Midweek Music

Wednesdays 1.15pm-1.45pmMidweek Music

A series of 30-minute concerts held in the Chapel of Royal Holloway every Wednesday lunchtime during the academic term.

The 30-minute performances are free of charge and informal, allowing people to come and go as their schedule allows.

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Spring Term 2019:

23 January: Hail, gladdening light

A programme of illuminating music from Bach to contemporary American composers Eric Whitacre and Morten Lauridsen.

30 January: In consort

Small vocal ensembles of Choral Scholars perform sacred and secular music, including Byrd and Birds!

06 February: Jersualem the golden

A concert of music in praise of the holy city of Jerusalem, with compositions by Edward Bairstow and Herbert Howells.

13 February: Organ Recital

A visiting organist will present a varied recital on our magnificent chapel organ.

20 February: In pace

Songs of peace from Tudor England to Charles Villiers Stanford, Jean Langlais and René Clausen.

27 February: NO CONCERT

06 March: Tenebrae Responsaries

The choir perform a selection of the ethereal responses for Holy Week by Spanish 16th century composer Tomás Luis de Victoria.

13 March: Composer Profile - Francis Poulenc

A commemoration of the life and work of the French composer through his Four Penitential Motets and Litanies à la Vierge Noire.

20 March: The Founder's Choir

The Founder’s Choir present their termly concert. More details to follow.

27 March: Songs of Springtime

The Choral Scholars present a set of seasonal songs from across Europe.

Previous concerts:

The Choir of Royal Holloway is the only collegiate choir to offer free concerts every week during term-time. The innovative programmes have included themes of seasons, church festivals, single composers, one historical period or event, concerts of solos or ensembles, organ recitals as well as everything else inbetween. Click on the images below to find out more about our previous concerts.


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Upcoming Events

New dates for 2018-19

The choir are delighted to announce new performance dates for concerts around the UK. Click here for more details and to see all of our upcoming performances.