past performances

Here’s a list of some of the Choir’s past performances (starting with most recent).   Contact the choir administrator if you would be interested to have us sing at your event – see Contacts page.


3 June: Russian Choirs Sing for Peace, Brandenburg Festival, St Gabriel’s Church, Pimlico, London; with retiring collection for Sunflower Relief

8 May: Brighton Festival, ‘Riwaq’ on Hove seafront

12 March: Russian Choirs Sing for Peace, BHASVIC college, Brighton & Hove – fund-raising concert for Red Cross humanitarian aid


9 October: International Music Afternoon, Jubilee Library, Brighton


28 February: Maslenitsa Celebration Concert, St George’s Church, Bloomsbury in London, jointly with the London Russian Choir


1 December: ‘Inter-cultural Winter Warmer’, All Saints Centre, Lewes

30 August: Choir recording for new CD ‘150 Voices’. More info including sample tracks here.

5 July: ‘Songs of the Steppes and the Stetl’: 4 choirs came together to sing a rare selection of songs from two East European Cultures: Russian and Yiddish, St Luke’s Church, Queen’s Park Road, Brighton, as part of St Luke’s Music & Wine

15 March: Choir opened the Maslenitsa Celebration Concert at St John’s Smith Square, London, with four songs, singing together with the London Russian Choir

10 March: Four Choirs Concert, St Mary the Virgin Church, Primrose Hill, London


1 December: 10th Anniversary concert, BHASVIC, Brighton & Hove, shared with the Sussex Russian Centre Kalinka

29 April: Russian Opera Gala & 9th UK Russian Song Festival, Cadogan Hall, London: finalist in Ensembles section and won joint First Prize

16 February: full evening concert celebrating Russian Maslenitsa for St Luke’s Music & Wine series, St Luke’s Church, Queen’s Park, Brighton


9 December: ‘Winter Warmer’, charity concert raising money for Syrian refugees, Unitarian Church, Brighton

13 May: Afternoon concert organised by Sussex Russian Centre Kalinka at BHASVIC, Dyke Road, Brighton

24 February: ‘Maslenitsa Celebration Concert’ (for Russian Butter Week), Cadogan Hall, London (together with London Russian Choir)

19 February: Afternoon concert at ‘Kino-Teatr’, St Leonards-on-Sea


8 October: ‘Europa Cabaret’, organised by Lewes Live Lit, All Saints Centre, Lewes

17 September: ‘Concert for a Russian Princess’, St Nicolas Church, old Shoreham

16 July: BBC Proms Extra: Sing 2016, Imperial College Union building, London  (excerpts from Mussorgsky’s ‘Boris Godunov’)

1 July: Russian Zastolie Dinner, Cafe Noor, Brighton

9 April: Fund-raising concert for the Oyster Project, Westgate Chapel, Lewes

6 February: Bublichki Evening (4 choirs), Unitarian Church, Brighton


27 September: evening concert at Pushkin House, London

4 April: Clore Ballroom, Royal Festival Hall, for Chorus 2015


12 December: Winter Concert organised by Best Foot Music, Red Roaster Coffee House, Brighton

27 September: evening concert at Pushkin House, London

1 June: Contribution to ‘Sounds of War – Instruments of Peace 1914-2014′, organised by Music Of Our Time (MOOT) to commemorate the centenary of the start of World War I, St Nicholas Church, Brighton


2 November: fund raising concert for Steyning Festival, St Andrew’s Church, Steyning

21 September: Brighton Early Music Festival ‘Singathon’, Unitarian Church and Blind Tiger Club, Brighton

15 June: Brighton & Hove People’s Day, organised by Brighton & Hove City Council, New Road, Brighton

31 May:  Russian White Nights evening, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

3 March: Russian Maslenitsa Day, Trafalgar Square, London

Pre 2013 (a selection)

Christmas Carnival, organised by Unified Rhythm, Red Kandi Bar, Brighton (9 December 2012)

‘From Russian with Love – at Christmas’ (Russian Christmas Fair), Fountain Centre Hall, Brighton (1 December 2012)

Brighton & Hove People’s Day, organised by Brighton & Hove City Council, New Road, Brighton (14 July 2012)

Islingwood Street Party (23 June 2012)

Steyning Festival, St Andrew’ Church, full evening concert (5 June 2012)

Maslenitsa Party for ‘Kalinka’, Hangleton, Brighton & Hove (25 February 2012)

Russian Art House for Christmas Open Houses (December 2011)

Brighton Dome Foyer (26 November 2011)

‘Chalk Festival’ on the South Downs (8 & 9 October 2011)

Eastbourne Fiesta (29 May 2011)

‘Voices Now’ Open Stage, organised by Making Music, Roundhouse, London (27 March 2011)

Brighton & Hove People’s Day, New Road, Brighton (26 March 2011)

Brighton Early Music Festival ‘City Sings’, Unitarian Church, Brighton (6 November 2010)

Spring Forward Adult Learning Festival, Jubilee Square, Brighton (2010)

Multicultural Festival, Hangleton Community Centre, Brighton & Hove (28 September 2010)

Russian Song Festival, Bishopsgate Institute, London (25 April 2010)

Open air performance for City Reads, Jubilee Square, Brighton (20 March 2010)

Three Choirs Concert, Brighthelm Centre, Brighton (11 February 2010)

Memorial event for Vaughn James, organised by University of Sussex Russian Society, Meeting House, University of Sussex (15 January 2010)

Concert for a Russian charity, Friends Meeting House, Lewes (2010)

Brighton Bandstand (23 August 2009)