Choir raises £2,664 with singing for charities

The Choral Society raised a grand total of £2,664 for our two adopted charities over the Christmas period, thanks to donations at our Christmas concert, our carol singing at the city station (see photos) and other events. The amount was 30% higher than the previous...

Composers for Christmas!

The Choral Society was fortunate to have three composers in the audience for its 75th Anniversary Christmas concert on Saturday 14 December in Marlborough Road Methodist Church, St Albans. James Francis Brown (right) and Cecilia McDowall (second right) had each...

‘Inspiring’ 75th anniversary concert in St Albans Abbey

The concert celebrating our 75th Anniversary in St Albans Cathedral on Saturday 23 November was ‘exciting and inspiring’, writes reviewer Alan Nafzger in the Herts Advertiser. Featuring the world premiere of Richard James Harvey’s The Martyrs’...

Fabulous workshop with Scott Inglis-Kidger

We did it! Feeling happy after our day of musical challenges Choral Society members enjoyed a fabulous workshop with Scott Inglis-Kidger on Saturday 28 Sept, kindly organised by soprano Alison Debenham. After some interesting physical and vocal warm-ups, we got to...

Going strong at 75!

THEN … Christmas concert rehearsal 1970AND NOW … Abbey rehearsal last year St Albans Choral Society is celebrating its 75th anniversary over the coming year, and the season kicked off with a feature today in the Herts Advertiser about our interesting...

‘Terrific’ summer concert at St Saviour’s Church

Cecilia McDowall is our Composer in Association We’re delighted to share some lovely feedback on our concert on Saturday 22 June from Cecilia McDowall, our Composer in Association, whose beautiful work, Ave maris stella, featured on the programme. St...