Classical music

Chorus Weekend

Part of Summer at Southbank Centre

Raise your voice in joy at Chorus Weekend, three days of free singing performances and workshops on our riverside stage.

Bring along your friends, family and neighbours to celebrate the power of the human voice and the spirit of communal singing.

Friday 27 July

Riverside Terrace Stage
5-6pm: Folk Friday: The Norfolk Broads
6.30- 7.30pm: Folk Friday: Rachael Dadd
8-10pm: LaLaLa Takeover. LaLaLa is a platform for new vocal music. Evening includes performances by Amy Leon, The Same Sun and InMiriam.

Mandela Statue Stage
6-6.30pm: London House Cats
6.45-7.15pm: London International Choir
7.30-8pm: Thanet Big Sing Community Choir

Saturday 28 July

Riverside Terrace Stage
12-1pm: WORKSHOP: Rise and Sing. Try out Circle Singing with Guillermo Rozenthuler. No experience necessary.
1.15-1.45pm: London Sacred Harp
2-2.30pm: Real Voices Choir
2.45-3.45pm: WORKSHOP: BIG SING with EKO trio. Learn vintage and traditional acapella singing that’s experimental and beautiful.
3.45-4pm: London Philharmonic Chorus
4-4.30pm: City Voices Cardiff
4.45-5.15pm: Natural Voices
5.30-6pm:The Voice Energy
6.15-7pm: Funky Voices
7.30-10pm: Femme De Musique hosted by Eko Trio. This is a Female led music night featuring a performance from Julia Turner, who spins tales of busking, Oz and beyond with intricate vocal melodies and finger-picking guitar. Also featuring Lauren Bradford, a folk singer/songwriter who crafts her songs with soulful melodies and hypnotic guitar patterns. They will be joined by Isolde, a female singer/producer who layers live vocal loops, samples and beats to create a rich depth of sound and song.

Mandela Statue Stage
1-1.30pm: Evelina Community Speech and Language Therapy Singers
1.45-2.15pm: Tongue and Groove
3.45-4.15pm: No Strings Attached
5.15-5.45pm: London Sound Project

Sunday 29 July
Riverside Terrace Stage
12-12.30pm: WORKSHOP: Rise and Sing with Jenni Roditti; try out vocal improvisation.
12.30-1pm: The Improvisers Choir
1.15-1.45pm: B.I.G Choir
2-2.30pm: My Cool Singers
2.45-3.45pm: WORKSHOP: Big Sing
4-4.30pm: West End Musicals Choir
4.45-5.15pm: Electric Belles
5.30-6pm:London International Gospel Choir

Mandela Statue Stage
1-1.30pm: Choir Platform
1.45-2.15pm: Hounslow Community Choir
3.45-4.15pm: Trust Harmonix
4.30-5pm: Soul Symphony Choir
5.15-5.45pm: Renegade Choir

As these are outdoor stages, in bad weather, we may need to pause or cancel events.

Dates & times

27 Jul 2018 - 29 Jul 2018
Approximate run time: 360 mins
Run times may vary, find out more


Royal Festival Hall
Riverside Terrace, Level 2, outside Royal Festival Hall