CEFC launches competition

Jan 2019

Competition to compose ‘From the heart’

‘From the heart – may it return to the heart!’

These are the immortal words of Beethoven, on the title page of his great Missa Solemnis score. Crouch End Festival Chorus is inviting composers of all styles and traditions to submit an original setting of these words for unaccompanied choir.

The words may be set in any language and the winning piece will be performed by Crouch End Festival  Chorus as an


Sky Sports uses CEFC track for festive ad

Dec 2018

We're delighted that Sky Sports has used our original recording of the Little Drummer Boy for its Festive Football advert.

The choir originally made this recording, on its Christmas Choral Classics, one hot June and it has been a firm favourite ever since. You can buy your own copy in our Music Shop.



CEFC sings with Morricone at the O2

Dec 2018

Crouch End Festival Chorus was thrilled to be asked to accompany Maestro Morricone for his 'farewell' concert at the O2 in November 2018. Aged 90 Morricone is retiring from live performance but showed

Barbican world premiere and Bernstein classics to be broadcast in mid-November

Oct 2018

Our world premiere of an exciting work by up-and-coming British composer Ryan Latimer together with two classic pieces by Leonard Bernstein was broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 16 November. The Barbican c

The joy of singing Beethoven

Sep 2018

Singing Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to a packed Royal Albert Hall on Saturday 22 September 2018 was a great thrill. We sang to a large audience who enthusiastic

Our latest newsletter

Sep 2018

You can find out information about our next concert in our latest newsletter here.
More news