Tours & Outside Concerts

Eton musicians go on an international tour every year. In the past the College Chapel Choir went on a two-week tour, usually abroad, every Easter holiday.  More recently the orchestra tours once every three years, with the choir touring twice.  A list of recent tours is shown below.

2003

Germany (Saarbrücken, Trier)

2004

USA (Washington, Pittsburgh, Richmond, Jacksonville)

2005

Australia & New Zealand (Perth, Melbourne, Sydney, Wellington, Rotorua, Auckland)

2006

Japan (Okayama, Nagoya, Kumamoto, Tokyo)

2007

USA (Denver, Wichita, Boise, Princeton, New York)

2008

Poland (Warsaw, Poznan, Wroclaw, Krakow)

2009

South Africa (Drakensberg Choir School, Pretoria, Soweto, Cape Town)

2010

Japan (Nagasaki, Tokyo, Kaiyo Academy)

2011

America (Boston, Harvard, New York, Princeton, Washington)

2012

China (Beijing, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Changzhou, Shanghai)

2013

Japan (Ishinomaki, Matsushima, Nagoya, Tokyo)

2014

Symphony Orchestra Tour to Poland and the Czech Republic

2015

India (Jodphur and Mumbai) report to be published in due course

 

The Choir’s repertoire is extensive, incorporating music from the 15th-century Eton Choirbook to the work of major modern composers such as Arvo Pärt. A boy organist comes on every tour to accompany the choir and to play organ solos.

The choir has made a number of recordings. Click here for details.