Nico de Villiers on BBC Four

An eagle eyed LCS member (thanks Jim!) has spotted that Nico de Villiers is performing on BBC Four this Thursday the 10th of December at 9pm. Nico is featured alongside Frank Skinner and Suzy Klein in Episode 2 of What a Performance: Pioneers of Popular Entertainment. The three-part series explores More →

Our Singing Detective Strikes Again!

After solving the puzzle of the 3 Rossini motets which we sang recently, I have been on the trail of a mystery composer. Our conductor Dan had chosen the carol Make we joy for our Christmas concert. The score bore the date May-June 1985 and the name of David Morgan. More →

Making The Tailcoats Fit

Our exceptional pianist and coach Nico de Villiers has recently published a biography on the life and times of composer, pianist, and actor Richard Hageman. Nico has co-written the book with Asing Walthaus and it features a foreward by Kathryn Kalinak. If you would like to learn more about Hageman’s More →

Christmas Concert: In Terra Pax

At the end of a turbulent year, our concert title could not be more poignant. Gerald Finzi’s magical Christmas song, In Terra Pax, for baritone, soprano and choir, combines the Nativity story with a poem by Robert Bridges. This lyrical song must be a contender for one of the most More →

Mass In Blue Video

Back in May, 30 LCS members were very pleased to support Will and Bethany Todd at a ‘Come and Sing’ day to benefit the Rainbow Trust. The charity supports over 25% of the 6,000 families in England who have a child aged 0-18 with a life threatening or terminal illness. More →

Head to Goldsmiths for Cherubini’s Requiem this Saturday

With three days to go before we perform at Goldsmiths with Forest Philharmonic Orchestra, please whet your appetite with a look at the concert programme. Whilst the main event is Cherubini’s Requiem, we are also excited to present three wonderful motets from Rossini. These have been a delight to rehearse More →

LCS Sleuth Solves Rossini Riddle!

In planning the November concert, our conductor Dan had a problem. He wanted the choir to sing three motets to accompany Cherubini’s Requiem in C minor, but scores and recordings gave conflicting information about the works, which appeared to be by Rossini and be called O Salutaris Hostia, Ave Maria More →

A Thrilling Carmina at Cadogan Hall

Thank you to everyone who came to our summer concert at Cadogan Hall in July. It was wonderful to see the hall so full and the choir was thrilled by such a great response from the audience at the end of each piece. We loved performing with such dazzling soloists and we were More →

Orff we go!

Just one day to go until we sing at Cadogan Hall on Saturday the 4th of July at 7.30pm. Rehearsals have been going very well and we are all looking forward to performing in such a beautiful concert hall for the third time. The programme is as follows: Carl Orff: Carmina More →

Mass in Blue – Part 2

On Sunday May 10th, 30 LCS members took part in an amazing ‘Come and Sing’ event at St John’s Smith Square, performing Will Todd’s jazzy Mass in Blue in support of the fantastic children’s charity, The Rainbow Trust. The Mass in Blue is a contemporary jazz setting of the Latin mass, More →

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