Our Next Concert

 

The Merciful King

Friday 10th December 2021, 7.30pm

St Clement Danes Church, London WC2R 1DH

 

and

Saturday 18th December 2021, 7.30pm

St James's Church, Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL

Join the London Oriana Choir and Dominic Ellis-Peckham for the return of our traditional Christmas musical celebration.  Featuring rousing and reflective choral settings from Bob Chilcott, Cecilia McDowall, Roxanna Panufnik, Richard Allain, JS Bach, Peter Warlock and others. 

Organist: Peter Foggitt

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Future performances

Come and Sing: Choral Classics

Saturday 29th January 2022, 2pm  central London venue tbc

More details soon!

Hope, Faith, Life, Love

Saturday 12th March 2022, 7.30pm  

St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9ED

Rousing choral writing inspired by the global cries for peace in our time - alongside the world premiere of a commission from composer-in -residence Hannah Kendall.

CD recordings

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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. 

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Classic Quadrophenia

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.

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Nativitie

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). 

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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Stuff & Nonsense

Three world premiere recordings:

Richard Rodney Bennett: Nonsense Songs

John Gardner: Seven Songs

George MacIlwham: Tam O’Shanter

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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.