Aug
27
7:30 pm19:30

Perspectives Anglaises

  • Église Saint-Matthieu
Monet - Houses of Parliament 'Stormy Day'

Londinium visits France for the first time to perform a feast of British a cappella choral music. From the Renaissance world of Byrd and Tallis to the Romantic works of Elgar and Stanford and the dazzling contemporary sounds of Jonathan Harvey and James MacMillan, this superb programme showcases the very best of British choral music.

Jonathan Harvey: Come, Holy Ghost
Thomas Tallis: Loquebantur variis linguis
Edward Elgar: The Shower
Edward Elgar: The Fountain
John Amner: Sing, O Heavens
Charles Villiers Stanford: Beati quorum via
William Byrd: Sing joyfully unto God
John Ireland: The Hills
Robert Johnson: Full Fathom Five
James MacMillan: The Gallant Weaver
Thomas Tallis: O sacrum convivium
Charles Wood: Hail, Gladdening Light
Robert Lucas Pearsall: Lay A Garland
Ralph Vaughan Williams arr. Jim Clements: The Vagabond (from Songs of Travel)
William Harris: Faire is the Heaven
Benjamin Britten: Five Flower Songs, op. 47

Aug
28
5:00 pm17:00

Perspectives Anglaises

  • Abbaye de Marbach
Monet - Houses of Parliament (Stormy Day)

Londinium visits France for the first time to perform a feast of British a cappella choral music. From the Renaissance world of Byrd and Tallis to the Romantic works of Elgar and Stanford and the dazzling contemporary sounds of Jonathan Harvey and James MacMillan, this superb programme showcases the very best of British choral music.

Jonathan Harvey: Come, Holy Ghost
Thomas Tallis: Loquebantur variis linguis
Edward Elgar: The Shower
Edward Elgar: The Fountain
John Amner: Sing, O Heavens
Charles Villiers Stanford: Beati quorum via
William Byrd: Sing joyfully unto God
John Ireland: The Hills
Robert Johnson: Full Fathom Five
James MacMillan: The Gallant Weaver
Thomas Tallis: O sacrum convivium
Charles Wood: Hail, Gladdening Light
Robert Lucas Pearsall: Lay A Garland
Ralph Vaughan Williams arr. Jim Clements: The Vagabond (from Songs of Travel)
William Harris: Faire is the Heaven
Benjamin Britten: Five Flower Songs, op. 47


Jul
9
7:30 pm19:30

Summer concert for Samaritans

  • St Paul's church
Sing for Samaritans

A charity concert at St Paul's church, Beckenham in aid of Central London Samaritans, repeating our 'Sunshine after Rain' programme (see below).

Central London Samaritans is the only support service in London open round the clock, every day of the year. Every year they receive over 100,000 calls for help. People call them to be heard, to work through their problems and find positive outcomes that work for them. Volunteers also reach out and work with schools, colleges and universities, workplaces, health and welfare services, homeless people, prisons and other charities.

Admission: free, with retiring collection. Further information here or from our Facebook Event.

Jul
8
7:30 pm19:30

Sunshine after Rain

  • St Sepulchre-without-Newgate

Londinium closed its tenth-anniversary season with a delicious selection of music celebrating the great outdoors. Beautiful partsongs by Elgar, Delius, Vaughan Williams, Ireland and Sterndale Bennett rubbed shoulders with superb recent works by Nicholas Maw, Cecilia McDowall, Bernard Rose and James MacMillan. Mendelssohn's vivacious op.59 'Songs to be sung in the open air' and Britten's classic Five Flower Songs completed this delightful programme.

Programme
John Ireland: The Hills
Bernard Rose: The spacious firmament on high
Cecilia McDowall: The skies in their magnificence
Edward Elgar: The Shower
William Sterndale Bennett: Come, live with me
Felix Mendelssohn: Sechs Lieder im Freien zu singen, op. 59
Frederick Delius: On Craig Ddu
Ralph Vaughan Williams, arr. Jim Clements: The Vagabond (from Songs of Travel)
Nicholas Maw: One foot in Eden still, I stand
Edward Elgar: The Fountain
James MacMillan: The Gallant Weaver
Benjamin Britten: Five Flower Songs, op. 47