On 18 March 2018 the Stowmarket Chorale was joined by children from Rougham, Great Finborough, and South Lee Schools, together with Alexander L'Estrange and his jazz quintet, to sing L'Estrange's Zimbe! with its songs of Africa, and a performance of John Rutter's Mass of the Children. The concert was performed to a packed and appreciative Apex in Bury St Edmunds with just four seats remaining in the back row.
December 2017 saw the Chorale perform its traditional concert of Christmas music..
On 17 June 2017 we performed Vivaldi's Gloria and Karl Jenkins' Stabat Mater with a small sinfonietta which was very well received.
February 2017 saw an evening with a nautical theme, with Edward Elgar's Sea Pictures, and performance of Alexander L'Estrange's Ahoy! with his fabulous jazz quintet, also featuring the choirs of South Lee School, Rougham Primary School & Finborough Primary School.
December 2016 saw our annual concert of Christmas music.
In November 2016 we contributed light music to the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance.
We had a concert of summer music in July 2016 at St Mary's church, Boxford, including Rutter's All Things Bright and Beautiful; Mozart's Ave Verum Corpus; Fauré's Cantique de Jean Racine; and Rutter's Down by the Riverside.
In May 2016 we held a hugely successful concert at the Apex in Bury St Edmunds where the Stowmarket Chorale, with the Kingfisher Sinfonietta and soloists, brought an audience of well over 250 a tribute to the Queen including Mozart's Coronation Mass, Vespers & Clarinet Concerto.
In February 2016 we had another "Come and Sing" Day with the opportunity to come and join us in singing Mozart's Coronation Mass.
"A most enjoyable day. Congratulations to all involved with the
The Chorale singing Infant Holy...
President: Terry Waite CBE. Vice Presidents: Graham Bishop-Hunt, Dorothy Fisher