October
     
Sunday 1st Who: Thomas Tallis Society Choir
Where:  St Alfege Church, Greenwich 7.30 p.m.
What: Mozart - Requiem; Mozart - Mass in D Minor
Ticket/Info: www.ticketsource.co.uk/tts
 
Friday 6th Who: EAGA Gospel Choir
Where: Burton Caribbean Association, 346 Uxbridge Street, Burton-On-Trent, DE14 3JS
What: The EAGA Gospel Concert
Ticket/Info: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/379747 Earlybird price: £10, Children: £8. Adult prices goes up to £15 from September. Email: eaga@el-eaga.com
 
Saturday 7th Who: The Octavian Singers
Where: St Johns Church, Woking, GU21 7RG 7.30 p.m.
What: Vivaldi - Gloria
Ticket/Info: Available on the door for £10, and will include refreshments at the interval. Under 16s will have free entry.
 
Saturday 7th

Who: Parkside Singers of Ampthill
Where: The Parish Church of Saint Thomas (Stopsley), 587 Hitchin Rd, Luton LU2 7UN. 2:30pm
What: A varied mixed choral programme with light refreshment
Ticket/Info: £8 (Children 0-12 FREE) may be reserved by Phone: 01234 - 217551 (or on the door if available) - Charity concert in aid of Level Trust.

 

Saturday 7th

Who: Paragon Singers

Where: St Luke´s Church, Hatfield Road, Bath, BA2 2BD, 7.30 p.m.

What: Lassus - Musica Dei Donum; Britten - Hymn to St Cecilia; Elgar - There is sweet music; Kodály - An Ode for Music; Purcell - Hush no more (Fairy Queen)

Ticket/info: £12/£6 from Bath Box Office 01225 463362

 

Saturday 7th

Who: Charnwood Voices

WhereChrist Church Mountsorrel, Rothley Rd, Mountsorrel,  Loughborough LE12 7EL 7.30 p.m.

What: The best of popular songs from George Gershwin to Leonard Cohen, in stunning choral arrangements.

Ticket/Info: Tickets £8 include a glass of wine or juice in the interval.  Under 16s free.
From tickets@charnwoodvoices.org.uk, from choir members or at the door on the night. 
 www.charnwoodvoices.org.uk

 

Wenesday 11th

Who: Imperial War Museums Singers
Where: St. George´s Cathedral, London, SE1 6HR 7.30 p.m.
What: Fauré- Requiem; Lauridsen - Lux Aeterna
Ticket/Info: £10 - ticketsource.co.uk/iwm-singers or at the door. www.iwmsingers.wordpress.com 

 
Friday 13th

Who: Londinium (chamber choir)
Where: St Sepulchre-without-Newgate, London EC1A 2DQ, 7.30pm
What: ´There is Sweet Music´ celebrates the essence of music itself. Ethereal works by Lassus, Tomkins, and Vaughan Williams rub shoulders with vivacious music by Gibbons, Tippett, and Elliott Carter, whilst the familiar worlds of Byrd, Brahms and Elgar are offset by little-known gems by Frank Bridge, Zoltán Kodály, Howard Skempton and Arvo Part. The centrepiece is a dazzling evocation of music-making in the service of the divine, Bach's most virtuosic motet, Singet dem Herrn.
Ticket/Info: £12 (until 8th October) / £15 | £10 (students) online and on the door. Visit  https://www.londinium-voices.org.uk/events

 
Saturday 14th
Who: Chandos Choir Coulsdon
Where: St Andrew´s Church Coulsdon CR5 2DN 7.30 p.m.
What: Rutter - Requiem, Mozart - Regina Coeli, Durante - Magnificat (previously attributed to Pergolesi), and Chilcott - Singing By Numbers
Ticket/Info: Visit www.chandoschoir.com
 
Saturday 14th Who: The Sarum Consort
Where: St Thomas´s Church
What: Clandestine Mass with music by William Byrd, Thomas Tallis, Heinrich Schutz, Claudio Monteverdi and Giovanni Paolo Cima,
Ticket/Info:
 
Saturday 14th
Who: Harrogate Choral Society
Where: Royal Hall Harrogate 7.30 p.m.
What: A Gala Night of Opera
Ticket/Info: Tickets from £5 to £20 from the Harrogate Box Office tel 01423 502116 or online at www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk
 
Saturday 14th

Who: Overgate Hospice Choir
Where: Halifax Minster HX1 1QL 7.00 p.m.
What: Fauré - Requiem and Cantique de Jean Racine, Franck - Panis angelicus
Ticket/Info: £12 from 01422 373252, enquiries@overgatehospicechoir.co.uk, www.wegottickets.com and on the door

 
Saturday 14th
Who: de Merc Chamber Choir
Where: St Peter's Church, High Street, Roydon CM19 5EF 7.30 p.m.
What: Can't buy me Love - a cappella favourites from Bach to Byrd and the Beatles
Ticket/Info: £10, under 16's free including interval refreshments, for sale on the door or from Jess Wells, 01279 793717 or email jwells@essexcourt.net
 
Saturday 14th

Who:  The Laurence Singers & Cre8 Music Project
Where:  St Michael´s Church in the Marketplace, Macclesfield, SK10 1EB, 7 pm
What:  Joint concert; lively, mixed programme including musical theatre, traditional songs & pop.  Light refreshments.
Ticket/info:  £7 (£5), 01625 503 740, hello@cre8macclesfield.org or on the door.  Proceeds to Cre8, a charity supporting young people on the Moss Rose estate.

 
Saturday 14th
Who: Preston Orpheus Choir
Where: The Salvation Army Worship Centre, Harrington Street, Preston, PR1 7BN 7.30 p.m.
What: John Rutter - Feel the Spirit; a cycle of seven traditional spirituals arranged for mezzo-soprano soloist and choir and other American pieces including When Jesus Wept, You Raise Me Up, Amazing Grace, the timeless classic Shenandoah and the Rhythm of Life from the musical Sweet Charity.
Ticket/Info: £10 (under 18s are free) and are available on the evening of the concert at the venue or by contacting 01772 735197.  
 

Saturday 14th

Who: Enfield Choral Society

Where: St Mary Magdalene Church, Windmill Hill, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 7AJ - 7.30pm 

What: Kodaly - Missa Brevis, Britten - Rejoice in the Lamb, Stanford - Magnificat in G Major 

Ticket/Info: www.enfieldchoralsociety.org.uk

 

Sunday 15th Who: Halifax Choral Society
Where: The Victoria Theatre, Fountain Street, Halifax, HX1 1BP
What: Philip Wilby -
The Holy Face (specially commissioned oratorio telling the dramatic biblical story of the life and death of John the Baptist (patron saint of Halifax),
Ticket/Info: Box Office telephone 01422 351158; http://www.calderdale.gov.uk/victoria/events.jsp?month=October&year=2017 (not yet listed here)
 
Thursday 19th

Who: London Concert Choir
Where: Cadogan Hall, Sloane Terrace, London SW1X 9DQ
What: Schubert - Mass No. 6; Mendelssohn - Verleih uns Frieden
Ticket/info:  Tickets £30, £25, £20, £16, £12 Box office: (020) 7730 4500 or www.cadoganhall.com

 
Saturday 21st
Who: Wooburn Singers
Where: All Saints´ Church, Marlow, SL7 2AA 7.30pm
What: Requiem - Music for Remembrance; Colin Riley - Roads shining like river up hill after rain; John Tavener - Svyati; Karl Jenkins - Agnus Dei; John Rutter - Requiem.
Ticket/info: www.thelittleboxoffice.com/wooburnsingers
 
Saturday 21st Who: The English Arts Chorale
Where: St Mary´s Church, Chart Lane, Reigate RH2 7RN, 7.30pm
What: Elgar - Sea Pictures( arranged for chorus and piano by Christopher Phelps); Paul Carr - Stabat Mater (world premiere); Morten Lauridsen - Nocturnes, 3 motets for chorus and piano
Ticket/Info: £20, £15, £12; children and students £6; disabled two for the price of one
From: "www.englisharts.org", tel 01737 762097, or at the door. Email: tickets@englisharts.org

 

Saturday 21st

Who: The Durham Singers

Where: Durham Cathedral 7.30 p.m.

What: Monteverdi - 1610 Vespers

Ticket/Info: £10 - £25 from www.durham-singers.org

 
Saturday 21st
Who: Blackburn Music Society
Where: The Croston Theatre, Westholme School, Blackburn, BB2 6QU 7.30 p.m.
What: Chilcott - A Little Jazz Mass; Howard Goodall - Eternal Light
Ticket/Info: Available from Ticket Secretary: 01254 201978.  See website for further details  www.blackburnmusicsociety.org.uk
 
Saturday 21st
Who: Chester Bach Singers
Where: Wesley Church Centre, St. John St, CH1 1DA Chester, Cheshire 2.30 p.m.
What: Dvorák - Stabat Mater
Ticket/Info: £10 and are available on the door or online https://chesterbachsingers.yapsody.com/ Concert details on our website http://www.chesterbachsingers.org.uk/21-oct-2017/
 
Saturday 21st
Who: Reading Phoenix Choir
Where: St Laurence Church, Friar Street, Reading RG1 1DA 7.30 p.m.
What: Music for the Mind (in aid of Brighter Berkshire)
Ticket/Info: £10, £5 for under 16s via http://www.readingphoenixchoir.com/tickets/ or on the door
Website: http://www.readingphoenixchoir.com/concert/st-lawrence-reading/
 
Saturday 21st

Who: St Peter´s Singers of Leeds
Where: Waltham Abbey Church, Highbridge St, Waltham Abbey, EN9 1XQ 12:30 pm
What: East Anglia Choir Tour - This year is a significant anniversary for Lotti, Mathias and Monteverdi and not least Dr Francis Jackson - a great friend of this choir - who celebrated his 100th birthday in style on 2 October.
Ticket/Info: Free Admission / retiring collection tel: 01992 767897
concerts@walthamabbeychurch.co.uk

 
Saturday 21st
Who: Glass Ensemble
Where: Douai Abbey, RG7 5TQ 7.30 p.m.
What: Ave Maria' - celebrating European sacred music for upper voices from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Featuring music by Faure, Brahms, Holst and Poulenc
Ticket/Info: Tickets available from the Newbury Corn Exchange: https://cornexchangenew/event/ave-maria  and at tapestrychoir.org.uk
 
Sunday 22nd

Who: St Peter´s Singers of Leeds
Where: Cathedral of St John the Baptist, Unthank Road, Norwich NR2 2PA 1.00 pm
What: East Anglia Choir Tour: - St Peter's Singers are well known for their performances of Bach and Handel, and today's recital includes two of Handel's magnificent Coronation Anthems, composed in 1727. These are complemented by a selection from EJ Moeran's beautiful Songs of Springtime which featured in the choir's inaugural concert in 1977 and again in the 40th Anniversary concert earlier this year.
Ticket/Info: Free admission / retiring collection tel: 01603 624615

 
Monday 23rd

Who: St Peter´s Singers of Leeds
Where: Ely Cathedral, The College, Ely, CB7 4JU 5.30 pm
What: East Anglia Choir Tour - Choral Evensong: St Peter's Singers will sing Choral Evensong to music by composers with a significant anniversary this year: Francis Jackson, who celebrated his 100th birthday earlier in October, and Claudio Monteverdi (born 1567).
Ticket/Info: Free Admission tel: 01353 667735 receptionist@elycathedral.org

 
Tuesday 24th

Who: St Peter´s Singers of Leeds
Where: St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1LS 1.10 p.m.
What: East Anglia Choir Tour- Faure - Requiem
Ticket/Info: Free Admission/ retiring collection tel: 01284 748720 events@stedscathedral.org

 
Tuesday 24th

Who: St Peter´s Singers of Leeds
Where: St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1LS 5.30 p.m.
What: St Peter's Singers will sing Choral Evensong to music by composers who have served as Organist at York Minster
Ticket/Info: Free Admission tel: 01284 748720 events@stedscathedral.org

 
Wednesday 25th

Who: St Peter´s Singers of Leeds
Where: St John's, Peterborough, Cathedral Square, Peterborough, PE1 1XB 1.00 p.m.
What: St Peter's Singers' final recital of their 2017 tour of East Anglia brings them to St.John's, the lovely Parish Church of Peterborough. The programme continues the theme of musical anniversaries, mixed in with other well-loved sacred choral music favourites.
Ticket/Info: Free Admission / retiring collection tel:  office@peterborough-stjohns.org.uk

 
Friday 27th

Who: Ladybrook Singers
Where: St. George´s Church, Edgbaston  B15 3DQ. 12.30pm
What: Lunchtime choral concert - A varied programme of sacred and secular music including pieces by Rutter, Elgar and Jenkins.
Ticket/Info: Free entry - visit www.ladybrooksingers.co.uk

 
Saturday 28th Who: The English Arts Choral
Where: St John's College Chapel, St John's Street, Cambridge, CB2 1TP, 8.00pm
What: Elgar - Sea Pictures (arranged for chorus and piano by Christopher Phelps); Paul Carr - Stabat Mater (world premiere); Morten Lauredsen - Nocturnes, 3 motets for chorus and piano
Ticket/Info: £16; children and students £8; disabled two for the price of one
From: Cambridge Arts Theatre 01223 503333, www.englisharts.org, tel 01737 762097, or at the door.
Email: tickets@englisharts.org
 
Saturday 28th Who: Cor Meibion Gwalia and Choeur d'Hommes Agache (France)
Where: London Welsh Centre 7.30 p.m.
What: Free Choral Concert
Ticket/Info: Free entry - Tel: 020 7837 3722 or email gwaliachoir@gmail.com
 
Saturday 28th Who: Ladybrook Singers
Where: Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6BG. 1pm
What: Free Choral Concert
Ticket/Info: Free entry - visit www.ladybrooksingers.co.uk
 
Sunday 29th

Who: Lindow Singers
Where: St Bartholomew's Church  Cliff Rd, Wilmslow SK9 4AA 3 p.m.
What: Opera Choruses from Nabucco, Lohengrin, Il Trovatore, Madame Butterfly,
Eugene Onegin and  William Tell with soloists from the RNCM
Ticket/Info: Tickets �10 Concessions �8 Ring 01625 611124 or from choir members or at the door on the day.