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Bearsted Choral Society

Making music since 1970

To give you an idea of the variety of music enjoyed by the choir take a look at the repertoire we have sung in our concerts over the past few years.



Bizet; Carmen

Folk songs the English Way - Rutter, Elgar & Shearing

Haydn; Creation


Finzi; Magnificat & Et in Terra Pax

Flanders and Swann

Chilcott; Requiem


Songs from:-

The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, The Lion King, West Side Story, My Fair Lady

Faure; Requiem

Orff; Carmina Burana


Britten; A Ceremony of Carols

Rutter - Feel the Spirit; songs from 'In the Mood'

Elgar; The Kingdom


Poulenc - Quatre Motets pour le temps de Noel,

Charpentier - Messe de minuit pour Noel,

Bush - Christmas cantataHaydn - Little organ mass

Mozart - Coronation Mass, Stanford - Gloria,

Elgar - Coronation Ode

Britten - Te Deum in C,

Stainer - The Crucifixion,

Handel - Chandos Anthem No 9


Haydn - Missa Sancti Nicolai,

Hurd - A Song for St CeciliaJenkins - Adiemus,

Gorecki - Totus Tuus,

Saint-Saens - Tollite Hostias

Puccini - Messa di Gloria


Handel - Messiah (Part 1)

Vivaldi - Gloria,

Jenkins - Songs of Sanctuary

Beethoven - Mass in C


Rutter - Brother Heinrich's Christmas

Gilbert & Sullivan - The Pirates of Penzance

Rutter - Requiem


Rutter - Magnificat,

Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on Christmas Carols

Vaughan Williams - Serenade to Music, Five Mystical Songs, Towards the unknown region.

Faure - Cantique de Jean Racine,

Handel - Messiah (Easter excerpts)


Vivaldi - Magnificat, Gloria,

Gardner - Cantata for Christmas

Tippett - Five Negro Spirituals,

Gardner - Fight the good fight,

Elgar - My love dwelt in a northern land,

Song of LibertyPoulenc - Gloria,

Mozart - Requiem

Future Events

Summer Concert

Stanford, ‘ Songs of the Fleet’

Vaughan Williams, ‘Five Mystical Songs’

and music featured in the Last Night of the Proms

Saturday 8th July, 2017, 7.30pm

St John’s School, Grove Green

Autumn Concert

Brahms, ‘German Requiem’, London version

Armistice day, Saturday 11th November, 7.30pm

Holy Cross Church, Bearsted

Christmas in Bearsted

Concert of Christmas music, carols and more!

Saturday, 16th December, 2017, 7.30pm

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The Big Sing with Bob Chilcott

Saturday 20th May, 2017

An exiting opportunity to join in with a day's workshop of Bob Chilcott's music

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Next Concert



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The society welcomes new members in all voice parts - soprano alto tenor and bass.

For further information about rehearsals please follow one of the links below:

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Contact the Membership Secretary

Weddings and Events

The Choir is available to sing at your wedding or special event.

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