December 2021 Christmas concert.

We were delighted to be able to have our first live

concert in two years.  A picture of the evening is shown.





Rehearsals for our spring concert start

on Tuesday 4th January 2022

at St Andrew Holborn.

Our spring concert will be held at St Andrew Holborn

on 18th March 2022.

Concert programme to be confirmed.


Our Centenary Concert at Southwark Cathedral

will now take place on 17th June 2022.

Mozart Coronation Mass and Handel Zadok the Priest

City Chorus will commemorate 100 years of choral singing with up to 100 voices, professional soloists and orchestra.

Any tickets already purchased for the original April 2020 centenary concert will be valid for the rescheduled concert

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“City Chorus is one of the longest running amateur choirs in London. In 2020 it celebrates one hundred years of continuous music making. Even at the height of the Blitz, after the first shock had passed, a small group of Choir members, led by Gerry Darling, continued to meet and sing, and kept the idea of the Choir going. Over its one hundred years, the Choir has faced many hurdles, and undergone many changes of name, but its core identity has remained constant. It is a group of enthusiastic amateur singers who give up their time every Tuesday evening to create something together: to sing, listen, work and laugh together. There is something very special and very liberating about submerging your worries, ambitions and desires to a communal project, where the sum is so much bigger than its parts.”

Singing the Century: City Chorus at 100 by Georgia Brown

City Chorus is a friendly, hard working choir, open to all with no audition. We rehearse on Tuesday evenings in the city 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!

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To join us:

General enquiries:

City Chorus is a Registered Charity No. 1084782

Rehearsals are held on Tuesdays between 6.15 and 8.15pm.

Spring 2022 rehearsals run from Tuesday 4th January to 

Tuesday 15th March. 


Most rehearsals are held at St Andrew Holborn, EC4A 3AF.


See members/rehearsals page for more information.