Concerts since March 2013
Our aim is to perform at least three concerts each year - A Spring concert performed normally on Good Friday at the Leas Cliff Hall, a Summer concert performed late June and an Autumn concert performed late November or early in December. Our programmes range from the great oratorios to more modern composers and within a number of years we aim to cover all the great choral masterpieces from the 17th to the 21st century. We perform accompanied by a professional orchestra and soloists. Some concerts also include popular concertos and orchestral pieces to complement the choral works.
Our concert venues are typically the Leas Cliff Hall, Holy Trinity Church, St. Leonard`s Church and the Saga Pavilion.
Stephen started his musical career as a chorister at Canterbury Cathedral Choir School and the King`s school. He continued his musical training as an organ scholar at Bristol University where he specialized in keyboard and conducting. Since then, Stephen has had wide experience of both conducting and as a pianist with the London Chamber Players, Northern Ballet Theatre, English Northern Philharmonia, Scottish Opera and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
The Leas Cliff Hall is our premier venue for our concerts and has been used by the Folkestone Choral Society for many years...........(more....)
The Holy Trinity Church is located in Sandgate Road to the west of the town centre between Earls Avenue and Grimston Gardens............. (more)
This church stands high above the town of Hythe overlooking the English Channel with views of France on a clear day. There is limited parking...... (more)
The Saga Pavilion overlooks the sea from its vantage point on the hillside at Sandgate within lawned and wooded grounds...... (more)