ICS Jan23 concert banner

Singing for the first time at Ely Cathedral, Ipswich Choral Society, joined by The Cantate Choir from Kent, will perform Tchaikovsky’s Liturgy of St John Chrysostom on 28 January 2023. Ipswich Choral Society Music Director, Robin Walker, also conducts The Cantate Choir. Sung unaccompanied, Tchaikovsky composed The Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom in 1878. The […]

Ipswich Choral Society will commemorate Remembrance weekend with performances of two requiem masses. The sublime and deeply moving Requiem by Gabriel Fauré and the contemporary, atmospheric Requiem by John Rutter. Conducted by Robin Walker, ICS Music Director and accompanied on the organ by William Baldry, the concert will be held at St. Mary-le-Tower church on […]

June Catling, ICS fund raiser

We have received some sad news that our dear friend June Catling has passed away.  June was a familiar face at ICS rehearsals and concerts where she had been providing refreshments for us and our audiences since the mid-eighties. Her enthusiastic fundraising, with events such as Coffee Mornings, Christmas Fayres and various cake sales, helped […]

We are deeply saddened by the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. It was a privilege to sing the music at our June concert to mark her Platinum Jubilee, that her Majesty would have enjoyed hearing throughout her reign. Our thoughts are with the Royal Family at this difficult time.

Dig out your music folder, sharpen your pencils and grab some throat lozenges, it’s back to choir after the summer break! Ipswich Choral rehearsals start up Tues 6 September, 7.30pm at Northgate Arts Centre in Ipswich. This term we’re working on requiem masses by John Rutter and Gabriel Fauré, to be performed at St. Mary-le-Tower […]

ICS Rehearsal Apr2017

Looking for something challenging? Fancy coming back to singing after a break? Whether you are wanting to meet new people, dusting down your singing skills or looking to try something exciting and challenging, you’ll receive a warm welcome from Ipswich Choral Society. Come along to an open rehearsal to see for yourself with no pressure to […]

Jubilee! concert image

Celebrating the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen, marking the first British monarch to achieve 70 years of public service. Ipswich Choral Society and Music Director Robin Walker will be performing music from Coronations and Royal occasions throughout history. The choir are delighted to be joined by David Poulter accompanying on the organ.  The […]

Bach St John Passion banner

Ipswich Choral Society and Music Director Robin Walker make their debut at Holy Trinity Church in Blythburgh with a performance of Bach’s St John Passion on 9th April. Bach’s dramatic setting of the Passion of Christ was first performed in Leipzig on Good Friday, 7 April 1724. The work is a compilation of biblical passages […]

Ipswich Choral Society is excited to return to singing live again after the Covid lockdown. Bruckner’s Mass No.2 in E minor features in the Society’s upcoming concert at Ipswich School on 4 December, conducted by ICS Music Director Robin Walker. Bruckner’s setting of the mass is for eight-part mixed choir and fifteen wind instruments, and […]