English Arts Chorale

Verdi Requiem

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Join us for an exhilarating day singing the incomparable Requiem by Verdi, under the inspiring leadership of the EAC's Founding Director Leslie Olive. EAC has sung Verdi's Requiem in a number of prestigious performing venues, including the Barbican and The Queen Elizabeth Hall. We are hoping to perform this great piece again in London in Season 2023 -2024.

You could be part of that experience by joining us as a member; speak to one of the team on the day!


St Mary's Church, Chart Lane, Reigate, RH2 7RN
Saturday, 19 November 2022



10.30             Registration and coffee/tea
11.00             Welcome and Session 1
12.15             Refreshment Break
12.30             Session 2
1.30               Lunch Break
2.15               Session 3
3.00               Refreshment Break
3.30               Session 4 (informal performance)
4.00               Close


£20 including music hire ( Ricordi edition) . Full time students (aged over 17 years) £5.

Coffee, tea and cake will be provided during the day for a small donation. Please bring a packed lunch, or visit one of Reigate's many cafés and shops, all within easy walking distance. 

How to Book

On-line booking is now closed. You are welcome to join us, but please note that we cannot guarantee to have a score to lend you. We are able to take payment by card, cash or cheque.

To reserve your place please submit your details on our online registration form  - if you encounter any difficulty, please email us at singingday@englisharts.org

Please note that if, for any reason, the singing day has to be cancelled, booking fees paid will be refunded in full.  No refunds will be made for any other reason.

How to Pay

Our preferred method of payment is by online banking, using the following details:

CAF Bank plc
The English Arts Chorale Association
Sort Code 40-52-40  Account No. 00025279

Please use a reference of "VSD" followed by your surname.

Note that our bank, CAF (Charities Aid Foundation) Bank, does not subscribe to the Account Name Verification system, and therefore your bank will issue dire warnings that any mistake will be yours not theirs, thereby instilling a sense of unease which wouldn't have been there before the Verification system was introduced.

We would prefer that people paid by direct transfer - that way we don't have to pay a card fee. However, if you would rather pay by debit or credit card, or by PayPal, use our payment routine here ►     


There will be a raffle in support of our Sponsor a Player Scheme

Parking & Access

Cars can be parked in the Prep School car-park opposite the church, or in neighbouring streets. Please note parking on the road directly outside the church is time-limited.

There are two parking bays for the disabled by the lych gate in Chart Lane, and a slightly sloping uneven path up to the west door of the church. No steps into the church, but a few bumps over the threshhold into a flat seating area in the nave. There is a toilet for the disabled on the same level.


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Singing with the English Arts Chorale

The EAC welcomes new members with some choral experience and reasonable sight-reading ability. If you attend, and enjoy, this event and are interested in finding out more, there will be an opportunity to speak to one of our recruitment team on the day, or you can email our membership secretary