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‘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 »

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 »

Leading UK soloists and orchestra announced for spring concert

Peter Asprey, Henley Choral Society’s Director of Music, has secured an outstanding line up of soloists and a renowned orchestra for his first major concert with the choir since he started in September 2016. The choir will perform the dramatic mid-Baroque classics; Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas and Vivaldi’s Dixit Dominus, alongside leading sopranos Samantha Crawford,… Read more »