“The standard of music making on this opening night was second to none, and the quality matched that of some of London’s biggest venues... This really was an impressive evening, with a choir who beamed huge spirit and talented soloists and opened the festival with a bang.”
Billie Hylton, BachTrack

“A richly vivid and intensely moving account of one of England's greatest operas"
(Planet Hugill on our recent Dido & Aeneas)

“How lucky we are in Wimbledon to have performances of such extraordinary quality right on our doorstep”


“I have never heard a more thrilling performance of the Messiah”


"Wonderful, wonderful concert! I never thought the Academy could improve on what was always outstandingly good, but both choir and orchestra …. superlatively better than ever"

(Audience member on our Mozart Requiem & Schubert Lazarus concert, Feb 2013)

“Marvellous beyond words”
(audience member on the Choir’s performance of Rachmaninov’s Vespers music, November 2014)

These are just a few of the comments from reviewers and members of the audience at recent concerts in St John’s Church, Wimbledon with the Academy Orchestra and the Academy Baroque Players.

The Academy Choir’s founder and conducter, Andrew Edwards, aims to make every performance a special occasion. You can find more about us – who we are, our background, where we will be giving concerts in the future – by following the links above. You can contact us, or join our mailing list, by clicking here.

Do come and enjoy some great music with us!