Hilary Davan Wetton to retire as CLC’s conductor after 34 years
Today, the City of London Choir announces the retirement of Hilary Davan Wetton as its esteemed Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, effective from summer 2023. The choir has had just two conductors since 1963 and has enjoyed Hilary’s musical direction since 1989. It is indebted to Hilary for his inspirational leadership, expertise, energy and enthusiasm throughout his remarkable tenure. Under Hilary’s direction…
Behold, the sea itself!
Setting Walt Whitman’s stirring words and imagery, Vaughan Williams’ first symphony is a metaphysical tour de force for choir and orchestra, conjuring the majesty and capriciousness of the sea. With soloists Roderick Williams and Sophie Bevan, the symphony is accompanied by the highly unusual Fantasia..
Celebrating Vaughan Williams
12th October 2022 will mark 150 years since the birth of the great British composer, Ralph Vaughan Williams. The City of London Choir will be celebrating this anniversary throughout 2022 – at the Barbican, Cadogan Hall, St John’s Smith Square and beyond. News of all..