|Amici Chamber Choir at Pinner Parish Church.
The Amici Chamber Choir is based in
the Harrow area of northwest London, UK. Around 35 experienced and enthusiastic amateur singers form one of the area's
leading chamber choirs. Rehearsals are in Pinner on Thursday evenings at 7.30pm. There are at least three concerts a year,
including one in a prestigious Central London venue such as St James's Piccadilly. Most other concerts are in the Harrow
Under the guidance of musical director Rebecca Lodge, the choir performs a challenging and varied repertoire of choral music and seeks to continually improve its tradition
of excellence. The repertoire covers both sacred and secular works, from Renaissance church music and madrigals to music
of the present day.
The choir gave the
first British performance of CPE Bach’s St Markus Passion at St James’ Church, Piccadilly in March 1988
and the first London performances of JS Bach’s St Mark Passion in St John's, Smith Square in February 1989
and of Gretchaninov's Liturgia Domestica in St James's, Piccadilly in December 1999.
In June 2009, the choir gave
the first performance of Blundering Nature by Noah Wilke in Kenton Methodist Church. And in May 2010, 20 members
of the choir sang in a performance of Mahler's 2nd Symphony: The Resurrection, with the Bournemouth Symphony
Orchestra under the direction of Marin Alsop - see Reviews.
For a full illustrated history of the choir, please click on the link below.