We are considering the possibility of in-person rehearsals later in the term, but the Choir Committee proposes to begin our Autumn Term as on-line rehearsals via Zoom. Obviously proceeding depends on a good level of support from our members. Those who have participated over the last year will know that online rehearsals have been a [...]
While the prospect of mass vaccination offers some prospect of a return to rehearsals in person perhaps in the Autumn, we are proposing to continue for the time being to continue with on-line rehearsals on Zoom. Those who have participated over the last year will know that it has been a very positive experience. Many [...]
While the prospect of mass vaccination offers some prospect of a return to rehearsals in person later in 2021, we have decided for the time being to continue with on-line rehearsals on Zoom. Those who joined us last term will know that we had great fun. Many participants viewed it as a very positive experience [...]
Our Autumn 2020 term will be online rehearsals of Carl Orff's Carmina Burana. We look forward to welcoming old friends and new. The committee has been monitoring government COVID-19 guidance issued to choirs and has reached the conclusion that it is not sensible for us to try to restart normal rehearsals. Our Zoom rehearsals over [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
Unfortunately it does not look likely that we will be able to resume rehearsals in the near future so sadly our usual Summer Term of rehearsals will not begin at the start of May. Obviously we will keep you informed if circumstances look like they might change.
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 [...]
This is what Simon had to say about our rousing performances of Dvorak Mass in D and Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem I thought the reception we received last night was a true testament to the work we have done throughout the term. Many people in the audience told me they hadn't heard either piece [...]
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.