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Who we are

Chesterton choral society is a non-audition amateur mixed choir based in East Chesterton, Cambridge.

The choir is relaxed and friendly, preferring to enjoy a wide range of styles of music, from classical and sacred works to well known songs from past decades. About forty to fifty strong, the choir celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2014 and continues to grow in strength.

Next concert

Monday the 3rd of April at City Church Cambridge. The concert is themed “Let There Be Light” and includes a wide range of pieces from Lauridson’s Lux Aeterna and  Haydn’s The Heavens are Telliing through to Walking on Sunshine (and beyond!) A poster for the concert is available for download here (approx. 1MB).

Rehearsals and concerts

Rehearsals take place on Monday evenings from 7.30-9.30 pm at Chesterton Methodist Church, Green End Road, Chesterton, Cambridge CB4 1RW.

The choir rehearses during school term, and works to a three-term programme with a concert at the end of each term. Concerts often take place at 7:45 pm at St Laurence’s Church, 91 Milton Rd, Cambridge CB4 1XB.

Current Music

A wide variety including Morten Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna, I’m Beginning to See the Light, Moon River, bits of Haydn’s Creation, and folk song settings by our musical director Quintus Benziger.