Goring Chamber Choir

Our next concert

Advert for the Duruflé Requiem

A concert for All Souls and All Saints, with anthems by Halsey, Lang, Shephard, Barton, Stopford, Esenvalds, Blitheman and Bainton.

The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Douai Abbey is at Upper Woolhampton (click here for map), between Reading and Newbury.

Top Notes

Weekend at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral

Goring Chamber Choir was the visiting choir at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds, over the weekend of 30th August – 1stSeptember. We sang choral evensong on each of the three days and eucharist on the Sunday.

These cathedral weekends are an annual fixture in our calendar. They give us the opportunity to sing glorious music in a majestic and tranquil place. No wonder that many members feel it is the high point of the year.

Coming Events

2019

Saturday, 26th October, 7:30 p.m.Autumn concert at Douai Abbey

2020

Saturday, 4th January, 3:00 p.m.Concert for Epiphany: “A wondrous birth”
28th – 30th May“The Merry Monarch” with Goring Gap Players
14th – 16th AugustWeekend services at Norwich Cathedral
14th November‘Beckett’ concert with Goring Gap Players

2021

19th – 22nd AugustWeekend services at Worcester Cathedral

About the Choir

Based in Goring-on-Thames, our choir draws members from around South Oxfordshire and Berkshire. We sing all year round, giving concerts in Spring, Autumn and at Christmas. Our repertoire ranges from the Classical through traditional to contemporary music. While our concerts always have familiar and popular pieces, we enjoy exploring new or lesser-known works — it keeps our programme fresh. More about the choir

With such a strong showing over so wide a range of musical styles, there will be much to look forward to in Goring Chamber Choir's future concerts Henley Standard

We welcome singers to join the choir. If you'd like to become a member, contact us and come to a few of our rehearsals on Thursday evenings — you can join in and see how it feels. If you want to go ahead, you'll audition with our Musical Director. Our singers must be able to read sheet music, as we don't learn by ear, but we're not all polished sight-readers. Join us

Goring Chamber Choir on CD

Souvenir

A collection of pieces from Goring Chamber Choir's broad repertoire of sacred and secular works, from Haydn and Mozart to Gershwin and Rodgers. On the way, we visit the great Victorian and Edwardian church composers, some traditional folk songs and a barber shop number.Full details

Christmas Souvenir

The choir at Christmas. Plainsong and medieval carols rub shoulders with contemporary Christmas music from around the world, and new settings cast fresh light on ancient and mystic texts.Full details

What is love?

This collection explores the many facets of love: from youthful lust via political and social rebellion, religious passion, the intertwining of souls, to the pain of separation and loss.Full details

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