The Choir of Royal Holloway has attained standards of musicianship and technical refinement high above the reach of most student ensembles.
The Choir of Royal Holloway and Music Director Rupert Gough ensure that Oxbridge ensembles don't have it all their own way when it comes to great university choirs.
a truly fabulous sound
The Choir of Royal Holloway is considered one of the finest mixed-voice collegiate choirs in the country. The 24 choral scholars that constitute the college's Chapel Choir undertake a busy schedule of services, concerts, tours and recordings. The Choir of Royal Holloway is available for hire to sing concerts, commercial and corporate events, as well as at weddings and funerals. Watch and listen to clips of the choir on this website, buy recordings, and find out more about where to see the choir and how to support it.
Read all about our upcoming projects and recent news here:
Midweek Music is back!Read
We're delighted to feature on a new release of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with the Britten Sinfonia, directed by Thomas Adès.Read
The Choir of Royal Holloway announce their first ever Composer-in-Residence for 2021-2022, the award-winning Welsh composer Nathan James Dearden.Read
Following the extension of deadlines by UCAS and Royal Holloway, we are pleased to announce that the deadline for choral and organ scholarship applications is now Wednesday 17th March, by 5pm.Read
Previous members of the Choir of Royal Holloway continue to find success in their fields, and Tenor Richard Robins (2009-2012) has been announced as a Young Artist by the City Music Foundation.Read
Applications for 2021 now OPENRead
Midweek Music is back! We're thrilled to be restarting our lunchtime concert series for Autumn 2020.Read
September sees the release of not one, but two exciting new recordings featuring the Choir of Royal Holloway in music encompassing a range of styles, from French expressionism to the modern cantata.Read