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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

Laszlo Heltay 1930-2019

Laszlo Heltay 1930-2019

The death has been announced of CML founder and patron Laszlo Heltay. Laszlo was born in Budapest and studied conducting and composition at the Franz Liszt Academy under Kodaly and Bardos. He became a British citizen in 1957. In 1964 he went to New Zealand as associate conductor of the NZBC Symphony Orchestra and director… Continue Reading

CML starts Christmas off in style

CML starts Christmas off in style

Some great photos by Andrea Liu of CML’s Christmas concert on Saturday 7 December at St Bart’s the Great in West Smithfield. A large and enthusiastic audience enjoyed an atmospheric evening of seasonal music, both classical and popular, alongside readings and communal carols. Continue Reading

CML celebrates French choral works

CML celebrates French choral works

Saturday, October 19th saw CML return to Temple church for a polished and moving performance of choral music by Duruflé, Pulenc and Fauré. A large and appreciative audience enjoyed the atmospheric surroundings and in particular the contributions of soloists Joanna Harries, Michael Hickman and Sophie Harries, alongside virtuoso organist Daniel Moult. Audience reaction ‘One voice of exceptional… Continue Reading

CML makes its mark with stunning B minor Mass

CML makes its mark with stunning B minor Mass

A packed house at St James’s, Piccadilly was present for CML’s first return to Bach’s momentous work since 2006. Under the expert guidance of the choir’s MD, and alongside a host of top Baroque instrumentalists and soloists, CML produced a spirited and polished performance which can only have added to the ensemble’s growing reputation in… Continue Reading