Tenorific!

Our tenor section is now full! We are delighted to welcome Ben Foulds, who joins Nick Tollemache to sing first tenor. Ben is a former head chorister at Westminster Cathedral. Along with National Youth Orchestra soloist Nick, Cambridge and Wells ex-choral scholar Peter Larcombe and bass trombonist David Musgrove, the tenors are quite possibly our most…

Christmas with a fanfare!

We return with a fanfare (literally!) to Holy Trinity Church in Bramley when we are joined by special guests Surrey Brass this Christmas. Choir and brass offer a festive mixture of old favourites and new treats, from the whole musical spectrum. You get to sing some well-known carols, too, with the brass ensemble, organ and…

Best of British

Here’s a snazzy Union Jack-themed flyer for Harlequin Chamber Choir’s next concert, which is called The Best of British! It’s on 17th October, 7.30pm at Cranleigh Baptist Church. We are celebrating our second anniversary with all things British, including homemade cake and English wine (or a cup of tea for the faint-hearted). We’ll be entertaining…

Goodbye Damien

We are sad to say goodbye to our bass, Damien White. Damien joined the choir at the very beginning when he was working in London and living in Ash in Surrey. A career move took him to Hertfordshire where he has decided to relocate. We will miss him and wish him and Fletcher all the…

Recording session

I can’t quite believe that we’ve just recorded our first cd, after just under two years of singing together. Thanks to Jules Addison from 4-Part Music for his calm professionalism throughout the long day – he and Catherine arrived at 7.30am to set up, whilst the rest of us arrived at a more civilised 8.45am.…

Witchy business

There was lots of cackling in our rehearsal when witches hats and a false warty nose were produced from a bag. Our witches are now thoroughly in the mood for the performance of Dido and Aeneas on 16th May at Cranleigh Village Hall.

Spring concert in Haslemere

Charged up with our new eclectic uniform and with the sun bursting out with the blossom, all Harlequin members are spending Easter pouring over scores in readiness for our main Spring concert. We’re singing as part of the prestigious Haslemere Music Festival at St Christopher’s Church on Thursday 21st May at 7.30pm. The website is…

Clockwork Orange

What’s the link between Purcell and Stanley Kubrick’s 1971 film, A Clockwork Orange? Well, it’s Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary, which Purcell wrote in 1695. Harlequin is singing it as part of Cranleigh Choral Society’s Purcell-fest on 16th May along with Dido and Aeneas. I had a giggle when I saw that someone…

Spring collection

Harlequin has decided to go all out on styling! Our Spring collection of colourful jackets and shirts has arrived just in time for our Brandenburg Choral Festival concert. Pics to follow!

Brandenburg Choral Festival

Fancy a trip up-town? Join us for a jazzy selection on Sunday 8 March at beautiful St James’ Sussex Gardens where we will be performing as part of London’s biggest and most diverse choral festival, the Brandenburg Choral Festival. A highlight of the concert is George Shearing’s Songs and Sonnets, a collection of Shakespeare texts…