The Brighton Orpheus Choir was founded in 1944 and has celebrated its 70th anniversary of choral singing. During this time the choir has built an enviable reputation based on performances of the classical choral repertoire, whilst also exploring the work of contemporary composers. The choir is dedicated to presenting concerts of a high standard with professional instrumentalists and soloists. Stella Hull has been our musical director and conductor since 1999.
Brighton Orpheus normally gives three concerts a year – two major works at either St. John’s Church, Knoyle Road, Brighton or All Saints Church, Eaton Road, Hove and Summer concerts of a more relaxed nature, but not less demanding, at Varndean School and other venues. The choir runs workshops and sings Christmas carols at Brighton Station to raise money for charity. In recent years this has been for Shelter. We performed in the City Charity Concert last year, and have been invited back in 2017.
On 25th March 2017 we performed Dvořák’s Requiem in All Saints Church Hove with professional soloists and Musicians of All Saints. Rehearsals for our summer concert on 24th June are now underway. If you or your children want to join us this term don’t delay!