This page contains info about our upcoming rehearsal and concert schedule, future programme and all the information you need for concerts. Jo’s rehearsal notes appear each week at the top of the page.

Conductor Notes

Monday 25th September

Bernstein 1 first page and Bernstein 2
Lux Arumque
Battle of Jericho
Barber – Sure on this shining

Members info

  • Rehearsals for 2017/18
  • Concerts and Events - 2017/18
  • Concert Dress

Rehearsals for 2017/18

Rehearsals every Monday until 4th December

Rehearsals for 2018
First rehearsal, 8th January, then every Monday until 26 March
All day recording session at St Mary-at-Hill Saturday 24th March
2nd, 9th April, Easter break, no rehearsals
Rehearsals 16th, 23rd, 30th April
7th May, Bank Holiday, no rehearsal
Rehearsals 14th, 21st May
28th May, Bank Holiday, no rehearsal
Rehearsals 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th June
2nd July, no rehearsal (on tour in Germany)
Rehearsals 9th, 16th July
Summer break until 10th September
Then every Monday until last rehearsal on 3rd December

Concerts and Events - 2017/18

Saturday 13th May 2107
Concert at Cadogan Hall
with London Mozart Players

Mozart Requiem*
Goddess Excellently Bright – Matthew Taylor
Tallis – If You Love Me*
Vaughan Williams – Three Shakespeare Songs*

All these pieces* are available for note bashing on the John Fletcher site. An MP3 file for Goddess Excellently Bright can be downloaded here.

Saturday 7th October
The Association of British Choral Directors are organising another workshop day for conductors led by Joanna Tomlinson and Neil Ferris. Constanza Chorus are invited to form a choir for the workshop working on Mozart Requiem.

Venue: St Sepulchre-without-Newgate
Time: 2pm – 5.30 pm

Friday 20th October 2017
A programme of American choral music at St Sepulchre
Performance at 7.30 – pre-concert rehearsal at 5pm

Here is the running order for the concert:

Randall Thompson – Alleluia

Whitacre – Lux Aurumque

Arr. Undine Smith Moore – Daniel Daniel, Servant of the Lord

Barber – Agnus Dei

Barber – Sure on this Shining Night

Barber – The Coolin

Andrea Ramsey – Doors of Daring

Lauridsen – Sa nuit d’été

Lauridsen – Sure On this Shining Night

Bernstein – Chichester Psalms

Ola Gjeilo –  Ubi Caritas

Ola Gjeilo – Northern Lights

James Erb – Shenandoah

Arr. Moses Hogan – The Battle of Jericho

Saturday 9th December 2017
Christmas Concert at St Marylebone
Vivaldi Gloria and Carols

Monday 11th December from 6 pm
Carol singing in Devonshire Square, near Liverpool Street. Collection in aid of ‘The Food Chain’ a charity supporting HIV sufferers in London. Choir party afterwards at the Brokers’ Bar in Leadenhall Market.

Dates for 2018

Saturday 24th March – full day recording CD at St Mary-at-Hill

Saturday 16th June – Concert at St Sepulchre to launch new CD

Friday 29th June – Monday 2 July – tour to Leipzig

Monday 9th July – Workshop – Spem in Alium and wine!

Thursday 8th November – Chamber Choir Concert

Saturday 8th December – Christmas concert at St Marylebone Parish Church. To include: Finzi – In Terra Pax and Vaughan Williams – Fantasia on Christmas Carols


Concert Dress

Gentlemen: All black, black trousers, black shirt, no jackets

Ladies: All black, long or short skirt or dress, or top and smart trousers. With jewellery.

For concert halls:

Gentlemen: dinner jackets

Ladies: Long black skirt or dress