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City of London Sinfonia

City of London Sinfonia

Firmly established as one of the UK's leading chamber orchestras, City of London Sinfonia (CLS) was founded in 1971 by the late Richard Hickox and celebrates its 40th anniversary this season. The Orchestra has earned a reputation for strong, distinctive programming, outstanding performances and recordings, and a passion for music featuring the voice.

Performing throughout the UK and abroad, CLS makes regular appearances at all the major London concert halls and venues, as well as St Paul's Cathedral and other venues in the City of London. It has been resident orchestra at the capital's popular Opera Holland Park since 2004 and holds a long-standing residency in High Wycombe, as well as being a regular guest at major UK festivals. In addition the Orchestra performs lively Crash, Bang, Wallop! family concerts offering young listeners an exciting and interactive introduction to classical music.

Albums
'A Christmas Present from Polyphony' (NOEL2)
A Christmas Present from Polyphony
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'Boughton: Bethlehem' (CDA66690)
Boughton: Bethlehem
'Britten: A Ceremony of Carols & St Nicolas' (CDA67946)
Britten: A Ceremony of Carols & St Nicolas
'Christmas through the ages' (NOEL1)
Christmas through the ages
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'Holst: Savitri & The Dream-City' (CDH55042)
Holst: Savitri & The Dream-City
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'Rutter: Gloria & other sacred music' (CDA67259)
Rutter: Gloria & other sacred music
'Rutter: Music for Christmas' (CDA67245)
Rutter: Music for Christmas
'Simpson: Symphony No. 11 & Nielsen Variations' (CDA67500)
Simpson: Symphony No. 11 & Nielsen Variations
'Simpson: The Complete Symphonies' (CDS44191/7)
Simpson: The Complete Symphonies
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'Stravinsky: Mass & Symphony of Psalms' (CDA66437)
Stravinsky: Mass & Symphony of Psalms
'Vaughan Williams: Choral Works' (CDS44321/4)
Vaughan Williams: Choral Works
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'Vaughan Williams: The Pilgrim's Progress' (CDA66511)
Vaughan Williams: The Pilgrim's Progress
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'Vaughan Williams: The shepherds of the delectable mountains & other works' (CDA66569)
Vaughan Williams: The shepherds of the delectable mountains & other works
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Complete works available for download
BENJAMIN BRITTEN  (1913-1976)
Saint Nicolas, Op 42 with Trinity College Choir Cambridge, Stephen Layton (conductor)
GUSTAV HOLST  (1874-1934)
Savitri, H96 Op 25 with Richard Hickox (conductor)
The Dream-City with Patrizia Kwella (soprano), Richard Hickox (conductor)
JOHN RUTTER  (b1945)
Angel Tidings with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
Angels' Carol with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
As the bridegroom to his chosen with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
Away in a manger with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
Candlelight Carol with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
Carol of the Children with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
Christmas Lullaby with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
Donkey Carol with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
Dormi, Jesu with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
Go forth into the world with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
I will lift up mine eyes with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
I wonder as I wander with Polyphony, Libby Crabtree (soprano), Stephen Layton (conductor)
Jesus Child with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
Love came down at Christmas with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
Mary's Lullaby with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
Nativity Carol with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
Sans Day Carol with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
Second Amen with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
Shepherd's Pipe Carol with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
Silent night with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
Star Carol with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
The Lord is my light and my salvation with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
The very best time of the year with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
There is a flower with Polyphony, Cecilia Osmond (soprano), Stephen Layton (conductor)
Thy perfect love with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
To everything there is a season with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
What sweeter music? with Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
Wild Wood Carol with Polyphony, Robert Rice (baritone), Stephen Layton (conductor)
ROBERT SIMPSON  (1921-1997)
Symphony No 11 with Matthew Taylor (conductor)
Symphony No 11 with Matthew Taylor (conductor)
Variations on a theme by Nielsen with Matthew Taylor (conductor)
Variations on a theme by Nielsen with Matthew Taylor (conductor)
IGOR STRAVINSKY  (1882-1971)
Canticum sacrum ad honorem Sancti Marci nominis with Westminster Cathedral Choir, James O'Donnell (conductor)
Mass with Westminster Cathedral Choir, James O'Donnell (conductor)
Symphony of Psalms with Westminster Cathedral Choir, Iain Simcock (piano), Martin Baker (piano), James O'Donnell (conductor)
RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS  (1872-1958)
A song of thanksgiving with Sir John Gielgud (speaker), Lynne Dawson (soprano), The London Oratory Junior Choir, Corydon Singers, John Scott (organ), Matthew Best (conductor)
Magnificat with Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo-soprano), Corydon Singers, Duke Dobing (flute), Roger Judd (organ), Matthew Best (conductor)
The Hundredth Psalm with Corydon Singers, Matthew Best (conductor), Roger Judd (organ)
The Pilgrim's Progress with Sir John Gielgud (speaker), Matthew Best (conductor)
The shepherds of the delectable mountains with Bryn Terfel (baritone), Alan Opie (baritone), Adrian Thompson (tenor), Jonathan Best (bass), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Linda Kitchen (soprano), Corydon Singers, Matthew Best (conductor)
Three Choral Hymns with Corydon Singers, Matthew Best (conductor)
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
A Little Music  Part 4 of The Dream-City (Holst/Matthews)
A song of thanksgiving (Vaughan Williams)
Alleluia. Laudate Dominum in sanctis eius  First line to Psalm 150, No 3 of Symphony of Psalms (Stravinsky)
Angel Tidings (Rutter)
Angels' Carol (Rutter)
Apollyon  Movement 7 of The Pilgrim's Progress (Vaughan Williams/Palmer)
As I walked through the wildness of this world I lighted on a certain place  First line to Prologue, Movement 1 of The Pilgrim's Progress (Vaughan Williams/Palmer)
As the bridegroom to his chosen (Rutter)
At last things came to an hubbub and great stir in the fair  First line to The Trial, Movement 9 of The Pilgrim's Progress (Vaughan Williams/Palmer)
Away in a manger (Rutter)
Betelgeuse  Part 10 of The Dream-City (Holst/Matthews)
Bethlehem (Boughton)
But he that over-rules all things so wrought it about that Christian for that time escaped his tormentors  First line to Giant Despair, Movement 10 of The Pilgrim's Progress (Vaughan Williams/Palmer)
Candlelight Carol (Rutter)
Canticum sacrum ad honorem Sancti Marci nominis (Stravinsky)
Caritas  Part 2 Ad tres virtutes hortationes No 1 of Canticum sacrum ad honorem Sancti Marci nominis (Stravinsky)
Carol of the Children (Rutter)
Christmas Lullaby (Rutter)
Come, stranger sent from God!  First line to Nicolas comes to Myra and is chosen Bishop, Movement 5 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Credidi propter quod locutus sum  First line to Fides, Part 2 Ad tres virtutes hortationes No 3 of Canticum sacrum ad honorem Sancti Marci nominis (Stravinsky)
Death, I hear thy summons and I come  First line to The death of Nicolas, Movement 9 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Diliges Dominum Deum tuum  First line to Caritas, Part 2 Ad tres virtutes hortationes No 1 of Canticum sacrum ad honorem Sancti Marci nominis (Stravinsky)
Donkey Carol (Rutter)
Dormi, Jesu (Rutter)
Earth today rejoices, Alleluia  First line to Choral Prelude, Act 1 No 1 of Bethlehem (Boughton)
Envoi  Part 7 of The Dream-City (Holst/Matthews)
Euntes in mundum universum  Part 1 Dedicatio No 2 of Canticum sacrum ad honorem Sancti Marci nominis (Stravinsky)
Exaudi orationem meam  First line to Psalm 39, No 1 of Symphony of Psalms (Stravinsky)
Expectans expectavi Dominum  First line to Psalm 40, No 2 of Symphony of Psalms (Stravinsky)
Famine tracks us down the lanes  First line to Nicolas and the pickled boys, Movement 7 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Fides  Part 2 Ad tres virtutes hortationes No 3 of Canticum sacrum ad honorem Sancti Marci nominis (Stravinsky)
For forty years our Nicolas  First line to His piety and marvellous works, Movement 8 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Giant Despair  Movement 10 of The Pilgrim's Progress (Vaughan Williams/Palmer)
Go forth into the world (Rutter)
He journeys to Palestine  Movement 4 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
His piety and marvellous works  Movement 8 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
I beheld then that he came to the foot of the hill Difficulty  First line to The Shepherd, Movement 5 of The Pilgrim's Progress (Vaughan Williams/Palmer)
I went then, till I came to the Delectable Mountains  First line to The Delectable Mountains, Movement 11 of The Pilgrim's Progress (Vaughan Williams/Palmer)
I will lift up mine eyes (Rutter)
I wonder as I wander (Rutter)
Illi autem profecti praedicaverunt ubique  Part 3 Brevis motus cantilenae2 of Canticum sacrum ad honorem Sancti Marci nominis (Stravinsky)
Is thy strength so small? Fear not the lions  First line to The Palace Beautiful, Movement 6 of The Pilgrim's Progress (Vaughan Williams/Palmer)
Jesus autem ait illi  Part 3 Brevis motus cantilenae1 of Canticum sacrum ad honorem Sancti Marci nominis (Stravinsky)
Jesus Child (Rutter)
Journey's End  Part 9 of The Dream-City (Holst/Matthews)
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace (Rutter)
Love came down at Christmas (Rutter)
Magnificat (Vaughan Williams)
Mary's Lullaby (Rutter)
Mass (Stravinsky)
My parents died  First line to Nicolas devotes himself to God, Movement 3 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Nativity Carol (Rutter)
Neighbours, wherefore are you come?  First line to The Kingdom, Movement 2 of The Pilgrim's Progress (Vaughan Williams/Palmer)
Nicolas and the pickled boys  Movement 7 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Nicolas comes to Myra and is chosen Bishop  Movement 5 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Nicolas devotes himself to God  Movement 3 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Nicolas from Prison  Movement 6 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Nicolas sailed for Palestine  First line to He journeys to Palestine, Movement 4 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Nicolas was born in answer to prayer  First line to The birth of Nicolas, Movement 2 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Now in these fairylands  Part 3 of The Dream-City (Holst/Matthews)
Now, listener, I have told my dream to thee  First line to Epilogue, Movement 12 of The Pilgrim's Progress (Vaughan Williams/Palmer)
Our eyes are blinded by the holiness you bear  First line to Introduction, Movement 1 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Persecution sprang upon our Church  First line to Nicolas from Prison, Movement 6 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Persephone  Part 1 of The Dream-City (Holst/Matthews)
Psalm 150  No 3 of Symphony of Psalms (Stravinsky)
Psalm 39  No 1 of Symphony of Psalms (Stravinsky)
Psalm 40  No 2 of Symphony of Psalms (Stravinsky)
Qui confidunt in Domino  First line to Spes, Part 2 Ad tres virtutes hortationes No 2 of Canticum sacrum ad honorem Sancti Marci nominis (Stravinsky)
Rhyme  Part 8 of The Dream-City (Holst/Matthews)
Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Sans Day Carol (Rutter)
Savitri, H96 Op 25 (Holst)
Second Amen (Rutter)
Shepherd's Pipe Carol (Rutter)
Silent night (Rutter)
Spes  Part 2 Ad tres virtutes hortationes No 2 of Canticum sacrum ad honorem Sancti Marci nominis (Stravinsky)
Star Carol (Rutter)
Surge, aquilo  Part 1 Dedicatio No 3 of Canticum sacrum ad honorem Sancti Marci nominis (Stravinsky)
Symphony No 11 (Simpson)
Symphony of Psalms (Stravinsky)
The birth of Nicolas  Movement 2 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
The death of Nicolas  Movement 9 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
The Delectable Mountains  Movement 11 of The Pilgrim's Progress (Vaughan Williams/Palmer)
The Dream-City  Part 6 of The Dream-City (Holst/Matthews)
The Dream-City (Holst/Matthews)
The Floral Bandit  Part 5 of The Dream-City (Holst/Matthews)
The Gate  Movement 3 of The Pilgrim's Progress (Vaughan Williams/Palmer)
The Hundredth Psalm (Vaughan Williams)
The I heard sounds of merriment and junketing  First line to Vanity Fair, Movement 8 of The Pilgrim's Progress (Vaughan Williams/Palmer)
The Kingdom  Movement 2 of The Pilgrim's Progress (Vaughan Williams/Palmer)
The Lord is my light and my salvation (Rutter)
The next day they took him in to the armoury  First line to Apollyon, Movement 7 of The Pilgrim's Progress (Vaughan Williams/Palmer)
The Palace Beautiful  Movement 6 of The Pilgrim's Progress (Vaughan Williams/Palmer)
The Pilgrim's Progress (Vaughan Williams/Palmer)
The Shepherd  Movement 5 of The Pilgrim's Progress (Vaughan Williams/Palmer)
The shepherds of the delectable mountains (Vaughan Williams)
The Trial  Movement 9 of The Pilgrim's Progress (Vaughan Williams/Palmer)
The very best time of the year (Rutter)
The Way  Movement 4 of The Pilgrim's Progress (Vaughan Williams/Palmer)
There is a flower (Rutter)
Things lovelier  Part 2 of The Dream-City (Holst/Matthews)
Three Choral Hymns (Vaughan Williams)
Thy perfect love (Rutter)
To everything there is a season (Rutter)
Urbi Venetiae, in laude sancti sui presidis  Part 1 Dedicatio No 1 of Canticum sacrum ad honorem Sancti Marci nominis (Stravinsky)
Vanity Fair  Movement 8 of The Pilgrim's Progress (Vaughan Williams/Palmer)
Variations on a theme by Nielsen (Simpson)
What dost thou here, Christian?  First line to The Gate, Movement 3 of The Pilgrim's Progress (Vaughan Williams/Palmer)
What sweeter music? (Rutter)
Who is there? Whence come ye?  First line to The Way, Movement 4 of The Pilgrim's Progress (Vaughan Williams/Palmer)
Wild Wood Carol (Rutter)
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