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Ealing Symphony Orchestra Saturday 26 January

George LLOYD: Symphony No. 1 in A

Malcolm ARNOLD: Concerto for Two Violins and Strings

DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 7

Peter Nall and Olivia Tan (violins), conductor John Gibbons

7.30pm. St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, W5 1QG
£14 (concessions £12, under 25/student £6, accompanied child £1) – tbc

Box office (no booking fee):
020 8567 4075



Ealing Music and Film Festival 13-17 February 2019

7th Superb YEAR

Five days of exciting concerts, films and more!

Full details on our website


Ealing Music and Film Festival Thursday 14 February

London Mozart Players

Valentine’s Day Concert featuring world-renowned violinist Tasmin Little playing music by Elgar, Vivaldi and Roxanna Panufnik, plus orchestral works by Mozart and Tchaikovsky. Pre-concert reception included in ticket price.

7pm reception, 7.30pm concert. Weston Hall, University of West London, St Mary’s Road, W5 5RF

£25 (concessions for seniors, students and children)

020 8566 0573 (please leave a message) •

Ealing Music and Film Festival Friday 15 February

Ealing Youth Orchestra

EYO and conductor Leon Gee are joined by members of the London Mozart Players and BBC Young Musician 2018 winner, Lauren Zhang

Hannah KENDALL (EYO Composer in Residence): The Spark Catchers

PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No. 2

BERLIOZ: Symphonie Fantastique

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

£20 (concessions for seniors, students and under-11s)

Ealing Music and Film Festival Saturday 16 February

West London Sinfonia

Philip Hesketh conducts WLS in Dvořák’s New World Symphony, Khachaturian’s Masquerade Suite and a breathtaking musical murder mystery, The Composer is Dead by Nathaniel Stookey and Lemony Snicket (narrator Christopher Kent).

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

£20 (concessions for seniors, students and under-11s) online or cash at door unless sold out


WLS enquiries: 020 3475 4200 020 8566 0573


Petros Singers Saturday 2 March

Singing Workshop: A Royal Occasion

Join Petros Singers for an afternoon celebrating 400 years’-worth of music written for and performed at the great royal occasions. The workshop will be led by James Vivian – Director of Music at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle – who, as one of the few people to have conducted at a major royal ceremonial event in recent years, and certainly the only person to have conducted at two, is uniquely qualified. James will lead the singers through a selection of music associated with royal weddings, funerals and coronations, including Parry’s I Was Glad and Zadok the Priest by Handel, amongst other favourites. Please see our website for full details.

2-6pm (registration from 1.30pm). St Peter’s Church, Black Lion Lane, Hammersmith, W6 9BE

£20 (concessions and under 28 £15). All tickets much be booked in advance.


Bookings (no booking fee):

Ealing Common Choir Saturday 16 March

Duruflé: Requiem & Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna

Serene and optimistic music to reflect by

Duruflé: Requiem, 1947

Achieved by his use of Gregorian plainsong melodies, Duruflé’s Requiem is more akin to Fauré’s familiar setting in its sense of serene optimism.

Morten Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna, 1997

Lux Aeterna is a five-movement motet using Latin texts from the Requiem Mass to open and close the work, and from the Te Deum, O nata lux, and Veni sancte spiritus in the three central movements. Its contemplative atmosphere has suggested comparisons with the requiems of Fauré and Brahms.

6 for 6.30pm. St Matthew’s Church, North Common Road, Ealing, W5 2QA

Tickets £12 (16 and under free) on the door or via choir members

Petros Singers Saturday 23 March

Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem

Johannes Brahms was a great musical historian, collecting and editing music by many of his famous predecessors. Here, his monumental Ein Deutsches Requiem is preceded by a series of songs and motets known to Brahms, illuminating his influences in the composition of this masterful work – motets by Schütz and JS Bach and songs by Fanny Mendelssohn and Clara Schumann. With Miriam Allan (soprano), Marcus Farnsworth (baritone), Libby Burgess (keyboard), and Will Vann (keyboard).

7.30pm. St James’s Piccadilly, 197 Piccadilly, London W1 9LL

£5 - £25


Bookings (no booking fee):


Ealing Choral Society Saturday 23 March

Ealing Choral Society at Cadogan Hall: Bach St John Passion

Ealing Choral Society is thrilled to return to Cadogan Hall, alongside a superb quintet of soloists and Sinfonia Britannica, to perform the magnificent Bach St John Passion.

One of Bach’s most famous pieces of sacred music, the Passion depicts Jesus’s crucifixion from John’s point of view – with a dramatic arc that brings darkness into light, with compassion, hope and ultimate salvation.

7pm. Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace SW1X 9DQ

£24, £17, £10 ENCORE members: 10% off all ticket prices

Box office: 020 7730 4500

West London Sinfonia Saturday 23 March

VERDI’s Requiem

An internationally acclaimed quartet of soloists: Nadine Benjamin (soprano), Monika-Evelin Liiv (mezzo-soprano), Mario Sofroniou (tenor), Denis Sedov (bass), and the Diversity Choir

Conductor Philip Hesketh, Chorus Master Jan Rautio, Leader Iwona Boesch

7:45pm, pre-concert talk by Bruno Bower (admission with concert ticket) at 7pm.

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, W5 1QG

£15 (concessions £13, students / children £6)

020 3475 4200



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


6 January: Ashley Fripp (piano)

13 January: The Minerva Piano Trio

20 January: The Friern Ensemble

27 January: Luka Okros (piano)


10 February: Amit Yahav (piano) and String Ensemble

24 February: Mathilde Milwidsky (violin) John Reid (piano)


3 March: The Adderbury Ensemble with Viv McLean

10 March: Mark Viner (piano)

17 March: Yume Fujise piano trio

24 March: The Blaze Ensemble


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

020 8997 7691

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Ealing Choral Society Mondays

September 2019. Lose/modify para 1 after end Jan 2019

Join our choir!

Our new year term starts on 14 January 2019, and we will be performing Bach’s St John Passion at Chelsea’s famed Cadogan Hall in March, with a Scandinavian-themed June concert Northern Lights to end another successful season.

We welcome all singers of all ages with a commitment to learning and performing works to a high standard. Our current members range from their 20s to 80s. For ages 16 to 23, we offer free membership. For under 30 years, we offer a substantially reduced membership subscription. We currently offer a 50% reduced membership subscription for new tenors and basses joining us.

If you enjoy singing, come along and join us!

7.35pm. Ealing Green Church Hall, Ealing W5 5QT

Membership Secretary Chris Bowles: 07932 460388

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Ealing Chamber Music Club Mondays

September 2019

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

Second Monday in the month, except August.

8pm. St Mary’s Church, Perivale

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


May 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.

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

Monthly: £20.40 Termly: £70 (10 wks) - £91 (13wks)

07989 560603

The Friends of St Mary’s Perivale Tuesdays



8 January: Tamila Salimdjanova

15 January: Mishka Rushdie Momen

22 January: Konstantin Lapshin

29 January: Anna Geniushene


5 February: Luke Jones

12 February: Arina Lazgiian

19 February: Yuanfan Yang

26 February: Artur Haftman


5 March: Ke Ma

12 March: Lukasz Krupinski

19 March: Julian Trevelyan

26 March: Jun Lin Wu


2pm. St Mary’s Church, Perivale Lane, Perivale 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



2 January: Ben Tarlton (cello), Joon Yoon (piano) / Hyeyoon Park (violin), Sholto Kynoch (piano)

16 January: Alena Walentin (flute), Joseph Havlat (piano) / Emily Sun (violin), Caterina Grewe (piano)

23 January: Dominic Childs (saxophone), Simon Callaghan (piano) / Cristian Grajner de Sa (violin), Somi Kim (piano)

31 January (NB Thursday): The Oculi String Ensemble


6 February: Yuri Zhislin (violins) and friends

13 February: Trio Isimsiz

20 February: Mishka Rushdie Momen and Gamal Khamis (piano)

27 February: Eskra Trio / Savitri Grier (violin) Richard Uttley (piano)


13 March: The Palmer piano trio

20 March: Keval Shah and Michael Pandya (piano duo) / Salome Quartet

27 March Naori Takahashi (violin) / Armorel Piano Quintet Duo


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

020 8997 7691

Ealing Folk Club Wednesdays

May 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

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 16-25’s.

07802 720333

The Love2sing Choir Wednesdays

May 2019


Take part in fun, friendly and informative rehearsals and twice-yearly concerts. Choir meets 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. St Christopher’s, Bordars Road, Hanwell, W7 1AG
Monthly £26.25 Termly £90 (10 wks) - £117 (13wks)

07989 560603

Julian Light Operatic Society Wednesdays

March 2019

The Gilbert and Sullivan Story

Every Wednesday from now until April 10th we’ll be rehearsing for our Spring Musical Entertainment with its theme of the G&S Story (extracts from their twelve operettas).

7.45pm. Nelson Room, Ealing Town Hall, Uxbridge Road

No admission charge but if you join the society, there’s a membership fee

07976 577232

Ealing Common Choir Thursdays

March 2019

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.

St Barnabas Church Fridays



4 January: Matthew Lau (piano)

11 January: Peteris Sovoklovis (cello), Dina Duisen (piano)

18 January: The Bergonzi piano trio

25 January: Joanna Gutowska (cello) Anna Szalucka (piano)


1 February: Erzhan Kulibaev (violin) Ilya Kondratiev (piano)

8 February: The Opal Trio

15 February: Savitri Grier (violin) Richard Uttley (piano)

22 February: Alena Walentin (flute) Anne Denholm (harp)


1 March: Blaze Ensemble

8 March: The Barbican String Quartet

15 March: Tony Lamb (clarinet) Roy Stratford (piano)

22 March: to be confirmed

29 March: to be confirmed


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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