Infelix ego (St Leonards-on-Sea)

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Infelix ego

We are very sorry to have to announce that our concert on 21st March at St John the Evangelist in St Leonard’s will not being going ahead in response to the threat presented by the current coronavirus pandemic and guidelines for limiting social contact.

Please accept our sincere apologies for this decision, which was not made lightly. We plan to rearrange our St Leonard’s concert for sometime in the future, hopefully in the autumn, so please keep an eye out for new dates.

Thank you for your support and we look forward to seeing you in the near future.

Thames Chamber Choir


Join Thames Chamber Choir this March, in the lush acoustic of St John the Evangelist’s Church, St Leonards-on-Sea, for the second of a pair of concerts featuring works inspired by William Byrd’s captivating arrangement of Girolamo Savonarola’s meditation on the Miserere, ‘Infelix Ego’.

Thames Chamber Choir are also performing in Poplar, London on 14th March 2020.

Infelix ego (London)

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Infelix ego

Join Thames Chamber Choir this March, in the lush acoustic of All Saints Church, Poplar, for the first of a pair of concerts featuring works inspired by William Byrd’s captivating arrangement of Girolamo Savonarola’s meditation on the Miserere, ‘Infelix Ego’.

Thames Chamber Choir are also performing in St Leonards-on-Sea on 21st March 2020.

Summer and Song

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Summer and Song

This June Thames Chamber Choir celebrates its twentieth summer with an early evening concert in its home church of St Dunstan and All Saints, Stepney.

Join us for a concert of summer-inspired choral works, renaissance and modern, including Vaughan-Williams’ powerful and evocative 3 Shakespeare Songs and Benjamin Britten’s hauntingly beautiful Hymn to St Cecilia.

Spem in alium

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Spem in alium

This May Thames Chamber Choir celebrates its twentieth anniversary in the magical acoustic of St George’s Bloomsbury – one of London’s most iconic Hawksmoor churches.

Join us for a concert of great choral works, renaissance and modern, including Vaughan-Williams’ powerful and evocative 3 Shakespeare Songs, Jonathan Dove’s spectacularly beautiful The Passing of the Year and Thomas Tallis’s masterful motet for 40 voices – considered by some to be the greatest piece of early English music – Spem in alium.

Programme

  • William Byrd: Vigilate
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Sicut cervus
  • Thomas Tallis: God Grant with Grace
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Song of songs – Descendit in hortum nocum
  • William Byrd: Sing joyfully
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Tu es petrus
  • Thomas Tallis: Spem in alium
  • Ralph Vaughan-Williams: 3 Shakespeare songs
  • James Macmillan: O Radiant Dawn
  • Andrew Campling: O be joyful in the Lord
  • Kerry Andrew: Archbishop Parker’s psalm
  • Kristopher Fulton: Llega la hora
  • Jonathan Dove: The Passing of the Year

 

O Earth, return!

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O Earth, return!

This March Thames Chamber Choir returns to Bristol to present a concert of music with which to celebrate the arrival of spring.

Join us in the beautiful surroundings of St Paul’s church for a celebration of choral music old and new, including three Byrd masterpieces, Vaughan-Williams’ powerful and evocative 3 Shakespeare Songs, and Jonathan Dove’s spectacularly beautiful song cycle for double choir and piano, The Passing of the Year.

  • Programme
  • Thomas Tallis: God Grant with Grace
  • William Byrd: Vigilate
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Sicut cervus
  • William Byrd: Ne irascaris/Civitas sancti tui
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Song of songs – Descendit in hortum nocum
  • William Byrd: Sing joyfully
  • Thomas Tallis: Videte miraculum
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Tu es petrus
  • Ralph Vaughan-Williams: 3 Shakespeare songs
  • James Macmillan: O Radiant Dawn
  • Andrew Campling: O be joyful in the Lord
  • Kerry Andrew: Archbishop Parker’s psalm
  • Kristopher Fulton: Llega la hora
  • Jonathan Dove: The Passing of the Year

The Passing of the Year

Thames Chamber Choir
led by Andrew Campling and Christian Spielmann

with music by Hildegard von Bingen, Byrd, Schütz,
JS Bach, Bruckner, Harris and Jonathan Dove

Saturday 13 October 2018, 7:30pm
St Mark’s Church, Prince Albert Road, London NW1 7TN

Tickets
£10 / £7 concessions / £5 student
available online and on the door

Book now

On Saturday 13 October at 7:30pm Thames Chamber Choir will be performing their autumn concert at St Mrk’s Church, Regent’s Park featuring a selection of early, renaissance, baroque and modern music culminating in Jonathan Dove’s spectacular and moving ‘The Passing of the Year’, a contemporary work based on the poems of William Blake, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Emily Dickinson and others.

  • Hildegard von Bingen: Spiritus sanctus vivificans
  • Hieronymus Praetorius: Magnificat
  • William Byrd: Ave verum corpus
  • Hans Leo Hassler: Cantate Domino
  • William Byrd: Ne irascaris Domine / Civitas sancti tui
  • Heinrich Schütz: Selig sind die Toten
  • William Byrd: Vigilate
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Fürchte dich nicht
  • Anton Bruckner: Os justi / Locus iste
  • William Henry Harris: Faire is the heaven / Bring us, O Lord
  • Franz Biebl: Ave Maria
  • Jonathan Dove: The Passing of the Year

Tickets available online or on the door: £10, £7 for concessions and £5 for students.


Summer and song

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led by Andrew Campling and Christian Spielmann

with fruit, fizz and friends

including music by Bach, Tallis, Whitacre and Wilson

Saturday 7 July 2018, 6pm

St Dunstan and All Saints Church, Stepney High Street, London E1 0NR

Tickets

£10 / £7 concessions / £5 student

available online and on the door

Book now

On Saturday 7 July at the earlier than usual time of 6pm we will be performing a summer concert at St Dunstan and All Saints church in Stepney featuring a host of beautiful music to be accompanied with summer strawberries, a touch of fizz and good company.

  • Aleotti: Hor che la vaga aurora, Io v’amo vita mia & Baciai per aver vita
  • Tallis: Sancte Deus
  • JS Bach: Fürchte dich nicht
  • Sandström: Hear my Prayer, O Lord
  • Wilson: Spring
  • Campling: This is the morning
  • Harris: Bring us, O Lord
  • Jenkins: I’ll make music
  • Whitacre: Cloudburst

Tickets available online or on the door: £10, £7 for concessions and £5 for students.