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Britten’s ‘Ceremony of Carols’ accompanied by harp is the finale for Ipswich Choral Society’s first concert of their 2017-18 season. Held at Ipswich School on 2 December, the concert features a delightful programme of music for a winter evening. Sergei Rachmaninov’s beautiful setting of ‘Ave Maria’ from The Vespers, an arrangement of the traditional Welsh […]

ICS Messiah Sep17

Ever wanted to sing the Hallelujah Chorus with a professional Baroque ensemble and outstanding soloists? Of course you have! Join Ipswich Choral Society and their Music Director Robin Walker to rehearse and perform Handel’s great oratorio “Messiah” – all in one day! Accompanied by professional period instrument ensemble Vivace! and wonderful young soloists from the […]

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Following their magnificent performance of Mendelssohn’s Elijah at Snape, Ipswich Choral Society finishes the current season with a relaxed Sunday afternoon concert. “Strawberries and Song” will be held on 18 June at The Royal Hospital School in Holbook. Conducted by ICS Music Director, Robin Walker, the concert features two pieces by ICS Vice President, renowned […]

Stevie Wishart

Ipswich Choral Society will celebrate their first visit to Belgium with the Belgian première of a work written for them by their Vice President Stevie Wishart. Commissioned by the Society in 2014 to mark their 190th anniversary and premièred at the world famous Snape Maltings Concert Hall, “Summer” from Cantata for the Seasons by renowned […]

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Ipswich Choral Society is keen to support local charities, both financially with fund-raising events and by raising awareness amongst ICS members and concert audiences. Home-Start East Ipswich & Coastal has been chosen as our nominated charity for 2017. Look out for collection buckets at Ipswich Choral Society concerts and events. About Home-Start East Ipswich & […]

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A live concert is the culmination of hours of rehearsals which audience members are blissfully unaware of when enjoying the performance. An exciting collaboration between two long established Ipswich Societies will highlight the work involved with staging a very special concert at Snape in April 2017. Ipswich Choral Society has begun work on Mendelssohn’s popular […]