Saturday 13th July

Bach B Minor Mass


All Saints Church, Hove | James Morgan

Saturday 11th May, 8.30pm

The Stranger, Arnesen


Conductor James Morgan

Soloists Thomas Kemp

Orchestra Chamber Domaine

Brighton Festival Chorus presents the UK Premiere of Kim André Arnesen’s The Stranger. Originally commissioned by Minneapolis’s Together In Hope Choir in conjunction with the UNHCR, its interweaving of refugee poems and multi-faith texts in an ecumenical musical mix spells out the message: we are not strangers, but all share a common humanity.

Brighton Festival 2024

All Saints Church, Hove | James Morgan


Saturday 13th April 2024, 2.30pm

Carmina Burana


The monumental harmony of over 200 voices of Brighton Festival Chorus and Southend Boys’ Choir combine with the full force of the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra to perform Orff’s masterwork Carmina Burana.
Also on this afternoon’s programme are Bruch’s beloved Violin Concerto No.1, performed by Jennifer Pike, and Sibelius’ Finlandia.

Royal Festival Hall, London | James Morgan


Tuesday 7th May 2024, 7.30pm

Beethoven's 9th 'Choral' Symphony (200th Anniversary)


200th Anniversary Concert.    

Brighton Festival Chorus will join the National Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Rimma Sushanskaya to mark the exact 200th anniversary, to the day, of the first public performance of the Symphony.

The Ninth Symphony premiered on 7 May 1824 at the Theater am Kärntnertor in Vienna, with the hall packed with an eager and curious audience. It was the composer’s first on-stage appearance in 12 years.

Cadogan Hall, London | Rimma Sushanskaya