Who We Are

St Albans Choral Society is one of the leading large amateur choirs in our area, singing to a high standard. We attract and are open to singers with a range of musical abilities.

We give four concerts a year in venues around St Albans, including the Abbey, which provides the opportunity to perform with superb professional soloists and orchestras.

Our concerts cover a range of music from the 18th century through to the present day, including new works by contemporary composers. This enables the choir to learn and grow and gives our audiences a great and varied experience.

Details of our forthcoming concerts can be found on our concerts page or in our Concert Diary

Forthcoming Concerts

Celebration of Christmas

Sunday 11th December 2016 - 7:00pm, Marlborough Road Methodist Church, St Albans, AL1 3XA

A celebration of Christmas with seasonal music and readings.

Jonathan Dove Seek him that maketh the seven Stars                                                                    

John Tavener Today the Virgin                                                                                                                   

Mendelssohn Frohlocket, ihr Völker auf Erden                                                                                 

Richard Harvey organist

George Vass conductor

Tickets £13 l £1 children – available from the SACS Ticket Line 07555 610095 and online from www.ticketsource.co.uk.


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Mozart Mass in C minor

Saturday 25th March 2017 - 7:30pm, The Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban

Felix Mendelssohn Overture: The Hebrides, Op 26

Johannes Brahms Schicksalsleid, Op 54 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Mass in C minor, K427

Daisy Brown soprano I 

Elizabeth Cragg soprano II 

Mark Chaundy tenor 

Dominic Sedgewick bass

Orchestra Nova

George Vass conductor 

Tickets  £25 l £20 £15 l £10 with concessions available from The Gift Shop, St Albans Abbey, on 01727 890290 10:00-17:00hrs Monday-Saturday; 13:00-17:00hrs – Sunday or online at www.stalbanscathedral.org/whatson/music      

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Carmina Burana

Saturday 08th July 2017 - 7:30pm, The Weston Auditorium, de Havilland Campus, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield

Cecilia McDowall A Time for all Seasons                                                                                                    

Bob Chilcott Irish Blessing                                                                                                                                

Bob Chilcott Like a Singing Bird                                                                                                                    

Carl Orff Carmina Burana


Kirsty Hopkins soprano  

Christopher Bowen tenor

Alexander Ashworth baritone

Timothy End Richard Harvey piano

Nova Music Percussion Ensemble

George Vass conductor


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