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Social distancing – let’s keep singing

We have been sending out weekly emails to those on our regular mailing list as a way of staying in touch with the choir.  These emails contain: links to videos of Simon's regular warm up exercises Suggestions of a couple of pieces to learn with links to videos and sheet music links to a suggested [...]

By |2020-03-25T16:49:26+00:00March 25th, 2020|COVID-19, Season 2019 - 2020, Sticky|Comments Off on Social distancing – let’s keep singing

Hampstead Chorus Workshop – Provisionally 29th August 2020

Our annual choir workshop is due to be held on Saturday 29th August 2020 in the Great Hall at Kings College London in The Strand. Simon Walton and Heather Tomala will take us through a broad range of music, especially selected by Simon. The choir workshop is open to all - choir members, potential members, [...]

By |2020-03-25T16:49:37+00:00March 5th, 2020|Season 2020-2021, Sticky|Comments Off on Hampstead Chorus Workshop – Provisionally 29th August 2020

Come and Sing – 8 February 2020 – Nelson Mass by Haydn

We are particularly grateful to the Rosen family who are supporting this Come and Sing in memory of Len and Betty Rosen.  All proceeds of the day are for the benefit of Marie Curie.. In April 2019, we performed Haydn's Nelson Mass and we are giving existing chorus members and anyone [...]

By |2020-03-12T16:28:26+00:00December 29th, 2019|Season 2019 - 2020|Comments Off on Come and Sing – 8 February 2020 – Nelson Mass by Haydn

Spring term 2020 – Verdi’s Requiem

Unfortunately our concert on Saturday, 25th April 2020 is now cancelled, along with our spring and summer rehearsal schedules.  Tickets - Please contact us if you have bought tickets and would like a refund. We will update the website as we monitor the situation - we hope to be back in the autumn.     

By |2020-03-25T16:44:54+00:00December 1st, 2019|Season 2019 - 2020|Comments Off on Spring term 2020 – Verdi’s Requiem

Autumn term 2019 – Mass in D by Dvorak and Dona Nobis Pacem by Vaughan Williams

This page contains all the information you need for the Autumn term 2019 We started rehearsals for our Autumn 2019 concert (Dvorak - Mass in D and Vaughan Williams - Dona Nobis Pacem) at the start of September. Our rehearsals are held in the Music Lecture Theatre at UCS, Frognal, London NW3 6XH. Our Autumn 2019 [...]

By |2019-12-01T13:52:54+00:00August 15th, 2019|Season 2019 - 2020|Comments Off on Autumn term 2019 – Mass in D by Dvorak and Dona Nobis Pacem by Vaughan Williams

Summer concert and party 2019 – feedback

Our summer concert took place on Saturday 22 June 2019 to a packed house. Simon writes: There seemed to be a real buzz after last night's Bernstein concert. It was lovely for us, and the students, to sing to a packed house.  From all the comments I received afterwards, the audience seemed to thoroughly enjoy [...]

By |2019-08-15T11:48:55+00:00June 23rd, 2019|Season 2018 - 2019|Comments Off on Summer concert and party 2019 – feedback

Summer Choral Weekend, Cambridge – 31 August to 1 September 2019

This event has now taken place.  40 singers spent the weekend in Cambridge, learning a wide variety of pieces from the 15th to 20th centuries.  Keep an eye on this website for details of future workshops and singing weekends Our popular Choral Weekend Workshop was held at Christ’s College [...]

By |2019-09-11T20:56:45+00:00May 11th, 2019|Season 2019 - 2020, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Summer Choral Weekend, Cambridge – 31 August to 1 September 2019

Simon’s feedback on our April 2019 concert

The concert I hope you enjoyed last night as much as I did. I have been particularly looking forward to this programme.  Haydn's Nelson Mass is just terrific fun to sing, and fizzes along like an excellent bottle of champagne for the audience. When I was looking for pieces to go with the three trumpets [...]

By |2019-04-28T17:05:42+00:00April 28th, 2019|Season 2018 - 2019|Comments Off on Simon’s feedback on our April 2019 concert

Summer concert and party – 22 June 2019 – Bernstein

Our summer concert is always a light-hearted affair and is followed by our summer party. This year we will be singing two works by Leonard Bernstein - a choral suite from West Side Story and choral extracts from Wonderful Town.  We will be joined by young singers from University College School who will sing parts [...]

By |2019-06-23T09:37:47+00:00March 29th, 2019|Season 2018 - 2019|Comments Off on Summer concert and party – 22 June 2019 – Bernstein