WEDDINGS
Soloists or choir available for weddings

REPERTOIRE
A few examples of pieces we have performed. Listen to a live recording by the choir of 
O Nata Lux by Thomas Tallis

CONCERTS
Details of future concerts, and examples of past programmes

SERVICES
Details of recent and upcoming church services


For details of concerts at the church, see also Music at King Charles

2016

Saturday January 30, 7:30pm: Music of the Stuart Age. With the Chelys Consort of Viols. Music from the reigns of James I, Charles I and Charles II. At King Charles church.

2015

Saturday September 26, 7:00pm: Hear My Prayer, Favourites of the cathedral repertoire, at St Mary the Virgin, Buxted.

Saturday April 25, 7:30pm: Favourites of the cathedral repertoire. Anthems and motets by Mendelssohn, Mozart, Bach, Handel and others, in aid of Music at King Charles. At King Charles church.

2014

Saturday December 13, 6:30pm: Christmas Concert with the Pentagon String Ensemble

Friday April 18: Members of the choir participate in a performance of Bach's St Matthew Passion at Tonbridge School, directed by Steven Devine

2013

Saturday October 12, 7:30pm: Rejoice in the Lamb at King Charles church. A celebration of the centenary of the birth of Benjamin Britten, with Michael Bacon (organ) and Ellen Smith (harp).

2012


Sunday November 4th, 6.30pm: Duruflé Requiem at King Charles church. 
A performance for All Souls.

2010

Saturday May 15th, 7.30pm: The Sacred Word
Music based on texts found in King Charles Church, including Dum Transisset (Taverner), Maria Magdalene (Guerrero), Little Organ Mass (Haydn), Crucifixus (Lotti), Pater Noster (Durufle), Pater Noster (Handl), with organist Andrew Hanley

2009

Friday October 30th, 7.30pm: Concert at San Nicolo da Tolentino, Venice
The choir visited Venice to perform a programme of music by English composers from Taverner to Vaughan Williams, alongside music by Venetians Bassano and Lotti.

 

Saturday March 14th, 7.30pm: De Profundis
Music of penitence and redemption, including Arvo Part's 'De Profundis', 'The Beatitudes', and two slavonic psalm settings, as well as music by Josquin Des Prez and others.

 

2008

Saturday May 24th, 7.30pm: Serenade to Music
A concert of English 20th century music including Vaughan-Williams' famous "Serenade" for 16 solo voices, performed in an arrangement for piano quintet, with pianist Paul Guinery and string quartet led by Ken Aiso. 

 

2007

Sunday November 4th, 7.30pm: French sacred music
Duruflé: Mass Cum Jubilo
Fauré: Messe Basse
A programme of choral and organ music from 19th and 20th century France.  

Sunday March 18th, 7pm: Caldara Stabat Mater.  With a Baroque ensemble led by Teresa Caudle and directed by Sarah Stuart-Pennink. (Pictured below)

2006

Saturday October 14th, 6pm: Choral Classics.  Handel coronation anthems and well-loved anthems. With guest conductor, Hilary Davan Wetton.

Sunday April 9th, 6.30pm: Duruflé Requiem at King Charles church.  A performance for Palm Sunday.

Photo: The King Charles Singers in concert with The Gregorian Singers, St Barnabas Church Tunbridge Wells, 10th May 2003.

Examples of our repertoire.  

Listen to a live recording of O Nata Lux by Thomas Tallis.

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