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CML’s summer concert

CML’s summer concert

Collegium Musicum of London returned to Holy Redeemer in lively Clerkenwell for a short concert this July. Collaborating with newly formed professional ensemble Antioch, CML performed acappella works by Byrd, Purcell, Elgar and Treseder.

Music for a While was the choir’s first outing since December 2020, and though  performers and audience were socially distanced, the concert signalled a return to regular performances by CML, which will continue in October with A Hum About Mine Ears, a collaboration with Spanish singer and composer Clara Sanabras.

CML Brahms to soothe those lockdown blues

CML Brahms to soothe those lockdown blues

Lockdown CML delivers another fine online performance, this time of the haunting Geistliches Lied, Brahms’s earliest accompanied choral work, composed in 1856 when the composer was only 23. Set to a poem by the chorale author Paul Fleming (1609-1640) about the acceptance of fate and trust in God, it began as an exercise in counterpoint.… Continue Reading

Online concert from CML

Online concert from CML

Unable to perform since March, CML singers reconvened in September to rehearse for a recording at Temple Church featuring works by British composers. Music for a While is a 30-minute tribute to native masters from the last 500 years. View the video here. ‘A very beautiful and relaxing half hour in the company of a… Continue Reading

Lockdown Mozart from CML

With an ambitious concert of Mozart choral music planned for next year – including the sublime Requiem – Collegium Musicum of London’s singers got together online to produce their own version of the famous Ave Verum Corpus. Enjoy!  Continue Reading

CML’s home-made Hallelujah!

Collegium singers have collaborated with a bunch of their favourite instrumentalists for this very special lockdown version of the Hallelujah Chorus. Watch out for our Librarian Jane Hill’s cameo appearance on the recorder! Continue Reading

Lockdown CML now an online choir

Recording all their parts separately and then stitching them together, Collegium Musicum of London singers have produced a video of Bach’s beautiful chorale In Meines Herzens Grunde from the St John Passion. In all probability there’ll be more to come!  Continue Reading