Christmas Carols with Breathing Matters and the Holst Singers 

As there is still so much uncertainty with the COVID-19 situation, we have decided to delay until next year the return of our annual Christmas Concert with the Holst Singers at St Pancras Church as many of our supporters in the audience are patients with very complex lung conditions at UCLH.   Instead, we are pleased to be able to share with you a recording of our favourite carols performed by the Holst Singers which we hope will raise a lot of money for Breathing Matters to support Professor Jeremy Brown’s research at UCL and UCLH into bronchiectasis,  complex lung infection, pneumonia and COVID-19. 

The Holst Singers is one of Britain’s foremost choirs, described by the BBC as a “leading chorus on the international stage” and their recordings are described by BBC Music Magazine as “spell bounding…..supremely musical.”  The Holst Singers have a longstanding relationship with Breathing Matters, supporting the charity’s fundraising with an annual Christmas Concert since 2014. 

The links for the carols and the Christmas Carols Just Giving page will be available on The Breathing Matters website throughout December to give you the flexibility to listen to the carols when it is convenient for you and as many times as you wish. 

To listen to the carols please click here  and to make a donation to the “Christmas Carols Fundraising Just Giving page” please  click here

For further information about the Christmas Concert and other fundraising activities organised by Jane Walker, please email Jane at

Breathing Matters wishes you all a very Happy Christmas and we hope our seasonal music will bring you some warmth and cheer and hope you will join us for our “live” concert at St Pancras Church in December 2023.



[Posted November 2022]

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