Concerts and other major events

Free concerts in the College Chapel every Wednesday 1.15-1.45pm during term.

Come and relax in the beautiful setting of Royal Holloway Chapel. Each week there is a themed programme featuring a wide variety of music from the Choir of Royal Holloway alongside visiting instrumentalists, instrumental and vocal solos.

Click on the Midweek Music picture on the left to see details of the next concert and programmes for this term.

Or read on to find details of our featured concerts, both at the College and around the UK.


13 March | St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London| 9:30pm
Allegri Miserere by Candlelight

The Choir of Royal Holloway return to St. Martin-in-the-Fields to perform a Lenten programme. Hear a performance of Allegri's famous Miserere in the candlelit surroundings of the church, along with music by Lotti and Caldara, Herbert Howells, and a new work by George Arthur.

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19 March | College Chapel | 7:30pm
Bach: St. John Passion

As part of the 2020 Windsor Festival, the choir mount a full performance of Bach’s St. John Passion with a period instrumental ensemble. Members of the choir will be taking on the solo roles, whilst Royal Holloway vocal coach Mark Wilde will evangelise. Tickets include the cost of a drink in the interval.

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09 April | St. John’s, Smith Square, London| 1:00pm
Holy Week Festival Concert

The choir return to the Holy Week Festival, curated by Tenebrae, with a programme entitled ‘Crucifixus’. Taking as its starting point the famous Crucifixus setting by Lotti, it also includes another setting for 10 voices by Lotti, and a further in 16 parts by Caldara. The concert also includes Geoffrey Gordon’s Crucifixus, inspired by Lotti’s work, before concluding with Kenneth Leighton’s short cantata, a mystical triptych of poems by the 17th century writer Patrick Carey.

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Booking for 2020

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