Author Archives: Georgia

Haydn Nelson Mass at St John-at-Hackney, 13th October 2012

Photography by Dave Green www.davidxgreen.com Haydn Nelson Mass Stanford For Lo, I Raise Up Stanford Prelude No 1 in F Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis Hackney Singers Forest Philharmonic directed by Dan Ludford-Thomas Helen Meyerhoff, soprano Marie Degodet, alto Andrew MacKenzie-Wicks, tenor Michael Bundy, bass Andrew Storey, organ St John-at-Hackney Church

Handel’s Messiah at the Royal Festival Hall, 20th March 2012

Photography by David Green; More photos available on Dave’s website and available to purchase on Photobox An Easter performance of Handel’s masterpiece, by a 300-strong choir uniting voices from North and South London. George Frideric Handel’s Messiah is often performed during the Christmas season, but this thought-provoking work was originally an Easter offering, first performed

Mozart Requiem, October 2011

…I thoroughly enjoyed it . . the singing was superb; The sopranos especially, I thought, came over so beautifully. The Forest Philharmonic, as usual, were brilliant; … Just thought I would let you know that I went to hear Hackney Singers and Forest Philharmonic yesterday, … It was brilliant, the orchestra were great and Mozart’s

Mass in Blue, April 2011

Photography by Rishi Coupland Hackney Sings The Blues: A Unique Choral Event Hackney Singers performed Will Todd’s Mass in Blue, a jazz setting of the Latin Mass, accompanied by the Will Todd trio with the composer at the piano, and renowned jazz­ singer Bethany Halliday. The programme also featured the whimsical Songs and Sonnets from

Christmas concert at St Peter de Beauvoir

‘Sno(w) obstacle; Weather fails to disrupt “best carol concert in years” Loyal Hackney Singers fans braved the arctic weather conditions on Saturday night to attend what one regular described as our “best concert in years” at St Peter’s de Beauvoir. This despite one choir member having to stand in for our accompanist literally at the

Rutter Gloria, Sedibeng Choral Society

Hackney Singers’ and Sedibeng “liberating” concert dazzles audience Botswana’s Sedibeng Choral Society inspired community choir Hackney Singers and the audience in a dazzling joint performance at a full St. John-at- Hackney on Friday 8 October. “The Hackney Singers were truly inspired to reach another level tonight by the Sedibeng Choral Society”, said Mark Shanahan, Hackney

An Audience with Hackney Singers at St John Hackney

Sunday November 8th, 2009, 6.30pm at St. John at Hackney Dvorak – Te Deum Vivaldi – Magnificat Mozart – Kyrie Sibelius – Be Still, My Soul “The choir came alive and brought the audience alive with it” – Audience member “The performance was very special. Hackney Singers performances always are. The atmosphere was actually unlike

Puccini Messa di Gloria at St John at Hackney

“Hackney Singers and Forest Philharmonic excelled themselves once again. The best day of St. John-at-Hackney is when it’s filled to capacity and used for that which really it’s built for – good music.” Click here for press release There’s just something about a Hackney Singers concert.  Audiences come back time and time again because they

Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle at St Mark’s Dalston

“This Rossini is a real treasure – fabulous, uplifting, and it rolls and rolls on with one joyful moment after another” “Hackney Singers connect to the emotions of the music. The drama and the standard of performance are a triumph” The Hackney Singers made the impressive Victorian Gothic setting and acoustic of St Marks resound