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Release of the Mendelssohns

Jan 2024

Chandos Records releases a new recording on Friday 12 January 2024 celebrating the works of the siblings Felix Mendelssohn and Fanny Hensel (née Mendelssohn).

 

David Temple conducted Crouch End Festival Chorus and London Mozart Players with a formidable group of soloists on this album, recorded in Hampstead in November 2022.

Fanny’s cantata Hiob, based on the Book of Job, is the second of three cantatas composed between February

 

Support us in our 12-hour singathon!

Dec 2023

2024 marks a significant milestone in Crouch End Festival Chorus' history as we celebrate our 40th birthday with a series of '40' themed events.

The first of these takes place on Saturday 13 January 2024 when we will be singing 40 pieces in 12 hours to raise money to record Elgar's monumental work The Kingdom as part of our 40th birthday celebrations.

The choir will be singing all day between 9am and 9pm at the Muswell Hill Baptist Church, 2 Dukes Ave, London N10 2PT. You're very welcome to come and listen during the day but for a minimum donation of £10 you c

 

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 wo
 

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 revie
 

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
 
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