Events 2021

There's a concert, this year, 2021, on the 11th December at 7.30pm, at Burgate church. Tickets are £15 each and include a glass of wine. To reserve tickets, please phone 01379 870937

Programme is
Faure: Requiem
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols.


Events 2020

Summer Concert – Saturday 6th June, at Eye Town Hall, at 7.00 pm.
Programme: Michael Tippett “A Child of our Time” and Benjamin Britten “The National Anthem”.
Tickets: £18. Tel: 07966 283217 or on the door.

Choral Workshop - Saturday, 18th April at Burgate Church Hall,
10.30am – 3.30pm
The workshop will be by taken by Alain Judd, Music Director of the Burgate Singers, who will give advice on breathing and vocal techniques, including the opportunity to study the score and sing parts of Haydn’s “Nelson Mass”. The cost is £25 per person, to include coffee, a light lunch of soup and sandwiches, afternoon cup of tea and biscuits. To book a place, please contact: Jan Long on 01379 643588

Events 2019

Burgate Singers’ Christmas Concert 
Saturday 7 December at Eye Town Hall at 7.00pm
J S Bach – Cantata BWV 70 “Watchet und Betet, Betet un Watchet” (Watch and Pray)
W A Mozart – “Requiem”
Tickets: £18. Bar available.
Ticket Reservations - Tel: 07966 283217 or available on the door.

Choral Workshop – Burgate Church Hall, IP22 1QE
Saturday, 2 November 2019
10.30 am – 3.30 pm (registration and coffee from 10.00 am)
Cost £20 to include lunch of soup and sandwiches, and a cup of tea at end of the day.

The workshop (to include coaching to improve breathing and vocal technique), will be led by the Singers’ music director, Alain Judd, who is a professional singer (London Voices). The music to be studied is J S Bach’s Cantata BWV 70 “Watchet und Betet, Betet, und Watchet” (Watch and Pray) and Mozart’s “Requiem.” Both will be performed at the Singers’ Christmas Concert.

Please contact Jan on 01379 643588 to book your place.

The Burgate Singers and Burgate Sinfonia perform the concert version of
Gilbert and Sullivan’s operetta The Yeomen of the Guard with professional soloists.

Diss Corn Hall on Saturday 27th April at 7.00 pm. 

When it was first performed it ran for 423 shows and many of the tunes remain familiar today. Not to be missed. Tickets £18 (£15 for under 18s) from 
the Corn Hall Box Office 01379 652241.


Events 2018

Hector Berlioz   L'Enfance du Christ 
at the Eye Town Hall on Saturday 15 December 2018 at 7.30 p.m.

The Burgate Singers at Burgate Church
Saturday May 12th, 2018, - 7:30pm
Verdi - Four Sacred Pieces &
Handel - Overture To The Royal Fireworks
Dixit Dominus

The Burgate  Singers & Burgate Sinfonia, conducted by Alain Judd
Ticket prices £23/£18 or PAY AT THE DOOR
Under 16 £16 Supper £5
Telephone 01379 677333


Events 2017

Saturday 9th December 2017, 7 pm, Diss Corn Hall
Box Office 01379 652241
Grand 40th-Anniversary Concert:
Handel’s Messiah

Saturday 13th May 2017, Eye Town Hall, 7 p.m.
Igor Stravinsky – Symphony of Psalms
Karol Szymanowski – Stabat Mater
Josef Haydn – ‘Nelson’ Mass

Two more of our popular workshops
at the Burgate Church Hall,
led by Alain Judd:
Saturday 4th March - Basic musicianship
Saturday 25th March - Vocal improvement
Further details - click here.

Events 2016 

Saturday 3rd December 2016 :
Eye Town Hall 7.00 p.m.

Francis Poulenc       Gloria
W A Mozart              Exsultate, jubilate K. 165
                                 Vesperae Solennes de Confessore K. 339
William Walton        Henry V

7th May 2016 : Eye Church:

Sir Arthur Sullivan    Overture 'Di Ballo'
                                  Boer War Te Deum

John Carol Case        Requiem for an Unknown Soldier
(just published - orchestral premiere)
Arrigo Boito              Mefistofele: Prologue

19th March 2016: Another of our popular Vocal Workshops. 
For details and a downloadable booking form, click here.

Events 2015

Programme 2015

Christmas Concert 2015 Saturday 5 December in The Church of Ss Peter and Paul, Eye, at 7.00 pm.
G F Handel Jephtha

Saturday 23 May in St Paul’s Church, Covent Garden, London at 8.00 pm
Rossini Overture to William Tell
Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms
Elgar The Music Makers

Tickets for London concert available by clicking here

Saturday 18 April in Burgate Church Hall 10.30 am – 3.45 pm
A Voice Workshop

Events 2014

Programme 2014

Christmas Concert 2014
Saturday 6 December at 7.30 pm in Diss Corn Hall
R Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols
G Fauré Requiem
A Honegger Cantate de Noël
Tickets available from Diss Corn Hall or from choir members

Big Fabric Sale
Saturday 19 July in Burgate Church Hall, 11.00 am to 3.00 pm
A sale of high-quality furnishing fabrics and accessories such as curtain tie-backs. Light refreshments   on sale.

Saturday 3 May. St James’ Church, Piccadilly, London at 7.30 pm
A concert performance of Tchaikovsky’s opera ‘Eugene Onegin’

A voice workshop - Saturday 26th April 2014 - Burgate Church Hall, 10am - 4pm

Events 2013

Programme 2013

Saturday December 14th. Diss Corn Hall 7:30pm.
J.S.Bach & C.P.E.Bach's Magnificat. 
Also Mozart's Exsultate Jubilate & Handel's Sta Nel Arcana.

April 20th 2013. St. James’s Church, Piccadilly, performing an exhilarating concert of music by Handel and Mozart.

Events 2012

Programme 2012

Saturday December 8th. Diss Corn Hall  7:30pm
The Daphne Walker Memorial Concert - Handel’s Messiah

Saturday April 21st 2012.  Burgate Church 7.30pm.
Rachmaninov’s Vespers and The Music Makers by Elgar.

Events 2011

Programme 2011

Saturday December 3rd 2011. Diss Corn Hall, 7.30pm
Mozart - Requiem
Respighi’s - Laud to the Nativity

April 28th 2011, the Choir travels to London to take part in a performance of Handel’s Alcina in St James Church, Piccadilly.

Saturday April 16th 2011.  Burgate Church 7.30pm.
Haydn’s beautiful and much-loved The Seasons.

Events 2010

Saturday 4th December 2010. The Corn Hall, Diss. 7.30 pm 

Claudio Monteverdi - Christmas Vespers
Igor Stravinsky - Symphony of Psalms
Honegger - Christmas Cantata
Details of the Christmas concert 2010
Programme 2010 - Autumn

Saturday April 17th 2010. Burgate Church. 7.30pm.
J.S.Bach Mass in B Minor.
Programme 2010 - Spring

Events 2009

December 5th, 2009, Diss Corn Hall, 7.30pm. 
Gilbert & Sullivan’s Patience.
Programme 2009 - Autumn
Gilbert and Sullivan’s hugely popular work will be followed – almost certainly as never before - by a performance of Handel’s much loved Hallelujah Chorus, as part of  the BBC's Sing Hallelujah project.

May 22nd 2009, BBC Radio 4 at 2.15pm. 
In November 2008 the Burgate Singers played the part of the fictional 'Nether Bramlicote Choir' in the radio play 'Places Where They Sing' by Ellen Dryden. The Burgate Singers were recorded on location in Burgate Village Hall, singing music specially composed for the  play  by Derek Bourgeois  and providing the choir reactions to the dramas of rehearsal ! 
The play -  First Writes Radio Production for BBC Radio 4 - will be broadcast on  BBC Radio 4, May 22nd 2009 at 2.15pm. 


Events 2008

Click here for latest news - Winter Programme
April 19th, 2008, Diss Corn Hall, Beethoven programme.
December 13th, 2008, Diss Corn Hall, 7:30pm, Handel's Samson.

Events 2007  

March 31st, Concert, Handel’s Messiah
Burgate Church, 7:30pm
December 1st - The Yeomen of the Guard, Gilbert & Sullivan.
Diss Corn Hall, 7:30pm

Events 2006

March 18, Concert, Judas Maccabaeus St Peter and St Paul’s Church, East Harling
May 24, Singing Workshop, Burgate Village Hall
June 10, Concert, Mozart Requiem, Stravinsky Mass
Diss Corn Hall
December 2, Concert, Bach Magnificat, Respighi’s Laud to the Nativity 7.30pm at Diss Corn Hall.