To celebrate the 170th birthday of St Matthias Church, Chorus of Dissent and friends are showcasing the best of the music and singing happening here from the different organisations who call St Matthias home. The church has a tradition of musical excellence and a magnificent acoustic, so do come and enjoy it with us.
All events most generously sponsored by local independent financial advisers Ruth Whitehead Associates, celebrating their 30th year.
- Tuesday 27 June Wing It Singers Soaring – Hot from their concert trip to Brittany, the Wing-Its will delight with a rich mix of songs from far and near. Plus music from Greece and Cyprus played on the santouri. Musical Director Sally Davies. Wing It Tickets £10, U16 free. Doors and bar 7.30pm
- Thursday 29 June Hackney Singers at Stokebourne – a short programme highlighting the acclaimed community choir’s repertoire, with music ranging from the late 18th to the late 20th century. Solo performance by pianist Clíodna Shanahan. Musical Director Dan Ludford Thomas. Doors and bar 7pm, concert 7.30pm. Hackney Singers concert tickets £5 Followed by two-course BBQ by private chef Linda Galloway of Daffodil Soup Hackney Singers BBQ tickets £16 (+bf)
- Friday 30 June Blow the Fuse: The Casimir Connection – exploring the boundaries between classical, folk and jazz, plus Alison Rayner and Deirdre Cartwright playing one of their Ronnie Scott’s Latin and swinging jazz sets. Doors and bar 7pm, first set 8pm, main set 9pm Blow the Fuse tickets £15
- Saturday 1 July Chorus of Dissent: Last Night of the Prams – a gala evening loosely based on the fascinating and not always fortunate history of St Matthias Church. Curated and conducted by Ruth Whitehead. Expect marvellous music and fun! Doors and bar 5pm, concert 5.30pm Chorus of Dissent concert tickets £10 . U18 free (reserve a seat) Followed by two-course BBQ by private chef Linda Galloway of Daffodil Soup. Chorus of Dissent BBQ tickets £16(+bf)