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Love Songs

Niccolò Jommelli
Love is in the air, and we play our part by bringing in the summer with a performance of Brahms' delightful Liebeslieder and Neue Liebeslieder Waltzes on Saturday 1  July at All Saints' Church, Haslingfield. Accompanied by piano duet, and with readings of especially-written poetry and commentary, this perfomance brings together a quartet of stunning soloists, performaing alongside the choir.


Jommelli's Requiem

Niccolò Jommelli
Our 2023 rehearsals are just about to start, with preparations for a performance of Niccolò Jommelli's beautiful Requiem, to be given on Saturday 25 March at All Saints' Church, Haslingfield.


Acis and Galatea

Acis and Galatea
Our autumn 2022 rehearsals are just about to start, with preparations for a performance of Handel's pastoral semi-opera, Acis and Galatea, on Saturday 3 December at All Saints' Church, Haslingfield. Acis and Galatea was the very first work the choir performed at its inaugural concert in February 1971.


BBC Radio 3 Broadcast

Daniela Rossi
We're on the radio! Our performance of Haslingfield Tapestry has now been broadcast by the BBC on Radio 3 in Concert as part of a week-long series of the 2019–2020 Adpot-A-Composer project. The broadcast follows performances by the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle. The original broadcast is on BBC Sounds, but our segment is also available here.



Lockdown Recording

Daniela Rossi
At last, our video of our virtual performance of John Rutter's arrangement of the folk song O Waly, Waly, recorded during the COVID-19 pandemic between autumn 2020 and spring 2021, is available! We hope you enjoy it.



Haslingfield Choir Goes Online!

Daniela Rossi
We're delighted to be restarting rehearsals in 2021, in our new online format using Zoom! We'll be working on new pieces, revisiting some old favourites, and preparing for our live concert in October and December.



Cancellation of 28th March Concert

Unfortunately, due to the worsening situation with the spread of the coronavirus, we have taken the decision to cancel our concert scheduled for Saturday 28th March in the interest of public health and safety. We are sorry to disappointment our members and supporters, but trust that you understand the decision at this difficult time.



Next Concert

Daniela Rossi Our next concert on 28 March 2020 features a number of shorter choral works by Joseph Haydn, Claudio Monteverdi, Francesco Durante alongside orchestral works by Frideric Handel and Tomaso Albinoni. We're also delighted to be joined by Argentinean guitarist Daniela Rossi who will perform Antonio Vivaldi's Guitar Concerto in D Major. The concert will also feature items given by children from Haslingfield Endowed Primary School, Harston & Newton Community Primary School and TongueTwisters Children's Choir, directed by Siobhan Lihoreau.



More Composer Success

Congratulations to Alex Paxton, who will be writing a new piece for Haslingfield Choir as part of our Adopt-A-Composer award later this year, who has also been selected as a recipient of the London Symphony Orchestra Panufnik Composers Scheme. The scheme offers six emerging composers each year the opportunity to write for a world-class symphony orchestra.



Halingfield Choir Wins National Award

We're absolutely thrilled to announce that Haslingfield Choir has been selected for one of the seven national Adopt-A-Composer awards, run by Making Music UK in partnership with Sound and Music. We will be working with exciting young composer Alex Paxton and mentor Jenni Pinnock towards the composition of a new work for the choir, orchestra, and children's choirs to be performed in December 2020 in All Saints' Church, Haslingfield, and broadcast on BBC Radio 3 in January 2021.



Haslingfield Choir

"A great opportunity to enjoy singing choral music alongside friends and to perform it to appreciative audiences." JENNIE