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Past concerts & events

It was as if I had gone to heaven.

We have given 114 performances large and small (38 formal concerts and 76 other performances). A full list of our past performances is given below. For concert programmes, or other information, where available, please click on the highlighted title. Where applicable the amounts raised for charity are shown.

    2019
    2018
  • Carol singing & recital for Department for Transport led activities at the Pullen Day Centre, Pimlico (Dec)
  • Carol singing & recital for Department for International Development event at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Dec)
  • Carol service at St Stephen’s, Rochester Row, Westminster (Dec) [£718]
  • Concert 35: Yuletide Comfort & Joy event in aid of the St Andrew’s Youth Club, St Stephen’s, Rochester Row, Westminster (Dec) [£2,500]
  • 2 Marsham Street ‘Strictly’ Christmas Party, Westminster (Dec)
  • Celebration of 100 years of women in Public Service, Department for International Development, Whitehall (Dec)
  • 2 Marsham Street Carol Service for MHCLG/HO/Defra (Dec)
  • Concert 34: The Christmas Concert! at St Stephen’s, Rochester Row, Westminster (Dec) [£625]
  • Lunchtime carol singing at Ministry of Justice, Petty France (Dec) [£18]
  • Civil Service Act of Remembrance & Armistice Commemoration, Guards’ Chapel, Wellington Barracks (Nov) [£63]
  • Remembrance Sunday Armistice commemoration at the Civil Service Rifles Memorial, Somerset House (Nov)
  • Armistice commemoration at the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries Memorial, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Nov)
  • Armistice commemoration at the Board of Trade Memorial, Department for International Trade (Nov)
  • Fauré Requiem for All Souls’ Day Service at St Stephen’s Church, Rochester Row, Westminster (Nov)
  • Concert 33: Brandenburg Festival – Chilcott A Little Jazz Mass with the Chris Ingham Jazz Trio at St Katharine Cree, City of London (Oct)
  • Concert 32: Tour concert, Church of St Walburga, Bruges, Belgium (Oct) [£167]
  • Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium (Oct)
  • Concert 31: Act of Remembrance on the Centenary of the Battle of Amiens  at the Guards’ Chapel, Wellington Barracks, Birdcage Walk (Aug) [£606]
  • Concert 30: A lunchtime chill-out at St Stephen’s Church, Rochester Row, Westminster (Jul) [£611]
  • Recital at the MoJ ‘Legal Services are GREAT’ event at Lancaster House (Jun)
  • Spirituals and folk songs for the Windrush 70th Anniversary at the Home Office, 2 Marsham Street, Westminster (Jun)
  • Corpus Christi service featuring a new mass setting & communion prayers by Robert Bradburne at St Stephen’s Rochester Row, Westminster (May)
  • Performance of Suffragette songs at MoJ Suffragette Centenary event, Petty France, Westminster (May)
  • Concert 29: Poulenc Stabat Mater and Bruckner motets at St John’s Smith Square (Mar) [£2,663]
  • Mini recital at Defra health and wellbeing event, Nobel House (Jan)
    2017
  • Carol service at St Stephen’s, Rochester Row, Westminster (Dec) [£545]
  • Carol singing & recital for DfT-led activities at the Pullen Day Centre, Pimlico (Dec)
  • Carol singing & recital at DCLG Christmas party, 2 Marsham Street, Westminster (Dec)
  • Concert 28: Handel’s Messiah (part 1) and Hallelujah Chorus at St Stephen’s, Rochester Row, Westminster (Dec) [£1,220]
  • Carol singing at Defra Ministerial stakeholder event (Dec)
  • Carol singing at Ministry of Justice in aid of MIND (Dec) [£73]
  • Carol service at Defra, Nobel House, Smith Square (Dec)
  • Carol singing at DfT Inclusive Leadership Conference at KPMG, Canary Wharf (Dec)
  • Flash mob Hallelujah Chorus and mini recital at DfT Inclusive Leadership Conference at KPMG, Canary Wharf (Dec)
  • Flash mob Hallelujah Chorus in Defra’s Nobel House (Nov)
  • Concert 27: An Act of Remembrance on the Centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele, including the London premiere of In Flanders Fields by Caz Besterman, at the Guards Chapel, Wellington Barracks, Birdcage Walk (Nov) [£629]
  • Concert 26: Lux Aeterna in the Brandenburg London Choral Festival at St Sepulchre-without-Newgate, City of London (Nov)
  • Lauridsen Lux Aeterna for All Souls’ Day Service at St Stephen’s Church, Rochester Row, Westminster (Nov)
  • Concert 25: Light Eternal at Stephen’s Church, Rochester Row,Westminster (Jul) [£602]
  • Mozart Great Mass in C Minor for Eucharist service on Corpus Christi at St Stephen’s Church, Rochester Row, Westminster (June)
  • Concert 24: Mozart Great Mass in C Minor at St John’s Smith Square (Apr) [£2,758]
    2016
    2015
  • Defra/DfT/DCLG Carol Service at at St Stephen’s Church, Rochester Row, Westminster (Dec)
  • Carol singing at DCLG staff Ministerial event at 2 Marsham Street (Dec)
  • Defra staff Christmas Carol Sing-along at Nobel House, Smith Square (Dec)
  • Christians in Government Whitehall Carol Service at the Emmanuel Centre, Marsham Street (Dec)
  • Concert 19: Christmas Fantasia with orchestra at Stephen’s Church, Rochester Row, Westminster (Dec) [£1,078]
  • Fauré Requiem for All Souls’ Day Service at St Stephen’s Church, Rochester Row, Westminster (Nov)
  • Concert 18: European Sacred Music at St Stephen’s Church, Rochester Row, Westminster (Jul) [£487]
  • Mozart Coronation Mass for Eucharist service on Feast of St Thomas at St Stephen’s Church, Rochester Row, Westminster (Jul)
  • Mozart Coronation Mass for Eucharist service on Corpus Christi at St Stephen’s Church, Rochester Row, Westminster (Jun)
  • Concert 17: Haydn Te Deum, Mozart Laudate Dominum, Mozart Coronation Mass with orchestra & professional soloists at St John’s Smith Square, Westminster (Mar) [£2,755]
    2014
    2013
    2012
  • Concert 10: A European Christmas at St Stephen’s Church, Rochester Row, Westminster (Dec) [£409]
  • Defra/DfT/DCLG Carol Service at St Stephen’s Church, Rochester Row, Westminster (Dec)
  • Carol singing at Defra Better Regulation Christmas Market at Nobel House, Smith Square, Westminster (Dec)
  • Carol singing at Defra Team Awards Ceremony at Nobel House, Smith Square, Westminster (Dec)
  • Carol singing at DfT Diversity Week event at GreatMinster House, Horseferry Road, Westminster (Dec)
  • Carol singing at DCLG One Team event at Eland House, Bressenden Place, Westminster (Dec)
  • Concert 9: Captain Noah & his Floating Zoo, & a musical menagerie at St Stephen’s Church, Rochester Row, Westminster (Jul) [£335]
  • DCLG Jubilee Big Lunch event at Eland House, Bressenden Place, Westminster (Jun)
  • Concert 8: Mozart Requiem, with orchestra & professional soloists at St Stephen’s Church, Rochester Row, Westminster (Apr) [£569]
    2011
  • Defra/DfT/DCLG Carol Service at St Stephen’s Church, Rochester Row, Westminster (Dec)
  • Concert 7: Seven centuries of British choral music at Christmas at St Stephen’s Church, Rochester Row, Westminster (Dec) [£500]
  • Carol singing at Defra Marine Christmas Fair for RNLI at Nobel House, Smith Square, Westminster (Dec)
  • Carol singing for the Cardinal Hume Centre at Victoria Station (Dec)
  • DCLG Interfaith Week event at Eland House, Bressenden Place, Westminster (Nov)
  • Victoria Business District ‘Last Choir Standing’ contest, Victoria, Westminster (Oct)
  • Cars, trains, ships & planes, reprise at the Sacred Heart Church, Horseferry Road, Westminster (Sep)
  • Concert 6: Cars, trains, ships & planes at St Stephen’s Church, Rochester Row, Westminster (Jul) [£454]
  • Concert 5: Handel Messiah, choruses & arias with orchestra at St Stephen’s Church, Rochester Row, Westminster (Apr) [£1,278]
    2010
    2009
  • Carol singing at DCLG staff event at Eland House, Bressenden Place, Westminster (Dec)
  • Carol singing at Defra event, New Covent Garden Food Market, Vauxhall (Dec)
  • Defra/DfT/DCLG Carol Service at St Stephen’s Church, Rochester Row, Westminster (Dec)
  • Concert 1: First Flight, from Mozart to the Hippopotamus Song at St Stephen’s Church, Rochester Row, Westminster (Nov) [£240]