A December Song
16th and 21st December 2019, 7.30pm
St James' Church, Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL
Join us for one of our renown Christmas performances at St James' Piccadilly. Festive choral favourites from Howells, Rutter and Britten alongside music from Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Roxanna Panufnik, Cecilia McDowall, Cheryl Frances-Hoad, and a world premiere from our fourth five15 composer in residence Anna Disley-Simpson.
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
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 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 My Grave - Ed Rex
Deep River - Michael Tippett
If I Should Go - Rebecca Dale
Tour to New York
Saturday 23rd - Monday 25th May 2020
SAVE THE DATE: Saturday and Sunday 4th/ 5th July: five15 festival
More details soon!