Temple celebrates decade of diversification

Dec 2019

Music Director David Temple believes Crouch End Festival Chorus has become “the most eclectic, versatile and sought-after symphonic choir in the UK“, singing at major concert venues and festivals and high-profile recording sessions.

The choir has also just launched a new Young Conductors Mentoring Scheme to help develop the stars of the future.  Here, David looks back at a decade of diversification and a glorious year.



Chorus celebrate Christmas with monsters and King's College

Dec 2019

Crouch End Festival Chorus have been preparing for Christmas 2019 with shows involving two completely different singing partners -- Halloween monsters and some of the world’s most famous choristers.

Singers celebrate with Danny Elfman, Catherine O'Hara, Ken Page & Sandy Cameron

The choir joined composer and singer Danny Elfman and the London Philharmonic Orchestra in two showings of Tim Burton’s film The Nightmare Before Christmas accompanied by Elfman’s music a


Crouch End Festival Chorus sing on soundtrack for Netflix's The Crown

Nov 2019

  Crouch End Festival Chorus feature on the soundtrack of the latest series of Netflix’s popular The Crown, a big budget drama on the British royal family released in Novemb

Our new recording celebrates Decca's 90th birthday

Oct 2019

British composer Debbie Wiseman’s new work Decca 90, which the chorus recorded for the 90th birthday of the record company in September 2019 with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, is n

Chorus 'outstanding' in night of Beethoven magic

Oct 2019

Crouch End Festival Chorus (CEFC) won huge praise for a memorable performance of Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis and a new work "From the heart – may it return to the heart" at London

“Classical, pop, jazz, film scores – you can do it all“ says new patron Debbie Wiseman

Sep 2019

Composer and conductor Debbie Wiseman has praised the versatility of Crouch End Festival Chorus and says she is delighted to have become the 10th patron of a choir that “breaks through boun
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