West London Chorus – Forthcoming Events

  • Buy our Christmas CD!

    In December 2021 we held our first live concert for nearly a year to launch our first commercial CD recording as the West London Chorus. This CD contains two festive and seasonal works by well-known choral composer, Bob Chilcott – On Christmas Night and Wenceslas.

    Wenceslas is based on the legendary tale of the Bohemian King and his Page, and tells of their kindness towards an impoverished peasant struggling in the winter cold.
    On Christmas Night charts the Nativity story, from the fall of Adam to the prophesy of the Incarnation, to Mary and Joseph’s journey to Bethlehem and the birth of Christ.


    Order the CD here

  • Saturday 2nd April 2022 – St Paul’s Church, Grove Park, W4 3SD
    Easter concert of sacred and uplifting choral works by 20th century composers, including Elgar, Howells, Barber and others

  • 6th to 10th April 2022 – Performing tour to Bruges and Ghent

  • Saturday 2nd July 2022 – St Nicholas’ Church, Chiswick Mall
    Summer concert – repertoire tbc

  • 3rd December 2022 – Concert venue and repertoire tbc
  • Recent Concerts:

    Saturday 18th September 2021 – St Paul’s Church Grove Park – Choral Composition Competition and other works

    Our 2021 Choral Composition Competition was funded by a legacy from Robin Johnson, a long standing member of the choir. Throughout his life, Robin had connections with the sea, sailing and the river Thames, so the theme for the competition pieces was ‘On the Water’. The brief was for new and original short choral pieces for mixed choir accompanied by piano or organ. About a hundred and fifty composers sent in entries, so it was a difficult and challenging task for our Musical Director and her team to produce a shortlist of five pieces for the choir to prepare and perform at this much postponed concert. We were delighted that Cecilia McDowall and Stephen Jackson agreed to adjudicate the competition on the night., and the concert took place with a small invited audience in accordance with Coronavirus restrictions.

    Listen to the music
    More information about this competition

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    Saturday 5th December 2020 – Bob Chilcott – ‘On Christmas Night’ – St Michael & All Angels W4

    This was our immediately preceding performance, which took place over a year ago. This Chilcott work was done with no audience and a reduced number of singers, who were able to come together under the prevailing Coronavirus restrictions.

    Programme notes and accompanying text

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    Here’s an extract from the Sanctus from Bach’s B minor Mass from one of our earlier pre-lockdown concerts.