Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.
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In addition to its long recording history, the choir has developed a formidable international reputation, and in recent years has given concert tours of Mexico, Argentina, Italy, Israel, Spain and France. In 2007 they became the first choir from a British university to tour in China, giving concerts in the Forbidden City Concert Hall in Beijing and the new Oriental Arts Centre in Shanghai. In 2008 they appeared as guest artists at the 43rd International Festival Wratislavia Cantans in Wroclaw, Poland.
Schola Cantorum has frequently appeared on radio and television in the UK and abroad. In 2006 the choir commissioned The Oxford Blues Service, a jazz setting of the service of Evensong by Roderick Williams which they performed live on BBC Radio 3. A jazz Matins service followed in 2007 which was broadcast on BBC Radio 4. In 2008 the choir featured in John Bridcut’s BBC film The Passions of Vaughan Williams in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the composer’s death.
Many generation of former choir members are in touch with the choir and support its activities. The choir would be delighted to hear from any who have fallen out of touch.