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Choral Workshop – 1 September 2018

We will be holding our annual Choral Workshop on 1 September 2018 at a Central London venue. Before we book a venue, it would be helpful to have some idea of numbers, so if you think you would like to come, please complete our form by 1 March 2018. The day will start with registration [...]

By | 2018-01-29T23:26:12+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Season 2018 - 2019|Comments Off on Choral Workshop – 1 September 2018

Feedback from James Francis Brown on our performance of his work

At our concert on 9 December, we performed the London premiere of James Francis Brown's choral work, The Heavens and the Heart.  We found it a challenging sing, but the choir enjoyed his tunes, rhythms and the liveliness of the piece. Following the concert James wrote to us: Dear members of the Hampstead Chorus, Simon and Heather et [...]

By | 2017-12-13T14:51:46+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Autumn 2017 - Poulenc, Faure and Brown|Comments Off on Feedback from James Francis Brown on our performance of his work

Messiah – 28 April 2018 – Term details

RegistrationOn 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 with the following soloists: Elizabeth Weisberg - Soprano Susanna Spicer - Alto Peter Harris - Tenor Alex Ashworth - Bass Rehearsals started on Wednesday 10 January 2018 but [...]

By | 2018-02-01T19:30:50+00:00 December 10th, 2017|Season 2017-2018|Comments Off on Messiah – 28 April 2018 – Term details

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

This event has  now taken place.  Thanks to all those who came to sing or to hear the concert and to the musicians who contributed their time - with your help we raised over £3,000 for Marie Curie. Simon Walton had the following to say about the day: I heard lots of comments from [...]

By | 2018-01-29T23:17:55+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Come and Sing in aid of Marie Curie – 27 January 2018

Autumn Term 2017 – rehearsal schedule

The rehearsal schedule below was amended on 11 September 2017 - some of the content of the September and November rehearsals was amended.  Please make sure you have the latest version. The term's rehearsal schedule is set out below.  If you would like to print it out, a downloadable document is included at [...]

By | 2017-09-14T10:39:21+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Autumn 2017 - Poulenc, Faure and Brown|Comments Off on Autumn Term 2017 – rehearsal schedule

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