Kensington Singers is delighted to be joining forces with Barcarolle Choir for its Spring concert, which will be given on Monday 28 March at 7.30pm at St Cuthbert’s Church, Earl’s Court.

Conducted by Roseanna Skikun and Sam Evans, the concert is given in aid of Kensington and Chelsea Mind.

Tickets are £12, and can be booked online now.

Barcarolle Choir is an international group of women who love singing, friendship and fun.

Since it was formed in 2012 by the original Music Director Katrine Reimers, Barcarolle Choir has performed several concerts featuring soloists from the Royal College of Music. In 2014 Sam Evans took on the baton as Musical Director. Sam has been focusing on expanding the choir composition and singing repertoire, helping singers improve their voices and focus on their vocal talents.

The choir has performed in various Churches across South Kensington and Earl’s Court. It has been invited by The Royal Air Force Club or the FIWAL Federation to perform during their Christmas and Spring events. In 2018 Barcarolle Choir joined the Sing the World Tour to perform the Street Requiem at the Central Hall in Westminster. In 2019, Barcarolle Choir performed Christmas Carols at the V&A. In Summer 2021 the choir performed during a private event in Cornwall Gardens.
Barcarolle Choir is planning many events for the coming months on top of its Summer concert in June such as an outdoor Afternoon Tea performance at Trumpeter’s House in Richmond and a singing week-end in Orvieto, Italy to perform in the Duomo.

Whether you are an experienced singer looking for new musical challenges, or someone who wants to give singing a try for the first time, Barcarolle Choir is for you: comprising two groups (one Pop / Modern, one Classical / Contemporary), Barcarolle offers something to all musical tastes and abilities.

Barcarolle Choir rehearsals take place on Thursday lunch times at St Cuthberts’ Church, Earls Court.

Kensington Singers is a non-auditioned, mixed voice choir founded in 2011, by Hannah Brine. The choir has performed across London, including at the Southbank Center, the Natural History Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Ladies from the choir were lucky enough to perform at the Royal Albert Hall with Gary Barlow and the cast of his musical, Girls, based on the Calendar Girls true story, as the opening act for the 2017 Olivier Awards. In 2016 they joined the cast of Girls to perform at the Royal Variety Show. In 2019 Kensington Singers took part in the BBC Proms performance of In the Name of the Earth by John Luther Adams, and in 2020 they graced the Barbican stage, together with the London Symphony Orchestra and a massed choir to perform Andre Thomas’ Symphonic Gospel Spirit. From January 2022, they are pleased to welcome Roseanna Skikun as their new conductor.

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