The St Edward’s Singers is a non-auditioned choir designed specifically for parents, staff, neighbours and friends
t usually meets on Friday evenings and rehearses in the Weston Recital Room for two concerts a year (October and April) – given in the Chapel or St Michael’s Church, Summertown – with a professional orchestra and school choirs. Founded in 2003 by Neville Creed, Director of Cultural Activities, programmes have included Mozart’s Requiem, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Verdi’s Requiem, Walton’s Belshazzar’s Feast, Orff’s Carmina Burana and Handel’s Messiah. Click here for details of works performed.
The St Edward’s Singers gave highly successful performances of Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb and Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms in their full orchestral versions on Sunday 22nd April. There most recent project was a very warmly received performance of Haydn’s Creation on Sunday 14th October in St Michael’s Church, Summertown. The concert was performed in collaboration with The Instruments of Time and Truth – Oxford’s world-class period instrument ensemble – and was in support of the FairPlay Campaign for Climate Justice running from July to December 2018 in north Oxford.
The next performance will be announced shortly.
Rehearsals take place between 7.30 pm – 9.00 pm in The Ogston Music School and the next schedule will be announced shortly.
If you would like to sing in the choir, please contact Neville Creed email@example.com to register. A fee of £10 is payable to sing in the concert.