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Another full house for CML’s moving WW1 tribute

Another full house for CML’s moving WW1 tribute

Saturday 16th June saw another packed venue in central London as CML’s Pacem concert attracted considerable interest at the Swiss Church in Covent Garden.

The centrepiece was Vaughan Williams’s impassioned plea for peace Dona nobis pacem, arranged by Greg Morris for chamber ensemble and piano.

Soloists Augusta Hebbert and Michael Hickman, alongside actor Brendan Charleson, combined with the choir to produce a memorable evening of words and music; a fitting 100-year commemoration of those ordinary people who lived and died during World War One.

‘My ears are still ringing with that wonderful Vaughan Williams sound. It was a really imaginative concert’
– audience member

‘The choir is going from strength to strength on blend, intonation and emotional range.’
– audience member

Armada! concert attracts large crowd to St Bart’s, Smithfields

Armada! concert attracts large crowd to St Bart’s, Smithfields

The choir’s acappella concert of 16th-century English and Spanish music last Saturday at St Bart’s in Smithfield showed CML at its polished best – in front of a sell-out audience. Guitarist Moises Silva contributed hugely to an enjoyable evening in truly stunning surroundings. Watch out for the CD and digital download later in the year!  Audience… Continue Reading

Bloomsbury Schubertiade

Bloomsbury Schubertiade

Last December’s concert of intimate choral music proved a resounding success at a packed St George’s, Bloomsbury. CML produced one of its most accomplished performances with works by Schubert, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Stanford and Vaughan Williams. Meanwhile, no-one present will forget the outstanding contribution of tenor James Way (pictured right), who was undoubtedly the star of… Continue Reading

Time & Tide sell-out in Rotherhithe

Time & Tide sell-out in Rotherhithe

Collegium Musicum of London Chamber Choir ventured south of the river on October 7th to present an evening of music, poetry, prose and projections on a nautical and temporal theme. The spectacular Grand Entrance Hall at the Brunel Museum in Rotherhithe provided the setting for the sell-out event, which featured actors Lizzie Roper and Rufus… Continue Reading

Choirs collaborate in Marian programme

Choirs collaborate in Marian programme

For its autumn outing this year, CML joined forces with the fEinklang Chamber Choir from Munich in two concerts of acappella choral music interpreting prayers to the Virgin Mary. The first, on October 1st, took place at St Sepulchre’s in the City of London. the second followed three weeks later  at the Erlöserkirchein Munich. The London… Continue Reading

Viennese masterpieces at St James’s, Piccadilly

Viennese masterpieces at St James’s, Piccadilly

Collegium Musicum of London’s burgeoning reputation was enhanced at St James’s in Piccadilly on Saturday December 3rd as the choir, alongside an impressive ensemble of soloists and period instrumentalists, were applauded to the rafters by a large and appreciative audience. Highlights of the evening included soprano soloist Augusta Hebbert‘s fine singing in Haydn’s Salve Regina, the band’s… Continue Reading