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West London Sinfonia Saturday 8 June

A Hero’s Life

MOZART: Piano Concerto No 22, K482

Richard STRAUSS: Ein Heldenleben

Ashley Fripp (piano), Iwona Boesche (leader and solo violin), conductor Philip Hesketh

7.30pm. St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, W5 1QG

£14 (concessions £12, child £5)

The performance will be preceded by a talk on Strauss’s tone poem Ein Heldenleben given by Dr Bruno Bower, who is principal oboist of West London Sinfonia and an academic musicologist. This will take place at 6.45pm in the Hall at St Barnabas, and is free of charge to concert ticket holders. No booking required.

020 3475 4200

Ealing Choral Society Saturday 22 June

Northern Lights

Join us for a summer’s evening to celebrate music from Northern lands featuring composers including Rachmaninov, Sibelius, Tormis, Macmillan, Ešenvalds, Gjeilo, Grieg and ABBA!

Mezzo soprano Eira Huse, organ/piano Alexander Pott

Conducted by Dr Jonathan Williams

7.30pm. St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, Ealing, W5 1QG

£17, (concessions £15, under 18 years £3), including programme

Box office: 07957 923341

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Ealing Symphony Orchestra Saturday 22 June

British Music Society 4oth anniversary concert

Doreen CARWITHEN: Overture, Bishop Rock

Michael HURD: Dance Diversions

Hamilton HARTY: Ode to a Nightingale

William ALWYN: Nemesis (Odd Man Out)

Frank BRIDGE: Irish Tune (Londonderry Air)

Arnold BAX: Symphony No. 1

Helena Dix (soprano), Ealing Symphony Orchestra, John Gibbons

7pm. St John’s, Smith Square, SW1P 3HA

£15 (senior citizens £13, all other concessions £5) + phone/online booking fee

Box office: 020 7222 1061

Ealing SO: 020 8567 4075

Petros Singers Saturday 29 June

A Little Light Music

This concert illuminates the variety of ways ‘light’ has proved a source of constant inspiration to composers and poets across the centuries, whether it be sunlight, moonlight, starlight or a flicker at the end of a tunnel. Featuring choruses from Elgar’s oratorio The Light of Life, alongside music by Rachmaninov, Amy Beach, John Rutter, Duke Ellington and the Beatles.

7.30pm. St Michael & All Angels, Bedford Park, Chiswick, W4 1TT

£17 (concessions £15, under-18s and students £5)



Ealing Youth Orchestra Saturday 29 June

EYO 60th Anniversary Gala Concert

MÁRQUEZ: Danzón No. 2

Hannah KENDALL (EYO composer in residence): weaves flowers and leaves (world premiere)

DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 8

Grand EYO Past And Present Finale: TCHAIKOVSKY: 1812 Overture

7pm. St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, Ealing, W5 1QG

£15 adult (group booking: four for the price of three,
senior citizens/concessions £12, students 11-12 £8, under 11 free).

Ticket price includes free programme, glass of fizz/soft drink and EYO60 cake

Box office:


West London Sinfonia Saturday 6 July

Summer on the Green

BRAHMS: Serenade No 2, Op.16

BEETHOVEN Symphony No 3 (“Eroica”)

7.30pm. St Anne’s Church, Kew Green, TW9 3AA

£14 (concessions £12, child £5)

020 3475 4200

Ealing Symphony Orchestra Saturday 13 July

Free family concert!

A short programme with younger listeners in mind

4.30-5.30pm. St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, W5 1QG

No charge: just come along


END-of-season concert

James MACMILLAN: Stomp

BORODIN: In the Steppes of Central Asia

SCRIABIN: Piano Concerto in F# minor

Michael HURD: Overture to an unwritten comedy

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 2

Varvara Tarasova (piano), Ealing Symphony Orchestra, John Gibbons

7.30pm. St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, W5 1QG

£14 (concessions £12, student £6, accompanied child £1)

Tickets: and at the door

Enquiries: 020 8567 4075

Questors Choir Saturday 13 July


Come and enjoy the drama of well-loved, epic poems set to music, and a selection of 20th century popular songs, sung in an order to be determined on the night!

7.30pm. St Martin’s Church, Hale Gardens, West Acton, W3 9SQ

£14 (concessions / advance £12), including an interval glass of wine or soft drink. Under-12s free.

07802 720333


HEOS Musical Theatre Friday & Saturday 19 & 20 July

And the Winner is...

A summer cabaret, filled with numbers from Tony and Olivier award-winning shows.

7.30pm plus Saturday 2.30pm. St Thomas the Apostle Church Hall, 182 Boston Road, W7 2AD

£11 to 21 June; £12.50 from 22 June

Enquiries: 07758 841523

Tickets (no booking fee) via


The Hanwell Voice Studio

To July 2019


Singing lessons with a professional opera singer from English National Opera. Master a solid vocal technique, essential for success in performance. Tuition for all musical styles. Beginners welcome.

The Hanwell Voice Studio, W7

Enquiries (Lydia Marchione, AGSM): 07791 170662

Ealing Junior Music School Saturdays

September 2019

Younger Years

EJMS is a Saturday morning music school for 3-18 year olds; we are based at Twyford C of E High School in Acton. We provide individual instrumental tuition on almost every instrument of the orchestra, as well as guitar and singing lessons, in a relaxed and fun environment. We run some 20 orchestras and ensembles and three choirs, including one for parents, along with musicianship classes for our youngest pupils. Parents can relax in the café. Ensemble-only pupils are welcome. Sorry, we do not do piano lessons.

8.30am - 1.30pm. Twyford CofE High School, W3 9PP.
Charges vary, depending on course taken.

The Friends of St Mary’s Perivale SUNDAYS



5 May: Dinara Klinton (piano)

26 May: Corinne Morris (cello), Peter Limonov (piano)


2 June: Luke Hsu (violin), Yehuda Inbar (piano)

16 June: Robin Michael (cello), Daniel Tong (piano)

23 June (7.30 pm): West London Sinfonia Instrumental Groups

30 June: Vitaly Pisarenko (piano)

7 July (7.30 pm): Ealing Symphony Orchestra Instrumental Groups


July 14 The Rossetti Ensemble

July 21 The Barbican Ensemble


3pm, except as above. St Mary’s Church, Perivale Lane, Perivale,UB6 8SS
Free with a retiring collection

020 8997 7691

Ealing Chamber Music Club Mondays

July 2020

New playing members (and visitors) are always welcome at our regular evenings.
Free refreshments.

2nd Monday in the month, except August and September. Please phone to check before coming.

8pm. St Mary’s Church Perivale, UB6 8SS

020 3143

Capital Chorus Mondays


September 2019

We’re a friendly, diverse and welcoming group of men who love to sing close-harmony songs in the barbershop style. Whatever your age or experience, come and meet us at our weekly open rehearsal. Barbershop could be the exciting, rewarding, fun hobby you’re looking for.

7.45 - 10.15pm. Kingsdown Methodist Church, Northfield Avenue, Ealing, W13 9PR

07963 595930

The Love2sing Choir Mondays


October 2019

Take part in fun, friendly and informative rehearsals and twice-yearly concerts. Choir meets for 35 rehearsals a year (term lengths vary 10-13 wks). Styles include musical theatre, pop, rock, big band, Motown, traditional choral and more.

1-3pm. North Hanwell Baptist Church, Cuckoo Avenue, W7 1BW

Monthly: £20.40

07989 560603

The Friends of St Mary’s Perivale Tuesdays



7 May: Hin-Yat Tsang

14 May: Hao Zi Yoh

21 May: Patrick Hemmerle

28 May: Natalia Ehwald


4 June: Olga Paliy

11 June: Philip Leslie

18 June: Umberto Jacopo Laureti

25 June: Aleksandar Pavlovic


2 July: Viv McLean and Tim Horton

9 July: Callum McLachlan

16 July: Maya Irgalina

23 July: Sasha Grynyuk


2pm. St Mary’s Church, Perivale Lane, Middlesex. UB6 8SS

Free with a retiring collection

020 8997

Petros Singers Tuesdays

Welcoming new tenors and basses

September 2019

We’re a well-regarded auditioned chamber choir with a reputation for high-quality singing and innovative programmes. Check our website to see what concerts we have planned, and email our membership secretary if you’d like to join us for some trial rehearsals. We’d love to hear from tenors and basses, and also offer free bursaries to all singers age 27 and under.

8-9.45pm. St Peter’s Church, Black Lion Lane, Hammersmith, London W6 9BE

The Friends of St Mary’s Perivale Wednesdays


8 May: Tim Ridout (viola) / The Fujise Quartet

15 May: The Milgram String Ensemble

22 May: Michal Szymanowski (piano)


5 June: Julia Hwang (violin), Charles Matthews (piano) / The Fitzroy String Quartet

12 June: Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Ensembles

19 June: The Florisma Baroque Ensemble

26 June: Varvara Tarasova (piano) / The Myriad Quart


10 July: Leo Popplewell (cello), Rosie Richardson (piano) / The Aurora Trio

17 July: Meera Maharaj (flute), Dominic Degavino (piano) / Julia Pusker(violin), Renata Konyicska (piano)


7.30pm. St Mary’s Church, Perivale Lane, Middlesex. UB6 8SS
Free with a retiring collection

020 8997 7691

Ealing Folk Club Wednesdays

July 2019

Hosted by the OddFellas. Listeners, singers, players, all welcome – as long as it’s unplugged, anything goes.

First Wednesday of every month, 8-11pm
Upstairs in the Reading room at the Grange pub, Warwick Road, Ealing, London W5 3XH

We also have an English(ish) Tunes session at the Grange on the last Wednesday of the month 7.30-10.30pm. Join in the playing, introduce your own tunes; any instruments welcome.

020 8567 2955

Gregorian Chant: Ealing Abbey Lay Plainchant Choir Wednesdays

March 2020

Director Fr Peter Burns OSB.
Exploring the riches of the Gregorian Chant tradition. New members always welcome. We usually sing at a Parish Liturgy once each month at 12 noon. A group also sings at a local care home monthly.

6.30 for 6.40 - 8pm. Bulbeck Room of the Ealing Abbey Parish Centre
Voluntary contribution of £2 per session

020 8862 2160


Questors Choir Wednesdays

November 2019: advert Dec 2018 - Jan 2019


Like singing choral music? Not sure? Free on Wednesday evenings? If ‘Yes’, and you’re over 16 years old, why not come along and try us? We’re a well-established, friendly, West Acton-based, Ealing community choir of around 60 members. First three sessions are free of charge, with no obligation to join. You will not be asked to audition: just turn up, join in and do your best!

8 - 10pm. St Martin’s Church hall, Hale Gardens, W3 9SQ. Just a short walk from Ealing Common tube station (Piccadilly & District lines), 207, 427, 607 and 440 bus routes, and with on-street parking outside.
£140 yearly / £130 early birds / £110 concessions. £60 (£50 for concessions) each term. Free for 16-25s.

07802 720333

The Love2sing Choir Wednesdays

July 2019


Take part in fun, friendly and informative rehearsals and twice-yearly concerts. Choir meets for 35 rehearsals a year (term lengths vary 10-13wks). Styles include musical theatre, pop, rock, big band, Motown, traditional choral and more.

7.30-9.30pm. North Hanwell Baptist Church, Cuckoo Avenue, W7 1BW
Monthly payments £29

07989 560603

Julian Light Operatic Society Wednesdays

July 2019

Yeomen of the Guard: Rehearsals

Join us as we start learning music and rehearsing for our Autumn 2019 Show, The Yeomen of the Guard by Gilbert and Sullivan. We’re a friendly group and always willing to welcome new faces. Auditions for principal parts are on 22nd May (no audition for chorus).

7.45-9.45pm. St Matthew’s Church, North Common Road, Ealing, London W5 2QA

No admission charge (membership if you decide to join)

07976 577232

Ealing Common Choir Thursdays

March 2020

Where singers are welcome

Experience the pleasure of singing an amazingly wide repertoire to a high standard. We give 3-4 concerts a year interspersed with workshops and social events.
You should be able to read music, sing in tune and sight-read a simple line.

7.30 - 9.30pm. St Matthew’s Church, North Common Road, Ealing, W5 2QA

£40 per term. Try the choir for free for your first ever 3 weeks. Concessions for all students.

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St Barnabas Church Fridays



3 May: The Brompton Quartet

10 May: The Mikelic Bottrill Piano Duo

17 May: The Umerklova piano trio

24 May: Michal Szymanowski (piano)

31 May: Trio Sonorite


7 June: Minkyu Kim piano recital

14 June: The English Piano Trio

21 June: Ellie Lovegrove (trumpet), Richard Moore (organ)

28 June: Eriko Nagayama (violin), Mihály Berecz (piano)


5 July: tbc

12 July: Tessa Uys and Ben Schoeman (piano duo)

19 July: Eleanor Corr (violin)


1pm. St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

Free with a retiring collection

020 8997 7691
Ealing Youth Orchestra Fridays

March 2018

Regular Friday term-time rehearsals, 5 concerts a year plus annual European tour. Aged 13-19, Grade 6 standard and above.

6-9pm. Twyford CofE High School, Acton

Full audition details at or email EYO Chair Chris Brown

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