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The London Oratory Christmas Carol Service 2014

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Photographs from the London Oratory Junior Choir’s Rome Tour 2014

These photographs were taken during the London Oratory Junior’s recent tour to Rome in November 2014. The Choir, directed by Charles Cole, was invited to sing at St Peter’s Basilica as well as at the Chiesa Nuova (the Roman Oratory). The children also visited many of Rome’s major churches as well as the classical sites.

Advent & Christmas Carol Services for Aid to the Church in Need

The Schola Cantorum of The London Oratory School will be singing two Carol Services for Aid to the Church in Need. The first of these, an Advent Carol Service, will take place at St Mary Moorfields Church at 7pm on Tuesday 2 December. The Celebrant will be Father Peter Newby and the service will be followed by Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. The second service, a Christmas Carol Service by candlelight, will take place at Farm Street Church on Wednesday 10 December at 7pm. The celebrant will be Father Dominic Robinson S.J. and the Schola will be joined by brass and timpani in the carols. There will be a retiring collection following both services towards Aid to the Church in Need’s projects in Iraq and Syria. Please see the posters below for details.

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Victoria Requiem

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The Schola Cantorum of the London Oratory School will be performing the Requiem by Tomás Luis de Victoria (c.1548-1611) at St James’s, Sussex Gardens on Monday 10 November 2014 at 7.30pm. Tickets are available in advance from schola@los.ac or by telephone 020 7381 7684. Tickets will also be available on the door priced £12 (£8 concessions). St James’s Church is in Sussex Gardens, London W2 see location here.

Concert of Choral Music by Vaughan Williams & Mendelssohn

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The Schola Cantorum of the London Oratory School will be singing a concert at St Luke’s, Chelsea on Wednesday 11 June 2014 at 7.30pm. The programme will include Mass in G minor by Vaughan Williams and Lauda Sion by Mendelssohn. Tickets are available in advance from schola@los.ac or by telephone 020 7381 7684. Tickets will also be available on the door priced £12 (£8 concessions). St Luke’s Church is in Sydney Street, London SW3 see location here.

Charles Cole radio interview on Tenebrae

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Charles Cole was interviewed on the Son Rise Morning Show earlier today on the subject of Tenebrae. The US station is carried globally by EWTN and the morning show is hosted by Matt Swaim. Click below to listen to the interview which lasts just under nine minutes. 

Lenten Service for persecuted Christians in Syria

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The Schola Cantorum of The London Oratory School will be singing at a Lenten Service at Farm Street Church on Tuesday 8 April at 7pm. The service has been arranged by Aid to the Church in Need and will focus on the suffering of persecuted Christians in Syria during this period of Lent. Music will include motets by Byrd and Lotti as well as the Miserere by Allegri. There will be talks given by Lord Alton and by ACN’s John Pontifex. The service, which concludes with Benediction, will last approximately one hour and will be followed by refreshments in the Church Hall. There will be a retiring collection towards Aid to the Church in Need’s work in Syria.

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