Our Next Concert
Saturday 10th September 2022, St John's Church, Waterloo, London SE1 8TY
1.30pm registration, 6.15pm - 7pm performance
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!
Friday 28th October 2022, 7.30pm: St Paul's Church Covent Garden, Bedford St, London WC2E 9ED
Celebrating the power, precision, polyphony and poignancy of Heinrich Schütz in this anniversary year, join London Oriana Choir, Meridian Sinfonia and guest soloists for stunning settings from Schütz and his influencers and prodigies.
Saturday 10th December and Tuesday 20th December 2022, 7.30pm: St James' Church, Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL
Join London Oriana Choir for their critically acclaimed Christmas concerts. Rousing festive music and carols including settings by Vaughan-Williams, Benjamin Britten, Kim Porter, Cecilia McDowall, Bob Chilcott and Eriks Esenvalds.
Saturday 25th March 2023, 7.30pm: St Giles Church, Cripplegate, London EC2Y 8DA
Bach St John Passion
Join the London Oriana Choir, The Meridian Sinfonia and an array of international soloists for Bach’s masterpiece as we look toward Eastertide.
Thursday 18th May 2023, 7.45pm: St Mary's Church, Bourne St, London SW1W 8JJ
Celebrating 110 years of Benjamin Britten‘s choral writing, juxtaposed with influences and contemporaries from a golden era of vocal writing, including works by Imogen Holst, Aaron Copland and Arnold Schöenberg
Saturday 8th July 2023, 7.30pm: St Bartholomew the Great, Cloth Fair, London EC1A 7JQ
The Masters of Polyphony: Byrd 400
As we commemorate the Father of polyphony and the madrigal style, London Oriana Choir comes together in the evocative setting of the Priory Church of St Bartholomew the Great for performances of the finest examples of William Byrd’s sacred and secular settings, including Cantiones Sacrae, Motets, Masses and contemporary reflections.
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The Lady Oriana
Celebrating the launch of its innovative five15 project to promote women composers, London’s most exciting choir presents a selection of choral masterpieces from across the ages ranging from John Wilbye’s late 16th century madrigal The Lady Oriana in honour of Queen Elizabeth I to O nata lux, a composition by British Composer Award-winning contemporary composer Kerry Andrew.
The London Oriana Choir joins the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Alfie Boe, Billy Idol, Phil Daniels and Pete Townshend in an exciting new orchestration of his classic rock opera by Rachel Fuller and Martin Batchelar, conducted by Robert Ziegler. CD recording, and DVD/Blu-Ray of the world première performance at the Royal Albert Hall in July 2015.
Fresh, exciting arrangements of all your Christmas favourites plus a few pieces you wouldn't have heard before, including the world premiere recording of Kenneth Leighton's Nativitie (2013).
Armstrong Gibbs: Odysseus
The première recording of the choral masterpiece Odysseus by Cecil Armstrong Gibbs, by the London Oriana Choir and the BBC Concert Orchestra (2007).
If you like Vaughan Williams’s A Sea Symphony you will love this tuneful and evocative work. Featuring Susan Gritton and Mark Stone as soprano and baritone soloists, the work tells the familiar story of Odysseus's wanderings after the fall of Troy, and his return to Ithaca. The CD also includes Dyson’ Four Songs for Sailors.
If Love Could Say God’s Name (DVD)
Recorded live at St Paul’s Cathedral, this hour-long programme is a celebration of peace. Beth Nielsen Chapman and the London Oriana Choir perform arrangements of Beth’s songs by David Drummond.
Walford Davies: Everyman
Premiered in 1904, in an age notable for such works as Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius, Everyman has had only two performances in a hundred years and has never previously been recorded. This Dutton Digital recording was a Gramophone Magazine – Editor’s Choice.
Stuff & Nonsense
Three world premiere recordings:
Richard Rodney Bennett: Nonsense Songs
John Gardner: Seven Songs
George MacIlwham: Tam O’Shanter
In Dulci Jubilo
Music for Advent and Christmas, including Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols and 14 other tracks including the Coventry Carol, Gorecki’s Totus Tuus, Bruckner’s Ave Maria and Darke’s In the Bleak Midwinter.