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The inspired, commanding singing that followed created the perfect ending and underscored what must surely go down as Henley Choral Society’s finest hour.

Trevor Howell, Henley Standard (Bach St John Passion)

  • Sat
    7:00 pmSt Mary's Henley
  • Sat
    Falaise, France
    Henley Choral Society is singing with Falaise Interlude choir.
    Programme will include Faure's Requiem and Cantique de Jean Racine, and Dextera Domini (Franck).
    Trip is being arranged with Henley-Falaise twinning association.
  • Sat
    7:30 pmChrist Church Centre, Henley-on-Thames. RG9 1AG

    British and American music for a Summer's Evening

  • Sat
    2:30 pmSt Mary's Church Henley-On-Thames

    A Family Christmas Concert

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    Henley Youth Choirs; Henley Choral Society

    With Mary Reid - Harpist; Jeremiah Stephenson- Organist

    Conductors: Jessica Norton - Henley Youth Choir; Peter Asprey - Henley Choral Society

  • Sat
    7:00 pmSt Mary's Church Henley-On-Thames

    Britten's - A Ceremony of Carols

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    Harp Solo

    Audience Carols

    FEATURING Mary Reid, harpist; Jeremiah Stephenson, organist


    WITH Henley Senior Youth Choir.

    CONDUCTORS Peter Asprey - Henley Choral Society and Jessica Norton - Henley Youth Choirs


Like all amateur choirs we have been unable to have consistent all-choir live rehearsals or to perform since March 2020. We have been keeping busy and in tune with Zoom rehearsals led by our indefatigable Musical Director Peter Asprey. We hope to return to full rehearsals in September 2021 and the following events and concerts.

Saturday Oct 9th: Brahms Ein Deutsche Requiem Come & Sing Workshop, St Mary’s Church, Henley

A chance for all singers to get together and experience working on this sublime, humane and uplifting work (even the fiendish fugues.)  We’ll be inviting singers from Oxon, Bucks, Berks and beyond to join us under the brilliant baton of Peter Asprey and the supreme talents of our HCS and HYC accompanists David Smith and Anita D’Attellis.  If you have always wanted to join HCS then what are you waiting for? This will be a great opportunity to try us out in a day of music-making. Score hire available. And there will be cake. Lots of cake.

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Saturday Dec 11th at 18.30: Christmas Concert, St Mary’s Church, Henley

Both HCS and our brilliant Henley Youth Choirs will come together to get your Christmas off to the most-Christmassy start possible. Carols, seasonal pieces, Onyx Brass, described as ‘the classiest Brass ensemble in the UK,’ the opportunity to sing your favourites…our ever-popular Christmas Concert is bound to send you out into the December night with a spring in your step. Note start time. More details and tickets to be announced.

Saturday Apr 2nd 2022: Mendelssohn Elijah, Great Hall, University of Reading 

Save the date now for this performance of one of the most beloved, stirring and dramatic oratorios in the choral repertoire.

Saturday June 25th 2022: Summer  Concert, The Christ Church Centre, Henley 

Saturday Dec 10th 2022: Christmas Concert, St Mary’s Church, Henley

A selection of past concerts