Orff we go!

Just one day to go until we sing at Cadogan Hall on Saturday the 4th of July at 7.30pm. Rehearsals have been going very well and we are all looking forward to performing in such a beautiful concert hall for the third time. The programme is as follows: Carl Orff: Carmina More →


Mass in Blue – Part 2

On Sunday May 10th, 30 LCS members took part in an amazing ‘Come and Sing’ event at St John’s Smith Square, performing Will Todd’s jazzy Mass in Blue in support of the fantastic children’s charity, The Rainbow Trust. The Mass in Blue is a contemporary jazz setting of the Latin mass, More →


And we like sheep…

…..strayed onto Blackheath. On Saturday 28 March, around a dozen LCS members joined a scratch choir and orchestra to rehearse and perform Part 2 of Handel’s Messiah at All Saint’s Church on the heath. There were around forty singers in all, drawn from various south London choirs and complemented by More →


Choirs take Festival Hall by storm

On Tuesday March 10th, 300 singers from Lewisham Choral Society and Hackney Singers raised the roof at London’s Royal Festival Hall, performing Mozart’s Requiem to a packed audience.  From the solemn opening of the Kyrie, to the thunderous Dies Irae, the poignant Lachrymosa to the exhilarating finale, this was a stunning More →


Mass in Blue

LCS members are eagerly awaiting a ‘Come and Sing’ event at St John’s Smith Square on May 10th, when we will sing Will Todd’s jazzy Mass in Blue and hopefully raise lots of money for the amazing children’s charity, The Rainbow Trust. The charity supports over 25% of the 6,000 More →


Scratch Messiah: The Sequel

For LCS Members who enjoyed singing Messiah Part 1 in January, with Ben Saul at All Saint’s, Blackheath, there will be an opportunity to repeat the experience, this time tackling Messiah Part 2. The event is on  March 28th between 2:45  and 5:00 pm. Details are given in the downloadable leaflet More →


Carols in Trafalgar Square

Over forty members of Lewisham Choral Society took the prime slot in the carol singing in Trafalgar Square on December 23rd, thanks again to the indefatigable organising skills of Penny Champion (LCS, altos). Directed by Andrew Storey and joined by colleagues from Hackney Singers, the choir entertained an appreciative audience, More →


Carols at Brockley Market

Every December brings opportunities for carol singing and in 2014 we were invited by the Brockley based community orchestra, Harmony Sinfonia, to join with some of them and perform carols at Brockley Farmers Market. Saturday 21 December saw us sing all the popular favourites with a small band of brass, More →


Wood Requiem Workshop

Welsh composer Christopher Wood is an intriguing character. In his day job, he has worked as a surgeon and Professor of Medicine and now runs several pharmaceutical companies, developing medicines for the third world. He has also had a life-long interest in music and has composed a lyrical setting of More →


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