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Messiah – 28 April 2018 – Term details

We have now added below a complete summary of the movements being performed and which have been cut.  It would be very helpful if choir members could mark these cuts in their scores, for instance by using paper clips. Hampstead Chorus Messiah Cuts Registration On 28 April 2018, we will be celebrating our 10th [...]

By | 2018-03-08T18:38:06+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 | 2018-04-20T07:34:26+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 Term 2017 – getting hold of music

This term we will be singing Faure's Requiem (1893 version - Oxford), Poulenc Gloria (Salabert) and a new work, The Heavens and the Heart by James Francis Brown. For those singers who do not already have their own copies of the Faure and/or Poulenc and who have not obtained copies through us during the first [...]

By | 2017-09-14T11:17:17+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Autumn 2017 - Poulenc, Faure and Brown, Season 2017-2018|Comments Off on Autumn Term 2017 – getting hold of music

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 | 2018-03-08T18:40:23+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