RAH Diary, 2 March 2018 – The Phillips 66 Choir

Our singing education programme, AC Academy is generously supported by Phillips 66 & JET. They have formed a choir of employees at their London office, led by one of Armonico Consort’s leaders, and jumped at the chance to perform at the Royal Albert Hall later this month. Two of their choir members have written about the experience of joining the choir. 

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Christopher’s post-Biber blog

Conducting massive polychoral works has somewhat been a theme of my musical life ever since we started exploring the larger scale works of the 16th Century, such as the 40 part works of Striggio and Tallis. When choirs and ensembles go to such considerable lengths to bring together polished and beautifully performed versions of these

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Summer Spring 2018 Season Brochure

Our new season brochure is out! Join us for an enchanting season of music, from Biber’s 53-part Salzburg Mass to Tallis’ Spem in Alium. Browse online or download on issuu. Get in touch if you would like us to send you a free copy.

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AC Academy at Christmas

The festive season is almost upon us! Over the next few weeks each one of the AC Academy after school choirs will be performing in a concert or two, as we begin the countdown to Christmas.

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Beowulf Diary, 30 October 2017, Final post, future thoughts

It is with sadness that I came to the end of the Beowulf project. As a musician, it is always such a privilege to be part of the creation of something new, and to nurture it as it begins its fragile journey into the world.

To spend a week in the company of such incredible professional musicians and almost 1000 young people from different AC Academy projects, building and rebuilding the performances on each of the four days, was a tremendous privilege and one I will never forget. 

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