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Rachmaninov’s Vespers

One hundred years after its first performance, the Esterhazy Singers celebrated the centenary of Rachmaninov’s All-Night Vigil with a special performance of the much-loved work in the beautiful surroundings of St Andrew’s Church in Holborn. This masterpiece was sung in… Read More »Rachmaninov’s Vespers

St Nicholas

On St Nicholas Day, 6th December 2014, the choir performed Britten’s dramatic St Nicolas cantata and Haydn’s sublime Missa Sancti Nicolai in the beautiful surroundings of St Giles, Cripplegate – the parish church in the heart of the Barbican. The… Read More »St Nicholas

Dixit Dominus

On 6th June 2014, the choir performed Handel’s Dixit Dominus in a programme of baroque choral music by Handel and Purcell. They were joined by outstanding young vocal soloists Emily Owen & Robyn Donnelly (soprano), Katie Coventry (mezzo), Robbie Jacobs… Read More »Dixit Dominus

Oriana to Serenissima

Secretive and seductive religion, love and heart break were the themes explored in 17th century music, seen by many as the time in which Choral music was born. In Venice, also referred to as Serenissima, composers such as Monteverdi, Schutz… Read More »Oriana to Serenissima

The trumpets shall sound

On 19th December 2013, the Choir started the Christmas celebrations with a magical concert of carols accompanied by traditional sounds of Christmas from CityBrass and balanced with readings by Margaret Jowett. The programme covered many old favourites from carol singing… Read More »The trumpets shall sound

Mass reflections

On 5th November 2013, the choir performed a programme which included the rhythmically electric Haydn ‘Theresienmesse’ interspersed with motets between the movements. The motets provided a reflection on the mass texts they followed and included gems from Bruckner, John IV… Read More »Mass reflections

Songs for a Summer’s Evening

On 20th June 2013, the choir performed songs for a summer’s evening at St Vedast Foster Lane near St Paul’s Cathedral under the baton of Musical Director, Esther Jones. The programme featured Britten’s much-loved Five Flower Songs, commemorating the centenary… Read More »Songs for a Summer’s Evening

Entente Chorale

On 19th April 2013, the Esterhazy Singers joined forces with Le Choeur de Chambre de Versailles at St Andrew’s Holborn in a choral Tour de France, featuring music from French composers from the eighteenth to twentieth centuries.  The programme featured music… Read More »Entente Chorale

Christmas Oratorio

On 7th December 2012, the choir sang Bach’s Christmas Oratorio to a full house at Southwark Cathedral. Musical Director, Esther Jones, conducted The Little Baroque Company with soloists Charlotte Mobbs (Soprano), Kate Symonds-Joy (Alto), Greg Tassell (Tenor) and Jimmy Holliday… Read More »Christmas Oratorio

Around the world in song

On Friday 22nd June 2012 at St Sepulchre-without-Newgate, The Esterhazy Singers presented “Around the World in Song” – an eclectic concert of music from around the world. Featuring tenor, Greg Tassell and with Jonathan Wikeley at the piano.