Spring 2022 – Choral works by Mozart

For our Spring 2022 programme, Simon has chosen some amazing music. We are going to be singing two works by Mozart, the Coronation Mass and Solemn Vespers (Vesperae solennes de confessore) both in the Bärenreiter editions. They are both fantastic sings with some wonderful moments, including the great Laudate Dominum in the Solemn Vespers. Our [...]

By |2022-01-06T11:05:35+00:00December 10th, 2021|Spring 2022, Sticky|Comments Off on Spring 2022 – Choral works by Mozart

In Memoriam – John Bradbury

John Bradbury, who founded Hampstead Chorus as the UCS Centenary Choir in 2008, sadly died on 27 November 2021.  Our sing-through of Bach's Christmas Oratorio, a piece we sang with John in 2009, was dedicated to his memory.   John Bradbury with Simon Walton at our 10 year anniversary concert in 2018 John was born [...]

By |2021-12-10T16:13:08+00:00November 27th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on In Memoriam – John Bradbury

Bach – Christmas Oratorio – Autumn 2021

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 [...]

By |2021-12-10T18:18:31+00:00September 11th, 2021|Autumn 2021 - Bach|Comments Off on Bach – Christmas Oratorio – Autumn 2021

Summer 2021 – Israel in Egypt by Handel

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 [...]

By |2021-09-11T13:15:12+00:00March 26th, 2021|COVID-19, Season 2020-2021|Comments Off on Summer 2021 – Israel in Egypt by Handel

Hampstead Chorus Workshop – now cancelled

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 |2020-06-16T14:35:22+00:00March 5th, 2020|COVID-19, Season 2020-2021|Comments Off on Hampstead Chorus Workshop – now cancelled

Summer 2020 Concert

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.

By |2020-04-15T13:04:28+00:00March 5th, 2020|COVID-19, Season 2019 - 2020|Comments Off on Summer 2020 Concert

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

Simon’s feedback on our November 2019 concert

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 [...]

By |2019-12-29T16:58:36+00:00December 1st, 2019|Season 2019 - 2020|Comments Off on Simon’s feedback on our November 2019 concert

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
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