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10th Anniversary Concert of The Messiah – 28 April 2018

On 28 April 2018, we will be celebrating our 10th anniversary with a gala concert at which we will be performing Handel's much-loved oratorio, The Messiah. Rehearsals start on Wednesday 10 January 2018.  It will be possible to register from 7 pm that day, but it would help to plan for the term if [...]

By | 2017-12-13T14:42:01+00:00 December 10th, 2017|Season 2017-2018|Comments Off on 10th Anniversary Concert of The Messiah – 28 April 2018

Come and Sing in aid of Marie Curie – 27 January 2018

The Hampstead Chorus is organising a Come and Sing event in aid of Marie Curie Hospice Hampstead, our partner charity, on 27 January 2018.  Please join us to sing this wonderful work. Event details Venue - Great Hall, University College School, Frognal, London NW3 6XH Doors open from 1.15pm for registration Singers' [...]

By | 2017-12-03T17:28:38+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Come and Sing in aid of Marie Curie – 27 January 2018

Thanks to Handelsbanken, our season supporter, and our other advertisers

We are delighted that our 10th anniversary season, our first as a charity, is being supported by a range of businesses. We are particularly grateful to Anthony Fogden and his team at the Hampstead branch of Handelsbanken, who are our season supporters. You can find out more about their services here. We are also grateful [...]

By | 2017-10-31T15:56:16+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Season 2017-2018|Comments Off on Thanks to Handelsbanken, our season supporter, and our other advertisers

BBC celebrating British Choral Singing

BBC Radio 4 is celebrating the wonderful British tradition of choral singing in a series by Roderick Williams (@Sviceridor) - episodes can be found here and are well worth listening to. In his programme on singing for pleasure he says: "It's a story of how ordinary people have used singing to take ownership of our [...]

By | 2017-10-04T16:15:07+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BBC celebrating British Choral Singing

I can’t read music – can I still sing with you?

Our singers have a wide range of musical experience.  One or two have degrees in music, some others are experienced choral singers.  Most, however, have never sung with a choir before and a significant proportion cannot read music.  So don’t be put off if you feel you are lacking in musical experience and knowledge or [...]

By | 2017-09-06T11:27:45+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Autumn 2017 - Poulenc, Faure and Brown, Season 2017-2018|Comments Off on I can’t read music – can I still sing with you?

Autumn 2017 programme and registration

Autumn term began on Wednesday 6th September 2017 but it is not too late to join us. If you are still interested in singing us this term, please let us know via our contact us page. We are rehearsing Faure’s Requiem and Poulenc’s Gloria for a concert on 9th December.  We have [...]

By | 2017-10-09T12:37:55+00:00 July 15th, 2017|Autumn 2017 - Poulenc, Faure and Brown, Season 2017-2018|Comments Off on Autumn 2017 programme and registration

Choir dates for 2017 – 2018 10th anniversary season

We are planning an exciting season for 2017-2018, our 10th anniversary season.  Details of repertoire and dates are shown below. Autumn Term 2017 - Faure "Requiem", Poulenc "Gloria" Choir awayday - 2 September 2017 First rehearsal and registration - 6 September 2017 All rehearsals are then on Wednesdays except in the week commencing 18 September, [...]

By | 2017-07-16T19:59:38+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Season 2017-2018|Comments Off on Choir dates for 2017 – 2018 10th anniversary season

Hampstead Chorus Workshop – 2 September 2017

Our choir workshop will be held on Saturday 2nd September 2017 in the Great Hall at Kings College London in The Strand. Simon Walton and Heather Tomala  are our musical guides for the day and we will sing a lovely selection of music to be chosen by Simon. Simon has chosen music by Brahms, [...]

By | 2017-09-03T16:47:15+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Awayday, Season 2017-2018|Comments Off on Hampstead Chorus Workshop – 2 September 2017