We believe that nothing beats the exciting sound of live choral music. Hertfordshire Chorus sound truly wonderful when you hear them sing music the way the composer intended it to be heard – live! Come and hear us at our next concert to see what we mean.

Saturday 19 October 2019 7:30pm
St Albans Cathedral, St Albans AL1 1BY

Come and see one of the country’s best symphonic choirs perform one of Britain’s most popular choral works in the sublime surroundings of St Albans Cathedral.

  • Hertfordshire Chorus
  • Zoë Brookshaw soprano
  • Diana Moore mezzoo
  • Ben Johnson tenor
  • James Platt bass
  • John-Ellis Wallace* boy treble
  • London Orchestra da Camera
  • David Temple conductor

Elijah was very much the Messiah of its day: a hugely popular work that absolutely cemented Mendelssohn’s position as one of the greatest composers of sacred music. Two thousand people attended the premiere performance of Elijah, which saw Mendelssohn himself take to the podium at Birmingham Town Hall. Elijah has an imaginative orchestration and the variety Mendelssohn brings to the recitatives ensure that they always maintain dramatic impetus. Many arias and choruses have a sheer beauty but above all, there is no mistaking the work’s considerable dramatic impact, epitomised by the vivid characterisation of Elijah himself.

Tickets will be available from Monday 15 July 2019.
TICKETS: £25, £20, £16, £12, £5 under 18s and students,
are available from the Cathedral Box Office (no booking fees):

online: www.hertfordshirechorus.org.uk/tickets/
phone: 01727 890 290
(Mon-Fri 10am to 4:45pm, Sat 10am to 3:45pm, Sun 1pm to 5pm)

* Hertfordshire Chorus is grateful to the Dean and Chapter of St Albans and the Master of the Music, Andrew Lucas, for the preparation of, and permission to use, a Chorister from the Cathedral Choir in this performance.

Sunday 15 December 2019 6:00pm
Haileybury College Chapel, Hertford SG13 7NU

Haileybury Chapel at night

  • Hertfordshire Chorus
  • Rufus Frowde organ
  • David Temple conductor

We’d love you to celebrate the festive season with us at our annual concert of Christmas music. We enjoy singing glorious music in many wonderful venues throughout the year, but we have a special love of celebrating Christmas in candle-lit Haileybury College Chapel. This will be a family-friendly concert with audience carols, and the Chorus will sing a variety of familiar Christmas music. David Temple will conduct the Chorus and we will be accompanied by Rufus Frowde.

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Saturday 15 February 2020 7:30pm
St Albans Cathedral, St Albans AL1 4BY

Handel: Messiah

  • Hertfordshire Chorus
  • Zoë Brookshaw soprano
  • Ashley Riches bass
  • London Orchestra da Camera
  • David Temple conductor

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