tchaikovsky and some lighter items from the 1930s. 
Ticket/Info: £10 to include buffet supper and refreshments. Contact Nicky Rodley on 07788 437232 or nickyrodley@btinternet.com

 
Friday 20th

Who: Horsforth Choral Society
Where: St Chad’s Parish Centre, Otley Road, Headingley, Leeds LS16 5JT at 7.30 pm
What: Mirth and Madrigals ? an evening of madrigals and folk songs, including a selection from Vaughan Williams’ - Five English Folk Songs.
Ticket/Info: Adults £8; Students £5; Under 18s Free - available on the door or from Yorkshire College of Music and Drama (0113 2431605). For more info see www.horsforthchoralsociety.co.uk.

 
Saturday 21st

Who: Exeter Male Voice Choir and Abertillery Orpheus Male Voice Choir
Where: St David´s Church, Queens Terrace, Exeter EX4 4HR 7.00 p.m.
What: Joint Concert
Ticket/Info: £8 available at the door or from the Choir Secretary Tel: 07733 135711

 
Saturday 21st

Who: Vivaldi Singers
Where: Farnham Methodist Church Hall 4.00 p.m.
What: Two Sides of an Ocean
Ticket/Info: £10 (£5 students / under 16s. Visit www.vivaldisingers.com Also avaiable on the door.

 
Saturday 21st Who:Havering Singers
Where: St. Peter’s Church, Gubbins Lane, Harold Wood, Essex RM3 0Q 7.30 p.m.
What: A selection of "Music from the Silver Screen"
Ticket/Info: £12, discounted to £10 if bought and paid for in advance (by Wednesday 18th July). Tickets for children and students aged 5 - 17 will be £5. Tel: 01708 342080
 
Saturday 28th

Who:  Somerset Chamber Choir
Where: Wells Cathedral, Cathedral Green, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2UE 7.00 p.m.
What:  Concert “Paradesi Gloria” - Music from the golden age of Italian splendour - D Scarlatti Stabat Mater; A Scarlatti Salve Regina, Tartini Trumpet Concerto, Vivaldi Gloria
Ticket/Info:  £25, £20, (nave reserved), £15 & £10 (front/rear side aisles unreserved). Children/students half-price, on line at https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/somersetchamberchoir

 
Sunday 29th

Who: Norwich Community Choir
Where: Noverre Ballroom, Assembly House, Norwich 2.00 p.m.
What: Journeys...a magical afternoon of song and stories.
Ticket/Info: £7.50 (£5.00 for under 16's) and are on sale online from https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/norwich-community-choir or phone Ivan on
07423 118876.