Chorus enjoy emotional end to Abbey Road recording

Aug 2019



Irene Rosner David paid an emotional tribute to Crouch End Festival Chorus after the choir finished the inaugural recording of her brother Arnold Rosner’s Requiem at Abbey Road Studios in London.

“You have brought my brother back to me today, “ Irene told musical director David Temple and 85 singers from the choir following the six-hour recording session of the work composed by her brother in 1973 at the age of 28.

Rosner was born in New York City i


Our young conductors

Jul 2019


Two young conductors are relishing the chance to learn about the unique variety of singing at Crouch End Festival Chorus in a new mentoring scheme under Music Director David Temple. 

Argentine Mariana Rosas, currently studying for a Masters in Choral conducting at Birmingham University, and Matthew Quinn, a student at Manchester University and the Royal College of Music, have been selected for the programm


From the heart – we have a winner!

Jun 2019

  ' Von Herzen – möge es wieder – zu Herzen gehen!'  ' From the heart – may it return to the heart!' These are the immortal words of Beethoven, on t

Good Omens for choir with James Bond composer

May 2019

  After singing the soundtrack for Rocketman, expected to be one of the biggest films of the year, Crouch End Festival Chorus is involved in the most hotly anticipated TV show of 2019 –

Choir takes off for Rocketman soundtrack

May 2019

Crouch End Festival Chorus is singing in the much-anticipated Elton John biopic Rocketman which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday 16 May. The chorus recorded the songs and the sound

Take up the baton!

May 2019

Crouch End Festival Chorus has launched a new project to develop the next generation of choral conductors. Applications are now open for the scheme, which is an opportunity for two talented young m
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