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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. The final ‘Amen’ is one of the most celebrated outros in all classical music.

Watch the video here.

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! <iframe src=”https://player.vimeo.com/video/421909513″ width=”700″ height=”388″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”></iframe> 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

CML revisits the St John Passion

CML revisits the St John Passion

Collegium Musicum of London‘s spring programme included Bach’s magnificent St John Passion. On March 5, the choir collaborated with English Touring Opera, in a production which took place at the Hackney Empire Theatre. CML previously teamed up with ETO as part of their 2018 St Matthew Passion at Temple Church. This year’s acclaimed production was equally… Continue Reading