June 2017

Friday 2nd

Who: Les Sirenes

Where: New Auditorium, Glasgow Royal Concert Halll 7.30 p.m.

What: Glasgow UNESCO City of Music Summer Concert - including works by Sarah Quartel, Paul Mealor, Miklos Kocsar, Ola Gjeilo, Morten Lauridsen and many others

Ticket/Info: £6 - £10 Visit www.glasgowconcerthalls.com


Saturday 3rd

Who: Amersham and Chesham Bois Choral Society

Where: St Mary's Church, Amersham

What: Elgar - Dream of Gerontius

Ticket/Info: Available for www.wegottickets.com/amchor or Tel 07702 608314


Saturday 3rd

Who: Chester Ladies Choir

Where: All Saints church, Hoole, Chester 7.30 p.m.

What: Summer concert

Ticket/Info: £10 including refreshments, and raffle tickets will be available to purchase. Tickets are available in advance from Roseanne 01244 345260


Saturday 3rd

Who: Ensemble Buxtehude

Where: St John's Church, Bassenthwaite, Cumbria 7.30 pm

What: Buxtehude - Membra Jesu nostri; Keiser - St Mark Passion plus Cantatas by Tunder and Rosenmuller

Ticket/Info: £12 (u-18s £5, free to u-11s); Festival Pass for 3 concerts £23 (u-18s £7, u-11s free) from info@bassfest.org.uk or 07849 383727


Saturday 3rd

Who: New Music Makers

Where: The Berry Theatre, Hedge End 7.30 p.m.

What: "Free Fall in Summer" - an eclectic mix of songs ranging from a cheeky 'Chili Caliente', the drama of 'Les Miserables', to a spine-tingling arrangement of 'I Believe with Ave Maria'

Ticket/Info: £10 (concessions £8) Box Office 023 8065 2333 or telephone the Flower Garden 01489 781636


Saturday 3rd

Who: Amersham & Chesham Bois Choral Society (AMCHOR)

Where: St Mary’s Church Old Amersham, 7.30pm

What: Elgar - The Dream of Gerontius

Ticket/Info: Available from WeGotTickets.com or telephone 07702 608314 £15/£7.50 Students


Saturday 3rd

Who: Overgate Hospice Choir

Where: All Saints’ Church, Elland, HX5 0NH 7.00 p.m.

What: Breezin’ down Broadway II

Ticket/Info: £12 from 01422 373252, enquiries@overgatehospicechoir.co.uk www.wegottickets.com


Saturday 3rd

Who: Funky Voices

Where: St Peters by the Waterfront, Ipswich, Suffolk 8.00 p.m.

What: Charity Concert

Ticket/Info: Adults £10.00 Children £5.00 visit www.funkyvoices.co.uk


Saturday 3rd

Who: Allegri

Where: St Andrew’s Church, Main Street, Sedbergh LA10 5BZ 7.30pm

What: Georg Philipp Telemann - ‘Machet die Tore Weit’; Ralph Vaughan Williams - Te Deum and ‘Serenade to Music’; Handel - Te Deum

Ticket/Info: For more information contact: Owen Davies, owen@odavies.plus.com, 01539 621261. There will be retiring collections for the church and choir.


Sunday 4th

Who: Upbeat Contemporary Choir

Where: The Apex, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, 7.30pm

What: 'Showcase' - see and hear the choirs' exciting style with a superb selection of songs sung by the whole choir, soloists and small groups. All profits go to Help for Heroes.

Ticket/Info: £10 (£5conc). Tel 01284 758000 or visit www.theapex.co.uk


Sunday 4th

Who: Allegri

Where:  St Cuthbert's Church, Kentmere LA8 9JL 7.30pm

What: Georg Philipp Telemann - ‘Machet die Tore Weit’; Ralph Vaughan Williams - Te Deum and ‘Serenade to Music’; Handel - Te Deum

Ticket/Info: For more information contact: Owen Davies, owen@odavies.plus.com, 01539 621261. There will be retiring collections for the church and choir.


Sunday 4th

Who: Hampstead Chamber Choir

Where: Rosslyn Hill Chapel NW3 1NG

What: Bernstein Chichester Psalms, Kodaly Missa Brevis, Janáček : Otčenáš

Ticket/Info: At the door or online www.hampsteadchamberchoir.org £12 and £10.


Saturday 10th

Who: Cantores Olicanae

Where: St John's Church, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, 7.30pm

What: In the mood! Choral arrangements of classics by Cole Porter, Fats Waller, George Gerschwin and including 'Songs and Sonnets of William Shakespeare' by George Shearing.

Ticket/Info: Tickets £10, students £5, under 14s free from the Grove Music Shop (Tel 01943 817301) or ring 01943 830873. Also available on the door.


Saturday 10th Who: Russkaya Cappella
Where: Renfield St Stephen's Church, 260 Bath Street, Glasgow G2 4JP 1.00 p.m.
What: 'The Centenary of the Revolution: Music from the Time of the Earthquake' Excerpts from Alexander Kastalsky's Requiem for Fallen Brothers, plus songs popular with the Red and White Armies, work by 'proletarian' composers, folksongs
Ticket/Info: Free on the door, with retiring collection. Please note this is a short lunchtime concert; the full length version takes place on Sunday 11th June.
Saturday 10th

Who: The Triptych Singers and Choir of St. Mary-the Virgin, Primrose Hill

Where: St. Mary-the Virgin, Elsworthy Road, Primrose Hill, NW3 3DJ,  7.30 p.m.

What: A Summer Concert of music commemorating former Director of Music, David Gedge including works by Byrd, Tallis, Monteverdi, Ridout and Martin Shaw.

Ticket/Info: Admission Free, Retiring Collection. http://www.stmarysprimrosehill.com/events/event/the-triptych-singers-concert/


Saturday 10th

Who: Commotio

Where: St John the Evangelist, Iffley Road 7.30 p.m.

What: "Celebrate Oxford Swift City" Oxford choir, Commotio will perform choral pieces inspired by birds, including lesser known works by Stanford, Ravel and Hindemith.

Ticket/Info: £12/£8 available from http://www.commotio.org/store/p12/19%3A30%2C_10th_June_2017.html


Saturday 10th

Who: Wimbledon Choral Society

Where: Holy Trinity Church 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m.

What: AnthemFest Prom - Choral music by Handel, Britten, Wesley, Stanford, Purcell, Mendelssohn, MacMillan, Todd, Ireland, Vaughan Williams, Bairstow, Howells, Finzi and Parry

Ticket/Info: Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite. Prices are £17.50 and £12.50 plus a small booking fee. There will be refreshments on sale afterwards in the church hall.


Saturday 10th

Who: Bath Cantata Group

Where: New Oriel Hall, Brookleaze Buildings, Bath, BA1 6RA, 6 p.m.

What: Purcell - The Fairy Queen (concert performance)

Ticket/info: £15, students £5, children free from Bath Box Office 01225 463362


Saturday 10th

Who: Stroud Choral and The Minpins

Where: St George’s Church, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire GL6 0BP 7.30 p.m.

What: John Rutter - Mass of the Children; Leonard Bernstein - Chichester Psalms; Eric Whitacre - Five Jewish Love Songs and Edward Elgar - Benedictus & Te Deum

Ticket/Info: £18 and £12 with under 18’s free. Available from Choir members and on the door or via the box office: www.subscriptionrooms.org.uk tel: 01453 760900


Saturday 10th

Who: Bristol Phoenix Choir

Where: St Alban’s Church, Westbury Park, Bristol BS6 7NU 7.30 p.m.

What: Dvorak - Mass in D; Lauridsen - Nocturnes

Ticket/Info: £10 inc refreshments from tickets@bristolphoenixchoir.org.uk   07931812625


Saturday 10th

Who: Ember Choral

Where: The Menuhin Hall, Stoke d'Abernon, Surrey KT11 3QQ 7.30pm

What: Haydn - The Creation

Ticket/Info: £15 Box Office at The Menuhin Hall 08700 842020 www.emberchoral.org.uk


Saturday 10th

Who: Salford Choral Society

Where: Peel Hall, Salford University, The Crescent, Salford, M5 4WT, 7.30 p.m.

What: Sing Africa! Hofmeyer - Thula Babana, L'Estrange - Zimbe!, Fanshawe - African Sanctus, Barlow/Webber - Sing

Ticket/info: £15, conc. £10, www.wegottickets.com/event/393237


Sunday 11th

Who: Caritas Harmony

Where: The Grove Theatre, Dunstable LU5 4GP

What: Summer Serenade

Ticket/Info: Adults £15; Children £13. (plus £1.95 transaction fee) Box Office 01582 602080


Sunday 11th

Who: Russkaya Cappella
Where: Hyndland Parish Church, 79-81 Hyndland Road, Glasgow G12 9JE 7.30 p.m.
What: 'The Centenary of the Revolution: Music from the Time of the Earthquake' commemorates the event in choral music.  Alexander Kastalsky - Requiem for Fallen Brothers.  The programme includes songs popular with the Red and White Armies, work by 'proletarian' composers, folksongs 
Ticket/Info: £10 / £8 concession / school age children free with paying adult.  Tickets available on the door, advance reservations can be secured by contacting russkayacappellaenquiries@gmail.com


Saturday 17th

Who: Funky Voices

Where: St Martin's Church, Ongar, Essex 7.30 p.m.

What: Charity Concert for the Church

Ticket/Info: Adults £10.00 Children £5.00 visit www.funkyvoices.co.uk


Saturday 17th

Who: Ealing Choral Society

Where: St Barnabas Church, Ealing W5 1QG 7.45 pm.

What: British Choral Classics by Vaughan Williams, Parry, Arne, Handel, Stanford and Stainer.

Ticket/Info: £17, £15 (conc) £3 (16 and under) Tel 07957 923341 or http://wegottickets.com/event369612


Saturday 17th

Who: Newbury Chamber Choir

Where: St Martin’s Church, East Woodhay, Newbury RG20 0AL 6.30pm

What: The East Woodhay Midsummer Prom - An evening of Victorian musical gems

Ticket/Info: £25 (children free). Ticket price includes a programme and glass of wine on arrival. The audience is invited to bring a picnic for the supper interval in the beautiful grounds of Church Farm which is adjacent (or inside if wet). Tickets at www.newburychamberchoir.co.uk

Saturday 17th

Who: Wokingham Choral Society

Where: All Saints Church, Wokingham RG40 1UE 7.30pm

What: ‘Sure on this Shining Night’ - a delightful selection of short works by several well-known composers including Holst, Elgar, Rachmaninov, Whitacre and Lauridsen.

Ticket/Info: £12.50 (£5.00 for under 18s and students) and are available from:- www.ticketsource.co.uk/Wokingham-choral-society; tickets@wokingham-choral-society.org.uk; Information Centre, Wokingham Town Hall; Newbury Building Society, Wokingham and from choir members.


Saturday 17th

Who: Antiphon

Where: Aydon Castle, near Corbridge, NE45 5PJ. 7.30 pm

What: “Ye Gods”  celebrating wine, women and war, and the gods Bacchus, Venus and Mars!  Includes music by Purcell, Pearsall, Morley and Monteverdi, and the spectacular “La Guerre” by Clement Janequin.

Ticket/Info: The grounds and castle will be open from 6.15pm for picnics.  Music will be performed in various locations in the castle and grounds (all indoors if it rains).  Bring your own picnics and chairs (the castle has no audience seating).  Please be aware that some parts of the site are accessible only via stairs and uneven surfaces. Please book early!  Tickets cost £12, and must be bought in advance.  Available from: Forum Books, Corbridge, tel 01434 632931, or on-line at www.allegretto.co.uk/antiphon For more details visit our website www.antiphonchoir.co.uk


Saturday 17th

Who: Ealing Choral Society

Where: St Barnabas Church, Ealing, W5 1QG

What: British Choral Classics - works by Parry, Britten, Arne, Handel, Mendelssohn, Purcell, Stainer, Stanford & Vaughan Williams plus Bohemian Rhapsody (re-interpreted)

Ticket/Info: £17, £15 (concessions), £3 (16 years and under) (including programme) Tel: 07957 923341. Tickets  http://www.wegottickets.com/event/369612     


Sunday 18th

Who: Felsted Choral Society

Where: Holy Cross Church, Felsted 7.00 p.m.

What: E. J. Moeran - Songs of Springtime

Tickets/Info: www.facebook.com/felstedchoralsociety


Sunday 18th

Who: Crowthorne Choral Society

Where: Waterloo Hall, Wellington College 7.30 p.m.

What: Constant Lambert - Rio Grande; Stanford - Songs of the Fleet

Ticket/Info: Tickets £12.00 (£2.00 students) Enjoy Pimms and nibbles (included in your ticket price) during the interval - hopefully outside if the weather is kind.


Sunday 18th

Who: Nova

Where: All Saints Church, Pembroke Road, Clifton BS8 3ED 7.30 p.m.

What: "The Knight and The Lady" - Renaissance music by Ockeghem, Compare, Parsons, Dering, Mouton, Willaet, Lassus and Fairfax

Ticket/Info: Available on the door. £8.00 (£5.00 students)


Friday 23rd

Who: Kennington and District United Church Choirs

Where: Christ Church, Northcourt Road, Abingdon, Oxon. OX14 1PL at 7.30pm

What: Gilbert & Sullivan: The Mikado (concert version)

Ticket/Info: Free admittance with collection for The Abingdon Bridge (01865 735885 or www.kenningtonchoir.org.uk)


Saturday 24th

Who: Ripieno Choir

Where: Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Hampton Court Way, Thames Ditton, Esher, Surrey KT7 0LP 8.00 p.m.

What: 'Roads as yet untravelled': a diverse programme of pieces we have not previously performed - from Monteverdi and Byrd, to Mendelssohn and Messiaen.

Ticket/Info: £16 in advance, £18 on the door. £5 for under-18s. Group discounts available ttp://ripienochoir.org.uk/tickets/ or Box Office at 020 3137 0376 / vox@ripienochoir.org.uk


Saturday 24th

Who: The Lea Singers

Where: St John’s Church, 5 St John’s Road, Southdown, Harpenden, Herts, AL5 1DJ 7.00 p.m.

What: Haydn - "The Creation"

Ticket/Info: Adults 」15; Students & under 18’s  £7 - to purchase tickets call Brigid Brennan Tel 07881-785299 or Email tickets@leasingers.co.uk  


Saturday 24th

Who: Kennington and District United Church Choirs

Where: Witney Congregational Church, Welch Way, Witney, Oxon. OX28 6JF at 7.30pm

What: Gilbert & Sullivan - The Mikado (concert version)

Ticket/Info: Free admittance with collection for Christian Aid. (01865 735885 or www.kenningtonchoir.org.uk)


Saturday 24th

Who: Choir 2000 with IVC Students

Where: Histon Baptist Church, Cambridge

What: Vaughan Williams - Serenade to Music, 5 Mystical Songs; Elgar - The Music Makers

Ticket/Info: Visit www.choir2000.org


Saturday 24th

Who: The Durham Singers

Where: St Brandon's Church, Brancepeth, DH7 8DF 7.30 p.m.

What: "The Cloths of Heaven", music from Ireland and America, incl. Stanford, Barber, Augusta Read Thomas, Howard Skempton, and Britten "Hymn to St Cecilia".

Ticket/Info: £12 from www.durham-singers.org


Saturday 24th

Who: Hertford Choral Society with Black Dyke Band

Where: All Saints' Church, Hertford (SG13 8AY) 7:30pm - 9:45pm

What: Celebrate Mid-Summer

Ticket/Info: Available via TicketSource (Booking Fee Applies):https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/292758 Tickets available for public sale: unreserved seating £16, £4 students under 25. Alternatively, email your requests to tickets@hertfordchoral.org.uk or if you do not have access to email please telephone: 07936 719498. In addition, from May unreserved tickets are available from Hertford Tourist Information Centre, 10 Market Pl, Hertford SG14 1DF, Tel: 01992 584322 (Booking Fee Applies)


Saturday 24th

Who: Amici Chamber Choir

Where: Pinner Parish Church, Church Lane, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 3AA 7:30 p.m.

What: "30th Anniversary Concert" Rutter – Childhood Lyrics; Stanford – Seven Partsongs; Shearing – Songs and Sonnets; Also included in the programme are songs by Whitacre and Parry

Ticket/Info: £12.50 on the door & under 19s free. Advance tickets available from choir members or online through the choir’s website www.amicichamberchoir.org.uk


Saturday 24th

Who: Cantemus Choir Havant

Where: St James’s Church Emsworth PO10 7DP 7.30 pm. 

What: Midsummer Night Concert: Charpentier:  Messes de Minuit, Handel:  choruses from Acis and Galatea. String and flute accompaniment.

Ticket/Info:  £8 from choir members, on the door. www.cantemushavant.moonfruit.com


Saturday 24th

Who: Brentwood Choral Society

Where: Hutton & Shenfield Union Church, Roundwood Avenue, CM13 2NA 7.00 p.m

What: Another Night at the Opera

Ticket/Info: Adults £10 (incl strawberries & cream) children free. Available from the church office, choir members and on the door.


Saturday 24th

Who: Cheltenham Bach Choir

Where: Christchurch, Malvern Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 2JH 7.30 p.m.

What: 70th Birthday Concert - a choral celebration - With music chosen for its special significance to the choir, the programme ranges from Handel and Mozart through Holst and Vaughan Williams to the present day.

Ticket/Info: £15 (unreserved), £8 (students / children). By phone:  0333 666 3366 (booking fee applies) Online:  from www.cheltbachchoir.com/tickets By email: from tickets@cheltbachchoir.com


Saturday 24th

Who: The English Arts Chorale & Childrens Choir

Where: St Mary's Church, Chart Lane, Reigate RH2 7RN, 7.30 pm

What: Alexander L'Estrange - Ahoy! Sing for the Mary Rose; Will Todd - Mass in Blue

Ticket/Info: £20, £15, £12, £6, wheelchair carers free; From: www.englisharts.org  tel 01737 762097 or at the door. Parking available at Reigate St Mary's School and Reigate Grammar School. Email: tickets@englisharts.org


Saturday 24th

Who: Angmering Chorale

Where: The Angmering School 7.30 p.m.

What: A Night at the Opera

Ticket/Info: £10.00, NUS £7.50, under 11 years free.  Visit http://theangmeringchorale.org.uk/programme


Saturday 24th

Who: St Mary Redcliffe Church Choir
Where: St Mary Redcliffe Church, Bristol, BS1 6RA
What: Vaughan Williams - Toward the Unknown Region
Ticket/Info: £8-£15, under 18s £1 (+fee) visit http://www.bristolconcertorchestra.org.uk/


Saturday 24th

Who: Reading Phoenix Choir

What: St John's Church, Hartney Whitney 7.30 p.m.

What: Beautiful excerpts of works by Brahms, Rheinberger and Herbert Howells; a 6-part, and an 8-part, Crucifixus by Antonio Lotti; and some magnificent and powerful excerpts from Rachmaninov’s Vespers.

Ticket/Info: Visit http://www.readingphoenixchoir.com/concert/st-johns-church-hartley-wintney/


Saturday 24th

Who: Collegium Singers

Where: Church of St Peter & St Paul, Moor Lane, North Curry, Somerset, TA3 6LJ 7.30 p.m.

What: Concert “Musical Masters of Rome” - Choral concert of sacred and secular works from Rome covering 500 years from Palestrina to Morricone with works by Victoria, Scarlatti, Pitoni and others.

Ticket/Info: Adults £12; Students £5; under 12’s free , on line and from Taunton Visitor Centre, Market House, Fore Street, Taunton - Tel 01823-340370


Saturday 24th

Who: Cappella Novocastriensis

Where: St Mary’s Church, Shincliffe, Durham, DH1 2NU 7.30 p.m.

What: Midsummer Flowers in Poetry and Song - Madrigals, part songs, choral settings and folk song settings by Wilbye, Ramsey, Morley, Sermisy, Finzi, Pearsall, Britten, Joubert, Macfarren, Bairstow, Horsley, Coleridge-Taylor, Sterndale Bennet, Aitken, Mealor, Whitacre and Grainger.

Ticket/Info: £12 (under 18 free) online from http://www.wegottickets.com/cn or on the door


Saturday 24th

Who: The Bradford Chorale

Where: Northcliffe Church, Bradford Road, Shipley, BD18 3ED 7.00 p.m.

What: Coleridge Taylor - Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast; Parry - Songs of Farewell

Ticket/Info: £10 in advance, £12 on the door, under 14s free. Email tickets@bradfordchorale.org.uk  Telephone 01274 591644


Saturday 24th

Who: The Camden Choir

Where: St Mary’s, Primrose Hill, King Henry’s Road, London NW3 3DJ
What: Mozart - Missa Brevis in D minor K194; Johann Christian Bach - Magnificat in C; Gluck - De Profundis; Mozart - Two Motets, Kyrie in D minor K341 and Church Sonatas

Ticket/Info: £15.00, concessions (students with card) £10.00            available from:   http://www.jumblebee.co.uk/camdenchoir  or at the door from 7.00 pm. 


Saturday 24th

Who: Welwyn garden City Music Society

Where: St John's Church, Digswell, Monks Rise,  Welwyn Garden City AL8 7NF 7.30 p.m.

What: Kodaly - Matra Pictures; Sullivan - Scenes from The Mikado

Ticket/Info: £12.50, there are concessions, from tickets@wgcms.org.uk  or tel 01707 391224


Sunday 25th

Who: Choir 2000 with IVC Students

Where: West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge

What: Vaughan Williams - Serenade to Music, 5 Mystical Songs; Elgar - The Music Makers

Ticket/Info: Visit www.choir2000.org


Sunday 25th

Who: St George's Singers with Sheffield Chorale

Where: The Monastery, Gorton, Manchester 7.30 p.m.

What: Verdi - Messa da Requiem

Ticket/Info: £18 adults, £16 concessions, £6 students/children email  tickets@st-georges-singers.org.uk or phone 01663 764012 for further information visit the website www.st-georges-singers.org.uk


Wednesday 28th

Who: Yeovil Chamber Choir

Where: St Andrew's Church, Preston Grove, Yeovil BA20 2BQ 7.30pm

What: On Wings of Song: Music to celebrate our feathered friends including music by a wide variety of composers, British and European; including music by Thomas Vautor, Thomas Weelkes, Johannes Brahms, Felix Mendelssohn, Thomas Morley.   

Tickets/Info: £10.00 available on the door. Refreshments will be served after the concert. email: yeovilchamberchoir@hotmail.com visit web site www.yeovilchamberchoir.org


Friday 30th

Who: Funky Voices

Where: The Mill Arts and Events Centre, Rayleigh, Essex 8.00 p.m.

What: Charity Concert for HARP

Ticket/Info: Adults £10.00 Children £5.00 visit www.funkyvoices.co.uk


Friday 30th

Who: Kennington and District United Church Choirs

Where: Kennington Methodist Church, Upper Road, Kennington, Oxford, OX1 5LR at 7.30pm

What: Gilbert & Sullivan - The Mikado (concert version)

Ticket/Info: Free admittance with collection for Kennington Overseas Aid. (01865 735885 or www.kenningtonchoir.org.uk)