One of Surrey’s leading choirs, focussing on high-quality classical concerts.
Kingston Choral Society is a friendly mixed-voice choir based in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey. We give four concerts a year, mostly in Kingston and Surbiton, but also in Cadogan Hall, Chelsea, performing with professional orchestras and soloists. Our concerts cover a wide range of music from the 17th century through to the present day, including new works.
We have about 130 singers and welcome new members. Please browse through the site to find out more about us. We normally rehearse in The Hollyfield School, Surbiton, on Thursday evenings.
Sweet Thames, Run Softly – 26 November 2016
Our season opened with a feast of English music: an early masterpiece Toward the Unknown Region by Vaughan Williams and a wonderful, haunting Requiem by ex-King’s Singer Bob Chilcott frame a delicious rarity: George Dyson’s glorious vision of an Elizabethan pageant, Sweet Thames, Run Softly, performed just a few hundred metres from the river. KCS were delighted to be joined by the wonderful Jennifer Davis (soprano), Nicholas Mulroy (tenor) and Gareth Brynmor John (baritone) with Thames Sinfonia
NEXT CONCERT: A Light in the Stable – 17 December 2017 – St Andrew’s Church, Surbiton
Our Christmas concert features traditional carols for all to sing, alongside Alan Bullard’s festive cantata, A Light in the Stable and plenty of mince pies.
Organist: William Vann