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Forthcoming choir events

Christmas concert in Thaxted

Sun 10th December 2017, 2.45pm

Parish Church of St John the Baptist with Our Lady and St Laurence, Thaxted

Seasonal music in this lovely Essex town.
Rehearsals: 15th Oct, 19th Nov, 3rd Dec

Christmas concert in Thaxted

Past events

Concert in Slovenia

Fri 2nd June 2017, 19:15

The Cathedral (Church of St. Nicholas), Ljubljana

We finish our week in Slovenia with a concert of sacred music in a variety of styles.

Programme:

Includes works by Byrd, Bach, Pergolesi, Stanford, Faure, Rutter, Lauridsen, Tavener

Concert in Slovenia

Spring Concert in Charing, Kent

Sat 13th May 2017, 19:30

Church of St Peter & St Paul, Charing, Kent

A return to the lovely Kent village of Charing for a late Spring concert
Rehearsals April 23rd, May 7th

Spring Concert in Charing, Kent

Music at Christmas

Sat 17th December 2016, 19:30

Westcliff-on-Sea

An evening of Christmas music for all, with our young special guests - The Studio Singers

Music at Christmas

Summer Concert in Dorset

Sat 16th July 2016, 19:30

All Saints Church, Wyke Regis

Returning to Wyke Regis for our first concert with our new conductor, Tim Rhys Morgan.
Sunday Rehearsals: April 17th, May 15th, June 19th
Afternoon rehearsal in Wyke 2:30 - 5

Programme:

A mix of old and new, sacred music, folksongs and spirituals, a capella and with accompaniment

Summer Concert in Dorset

Remembrance

Sat 21st November 2015, 7.00

St Peter and St Paul Church, Ashford, Kent

A major concert by the
Grove Singers of London

Programme:

Howard Goodall:
Every Purpose Under the Heaven

Pearsall: Lay a Garland

Songs of Remembrance:
including songs of Wartime Britain.

accompanist: Tim Rhys Morgan

Summer at St James

Sat 13th June 2015, 19.30

St James Church. Piccadilly

choral and orchestral concert

Programme:

Howard Goodall: Every Purpose Under the Heaven
Durufle: Requiem

Summer at St James

Trip to Germany

Thu 16th April 2015,

Colditz Castle

Rededication of the Chapel at Colditz and the Opening of the Castle to the public following extensive renovations

Programme:

We are singing in the Chapel and in the courtyard during the reception

Carol Singing

Mon 15th December 2014, 5pm

Charing Cross Railway Station

Carol Singing
in Support of Changing Faces

Programme:

Christmas Carols

Autumn Concert

Sat 22nd November 2014, 19.30

St Nicholas Church, Barton le Clay

Programme:

SADLY THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Return to Wyke Regis

Sat 19th July 2014, 7.30pm

All Saints Church, Wyke Regis

Programme:

Mix of sacred and secular, accompanied and a cappella

Holy Trinity 140th Anniversary Concert

Sat 14th June 2014, 7pm

Holy Trinity, Charing Heath

A short concert a cappella concert as part of the Celebrations to mark the 140th Anniversary of Holy Trinity, Charing Heath

Programme:

a mix of sacred and secular music

Tour to Germany

Mon 26th May 2014, for one week

various

The Singers are making a return visit to Erfurt in Thuringia, giving concerts in churches and the fairy- tale Schloss Wilhelmsburg in Schmalkalden

Programme:

a mix of sacred and secular

Tour to Germany Tour to Germany

Christmas Concert

Wed 4th December 2013, 3.30 and 6.30

The Queen's Chapel at the Savoy

A seasonal concert in a special venue

Programme:

Popular carols and other Christmas Music

Charity Concert

Sat 5th October 2013, 7pm

Newport Parish Church, Newport, Essex

A return visit to this beautiful church.

Programme:

Haydn: Te Deum
Mozart: Laudate Dominum
Whitacre: Sleep
Motets, Madrigals and Folk somgs

Anniversary Concert

Sat 11th May 2013, 7.30pm

St James Church, Piccadilly

A concert to celebrate the 21st year of the Grove Singers of London

with Camerata of London
Lucinda Houghton, soprano
Sara Gourlay, mezzo soprano
Gary Marriott,tenor
Adrian White, bass

Programme:

Gounod: St Cecilia Mass
Vivaldi: Gloria
Finzi: Romance for strings
Holst: Psalm 148

Tickets from www.wegottickets.com

Brandenburg Choral Festival

Wed 17th April 2013, SOLD OUT

Queens Chapel at the Savoy

Vivaldi Gloria

BOTH PERFORMANCES
SOLD OUT

Programme:

Vivaldi: Gloria
Faure: Cantique de Jean Racine
Gounod: Ave Maria
Holst: Psalm 148
Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium
Whitacre: Sleep



Brandenburg Choral Festival

Christmas Concert

Fri 14th December 2012, 7.30pm

Garden Museum, Lambeth

Britten: Ceremony of Carols
Popular carols and Christmas Music

Music Festival in France

Sat 23rd June 2012, Saturday and Sunday

Cleres, near Rouen

Participation in the Pays de Brays Choral Music Festival

Programme:

Secular and Sacred concerts in the Botanical Gardens and the Church

Music Festival in France

Spring Concert

Sat 21st April 2012, 7.30

All Saints Church, Wyke Regis

A concert of motets, madrigals and folk songs from 17th century to the present day

Programme:

includes:
Faure: Cantique de Jean Racine
V Williams: 5 Mystical Songs, extracts
Lauridsen: Chanson des Roses, extracts

Rehearsals:
April 15th

Spring Concert

Brandenburg Spring Choral Festival

Fri 30th March 2012, 2pm

Temple Church, London

A concert in one of Londons oldest churches. This unique place of worship, famed for its rare circular nave called The Round,was built by the Knights Templar in the 12th century.

Programme:

Pergolesi: Magnificat
and other sacred music

Rehearsals:

11 March, 25 March

Brandenburg Spring Choral Festival

Christmas Concert

Fri 23rd December 2011, 1.10pm

St James Church, Piccadilly

Lunchtime Christmas Concert

Programme:

Excerpts from Britten: St Nicolas
Carols and other Christmas Music

Rehearsal:
11th December

Christmas Carol Singing

Wed 7th December 2011, 5pm

Charing Cross Station

Carol Singing for Changing Faces

Programme:

Carols and other Christmas music

Gordon's 80th Birthday concert

Sat 19th November 2011, 7.30pm

Eastbourne College Chapel

Gordon has invited us to join him for his 80th birthday concert.

Programme:

Benjamin Britten: 'St Nicolas'.

Rehearsals:
October 2nd, November 6th

Summer Concert

Sat 11th June 2011, 7.30pm

Newport Parish Church, Newport, Essex

Fund Raising Concert

Programme:

Faure: Requiem
Faure: Cantique de Jean Racine
Lauridsen: Chansons des Roses
Saint Saens: Tollite Hostitas
Saint Saens: Deux Chansons


Rehearsal:
June 5th

Faure Requiem

Sat 7th May 2011, 7.30pm

St James, Piccadilly

Spring Concert

Programme:

Faure: Requiem, Cantique de Jean Racine
Lauridsen: Les Chansons Des Roses, Ubi Caritas et Amor
Saint Saens: Tollite, Deux Chansons
and other music from France and UK

with Kathryn Sargent, soprano and Adrian White, bass. The organist is James Lloyd Thomas

Rehearsal:
January 23, February 27, March 20, April 10, May 6

Faure Requiem

A Christmas Garland

Fri 10th December 2010, 7.30pm

Garden Museum, Lambeth

Christmas music on the lighter side

Programme:

A mix of traditional and modern Christmas Music and readings

rehearsals:
September 12, October 17, November 21, December 5

Lux Aeterna

Sat 10th April 2010, 7.30

St James Church, Piccadilly

Spring Concert with Orchestra

Programme:

Morten Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna
Howard Goodall: Eternal Light

Rehearsals:
31 January, 28 February, 28 March

Lux Aeterna

Lunchtime Concert

Mon 14th December 2009, 1.10

St James Church, Piccadilly

A Christmas Potpourri

Programme:

Christmas Music with a lighter side.

Rehearsals:
25 October, 29 November, 13 December

A Little Light Music

Sat 3rd October 2009, 8.45

Sneem Hotel County Kerry, Ireland

A Concert in aid of Sneem Creche
with Stephanies Sneem Youth Choir
and Frederiek Loudon, piano

Programme:

Gospel, Folk and Close Harmony

A Little Light Music A Little Light Music A Little Light Music

Summer Concert

Sat 27th June 2009, 7.30pm

Chipping Campden

Mixed concert of sacred and secular music

Programme:

Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna
English Folk Song and Gospel Music

rehearsals:
31st May, 21st June

Summer Concert Summer Concert Summer Concert

A Spring Concert

Sat 16th May 2009, 7.30pm

St Barnabas Church, St Barnabas Street, Pimlico

A choral concert featuring music by Morten Lauridsen and Robert Pearsall, with James Lloyd Thomas,organ

Programme:

Morten Lauridsen:
Lux Aeterna,
O Magnum Mysterium
Robert Pearsall:
Requiem,
Lay a Garland

Rehearsals:
4th Jan, 1st Feb, 1st March, 5th April and 10th May

A Spring Concert A Spring Concert

A Christmas Pot Pourri

Fri 5th December 2008, 7.30pm

The Garden Museum, Lambeth

A Christmas Concert of music from medieval times through to Contemporary songs

with narrators:
John Dallimore and Sarah Crowdon

Programme:

A mixed programme of carols and songs, with a sprinkling of seasonal poems and stories

Rehearsals:
12th Oct, 9th Nov, 30th Nov

A Christmas Pot Pourri

Carol Singing for Charity

Thu 4th December 2008, from 5pm

Liverpool Street Station

Carol Singing in support of St Joseph's Hospice, Hackney

Programme:

Traditional Carols and other Christmas Music

Carol Singing for Charity

Visit to Poitiers

Sat 4th October 2008,

St Hilaire

A weekend in France, singing in the beautiful church of St Hilaire on the Saturday evening and in their Sunday morning service

Programme:

English choral music including motets, madrigals, folk song and Morten Lauridsen's 'Lux Aeterna'

Rehearsals:
as for Castle Acre, plus
7 September, 28 September

Visit to Poitiers Visit to Poitiers Visit to Poitiers

Concert

Sat 23rd August 2008, 7.30

St James Church, Castle Acre

Return visit to Castle Acre, Norfolk
for a weekend of socialising and performing in the beautiful church of St James on the Saturday evening and Sunday morning

Programme:

A mix of sacred and secular

Rehearsals:
25 May, 22 June, 20 July

Concert Concert

Rutter, Jenkins and Bernstein

Sat 26th April 2008, 19.30

St James' Church, Piccadilly, London

The Grove Singers
with the Camerata of London

Programme:

Leonard Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
John Rutter: Requiem
Karl Jenkins: The Armed Man

Rehearsals:
6 Jan, 10 Feb, 2 Mar, 30 Mar, 20 Apr

Rutter, Jenkins and Bernstein

Carol Singing for St Joseph's Hospice

Thu 13th December 2007, late afternoon

Liverpool Street Station

We have been invited to sing carols for St Joseph's Hospice. This has become an annual event and has helped raised many thousands of pounds for the charity

Programme:

Carols, many and varied!

Concert for World Aids Day

Sat 1st December 2007, 7.30pm

St Barnabas Church, Pimlico

A concert in aid of AVERT -
an international charity working to combat the problem of HIV and AIDS worldwide.

The Singers will be joined by some of the most outstanding music students around: including VENUS WINDS, a stunning London-based wind ensemble and the brilliant young 'cellist, ANDREW BENSON.

Programme:

including Tavener: Svyati, for choir and cello; and Rutter: Musica Dei Donum, for choir and flute; sacred and secular music

Rehearsals:
28 Oct, 25 Nov

Concert for World Aids Day

Swalcliffe

Sat 29th September 2007, 7.30 pm

St Peter and St Paul, Swalcliffe, Oxfordshire

With David Oliver(flute) and Andrew Benson (cello)

Programme:

including Tavener: Svyati (choir and cello) and Rutter: Musica Dei Donum (choir and flute)

Concert Tour of South of France

Tue 29th May 2007,

Programme:

Concerts in Nice, Monte Carlo and Beulieu

Concert Tour of South of France

Music to Inspire

Sat 10th March 2007, 7.30pm

St Barnabas Church, St Barnabas St, Pimlico, London

Programme:

Giovanni Pergolesi: Magnificat
Josef Haydn: Te Deum
John Tavener: Song for Athene
and music by Rachmaninov, Grieg, Byrd, Palestrina, Britten etc.

Brian Newman, conductor
James Lloyd Thomas, organ

Music to Inspire

Museum of Garden History

Fri 8th December 2006,

Museum of Garden History, Lambeth, London

Eastbourne - Supporting music in church

Sat 28th October 2006, 19:30

St Mary's Parish Church,

Mixed Choral works, with Victor Potter, organ

Programme:

Pergolesi: Magnificat
Haydn: Te Deum
and music by Bruckner, Gabrielli, Grieg, Rutter and Tavener

Cranborne Gardens

Sun 18th June 2006, 12:30

Cranborne Gardens

Singing in 3 places in the garden through the day, in aid of a local hospice

Programme:

A lighter programme for a summer's day.

Fordingbridge Concert

Sat 17th June 2006, 19:30

Fordingbridge Church, Nr Salisbury

A mixed programme of sacred and secular music.

Programme:

motets, spirituals, madrigals and folk songs from around the world.