Rehearsals are held from 6.15pm to 8.15pm on Tuesdays in the City of London

  • We also live-stream our rehearsals on Zoom - joining details are shown on the weekly email.

Summer Term 2022 - Centenary Concert term

  • Rehearsals from 22nd March to 5th April and 26th April to 14th June at 6.15 to 8.15pm:

    • Rehearsals are at St Andrew Holborn, 5 St Andrew St, London, EC4A 3AF.  We have been asked to arrive at St Andrew Holborn from 6pm

    • On Tuesday 7th June the rehearsal will be at Southwark Cathedral from 6.30 to 9pm.  Doors open at 6.15-6.20pm.

    • On Tuesday 14th June the rehearsal will be at St Andrew Holborn from 6.15 to 8,45pm

  • Concert day, Friday 17th June at Southwark Cathedral:

    • Compulsory rehearsal from 1.15 to 4pm at Southwark Cathedral​. 

    • Concert begins at 7.30pm; doors open at 6.45pm

  • Summer concert running order:​

    • The National Anthem

    • Handel – My heart is inditing

    • Goss - O pray for the peace of Jerusalem

    • Elgar - Daughter of ancient Kings

      Mozart – Ave Verum Corpus

    • Handel – Zadok the Priest

    • Interval

    • Mozart – Coronation Mass

  • Covid Measures for the Summer Term

    • This term we are rehearsing again in St Andrew  Holborn, as this venue can provide good ventilation and seating that helps us maintain social distancing.

    • Those attending the rehearsals are asked to take a lateral flow test on the day of the rehearsal and have tested negative.

    • No-one should attend if they are unwell, specifically if they have Covid symptoms; have tested positive for Covid and are within their isolation period; or have been told by NHS Track & Trace and told to self-isolate.​


Rehearsal dates for the rest of 2022:

  • Post concert "summer school" rehearsals on 26th July, 2nd, 9th and 16th August at St Andrew Holborn. from 6.15 to 8.15pm - programme TBC but will include guest presenters each week.  Free to members; £10 per week or £25 for the four sessions to non-members.

  • Autumn term starts on 6th September:

    • From 6th September to 18th October at St Mary Moorfields

    • From 25th October to 29th November at St Andrew Holborn

    • Concert on Friday 2nd December at 7.30pm at St Andrew Holborn (rehearsal at 4pm)

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.


We are looking for new singers.  


There are no auditions.   Join next term and you can sing in Southwark Cathedral at our 100th anniversary concert!


We look forward to seeing you soon!

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City Chorus is a Registered Charity No. 1084782