April 8, 2017 – Crucifixus Concert The choir sang serene, solemn music from Bach, Byrd, Gjeilo, Lotti, Pärt, Schütz, Tavener and Vasks, and soloist Ruth Codina Palacio performed 2 arias from Bach’s Passion of St. Matthew (de Mattheus Passion) at the Vredeskerk in Leiden.
April 14, 2017 – Lokhorst Church Good Friday Service Following our beautiful Crucifixus concert at the Vredeskerk, LEC sang music from Byrd, Lotti, Pärt, Schütz, and Vasks as a part of Good Friday Services at the Lokhorstkerk in Leiden.
Spring Concert 2019 – April 12 On April 12th we performed our spring repertoire in the Maria Middelares Church in Leiden (Rijndijk 283, 2331 AD Leiden). With the theme ‘Love – The Springtime of the Year‘, there was a variety of musical styles from old music to modern works. … Continue reading
LEC Kerst Concert 2018 – New Worlds and Old 19 December Haarlem – Doopsgezinde kerk 22 December Leiden – Marekerk LEC is “Hoisting the Sails” in our 45th anniversary year, Our Christmas concert is an adventurous program with a Dutch and Venetian touch. You’ll hear old music … Continue reading
” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] What a way to celebrate our 45th year as a choir! We had a fantastic concert and event on a very sunny and WARM day on June 30. Now it’s time for a summer break and then on to the next part of our anniversary … Continue reading
Please join us at our open rehearsal on June 20. We are looking for new singers for our upcoming Christmas season and beyond! We need soprano’s and tenors, but all are welcome to come to the rehearsal. It will be a great opportunity to see how our conductor Hebe works … Continue reading
Leiden English Choir presented our 2017 Christmas Concert “A Little Jazz Christmas”. The program brought jazz and modern music with works by Chilcott, Rutter, Thompson, together with traditional (and a few less traditional) Christmas carols. We were also be joined by the Nieuwendammertjes children’s choir, and a jazz trio for various … Continue reading
Summer june-august 2017 With plans for the upcoming Christmas concert (a mix of traditional and jazzy music this year) in place, we enjoyed our summer break. Time to get into the Christmas spirit! 23Dec – Leiden (Marekerk)
June 4, 2017 – Evensong Service – Laurenskerk Rotterdam The choir sang music from Gounod, Byrd, Purcell, Taize, Berthier, and Dykes in an Evensong service in the Laurenskerk Grotekerkplein 15, Rotterdam.