Not our words, but those of composer John Rutter, describing a recent performance of Lauridsen's "Sure on a shining night". Similarly, international soprano Susan Gritton, listening to the English Arts Chorale sing the Rachmaninov "Vespers," spoke enthusastically of "a very special sound." The Chorale's distinctive sound has delighted audiences at home and abroad.
Outstanding young soloists are accompanied by London-standard orchestral playing by the English Arts Orchestra. Pictured are four of the soloists who sang in our most recent concert, Bach's St John Passion on April 1st 2017. READ MORE ►
Recent violin soloists have included Savitri Grier and Thomas Gould, both brilliant players. Audiences talk of "fresh performances from a young orchestra," "orchestra first rate", and "orchestra were fabulous!" One particularly telling comment said "I would have been pleased to hear this performance in any of the major London concert halls." READ MORE ►
What Our Audience Say
English Arts Chorale "Home" concerts benefit from the warm acoustic, inspirational environment, good sight-lines and comfortable chairs of St Mary's Church, Chart Lane, Reigate.
"Brahms with Strawberries"
St Mary's Church, Reigate
Saturday 22nd July 2017 4.00 p.m
A special concert in honour of Ian Le Grice, our accompanist for the past 17 years who retires shortly.