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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.

What's on?

Saturday 10th December and Tuesday 20th December 2022, 7.30pm: St James' Church, Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL

 

Stars

Join London Oriana Choir for their critically acclaimed Christmas concerts.  Rousing festive music and carols including settings by Vaughan-Williams, Benjamin Britten, Cecilia McDowall, Bob Chilcott and Eric Whitacre.

TICKETS FOR 10th DECEMBER

TICKETS FOR 20th DECEMBER

Check out our 2022/23 season concert progamme!

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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

The Cry: a requiem for the lost children of the war in Ukraine

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Friday 11th November 2022

We were honoured to be invited, along with Alleyns School choir, to perform Adrian Snell's 'The Cry' at a fundraising concert at the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral in Mayfair for mental health charity Beyond Conflict and the Cathedral's Welcome Centre for Ukrainian refugees.

The performance of the The Cry begins at 51'40, and was conducted by our Associate Conductor Nicholas Chalmers.  The soloist was Katy Treharne.  Donate to the fundraising here.

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