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Our Next Concert

Friday 12th May 2023, 7.30pm: St Clement Danes, Strand, London WC2R 1DH

Immortal Fire

 

Organist - Richard Hills

Celebrating the 110th anniversary of his birth, London Oriana Choir presents a programme of choral music by Benjamin Britten juxtaposed with his influences and contemporaries, including Imogen Holst, Francis Poulenc, Dobrinka Tabakova and Aaron Copland.

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Future performances

Saturday 27th May 2023, 7.30pm;  Igreja dos Carmelitas, Rua Carmo, Porto, Portugal

Immortal Fire

Celebrating the 110th anniversary of his birth, London Oriana Choir presents a programme of choral music by Benjamin Britten juxtaposed with his influences and contemporaries, including Imogen Holst, Francis Poulenc, Dobrinka Tabakova and Aaron Copland.

Saturday 8th July 2023, 7.30pm: St George's Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2SA

The Masters of Polyphony: Byrd 400

As we commemorate the Father of polyphony and the madrigal style, London Oriana Choir comes together in the wonderful setting of St George's Bloomsbury for performances of the finest examples of William Byrd’s sacred and secular settings, including Motets, his Mass for Five Voices 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.

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