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

Seasonal praise for CML

Seasonal praise for CML

This December, apart from our own successful Christmas concert, at St Clement Danes in The Strand, the choir also performed once again at the Children and the Arts concert in Sloane Square, and then at the Battersea Dogs and Cats Home charity bash in Chelsea. Never ones to sing our own praises, we’d like to… Continue Reading

CML success at St Stephen’s

CML success at St Stephen’s

A year after CML’s triumphant St John Passion at the St Stephen’s Festival, the group revisited West London for Henry and George, a sparkling celebration of the choral works of Henry Purcell and Georg Friderik Handel. With accomplished performances all round, festival organiser Adrian Edwards was thrilled with the choir’s contribution, which closed the week-long event with a… Continue Reading