Flowers of the Field
The CLC’s new recording for Naxos, featuring performances by Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons and baritone Roderick Williams, is an anthology of twentieth century British music on the themes of war and lost youth, set against a background of the English countryside and a centuries-old pattern..
Music in Time of War
Just after Remembrance Day, we mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, with a programme of music associated with war. Tippett’s Five Spirituals, inspired by events in 1939, are a visceral and emotive cry for reconciliation. Butterworth’s lyrical idyll, The Banks..
Young Apprentice Tenor Scheme
Addressing a nationwide shortage of choral tenors, we are delighted as part of our education programme to offer two bursaries per season for aspiring young tenors between the ages of 16 and 19. Bursaries cover music costs as well as travel expenses to weekly rehearsals…