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Frankie’s fundraising trek to Burma

Frankie Mclean (Soprano1) has asked us to share: “I am fundraising for Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice. I have a personal connection with the hospice and they really do wonderful work with children and their families. I have a target of £2800 and need to raise most of this by mid August, I am doing well; people have been extremely generous but I still have a way to go. Please… Read More »Frankie’s fundraising trek to Burma

Concert Programme 2017-18

Handel’s Jephtha Saturday 25th November 2017, 7.30pm St John’s Church, Preston Village, Brighton BN1 6RB Hear Jephtha’s very human story through Handel’s dramatic score. City Christmas Charity Concert Thursday 7th December 2017, 7pm All Saints’ Church, The Drive, Hove BN3 3QE The choir is invited back to lead this popular Martlets and Argus Appeal concert. Carol Singing for Shelter Wednesday 13th December 2017, 5.30pm Brighton Station Raising money for the… Read More »Concert Programme 2017-18

Bob Chilcott Workshop – Kaleidoscope Singers

Kaleidoscope Singers have asked us to join us at their Bob Chilcott Workshop Day and short presentation concert Saturday 3 June 2017 at the Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning BN44 3XZ from 10am to 3.30pm (Registration from 9.15am) Music: GLORIA – Bob Chilcott’s four movement setting of the Latin Gloria FIVE DAYS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD – Bob Chilcott’s setting of newly written text by Charles Bennett, this 15 minute… Read More »Bob Chilcott Workshop – Kaleidoscope Singers

Haydn: The Creation

East Sussex Bach Choir are performing Haydn’s the Creation this Saturday 29th April 2017 at 7.30pm in Lewes Town Hall. Click here for more details and how to buy tickets.

From our concert manager

Afternoon 130 pm Church is open 2 – 5 pm Full rehearsal for Choir, Soloists, Orchestra 3.30 – 3.45 Time for a break ? Evening 7pm Doors open … earlier if weather poor. 7.15 Choir find places for line up…In choir stalls etc 7.20 Stella speaks. 7.25 Orchestra take seats and choir lead on from both sides. 7.28 Chairman speaks to audience. 7.30 Led applause from H and choir as… Read More »From our concert manager

George Bowles

From Elizabeth: Some of you will remember George Bowles who chaired the Brighton Orpheus Choir before Annette took over and continued to sing in the bass section for some years after stepping down as Chair. I am sorry to say that I’ve just learnt that George passed away earlier this morning; his son and daughter were with him. Further information will be passed on as and when it becomes available.

Concert Dress for 25th March, 2017

Ladies Ankle length, plain, black skirt or smart, long black trousers. [No jeans ,jeggings or similar! ] Plain black shirt style top with long or 3/4 length sleeves. Collar. Black shoes and hosiery. No boots. Small black handbag. Choir scarf. Gentlemen Smart black trousers. [ No jeans ,jeggings or similar! Dress trousers preferred ] Black shirt with traditional collar for tie. Long sleeves. Black shoes and matching socks. Choir tie.… Read More »Concert Dress for 25th March, 2017

‘Come and Sing’ Dvorak’s Requiem at Barbican

From Julia Jacob (SOP1) : “In conjunction with Radio 3, the Barbican in London have great ‘Come and Sing’ sessions, led by Mary King (she of English National Opera/ Glyndebourne/ Cardiff Singer of the World competition/ Channel 4’s ‘Operatunity’ and ‘Musicality’ fame). The next one is ‘Come & Sing Dvořák’s Requiem’ on Friday 07 April at 7pm at the City Of London School for Girls at the Barbican. It costs… Read More »‘Come and Sing’ Dvorak’s Requiem at Barbican