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 →


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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