Saffron Walden's Choral Society since 1883
Patron: John Rutter | Music Director: Quintin Beer

What People Say

Praised often for our versatility and musicality, SWCS are always happy to hear from members of the audience, whether in Saffron Hall after a concert or on social media - sometimes not even before the end! The professional soloists who sing with us, equally, let us know how we do - why not read some of their comments below?

“SWCS outdid themselves with their rousing and assured performance of 'A Sea Symphony'. Their rhythmic precision, sharp diction, and the control in the quiet sections were all very impressive.”

Gillian Keith
Soprano Soloist – A Sea Symphony

“The choir sang beautifully with warmth and inspiration, always with perfect intonation and a soprano section sounding sublime up to the highest notes.”

Inga-Britt Andersson
Soprano Soloist – A Night at the Opera

“The choir gave a truly top-notch performance of this demanding piece”

Gillian Keith
Soprano Soloist – St Matthew Passion

“The choir was on superb form – the sound was rich and vibrant, the diction exemplary and the drama thrilling.”

Samuel Evans
Bass Soloist – St Matthew Passion

“It was great to see a full house and both the choir and the orchestra gave accomplished performances”

Nicholas Merryweather
Christ – St Matthew Passion
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