Conductor: Benjamin Bayl. Wth the Orchestra of the City and the Nonsuch Singers
Back to the Future
Conductor: Matthew Greenall. The choir’s founder returns to the podium after an eight year absence to direct an all-twenty-first century programme
Le Cantique des Cantiques
Guest conductor: Stephen Jackson
Guest conductor: James Weeks
Héloïse et Abelard
A long-overdue revival of Elizabeth Maconchy’s masterpiece.
With the Orchestra of the City and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama
A Christmas Century
By kind permission of the Warden and Scholars of the House or College of Scholars of Merton in the University of Oxford.
Also on 18 December 2008 at St Michael’s Bedford Park, London W4
Music for Lent
Guest Conductor: Jeremy Summerly
Part of the 2009 London Festival of Contemporary Church Music
Music for choir and strings to mark the passing of two centuries since Mendelssohn’s birth in 1809.
Also on 27 June 2009 at Dore Abbey, Abbey Dore, Herefordshire
Cross Road Blues
The first full performance of the musical adaptation of David Walter Hall’s acclaimed play, themed around the life of the blues singer, Robert Johnson
Malcolm Arnold Remembered
Part of the 2009 Malcolm Arnold Festival
Handel’s Messiah arranged by Mozart and sung in German. With the Kensington Chamber Orchestra