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February 14, 2017

"In the spirit of a shared love of choral music", Twickenham Choral Society is reaching out to Thames Philharmonic Choir and other choirs in SW London. 

The Society is hosting a Saturday workshop led by distinguished choral director Ralph Allwood. The workshop will focus on Hubert Parry's Songs of Farewell. Allwood was a choir director at Eton College, and is  currently choral adviser to the musical publisher Novello and to Trinity College, Oxford.  

The partic...

January 21, 2017

Thames Philharmonic Choir members will be accompanied by ‘a sound of astonishing magnificence’ from ‘one of the finest organs in the country’ when they sing the Sunday services at Southwark Cathedral on 12th February. While the resident choir has a break, we will be singing anthems and motets by Wood, Goss, Stanford, and the 16th-century composer Viadana…and a setting to responses by our own artistic director John Bate.  Choral Eucharist at 11am and Evensong at 3pm. For the...

October 2, 2016

Festive food for body and soul in Kingston upon Thames on 10 December

For a double measure of Christmas spirit, warmed by a cup of spicy Glühwein, step straight from a German-style Christmas market into the church for a classic seasonal concert with full choir and orchestra.

The market is inspired by Germany’s largest Christmas market in Berlin and aims to become the largest town centre Christmas event in the UK. The concert, with the Thames Philharmonic Choir and Thames Fest...

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