What’s happening at NLC…

March 2019: Spring Concert

Our spring concert took place on 9th March 2019 at St James Church, Muswell Hill when we performed J S Bach’s St John Passion to a full house! More details can be found here

November 30th 2019: Winter Concert

We will be returning to St James Church, Muswell Hill on 30th November for our winter concert, with a feast of Italian music from the 19th century, with Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle as the central work. We are delighted to be joined by a wonderful group of soloists for this concert:  Nadine Benjamin  (soprano),  Catherine Hopper (mezzo-soprano),  Thando Mjandana (tenor) and James Cleverton (baritone). We will be performing the earlier version of this piece, scored for two pianos and harmonium., accompanied by the incredible Scott Brothers duo (Tom and Jonathan) on piano and harmonium, and supported by our regular accompanist, Catherine Borner on the second piano. 

As an appetiser, which we hope will complement the exuberant and extrovert nature of the Rossini, the choir will perform Verdi’s exquisite Ave Maria (from 4 pezzi sacri) and the Scott Brothers will play a virtuosic arrangement of Rossini’s overture to Il barbiere di Siviglia.  There may even be a surprise item from our distinguished quartet of soloists.

June 2019: Summer Concert

Our summer concert at St James Church, Muswell Hill on 22nd June 2019 included John Rutter’s Magnificat and George Dyson’s Hierusalem. Yvette Bonner was soprano soloist alongside the Meridian Sinfonia. More details can be found here.

Join Us

Are you looking for a choir? North London Chorus is currently recruiting in all voice parts, especially tenors and basses. Rehearsals are every Thursday in East Finchley. The choir performs three concerts a year, mostly in Muswell Hill, with occasional trips abroad (most recently to Zurich and Berlin) as well as concerts elsewhere in London and the UK.

Whether you are an old hand or discovering your voice, come and be part of this friendly, ambitious and well-established group of singers. Develop your skills under the expert guidance of our Musical Director, Murray Hipkin and our team of professional vocal coaches, get involved in our regular social activities and theatre trips and enjoy our annual residential weekends.

There’s loads more information about us here. Let us know if you would like to come along by clicking on Join Us, which will lead you to the contact form (this can also be accessed at the bottom of this page).

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