Saturday 17 March 2018
Our Songs for Munich
Diversity Choir’s Spring Concert at The Gresham Centre, Church of St Anne and St Agnes, Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7BX.
Diversity Choir’s complimentary spring concert “Our Songs for Munich”. We would like to say thank you to our guests, supporters and friends, and invite you to hear the songs we are taking to the Various Voices LGBT+ choir festival in Munich in May.
The program will include:
All that jazz
Im Mummelsee – Rheinberger
The silver swan – Orlando Gibbons
Invocation to sleep – Tchaikovsky
Wizard of Oz – Herbert Stothart
Summertime – George Gershwin
La Traviata – ‘Brindisi’ – Giuseppe Verdi
All Creatures Now – John Bennet
Sweet Suffolk Owl- Thomas Vautor
Draw On Sweet Night -John Wilbye
The Lark In a Clear Air
Audience number will be restricted due to the venue size, tickets will be required for entry.
Free tickets available from members and friends of the choir, or here
Wednesday 21 March 2018
Come along and see how we prepare. At The Gresham Centre, Church of St Anne and St Agnes, Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7BX
All are welcome to see how much fun we have, and if you are also interested in auditioning please contact our Membership Secretary
Monday 30 April 2018
Soho Act of Remembrance
At Old Compton Street, and St Annes’ Churchyard, Soho.
9-13 May 2018
Various Voices, Munich
Diversity Choir will join about 100 choirs with 3500 singers from 19 countries to perform in the Gasteig in München, for Various Voices 2018
Saturday 14 July 2018
Diversity Choir Summer Concert
At St James’s, 197 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LL
Sunday 14 October 2018
Hate Crime Awareness Week
Act of Hope and Remembrance for those affected by hate crime. To be confirmed
Saturday 1 December 2018
World AIDS Day Concert
A fundraiser for PositiveEast
Tuesday 18 December 2018
Mildmay Carol Concert
Annual event for the Mildmay Hospice
16-18 August 2019
Hand in Hands choir festival
Baroque ‘n’ Roll
Pictures from Diversity Choir’s Winter Concert on Saturday 2 December 2017
Picture: Rancho Dass
If you’re interested in joining us, please contact our Membership Team
Two long standing members of Diversity Choir, Al Booth and James Murphy, talk about their experiences and reasons for joining the choir … from the social and friendly atmosphere, to the enjoyable range of musical styles. Interview with thanks to David Baker.
LGBT Choir Festival
Diversity Choir will be joining 27 LGBT choirs from around the UK for a weekend of workshops, training, dance, rehearsals and fun.
The HAND in HAND LGBT Choir Festival in Manchester culminates in a fantastic concert at the Royal Northern College of Music on Saturday 19 August 2017.
25th Anniversary Concert
In July 2017 we celebrated our silver jubilee with a repertoire that included:
– Poulenc’s Gloria
– “Both Sides Now” by Joni Mitchell
– “Make our Garden Grow” from Candide by Bernstein
– “Invocation to Sleep” and “The Golden Cloud did Sleep” by Tchaikovsky
– “Calme des Nuits” and “Les Fleurs et les Arbres” by Camille Saint-Saëns
– “9 to 5” by Dolly Parton – and more!
Diversity – Glória!
Our Spring Concert was on 8th April 2017 when Diversity Choir welcomed our guests Glória, Dublin’s Lesbian and Gay Choir.
Together we celebrated the 450th anniversary of Monteverdi, and performed music with an operatic and musical theatrical connection, some Irish ballads and some disco favourites! The programme included:
Our concert at St John’s Waterloo on 4 December 2016 was themed Spellbound – celebrating faeries, magic and all things supernatural.
Our repertoire for the evening included the following popular and classical pieces:
- Selections from Purcell’s The Fairy Queen
- Dream With Me (from Peter Pan)
- Fairytale of New York
- Mister Sandman
- Selections from The Wizard of Oz
- Walking in the Air (the theme from The Snowman)
- Rheinberger’s Mummelsee op. 95, 1.
Pictures: Pat Langford