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Donate, retain or refund – information for ticket holders for concert scheduled Mar 28th.

This is an update to the situation regarding our concert scheduled for Mar 28th. As you can imagine, there is significant cost involved in cancelling this concert. Professional soloists, orchestra and musicians were already booked. As freelance musicians, their livelihoods are facing massive disruption so we feel strongly that they should be supported. In addition,... Read more »

Coronavirus – Spring Concert postponed. All rehearsals for HCS and HYC and the performance on 26th March are off until further notice.

The well-being and health of all our choir members and supporters is of paramount importance to us. Therefore taking into account their best interests we are sorry to announce that following the new Government guidelines issued on Monday 16th March 2020 we are cancelling all rehearsals until further notice. We are also postponing our Spring… Read more »

‘Choir wants us all to Come and Sing’

The Henley Standard  – 24th December 2018 FRESH from the success of its Christmas concerts, Henley Choral Society is inviting music-lovers to come and sing Handel’s Messiah next month. The workshop event takes place on Saturday, January 19, at the Christ Church Centre in Reading Road and everyone is welcome. The choir’s musical director Peter… Read more »

‘Homegrown Singers are stepping forward’

The Henley Standard – 3rd December 2018 HENLEY’S top homegrown singers will be stepping forward next Saturday (December 8) when the town’s choral society and youth choirs host their annual Christmas concerts at St Mary’s Church in Hart Street. A family Christmas concert at 2.30pm will be followed at 7pm by “A Ceremony of Carols”…. Read more »

Please join us for Come & Sing! Handel Messiah – 19th Jan 2019

We are hosting a Come & Sing Handel Messiah event on Saturday 19th Jan 2019. At Christ Church Centre, Reading Road, Henley-On-Thames. The workshop will be led by talented HCS Musical Director – Peter Asprey All welcome – Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass parts. Tickets are available now for only £10 (£15 on the door)… Read more »

New Musical Director for Henley Youth Choir – Jessica Norton

Jessica Norton has been selected to replace Peter Asprey as Henley Youth Choir’s musical director.  Peter will still continue to be Henley Choral Society’s  Musical Director. Jessica’s first rehearsal with the Youth Choir will be on Thursday 13th September,  See here for details and registration She said “Hello and welcome to Henley Youth Choir! I… Read more »

Choral society’s summer concert has a transatlantic flavour

A FEAST of music from both sides of the pond is in store at Henley Choral Society’s annual summer concert next Saturday (June 30). The Christ Church Centre in Reading Road is the venue for “A Garland of Song — British and American Music for a Summer’s Evening”, which starts at 7.30pm. A spokesman for… Read more »

Henley makes sweet music with twin town

The Henley Choral society enjoyed a wonderful reception when they performed a May day concert in Falaise, Henley’s French twin town, last weekend. Sixty members of the choir, led by Musical director, Peter Asprey travelled to Normandy to perform with local Falaise choir, L’Interlude, led by Musical director, Nathalie Royer. There was a packed audience… Read more »