Parry's Prometheus Unbound in new release

Sep 2023

Crouch End Festival Chorus joined the London Mozart Players, soprano Sarah Fox, mezzo Dame Sarah Connolly, tenor David Butt Philip and baritone Neal Davies under the baton of William Vann to make a world première recording of Sir Charles Hubert H Parry’s early work Scenes from Shelley’s Prometheus Unbound.

Commissioned for the Three Choirs Festival, in Gloucester in 1880,  the première received a mixed reception, but despite


Choir is monumental in BBC Proms performance

Aug 2023


"The choir sounded truly monumental"...."The movement was sung with unflinching confidence allied to parade ground precision."

This was the resounding praise from two separate reviews of Crouch End Festival Chorus' appearance at the BBC Proms on July 31 2023. 


In rehearsal at the Royal Albert Hall. Picture: Rhonwen Jones

The choir joined up with the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales for a performance of John


Harmonium Prom

Apr 2023

Crouch End Festival Chorus will make its seventeenth appearance at the BBC Proms on Monday 31 July when it will join the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales conducted by Ryan Bancroft in a pe

Twenty two concerts in 2022

Dec 2022

Crouch End Festival Chorus singers enjoyed the busiest year of the choir's 38-year history in 2022 with 22 concerts, in three cities, and 10 recording sessions involving a vastly eclectic range of mus

Choir makes triumphant Proms return

Jul 2022

Crouch End Festival Chorus returned to the stage of the Royal Albert Hall on Friday 15 July for the first night of the 2022 BBC Proms.  The choir had previously sung at the first night in 2010

Young conductors Klaudia and Daniel

Jun 2022

Two talented young musicians who are passionate about conducting will join us from September 2022 on the third year of our Young Conductors Mentoring Scheme.   Seven musicians, shortlisted fro
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