Our Next Concert

Friday 28th October 2022, 7.30pm: St Paul's Church Covent Garden, Bedford St, London WC2E 9ED

Schütz 350

Celebrating the power, precision, polyphony and poignancy of Heinrich Schütz in this anniversary year, join London Oriana Choir and the Rosewood Consort for stunning settings from Schütz and his influencers and prodigies.

Retiring collection for School Ground Sounds

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Future performances

Friday 11th November, 6.30pm: Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Family, Duke St, London W1K 5BQ

 

The Cry, by Adrian Snell. A requiem for the lost children of the war in Ukraine

London Oriana Choir

Alleyn's School Choir

Katy Treharne

Dominic Ellis-Peckham

A unique evening of music to raise funds for trauma counselling for children and mothers on the frontline, supported by the mental health charity Beyond Conflict, and for The Ukrainian Welcome Centre in London for displaced Ukrainians who fled the war.

By invitation of Beyond Conflict and the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral.

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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.

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

Immortal Fire

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.

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.