Il divino Claudio

Sunday 14 May

Music by Claudio Monteverdi on the 450th anniversary of his birth.
The chance to do this will happen only once, and we can’t resist the opportunity. Monteverdi’s employers considered his music so fine ‘they not only paid, but thanked him too’ and his contemporary musicians coined the soubriquet il divino Claudio. Who are we to argue?
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The concert will start at 8.00pm, last approximately an hour and will be followed by wine and cake!

Admission free. There will be a retiring collection in aid of the church’s re-wiring fund.

All Saints′ Church, Weston Green, Esher, Surrey KT10 8JL


Roads as yet untravelled

Saturday 24 June

The Ripieno Choir has enjoyed performing a large variety of music over our 70 years. However, there are a number of exceptional pieces we would like to perform that haven’t fitted into our concert programmes to date… so we have pulled them all together into one diverse concert covering a range of eras, geographies and characters – from Monteverdi and Byrd, to Mendelssohn and Messiaen.

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Our Lady Of Lourdes, Hampton Court Way, Thames Ditton, Surrey KT7 0LP


Monteverdi Vespers of 1610

Saturday 18 November

We round off our 70th and the composer’s 450th anniversary years with a performance of his spectacular collection of vocal and instrumental music in honour of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

All Saints′ Church, Weston Green, Esher, Surrey KT10 8JL