Come sing with us!
London Concord Singers has vacancies in all voices. We are a friendly chamber choir with an eclectic repertoire from Josquin to contemporary music, and rehearse on Monday evenings in the Clerkenwell/Smithfield. Rehearsals take place on Monday evenings. Just email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details and we look forward to welcoming you. You can get a taster of our rehearsals with a lovely video which film-maker Laura Ruiz created, it is available on Vimeo.
London Concord Singers have given a number of world, UK and London premieres of works by composers such as John Rutter, Andrzej Panufnik, Richard Rodney Bennett, John McCabe, Kenneth Leighton and Michael Ball, as well as pieces specially written for the choir. The choir has also given performances of major contemporary pieces such as Alfred Schnittke's Choral Concerto and Malcolm Williamson's Requiem for a Tribe Brother.
London Concord Singers was established in 1966 by the conductor, Malcolm Cottle, and he remained the Musical Director for over 40 years until his death in December 2014. The choir became a registered charity in 1996.
Introducing our Music Director:
Since 1 January 2016, London Concord Singers has been conducted by Jessica Norton. Alongside her work with the London Concord Singers, Jessica Norton is Musical Director of the London Orpheus Choir, the East London Chorus and the Henley Youth Choirs, a freelance rehearsal conductor and recently finished working as Associate Musical Director of Pegasus Choir. Read more about Jessica
Every other summer the choir undertakes a short foreign concert tour; places visited include Rouen, Caen, Ghent, Bruges, Strasbourg, Barcelona, Tallinn, Basel, Verona, Bardolino, Antwerp, Boppard on the Rhine, and Avignon. On their 2003 French tour, the choir sang to an audience of 1300 in Rheims Cathedral in a concert which was part of the Flâneries Musicales d'Été. More recent tours have included Ljubljana in Slovenia and Maastricht and Groningen in the Netherlands.
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|Founded in 1966|
Founder Malcolm Cottle