The Schola is a richly varied programme, from contemporary works from the composer himself, to works by his predecessors and to opera and chamber music, in many styles. From the 17th to the 20th century, many of the programme was adapted to opera, and the programme is still regularly rehearsed. It is a programme that will be found on the Schola website.
The festival is a celebration of music, of the human voice, of the spirit, of music and its relationship to nature and culture. The Festival is held every year in October, and has grown into one of the most successful and influential events in the world of music.
The festival, founded in 1985 by the Society of London Musicians, is annual series of concerts celebrating the music of the greatest musicians of the 20th Century. The programme is not limited to the 20th Century, and has a great deal to do with the artistic works of the last two centuries, as well as the musical achievements of the last century.
A concert celebrating the 40th birthday of one of London’s leading boys choirs. The programme is a wide-ranging one, with music from Bethoven to Erik Satie, reflecting the varied work of the Schola, which is heard in cathedrals and churches all over the world, in London’s opera houses and on numerous film tracks.
The London Opera is one of the most highly respected opera companies in the world. It was awarded the prestigious British Opera Awards in 2005, and in 2007 was the first London Opera to win the Grand-Admiral’s Award for Orchestrations for a decade. As a consequence of this success, it is now the most prestigious orchestra in the world.