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City Chorus is a friendly, hard working choir, open to all with no audition. We rehearse on Tuesday evenings near Bank station and perform several times a year in beautiful venues.

 

Our musical director is Paul Ayres and our accompanist (piano and organ) is Philip Shannon. Our concerts feature top professional musicians.

 

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We look forward to seeing you soon!

Welcome to City Chorus

Edinburgh Fringe: Saturday 19 August, 4.30pm St Andrew’s & St George’s West, Edinburgh, EH2 2PA. Tickets and details of the concert can be found at: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/riversong and https://edinburghfestival.list.co.uk/event/757836-riversong/.

 

Event on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/525065184551869 

 

Future rehearsals

 

Rehearsal music

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Rivers have always inspired artists, poets and composers: enjoy City Chorus performing beautiful music on a riparian theme, ranging from classical works to showtunes, jazz standards to folksongs, spirituals to new compositions. Guest professional soloists join this London-based choir to sing favourites like Moon River, The Water of Tyne, The Volga Boat Song, and Cry me a River. The programme reaches back to Palestrina (Super flumina Babylonis) and Handel (De torrente in via) and forward to brand-new arrangements by conductor Paul Ayres. Accompanist Philip Shannon puts the icing on the cake with the dazzling solo Jeux d'eau by Maurice Ravel. Join us for summer refreshments afterwards.