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The choir

London Oriana Choir is one of Britain’s leading choral groups and one of the most exciting and versatile in London with a rich history of performances and recordings.

From baroque to rock, sacred to secular, a cappella or accompanied in venues great and small in London, around the UK and abroad, we welcome you to listen, support and join us in making and appreciating great music.

In 2016, the choir launched its five15 initiative in support of women composers, a five year project which included increased programming, commissions, recordings and much more.

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What's on?

Saturday 10th September 2022, 1.30pm registration, 6.15pm performance:

St John's Church, Waterloo Rd, London SE1 8TY

 

Come and Sing: Vivaldi Gloria and Bach St John Passion choruses

Join us for a come and sing of some of the finest choral writing from the Baroque era to kick off our new season. 

An afternoon of fun, inclusive and invigorating singing supported by one of the UK’s most versatile and critically acclaimed ensembles - London Oriana Choir, under Musical Director - Dominic Ellis-Peckham.  Guest ensemble The Rosewood Sinfonia will provide the atmosphere and beauty of this sumptuous music .. now all we need is YOU!

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five15 e-single release: 'In the blue'

 

The first recording from our five15 initiative was released on 8th July.  Available on Spotify and all other major streaming channels.

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Hear us

London Oriana Choir is amongst the most versatile choirs in London, with the highest quality musical standards, a great blend of voices and exciting programming.

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Hire us

Over its almost 50-year history, London Oriana Choir has gained an enviable reputation for its professionalism, high musical standards, a varied and eclectic repertoire and excellent presentation skills.

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Join us

Our members tell us over and over again that, for them, London Oriana Choir is all about the joy of music-making, excellence, variety, community and passion.

Recent events

Livestreamed concert: Hope, Faith, Life and Love

Saturday 12th March 2022

A concert of rousing choral writing inspired by the global cries for peace in our time including works by Cecilia McDowall, Eric Whitacre and Will Todd, the UK premiere of Dale Trumbore's Breathe in Hope - alongside the world premiere of Tuxedo: Dust Bowl #2, a commission from composer-in -residence Hannah Kendall.

Recent recordings

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In the blue

The piece draws on a poem by US educator and women's rights advocate Alice Freeman Palmer (d.1902).  It was commissioned from Anna Disley-Simpson during her composer residency with the London Oriana Choir in 2019-21 as part of a five year initiative by the Choir to promote the work of women composers (www.five15.org) through new commissions from five composers.   This is the first recording release from the five15 programme.

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Vespertilians (Bats)

An electric setting by American composer Jocelyn Hagen of text from Ovid’s Metamorphoses celebrating these wonderful mysterious creatures.

All recordings

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