Previous Concerts

The choir has performed the following concerts:



Date: Saturday 4 November 2017 at 7:30 pm

Summer Concert – Music for Royal Occasions
Handel : Coronation Anthems
Purcell : Funeral Sentences
Rutter : This is the day
Mealor : Ubi Caritas
Vaughan Williams : O taste and see
Parry : I was glad
Walton : Crown Imperial –
Organ solo – Geoffrey Tuson

Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley


Date: Saturday 8 July 2017 at 7:30 pm

Summer Concert – Rose of England

Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley


Date: Saturday 18 March 2017 at 7:30 pm

Spring Concert – Handel:  Messiah

Venue: Tomlinscote School, GU16 8PY


Date: Saturday 17 December 2016 at 7:30

Xmas Concert – Britten:  Saint Nicolas
with the Choristers of Guildford Cathedral
Carols for Choir and Audience

Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley


Date: Saturday 2 July 2016 at 7:30

Jewels of the Baroque
Bach: Cantata 131 Aus Der Tiefe
Pergolesi: Magnificat
Albinoni: Adagio for Organ & Strings
Vivaldi: Gloria in D

Venue:  Tomlinscote School, Camberley


Date:  Saturday 23 April 2016 at 7:30 pm

Shakespeare 400 – featuring Englands Helicon
Shearing:  Songs and Sonnets
Rutter: Birthday Madrigals

Venue:  High Cross Church, Camberley


Date:  Saturday 14 November 2015 at 7:30 pm

Mozart : Regina Coeli K108
Mozart : Coronation Mass K317
Mozart : Piano Concerto No.21 K467
Mozart : Eine Kleine Nachtmusik K525

Venue:  High Cross Church, Camberley


Date:  Saturday 11 July 2015 at 7:30 pm

Opera Gala – Murder, Mayhem & Matrimony

Venue:  Tomlinscote School, Camberley


The Saviour by William Lloyd Webber

St Michael’s Church, London Road Camberley GU15 3JP
Sunday 29 March 2015 at 6:30 pm

St Lawrence Church, High Street Chobham GU24 8AA
Monday 30 March 2015 at 8:00 pm

St Mary’s Church, Park Road, Camberley GU15 2SR
Tuesday 31 March 2015 at 8:00 pm

St Peter’s Church, Frimley Green Road, Frimley GU16 7AQ
Wednesday 1 April 2015 at 8:00 pm

St Andrew’s Church, Sturt Road, Frimley Green GU16 6HY
Friday 3 April 2015 at 8:00 pm

All Saints’ Church, Broadway Road, Lightwater GU18 5SJ
Saturday 4 April 2015 at 8:00 pm


Date:  Saturday 21 March 2015 at 7:30 pm

Brahms A German Requiem (in English)

Venue:  High Cross Church, Camberley


Date:  Saturday, 13 December 2014 at 7:30 pm

Christmas Concert
Christmas Carols for Choir and Audience
with the Farnborough Hill Junior Choir
Venue:  High Cross Church, Camberley


Date: Saturday, 13 December 2014 at 3:00 pm

A family Christmas Celebration with local schools

  • St Augustine’s Catholic Primary School
  • Ravenscote Community Junior School
  • The Grove Primary School

Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley


Date:  Saturday, 15 November 2014 at 7:30 pm

Remembrance Concert
Elgar: Spirit of England
Venue:  High Cross Church, Camberley


Date:  Saturday, 5 July 2014 at 7:30 pm

Summer Concert
“Bebop to Broadway”
Songs from the Shows
Venue:  High Cross Church, Camberley


Date:  Saturday, 12 April 2014 at 7:30 pm

Spring Concert
Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle
Venue:  High Cross Church, Camberley
In Support of the Lisa May Foundation


Date:  Saturday, 7 December 2013 at 7:30 pm

Christmas Concert
Handel: Messiah – Part 1 and Hallelujah Chorus
Christmas Carols for Choir and Audience
Venue:  High Cross Church, Camberley


Date:  Saturday, 6 July 2013 at 7:30 pm

Stars and Stripes
Music from “Across the Pond” –  from Barbershop to Broadway
Venue:  High Cross Church, Camberley


Stainer : The Crucifixion
Performances in local churches
Sunday 24th March – All Saints’ Lightwater
Monday 25th March – St Lawrence Chobham
Tuesday 26th March – St Michael’s Yorktown
Wednesday 27th March – St Anne’s Bagshot
Saturday 30th March – St John’s Windlesham


Date: Saturday 16 March 2013 at 7:30 pm

Mozart : Requiem K.625
Mozart : Symphony No 40 K.550
Mozart : Regina Coeli K.108
Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley


Date:  Saturday, 15 December 2012 at 7:30 pm

Carols for Choir and Audience featuring
Vaughan Williams : Fantasia on Christmas Carols
with Sandhurst Silver Band and Geoffrey Tuson (Organ)
Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley


Date: Saturday, 15 December 2012 at 3:00 pm

A family Christmas Celebration with local schools

  • Crawley Ridge Junior School
  • Lakeside Primary School
  • Ravenscote Community Junior School
  • The Grove Primary School
    Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley

Remembrance Concert 2012
Date: Sunday, 11 November 2012 at 7:30 pm
Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley
Music: Chilcott: Requiem
Music: Rutter: Psalmfest


Summer Concert 2012
Date: Saturday, 7 July 2012 at 7:30 pm
Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley
Music: Sacred & Profane – Bach, Parry & Clucas


Spring Concert 2012
Date: Saturday, 24 March 2012 at 7:30 pm
Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley
Music: Bach: St John Passion


Christmas Concerts 2011
Date: Saturday, 3 December 2011 at 3:00 pm
Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley
A Family Christmas Celebration with choirs from

  • Lakeside Primary School
  • Ravenscote Community Junior School
  • The Grove Primary School

Date: Saturday, 3 December 2011 at 7:30 pm
Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley
Carols for choir and audience
featuring Finzi: In Terra Pax


Centenary Chorus
Date: Saturday 29 October 2011
Venue: Guildford Cathedral
Music: Mendelsshon: Elijah


25th Anniversary Concert
Date: Saturday 9 July 2011
Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley
Music: Rutter: Feel the Spirit


Date: Holy Week 2011 – Stainer: Crucifixion
Venue: 18 April, St Anne’s, Bagshot
19 April, St Lawrence, Chobham
20 April, St Francis, Frimley
23 April, St Andrew’s, Frimley Green


Date: Saturday 9 April 2011
Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley
Music: Duruflé: Motets sur des thèmes Grégoriens
Poulenc: Litanies à la Vierge Noire
Fauré: Requiem


Date: Saturday 18 December 2010
— CANCELLED due to bad weather—
Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley
Music: Family Christmas Concerts with Mardi Brass
Local Schools (at 3:00 pm)
Farnborough Hill School Choir (at 7:30 pm)


Date: Saturday 6 November 2010
Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley
Music: Jenkins: The Armed Man – A Mass for Peace
Rutter: Requiem


Date: Saturday 10 July 2010
Venue: High Cross Church Camberley
Music: Bizet: Carmen Suite
My Fair Lady choral selections
English Folksongs


Date: Sunday 21 March 2010
Music: Gounod: Messe Solennelle de Sainte Cécile
Elgar: Great is the Lord
Vaughan Williams: Toward the Unknown Region

Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley


Date: Saturday, 12 December 2009
Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley
Music: Handel – Coronation Anthems
including Zadok the Priest
Holst – Christmas Day
Carols for Choir & Audience


Date: Saturday, 4 July 2009
Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley
Music: American Music incl.
Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast


Date: Saturday, 4 April 2009
Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley
Music: Mozart Requiem
Mozart Vespers
Orchestra: West Forest Sinfonia


Date: Sunday, 7 December 2008
Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley
Orchestra: West Forest Sinfonia

Music by: Bach Christmas Oratorio
Carols for choir and audience


Date: Saturday July 5, 2008
Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley

Programme: A Night at the Opera
Arias and choruses by Bizet, Mozart,
Puccini, Verdi and more


Date: Saturday, 5 April 2008
Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley

Music by: Durufle: Requiem
Grieg: Four Psalms


Date: Saturday December 15, 2007
Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley

Music by: Choruses from Messiah, Handel
Carols for choir and audience


Date: Saturday October 27, 2007
Centenary Chorus Concert
Venue: Guildford Cathedral
Programme: Requiem, Verdi


Date: Saturday June 30, 2007
Summer Concert with
Chorale Saint Martin from Sucy-en-Brie
Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley
Programme: Give unto the Lord, Elgar
Cantique de Jean Racine, Fauré
Mass in G, Schubert


Date: Saturday March 31, 2007

Haydn: Nelson Mass
Purcell: The Funeral Music for Queen Mary
Purcell: Ode on St. Cecilia’s Day

Venue: High Cross Church, Knoll Rd, Camberley


Date: Saturday December 16th 2006

Handel: Dixit Dominus
Sweelinck: Hodie Christus Natus Est
Praetorius: Es ist ein Ros entsprungen, arr. Sandstrom
Carols for Choir and audience

Venue: High Cross Church, Knoll Rd, Camberley


20th Anniversary Concert
Date: Saturday June 24th 2006

John Rutter: Requiem 
Hubert Parry: I Was Glad
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Five English Folk Songs
Hubert Parry: Blest Pair of Sirens

Conductor: Sofi Jeannin
With members of West Forest Sinfonia
Soloists Emma Mabin, Soprano.  Organist Peter Beaven

Venue: High Cross Church, Knoll Road, Camberley


Date: Friday April 14th 2006 (Good Friday)

A joint presentation with Yateley Choral Society and West Forest Sinfonia

Karl Jenkins: Choral Suite from The Armed Man – Conducted by Rufus Frowde
Johannes Brahms: A German Requiem – Conducted by Ron Ferris

Venue: Royal Memorial Chapel, Sandhurst.


Date: Saturday December 10th 2005

With West Forest Sinfonia and Harry Macey – organ.
Christmas Oratorio, Saint Saëns
Fantasia on Christmas Carols, Vaughan Williams.
Soloists Alex Jupp, Sophie Elliot, Ellie Major, Jonelle Daniels.
Selection of carols for choir and audience.
Conductor: Ron Ferris

Venue: High Cross Church, Knoll Road, Camberley


Date: Saturday October 15th 2005

Cantique de Jean Racine, Fauré
O divine redeemer, Gounod – (Solo Sarah Deane-Cutler)
A Song of Peace, Stanford – (Solo Sally Harrison)
Ave Verum, Mozart
Ave Maria, Mascagni – (Solo Sarah Deane-Cutler)
Little Organ Mass, Haydn – (Benedictus solo Sally Harrison)

Gloria, Vivaldi
(Soloists Sarah Deane-Cutler and Sally Harrison)
Conductor: Ron Ferris
Organist: Tim Uglow

Venue: High Cross Church, Knoll Road, Camberley


Date: June 18th 2005

Members of Surrey Heath Choral Society travelled to Surrey Heath’s twin town of Sucy-en-Brie (outside Paris) to join with Chorale Saint Martin in a concert in the church of Saint Martin which dates from the 12th century.

The musical fare on offer was Haydn’s Little Organ Mass, Gounod’s Mass in G and Saint Saëns’ Oratorio de Noel (Christmas Oratorio).

Some of our members stayed in the homes of the French choir members and we all enjoyed a super meal together after the concert and a weekend of hospitality with Chorale St Martin.

Venue: Eglise Saint Martin. Sucy-en-Brie, France


Date: May 7th 2005

Surrey Heath Choral Society joined with Fleet and District Choral Society, Bracknell Choral Society, Yateley Choral Society and Ashford Choral Society to perform Berlioz’ monumental Grande Messe des Morts in Guildford Cathedral.

Around 300 singers and an orchestra with four independent brass groups filled the building with sound and a packed cathedral witnessed a stunning performance of this rarely performed work.

Venue: Guildford Cathedral


Date: Saturday 11th December 2004

We were joined by Chaconne Brass and part one of the concert included both John Rutter’s Te Deum and his Gloria. Chaccone Brass also entertained us with four pieces, all immaculately played.

Part two was our now usual selection of carols for choir and audience. We had another full house for this concert and ran out of chairs. Audience members sat on steps and spare piano stools.

Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley


Date: Saturday 17th July 2004

A Choral Showcase
Music performed included:

* Alleluia – Randall Thompson
* Choose something like a star – Randall Thompson
* Thou O Jehovah – Aaron Copland
* Sing we praises – Aaron Copland
* Down by the riverside – John Rutter
* The heavens are telling – Haydn
* How lovely are thy dwellings fair – Brahms
* Hear my words ye people – Parry
* Three songs of praise – Dyson
* There shall a star – Mendelssohn
* Evening hymn – Balfour Gardiner
* Ye choirs of new Jerusalem – Stanford
* Someday I’ll find you – Noel Coward
* London Pride – Noel Coward
* West Side Story medley – Bernstein
* The rhythm of life

Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley


Date: Good Friday, April 9th 2004

Part 1 of the concert included Vaughn William’s Five Mystical Songs and Mendelssohn’s Hear my Prayer.

Part 2 was Mendelssohn’s Hymn of Praise Lobgesang sung in English. West Forest Sinfonia also joined us for this concert.

Venue: Royal Memorial Chapel, the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst


Date: Saturday December 13th 2003

We offered our usual Christmas Concert, this time to a capacity audience of around 400.

In part one of the concert we performed Finzi’s In Terra Pax, a very beautiful but quite short work and Charpentiers Messe de Minuit (Midnight Mass).

Part two was our usual mix of carols for the audience and choir. We included John Rutter’s I saw three ships, David Willcocks’ Ding dong merrily on high and Malcolm Archer’s A child is born in Bethlehem.

Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley


Date: Saturday October 4th 2003

In combinations with Yateley Choral Society and the Collingwood Singers, Handel: Messiah 

This concert was under the banner of “Voices for Hospices” All Singers paid £10 to sing and the audience paid the same, we raised just a little short of £4000 for the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice at Farnham.

Venue: Churchill Hall, Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst -by kind permission of the Commandant.


Date: Saturday June 28th 2003

We played host to a choir from our French twin town of Sucy-en-Brie. In part one of the concert SHCS sang Schubert’s Mass in G and Chorale St Martin sang a selection of short pieces. We joined forces in part two to sing Cantique de Jean Racine and Requiem both by Gabriel Fauré. West Forest Sinfonia were in attendance. After the concert we hosted a meal for our French visitors.
Saturday April 5th 2003

Part one of the Concert was four Handel Coronation Anthems and part two was Mozart’s Solemn Vespers, Mendelssohn’s Elijah and Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius

Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley


Date: Saturday 14th December 2002

Was unusual as we performed a work which had been hidden away for many years. The Holy Birth by F W Wadley is a musical nativity play and it took some work to discover he orchestra parts hidden in the basement of Novello/Chester music – not having been used for over 30 years. The audience loved it! Part two was the usual mix of carols for the choir and audience

Venue: High Cross Church, Camberley


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