Singing since 1914
Singing since 1914  

Croydon Philharmonic Choir 

The Croydon Philharmonic Choir is the largest and longest-established choir in Croydon. We have been singing for more than 100 years and perform four concerts each year. We have around 100 members who comprise four choral sections: soprano, alto, baritone and bass.  We have an extensive repertoire, ranging from classic choral pieces to contemporary music. (Find more about our history here.)


We have an inspirational music director, David Gibson, who challenges us to bring out the best in ourselves.   We have a strong reputation for staging great concerts and sending our audiences home buzzing with excitement.



JOIN US!  We are a friendly, sociable choir and always give potential new members a warm welcome - click on the link to find out more.  And our News Page has the latest information about some exciting membership offers (click on the link).  


HEAR US!  Click on the link to go to our News Page where you can watch a film of us singing.    


SEE US!  The link takes you to a list of our concerts for 2019-2020  


We look forward to seeing you, whether you are thinking about joining us, or would like to come to our next concert (details below).  Either way, we promise you a great time!


Like everyone else, we were hoping to resume normal activities before too long. Sadly those hopes are dashed. We are still rehearsing online and have made provisional plans for a return to concerts later this year - see concerts page for more details.  Meanwhile we continue to rehearse the  magnificent Bach Mass in B minor and have just introduced the Misa Criolla to our rehearsal repertoire. It's a beautiful consolatory piece! 










Latest news

We were hoping to resume our live rehearsals in January, but sadly this is no longer in prospect.  We are taking a long-term view as to when we might return to St Matthew's Church, which clearly now depends on a range of factors: whether the current rate of infections can be checked, and how quickly the vaccines can be administered. So for the moment we are continuing with our online rehearsals of  the magnificent Bach Mass in B Minor, together with the Misa Criolla, a hauntingly beautiiful mass that uses

Latin American and Creole rhythms. We are currently laying plans for when we might be able to sing these wonderful pieces, if all goes well. Please see our Concerts page for more details.   


Meanwhile, if you want to find out more about us, use the links on this page or on the menu bar above. You can also use our contact form.

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