Category Archives: Excelsis Choir news

Excelsis choir celebrates CD release with concert

On 4 July 2015, Excelsis chamber choir travelled to the Angel Studios in London to put the finishing touches on the live recording of Sir Karl Jenkins’ The Healer – a Cantata for St Luke. Under the baton of Director of Music Robert Lewis, with Sir Karl listening from the sound booth, Excelsis spent the […]

Excelsis Choir to showcase English composers

The Excelsis Chamber Choir will offer a feast of English choral music at their next concert, ‘I Was Glad’, on Saturday, 22 March, 7.30 p.m. at St Luke’s Church, Grayshott. From Purcell to Britten, Byrd to Elgar, the accomplished choir will perform familiar English music as well as highlight some lesser-known gems of English choral […]

Excelsis Chamber Choir ends musical season on a high note

Fresh from performing at Royal Albert Hall on 28 April, Grayshott’s chamber choir, Excelsis, will take part in Haslemere’s Proms on Saturday, 11 May, at 7.45 p.m. The prestigious chamber choir travelled to London to perform Karl Jenkins’ Requiem and The Armed Man, under the baton of the composer himself. Excelsis joined forces with Côr […]

Karl Jenkins wows Grayshott – again

Karl Jenkins, acknowledged as the world’s most performed living composer, made a welcome return to St Luke’s Church Grayshott to conduct his latest work, The Peacemakers on Sat 22nd September. The performance, staged by community classical music promoters, Grayshott Concerts, featured not just one but two choirs accompanied by the Marylebone Camerata Orchestra. Grayshott’s popular […]

Popular Composer Returns to Grayshott

It was déjà-vu all over again in Grayshott last week, when the world’s most performed living composer conducted another of his works at St Luke’s Church, at the invitation of Grayshott Concerts. Not only is Karl Jenkins the community concert group’s Patron, but he now makes regular visits to Grayshott to conduct or listen to […]

Heart warming Concert at St Luke’s on a cold night in Grayshott

The annual Christmas Concert at St. Luke’s Church last Sunday was a great success. It was attended by over 300 adults and children who had braved the coldest of conditions to support the event. It was so cold that the Fund-raising committee of the Church decided that such dedication deserved reward and therefore gave every […]