Midweek Music

Wednesdays 1.15pm-1.45pmMidweek Music

A series of 30-minute concerts held in the Chapel of Royal Holloway every Wednesday lunchtime during the academic term.

The 30-minute performances are free of charge and informal, allowing people to come and go as their schedule allows.

For advice on parking, please see here.


Summer Term 2019:

Wednesday 1 May: Prière á Notre-Dame

Following the devasatating fire, the Choral Scholars present a programme of music written for and inspired by Notre-Dame. The programme includes works by Vierne, Castagnet & Boëllmann.

Wednesday 8 May: Poulenc, Ravel & Villette

Hear the choir in a programme of sumptuous 20th century French music, including a new arrangement of Ravel's Pavane.

Wednesday 15 May: Mass of Peace

Please join us for the UK premiere of a newly-discovered mass by Pierre Villette in a new arrangement for Organ and Choir by Rupert Gough.

Wednesday 22 May: Organ Recital

Join our organ scholars in a programme of music to celebrate the versatility of the Chapel's Harrison & Harrison organ.

Wednesday 29 May: Reformation to Restoration

The choir steps back in time to the 16th and 17th centuries and performs music by Tallis, Fayrfax and Purcell to explore the effect of the turbulency of politics on composers in England.

Wednesday 5 June: Across the Atlantic

The Chapel Choir team up with the Pacific University Lutheran Chorale, from Washington, USA for a concert of music from England and the United States.

Wednesday 12 June: A Choral Spectacular

To round off the academic year, the choir presents a programme of favourites from the genre, including music by Bruckner, Ireland, Stanford and Schubert.

Previous concerts:

The Choir of Royal Holloway is the only collegiate choir to offer free concerts every week during term-time. The innovative programmes have included themes of seasons, church festivals, single composers, one historical period or event, concerts of solos or ensembles, organ recitals as well as everything else inbetween. Click on the images below to find out more about our previous concerts.


Latest News

Vacancy September 2019

We have a vacancy for a Tenor in the new academic year. Read more and apply here.

Upcoming Events

New dates for 2018-19

The choir are delighted to announce new performance dates for concerts around the UK. Click here for more details and to see all of our upcoming performances.