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HANDEL MESSIAH BRING AND SING WORKSHOP

10.00am Saturday 12th October 2024, St Mary’s Church, Henley on Thames, RG9 2AT

 

Join us for an all day singing workshop on one of the most popular choral pieces in the repertoire. Brilliant teaching – and home made cakes!

Box office open soon.

SUMMER SOUNDS

6.30pm Saturday, 22nd June 2024, St Mary’s Church, Henley on Thames, RG9 2AT

 

Fabulous and colourful trip across continents and through time in Alexander L’Estrange’s joyful jazz-infused Zimbe! and Ahoy! Sing for the Mary Rose. Review and pictures available soon.

SONGS OF PEACE

7.30pm Saturday, 6th April 2024, The Great Hall, University of Reading

 

Our concert to commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day, featuring Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem (‘Grant us peace’), Elgar The Spirit of England and Finzi  Lo, the Full, Final Sacrifice in a packed Great Hall, University of Reading was a great success with a wonderful audience raising over £1,000 for the Royal British Legion. Review here.

THE HENLEY BIG SING

Saturday 14th October, 2023, Henley Town Hall

 

What an absolutely amazing event this was!  Over 300 adults and children joined us to sing at the two events on the day AND you raised over £1,000 for Riverside Counselling.

Report and pictures here.

 

New singers wanted!

Mondays at 7.30pm during term times, d:two, 55 Market Place, Henley on Thames RG9 2AA

 

Rehearsals take place on  Mondays at 7.30, d:two, Market Place, Henley.  There are no auditions. Come to a  free, friendly rehearsal and discover or re-discover the joy of singing with a big chorus. Tenors and basses especially welcome but we have vacancies in all sections.

The programme for the remainder of 2024 and on into 2025 contains some of the barn-storming classics of the choral repertoire.

  • Handel Messiah Come and Sing Saturday 12th October 10-4.00pm St Mary’s Church, Henley on Thames – a date for the diary and a great chance for all prospective members to come and see what it is like to sing with us!
  • Christmas Concert Handel Messiah 7.00pm Saturday 14th December
  • Spring  Concert 2025 Bach B minor Mass Saturday 29th March venue tbc
  • Summer Concert 2025 Pergolesi Magnificat and Monteverdi Beatus Vir Saturday 21st June venue tbc

 

See Join pages, or call Wendy Hawkins, Membership Secretary on 01491 576929 or simply come along on a Monday in term time. You will be sure of a warm welcome.

You can get a flavour of Henley Choral Society, including repertoire, workshops and past concerts from looking through the website. We look forward to seeing you soon.

A selection of past concerts