Summer term details and registration form

Summer Term April 2017 We look forward to welcoming you to the registration and first rehersal for our Summer Term on Monday 24th April, 7.45pm , Broomwood Hall, Kyrle Road, SW11 We are rehearsing Faure: Requiem and Saint-Saens: Mass Op. 4 The concert is on Saturday 1st July, 7.30pm St Luke’s, Ramsden Road, SW12 Saturday … Continue reading

Review of the last concert

To the excellent Festival Chorus, My sincere congratulations on a magnificent performance of Messiah on Saturday night. Your singing, for me, was the highlight – with such attention to the text, the dynamics and articulation, the music became alive. The soloists and orchestra all commented on ‘the excellent choir’ and most assumed you were semi-pro … Continue reading

Newsletter and rehearsal dates

Welcome We are well into our rehearsals for our performance of Messiah on Saturday 25th March 7.30pm St Luke’s Church Ramsden Road, SW12 The Rehearsal schedule is attached.fc-rehearsal-schedule-jan-mar-17-2 Saturday Rehearsals– 28th January 10.00am – 1.00pm St Luke’s Church Ramsden Road, SW12 – 11th March. As above Throughout the term there will be a number of … Continue reading

Newsletter – spring term dates etc.

Festival Chorus Newsletter December 2016 Season’s Greetings to all our friends as we look forward to the New Year. Our new term will begin on Monday 9th January 2017, 7.45pm – 9.45pm in Broomwood Church Hall, Kyrle Road, SW11. We will be preparing for our concert on Saturday 25th March when we will perform Handel’s … Continue reading

Messiah – pre rehearsals in December

In the Spring we will be singing the Messiah and formal rehearsals start on the 9th January. However, for anyone who is interested we are offering 2 extra rehearsals on the 5th and the 12th December. These will take place at the normal rehearsal venue – Broomwood Hall and at the normal time 7.45pm. Music … Continue reading

Festival Chorus Newsletter

Festival Chorus Newsletter November 2016 Choir members have just had the pleasure of meeting Colin Matthews, at an enjoyable social gathering. Speaking in conversation with Antony Lewis-Crosby, he talked about his career, his association with Benjamin Britten, influences and aspects that he feels inspire his music. Words, in particular, are very important. This is very … Continue reading

Meetings with Colin Matthews

Our 40th Anniversary commission  – Voices Of the Air, has been composed by Colin Matthews. He will be running our Monday night rehearsal on the 31st October and giving a talk on his thoughts on the piece at a social evening on the 3rd November in St Luke’s Hall. The talk will be followed by … Continue reading

New Term Welcome

Our new term has begun and already we are well into rehearsals for our Autumn concert when we celebrate our 40th anniversary. The choir has certainly grown from its modest beginnings . Now we look forward to an exciting programme which will include our commission by Colin Matthews, Voices of the Air, a song cycle, … Continue reading

Registration Closed

As expected, we have had a very large number of registrations for our Anniversary Concert in November. As we are limited in space in our concert venue we will not be able to take anyone more registrations. If this means you are disappointed , please do join us in the Spring when we will be … Continue reading

Ticket alert!

We are anticipating that our Anniversary concert is going to be well attended by both singers and audience members. Paid up members for this term will receive 2 tickets for the concert to give to friends, but no more. If you think you will need more tickets you should apply for them through the St … Continue reading