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Imperial College Chamber Choir

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About Imperial College Chamber Choir

Choir
London
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The flagship choir of Imperial College London, applying academic rigour to exquisite choral music.

Imperial College Chamber Choir is based at Imperial College, in South Kensington, London. The Chamber Choir is an auditioned ensemble of about 24 singers, conducted by Jack Apperley. Rehearsals take place on Tuesday evenings, following which we are keen frequenters of the Union Bar. We are one of London’s finest university choirs that performs frequently in the capital, across the UK and internationally. Notable venues include Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, Sherborne Abbey, Milan Duomo, Porto Cathedral, Southwark Cathedral, Brecon Cathedral and St Edmundsbury Cathedral. We present two concerts per term, and sing fortnightly Wednesday evensongs at Holy Trinity Church, Prince Consort Road. We regularly undertake various external projects such as weddings, recordings, DofE awards ceremonies, church services and gallery recitals at local museums. Taking our music outside of college is very important to us, and we go on a week-long Easter tour, a week-long summer tour, and several weekends away throughout the year. Our summer tours are a highlight of the year, both musically and socially. Recent tours have included: Brittany, France (2016), Lake Garda, Italy (2016), The Highlands, Scotland (2017), Porto, Portugal (2017), Brecon Beacons, Wales (2018) and Ljubljana, Slovenia (2018) singing high-calibre choral music in and around their most famous venues.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
Musicianship
Genres:
Christmas, Traditional church music, Classical, Baroque, Classical crossover, Medieval music, Renaissance, Opera, Early music, Film / TV music, Fanfare, Contemporary classical, Traditional English folk, Folk, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional Scottish folk
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Types:
Choir, Church choir, Early music vocal ensemble, Contemporary vocal ensemble, Carol singers
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Event types:
Concert, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Recording session, Christmas party
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Song list

Howells Requiem
When David Heard - Tomkins
Hear my prayer - Purcell
Music when soft voices die - Bridge
The Bee - Bridge
Faire is the heaven - Harris
Love bade me welcome - Weir
Through the house give glimmering light - Beach
Steal away - Tippett
Lay a garland - Pearsall
I love my love - Holst
Swansea Town - Holst
Versa est in luctum - Lobo
Bogoroditse Devo - Rachmaninoff

Reviews

From customers:

Master C, 1 year ago

The choir had a wonderfully vibrant choral sound, and contributed in the worshiping life of the cathedral to the full, with imaginative, challenging and appropriate music choices for the season of Easter, and moreover, it was executed with excellence.