Come and Sing: Viva l'Opera
Saturday 1st February 2020, 1.30pm Registration, 6.30pm Performance
St John's Church, Waterloo, London SE1
Conductor: Nicholas Chalmers
From the passion of Purcell, to the vigour of Verdi, come and join London’s most versatile choir to sing-in the New Year with an energetic opportunity to enjoy the very best opera choruses. Whatever your background or choral experience, join us, guest soloists and The Rosewood Sinfonia for a journey through the very best operatic ensemble moments.
Tickets: Participants £25 (including copy of scores to keep); Audience for performance £5/free for under 18s
Friday 13th March 2020, 7.30pm
St Giles Cripplegate, London EC2Y 8DA
Fae Evelyn - Soprano
Emily Hodkinson - Alto
Matthew Keighley - Tenor
Michael Ronan - Bass
Beethoven: Mass in C Major, Op. 86; Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt Op.112; and Elegischer Gesang, Op.118
Anna Disley-Simpson: Picture Frame
Celebrating the Beethoven250, the critically acclaimed London Oriana Choir, The Meridian Sinfonia and leading British soloists join forces for a unique celebration of some of the most prolific and rousing choral settings from Ludwig Van Beethoven. Complementing this anniversary year, the choir's five15 women’s composers initiative also sees the world premiere of 'Picture Frame' - a new commission from Anna Disley-Simpson, our fourth composer in residence.
Friday 15th May 2020, 7.30pm
St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9ED
A concert devoted to liberation, the celebration of freedom and the call for peace.
Joshua Fit The Battle of Jericho - Moses Hogan
Ascendit Deus - Giovanni Palestrina
Turn Our Captivity - William Byrd
Home - Jessica Curry
The Angel - Tina Anderson
When I’m Gone - Richard Allain
Rise Heart; thy Lord is Risen - Cecilia McDowall
Peace Like A River - arr, Ronald Staheli
Let Beauty Be Our Memorial - J.A.C Redford
Earth Song - Frank Ticheli
Do Not Stand at My Grave - Ed Rex
Deep River - Michael Tippett
If I Should Go - Rebecca Dale
Tour to New York
Saturday 23rd - Monday 25th May 2020
The Giver of Stars - American Women
Saturday 4th July 2020, 7.30pm
Stationers Hall, London EC4M 7DD
Join the critically acclaimed London Oriana Choir and Dominic Ellis-Peckham as they celebrate a choral Independence Day. Ground-breaking music from across all sound-worlds from the USA from hidden gems to leading lights and across all genres including a third world première from composer-in-residence Anna Disley-Simpson.
More details soon!