The Monteverdi Vespers will be performed at the London Oratory on Wednesday 6 May 2015 at 7pm. The performance will be sung by the Schola Cantorum of The London Oratory School and the London Oratory Junior Choir, with The English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble, directed by Charles Cole. Tickets are on sale now, see poster for details.
The Schola Cantorum of The London Oratory School will be touring Spain in February 2015. The Choir will be singing at the Cathedrals of Madrid, Segovia and Toledo as well as singing a Concert in Salamanca. The Schola will also sing with the Escolania del Escorial, the famous boys’ choir, at San Lorenzo de El Escorial. Further details are below. [en español]
J.S. Bach’s B minor Mass, arguably the ultimate choral work ever written, will be performed at Westminster Cathedral on Thursday 26 March 2015 at 7.30pm. In their first ever joint collaboration, Westminster Cathedral Choir will be joined by the Choristers of the Schola Cantorum of the London Oratory School. The performance will be directed by Westminster Cathedral’s Master of Music, Martin Baker. For details of tickets, please see the poster below.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com 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.