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CML MEETS BBC

CML MEETS BBC

CML Chair John Biggins was featured talking about the choir on BBC Radio Three’s The Choir, on Sunday, 19th April. Click here to listen to what he had to say. Continue Reading

Drive-time illumination

Drive-time illumination

The latest in CML’s yearly drive-time concerts is approaching. LUMINOSO will feature a capella music inspired by light. With a programme of short pieces ranging from Orlando di Lasso to George Harrison, LUMINOSO presents an ideal opportunity to re-acquaint yourself with London’s liveliest chamber choir, at its home in Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell. Continue Reading

CML impresses with Baroque programme at St James’s

CML impresses with Baroque programme at St James’s

Collegium Musicum of London’s concert on Saturday 29th November attracted a large and enthusiastic audience at St James’s in Piccadiilly. Nearly 200 people saw the choir perform works by Purcell, Handel and Bach, under the assured direction of conductor Greg Morris. Accomplished playing by specialist Baroque instrumentaists, led by Catherine Martin, was complemented by some… Continue Reading

Audience acclaim for CML’s Rachmaninov masterpiece

Audience acclaim for CML’s Rachmaninov masterpiece

Collegium Musicum of London’s autumn concert received a rapturous response from audience members at St John’s in Notting Hill as the choir delivered a polished performance of Rachmaninov’s neglected materpiece the Liturgy of St John Chrysostom. Here are some of the comments: ‘The singing was of a very high order. To sing so much unaccompanied music… Continue Reading

CML showcases American masterpieces at festival outing

CML showcases American masterpieces at festival outing

For the choir’s third appearance at the St Stephen’s Festival of Arts in West London, Musical Director Greg Morris chose an all-American programme, featuring Leonard Bernstein’s sublime Hebrew classic Chichester Psalms. The concert, on June 7th, also featured works by Philip Glass, Eric Whitacre and Stephen Sondheim, in an exuberant programme of choral music from accross… Continue Reading

Brandenburg Festival triumph for CML

Brandenburg Festival triumph for CML

Collegium Musicum of London’s first appearance at the Brandenburg Choral Festival last month saw an accomplished reprise of the choir’s AMORE concert, first perormed in March in Clerkenwell, and then in Bourn, Cambridgeshire a few days later. Corpus Christi Church, a hidden gem in the heart of Covent Garden, was the venue for a well-received… Continue Reading