Poulenc Stabat Mater, Bruckner Motets & Bach at St Mark’s

“A really accomplished performance” “An absolute triumph..” “The night was utterly sublime!” “We truly felt an angel had descended” Click here for press release The magnificent Victorian ‘Cathedral of the East End’, St Mark’s Church in Dalston, was packed to hear local community choir the Hackney Singers perform the beautiful Poulenc Stabat Mater together with

Autumn Concert at the Union Chapel

“Intimacy and power” “The premiere of Tara Creme’s haunting and melancholy By the North Gate was a moving experience. “ “Choral music is clearly alive and well in Hackney” Click here for press release The Union Chapel was packed as the Hackney Singers presented a concert of modern and classical choral music, with an interlude

Choral Spice 06 at the Hackney Empire

The Hackney Singers The Centre for Young Musicians, Hackney The Wing-it Singers in Choral Spice at the Hackney Empire Tues 11th July 2006 Press Release CHORAL SPICE: EXCITING VARIED EVENING OF MUSIC The Choral Spice concert, 11 July 2006 7.30 pm at the Hackney Empire, was part of the fortnight long Spice Festival. Hackney’s own

Verdi Requiem at St John’s

“The concert was stunning and I was moved to tears at several points. It was clear to me that people were singing from their hearts.” “I was moved immensely and by the end I could not believe that an hour and a half had gone by.” “The best performance the choir has ever given. It

Cherubini Requiem in C minor, Handel Messiah (excerpts) at Shoreditch Town Hall

“that wonderful Cherubini — a treat on a Sunday night’ “outstanding — sung with a real gusto that shook the timbers” “really brilliant and enjoyable!…like being in the ballroom of a baroque castle’ Click here for press release The Forest Philharmonic Orchestra and the Hackney Singers performed Cherubini’s Requiem in C minor, and excerpts from

Fauré Requiem, Poulenc Gloria at St John’s

“a great program, with a nice balance, and everyone a winner” Fauré’s Requiem “Simply gorgeous.  The choir sang the Requiem as if they couldn’t get enough of it, and parts of it brought tears to the eyes.” Poulenc’s Gloria “It was very atmospheric, with lots of light and shade, a very resounding piece.”  “Wonderful fun,

Orff Carmina Burana at the Hackney Empire

“The opening movement sent shivers down our spines” “I loved it ‘specially when the drums came crashing in,” “Pure theatre” “The performance was most enjoyable, the atmosphere electric and the choir fantastic” Click here for press release At the end of the concert the Hackney Empire resounded to applause at a triumph of a performance.

Tippett A Child of Our Time at St John’s

“It nearly blew the roof off!” “It was so beautiful, some people near me were crying” “I was impressed by the sheer guts of the sound” “I was completely entranced” click here for press release On the 15th May excitement was mounting at the afternoon rehearsal for the performance to be put on the same