© Laudamus Chamber Choir 2006
Performing regularly throughout Surrey, we have also given concerts in Sussex, Dorset, Hampshire, North Wales, South Wales and in Holland. We had our London debut in December 2007 performing a Carol Concert at St Peter's Church, Eaton Square raising funds for the Commonwealth Countries League (CCL). In May 2008 we returned to London giving a concert at St John's Church, Waterloo where our programme (Heaven & Earth) included the world premier of The Dove composed for us by the Reading based composer David Breeze. Following our success at St Peter's Eaton Square, we were invited to sing at the 'Mission to Seafarers' annual Christmas concert at St Michael Paternoster Royal, in the presence of HRH Princess Royal where the event raised £13,000.
The choir has over the years also undertaken a number of collaborative ventures. We have combined forces with Mosaic Chamber Choir and the Boys' Choir of St Paul's School, Addlestone, the Choir of Sir William Perkins School and Walton and Oatlands Choral Society. On several occasions the instrumentalists of Ashford Baroque Ensemble have joined us for our concerts, lastly in 2011 at a successful performance of Bach's St John's Passion in St Nicholas Church, Shepperton.
During our 2012 season at Easter we performed a new cantata 'Ruth' composed by one of our members, Christine Vine, and works by Stainer and Mozart. Our Christmas concerts included Haydn's St Nicholas Mass as well as a programme of carols.
Celebrating 24 years since our formation in 1993, Laudamus Chamber Choir has grown from a
small group of 8 singers to our current complement of 27, becoming one of Surrey's
most highly regarded Chamber Choirs. An off-
we retain our association with St Paul's, rehearsing and performing there but now our
membership is drawn from a much wider area.
Over the past 20 years we have built a significant repertoire of music from many periods and genres which enables us to provide a variety of programmes and to undertake concerts at relatively short notice. We continue to expand our repertoires with smaller and larger musical offerings.
Many of our concerts are in support of charities -
We have established a circle of 'Friends of Laudamus Chamber Choir' who support the choir in many ways and we thank them for that support. Why not consider joining their ranks? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to join the mailing list.
We hold very successful Come and Sing events
in February each year when singers from
choirs all over Surrey attend. Further details will be found on the Events page.
Come and Sing
Our 24th year...