photo: Sheila Burnett
 

One of London's most versatile chamber choirs, Londinium is particularly noted for vibrant performances of a cappella repertoire. The choir has established a strong reputation for diverse, imaginative and eclectic programming from across the centuries, to thrilling effect. An emphasis on unjustly neglected or rarely-performed works is combined with a strong commitment to contemporary repertoire.

 
Londinium, conducted with great style by Andrew Griffiths, has the twin merits of balance and clarity...
— Edward Clark, Musical Opinion
 

Saturday 10th March, 7.30pm
St Sepulchre-without-Newgate

This celebratory concert marks the launch of Londinium's debut recording 'The Gluepot Connection' - a mouthwatering selection of British choral music (some previously unrecorded) by composers who frequented 'The George' pub in Great Portland Street in the first half of the twentieth century, released on the SOMM label.

Our programme will include highlights from the disc, including Arnold Bax's stupendous Mater ora filium and works by Alan Bush, John Ireland, Elisabeth Lutyens, EJ Moeran, Alan Rawsthorne and Peter Warlock. Alongside this glorious repertoire we perform an underrated masterpiece: Kenneth Leighton's Mass for Double Choir, op.44.