Caritas Chamber Choir is an auditioned choir based in Canterbury, Kent, directed by Benedict Preece. It was formed in 2011 with the aim of performing a varied repertoire to a high standard and raising funds for a wide range of good causes.
The choir perform a varied repertoire from Renaissance to newly composed works. Recent collaborations have been with choirs from both Sweden and the Netherlands. We have built up a new and exciting relationship with Lille Cathedral in France. Throughout 2017 we will continue to perform concerts for charities and continue our ongoing commitment with Canterbury Cathedral and sing there regularly during holiday periods.
We have a number of exciting projects lined up, some of which can be seen on thepage.
We Sang Ola Gjeilo’s Ubi Caritas in Lille Cathedral, France, on 13th August, 2016. There’s another video of us, singing David Conte’s Ave Maria, on thepage.
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We are proud to announce that Benedict has been chosen as 2017 - 2018 Genesis Sixteen conducting scholar by Harry Christopher’s distinguished ensemble, the Sixteen. More information