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New Musical Director Richard Harker invites YOU to join us!

The new Musical Director of Henley Choral Society, Richard Harker is inviting singers to join us when we start back in rehearsal at 7.30pm on Monday April 25th at d:two, Henley. Chair of Henley Choral Society Tim Wilson explains: ‘We are thrilled to welcome Richard as our new Musical Director. Richard was the top choice… Read more »

Henley Youth Choir showcase 7.15pm Thurs 24th March at d:two, Henley – all welcome!

The Henley Youth Choir showcase takes place at 7.15pm on Thurs 24th March at d:two, Henley, and tickets are available! If you would enjoy hearing our young singers from both the Junior and Senior choirs perform a variety of pieces under the expert guidance of conductor Alex Haigh, then they would love to have you… Read more »

Your opportunity to support world-class musicians by sponsoring a soloist, instrument or performer in Mendelssohn Elijah

Are you a music lover? Enjoy live music? Want to play your part in bringing back quality performances to our community? Live music and the professional musicians that enhance our lives with their exceptional talent have been one of the biggest casualties of the pandemic over the last two long years. As a charity whose… Read more »

Join us this January 10th to sing Mendelssohn Elijah on April 2nd!

If you have experience of singing in a choir or choral society – even as far back as school – and would enjoy singing with a lively, friendly and strictly non-auditioned chorus, then we would love to hear from you! Make your New Year resolution to re-discover the joy of singing. Come along on Monday… Read more »

Henley Choral Society seeks new Musical Director!

After a number of brilliant years and performances, and including keeping us singing and motivated through many months of lockdown Zoom rehearsals, we are sad to announce that Musical Director Peter Asprey will be leaving us in April after a farewell performance of Mendelssohn Elijah at The Great Hall, University of Reading on April 2nd… Read more »

Brilliant new Musical Director of Youth Choir can’t wait to meet you!

The new Musical Director of Henley Youth Choir can't wait to meet you if you are aged 7-17 and love to sing. Alex says: 'Hi everyone! Welcome to Henley Youth Choir. I’m so excited to meet you at our first rehearsal together. We welcome everyone, no experience necessary, so if you’re a seasoned pro or someone... Read more »

Come and sing with us – starting Monday September 6th

Tentatively, and knowing it all may change, we are making exciting plans for the new Season starting September 6th 2021. Coming up we have: Monday Sept 6th 7.30pm: Return to rehearsals, d:two, 55 Market Place, Henley on Thames RG9 2AA Your chance to come back to singing. There are no auditions. Join us for a… Read more »

Join us to sing Spring programme ‘Around the World in 40 minutes’

At a time when few people are going anywhere then come travel with us though our gorgeous Spring programme ‘Around the World in 40 Minutes’ everything from Rachmaninov to Duke Ellington. We are all still rehearsing for 90 minutes on zoom every Monday 7.30pm with the wonderful Peter Asprey and loving it. Join us! In… Read more »

Video, photos and recordings of HCS from the exceptional year that was 2020

Throughout the periods of lockdown and restrictions in 2020 Henley Choral Society, and our Youth Choirs, continued to sing and rehearse online, and also record and perform. Chairman of Henley Choral Society Tim Wilson explains: ‘Once coronavirus kicked in and the lockdown began in March 2020, Musical Director Peter Asprey provided a fantastic programme to… Read more »

Watch our special Christmas video & hear Henley Youth Choirs Christmas radio performances

We are delighted that so many people have viewed our special ‘A Christmas Carol for Henley-on-Thames’ video here HCS A Christmas Carol 2020 In addition, our Youth Choirs featured in two BBC Radio Carol Services this Christmas. They were asked to record two Christmas songs to be part of the BBC Radio Berkshire and BBC… Read more »