The Parliament Choir: Harmony in Westminster

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The Parliament Choir welcomes as a member anyone who works at the UK Parliament - Members, their staff, and parliamentary officials. We rehearse on Monday evenings, when the Houses of Parliament are sitting, usually in the Chapel of St Mary Undercroft off Westminster Hall. We are currently rehearsing in St Margaret's Westminster. 

Rehearsals
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Performances

 

The Parliament Choir usually performs three or four concerts a year in various venues in London, and occasionally elsewhere in the UK and abroad. 

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Recent Events

  • A Westminster Christmas

    Wed, 4 Dec 2019
    The Choir's traditional Christmas programme of choral works, festive readings and carols performed in private, due to coronavirus restrictions, and filmed for online viewing.  more
  • Elgar - 'The Dream of Gerontius'

    Wed, 13 Nov 2019
    This performance of "The Dream of Gerontius" took place exactly a month after Cardinal John Henry Newman, the author of the poem set to music by Elgar, was canonised by ... more
  • Elgar - 'The Dream of Gerontius'

    Sat, 9 Nov 2019
    Elgar wrote of 'The Dream of Gerontius' - "This is the best of me". Completed in 1900, this monumental work is perhaps the greatest choral masterpiece of the 20th century. ... more
  • Haydn - 'Missa Sancti Nicolai'

    Wed, 3 Apr 2019
    The sparkling music of Haydn in the "Missa Sancti Nicolai", was written as a gesture of thanks to Prince Nikolaus Estehazy for taking the hint dropped in the "Farewell" Symphony. ... more
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The Parliament Choir is a registered charity (1085042). It promotes choral singing and supports young musicians. We would particularly welcome corporate sponsorship for the Choir or for individual performances. 

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