The Rodolfus Choir and Pimlico Musical Foundation
We perform at numerous concerts, services, and festivals each year.
The Choral Courses involve performances in services at such glorious buildings as King's College Chapel in Cambridge and Westminster Abbey.
As our more senior group, the Rodolfus Choir is proud to have performed around the world and with some of the country's most distinguished organisations, including the Philharmonia Orchestra, Philharmonia Voices, and at the Three Choirs Festival.
Drinks reception for Friends and Benefactors from 6.15pm
The Rodolfus Choir are looking forward to singing at Gloucester Cathedral as part of the Three Choirs Festival. The Choir will be singing works by Tavener and Elgar in the Cathedral in the morning of Monday 27th July. More details and ticket information will be released later this year. For further information, click here.
The Rodolfus Choir will be returning to sing Evensong at St Gabriel’s Church in Pimlico. Choral Evensong is a calming 45 minute service, sung around the time that day begins to turn to night. It is free of charge and all are welcome to attend. A 470 year old choral tradition, Evensong plays a huge part in the life of a Rodolfus Choir member, with a number of performances each year.
The Rodolfus Choir are delighted to be singing Evensong at St Paul’s Cathedral. A centuries old daily service, it is wonderful opportunity to hear words and music brought together in this iconic space. Evensong is free to attend, and everyone is welcome to come to experience this age old choral tradition.
An event for the whole family, members of The Rodolfus Choir will be leading an afternoon of music and entertainment with songs that Leonardo da Vinci may have heard and sung himself. The audience is invited in Leonardo’s imaginary home, and are welcome to bring paper and pencils to draw whilst the choir sing, creating the similar environment to Leonardo’s painting studio. Click here for more information.
Members of The Rodolfus Choir will be joining other singers and musicians from Barnes Primary School, St Osmund's School, Thomson House School and St Paul’s Schools to perform a piece the local school children devised and learnt during the Autumn last year. Led by Mark Wilderspin, Director of Music at St Paul’s School, the piece has been developed around Leonardo’s life and on the idea of flying. Click here for more information.
The Rodolfus Choir are looking forward to our performance at Bradfield College in December. We'll be giving an afternoon recital in the perfect setting to end the year.
For more tickets and information, please visit https://cornexchangenew.com/event/new-year-s-eve-concert---douai-abbey
The Rodolfus Choir are delighted to be returning to St. Martin in the Fields to perform Britten's 'A Ceremony of Carols'. As part of the Brandenburg Series of Concerts, we will be directed by Ralph Allwood for this late night candlelit performance.
For ticket information, please see here
The Rodolfus Foundation are honoured that The Rodolfus Choir will return to St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge this Christmas for the Haven Trust Evening of Carols. A fabulous event to get into the Christmas spirit for such an excellent cause, it promises to be a wonderful evening.
The Rodolfus Foundation and The Pimlico Musical Foundation will be holding a 'Come and Sing' event at St. Gabriel's Church in Pimlico. Ralph Allwood and James Day will be coaching the choirs before coming together to conduct the informal concert.
Registration is at 10.30am, with rehearsals starting at 11am. The informal concert will take place at 4.30pm.
The cost of attending the workshop is £20 (£15 for concessions and Friends of The Rodolfus Foundation or Brandenburg), and for under 18s it is £10. For those who would like to attend the concert, tickets are £10. Please click here to book your tickets.
Participants from this year's Eton Choral Course will be reuniting, under the direction of Ralph Allwood, at St. John's Cambridge for Evensong. Parents, friends and Friends of the Rodolfus Foundation are all invited to attend and support this year's singers.
As part of the Thaxted Festival, the Rodolfus Chour will be singing at Thaxted Paris Church. The programme will include music by Parry, Stanford, Elgar, Tavener, Whitacre, as well as a new work commissioned by Thaxted Festival by Mark Gotham.
For tickets and more information, please visit http://www.thaxtedfestival.org.uk/rodolfus-choir.html
The Rodolfus Choir are looking forward to singing at St Andrew's Church in Greystoke in the beautiful county of Cumbria. The concert will include music by composers such as Parry, Elgar, Stanford and Mahler.
For more information about the concert and for ticket details, please click here.
The Rodolfus Choir are delighted to be taking part in this uplifting concert for mixed choir, children's choir and jazz quintet as part of the Barnes Festival. Members of the Rodolfus Choir have been working with children from Barnes Primary School in preparation for the concert.
Tickets are available through here: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/FEJFHD
Join the Rodolfus Choir for a festive afternoon concert on New Year's Eve, in the glorious setting of the Old Royal Naval College Chapel in Greenwich.
The programme will include Brittan's Ceremony of Carols, as well as music from Howells, Bach and Bax.
The concert starts at 2pm and will run under two hours, with an interval.
Discounts for Friends are included. Please click here to buy tickets.
We are delighted to have been invited back to the world-famous St Martin-in-the-Fields church on Trafalgar Square for a festive, late-night concert by candlelight.
The Rodolfus Choir will be performing Benjamin Brittan's 'A Ceremony of Carols'. The processional, Gregorian quality of this piece lends itself perfectly to the surroundings of this church, with a sea of candles adding to the ebullient atmosphere.
You can purchase tickets via the St Martin-in-the-Fields website.
The Rodolfus Choir will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 this Christmas, following a recording at St Gabriel's Church in Pimlico on 20th December, which we would like to invite you to attend.
This is a free event, but please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start time, or you may not be invited to enter the church.
The broadcast will take place on 27th December and will be repeated on 31st December.
The Rodolfus Foundation is delighted that our Choir have been invited back to perform at the Haven Trust Carol Service this Christmas at St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge.
All proceeds from this event will go towards the Breast Cancer Haven. This is a wonderful, festive event and for an excellent cause.
Buy Tickets here: https://www.breastcancerhaven.org.uk/Event/carol-concert-17
The Rodolfus Foundation and the Pimlico Musical Foundation will be holding a 'Come and Sing' event in October, in partnership with the Brandenburg Choral Series.
Anyone is invited to participate in the day-long workshop, where you will be coached and conducted by Ralph Allwood MBE. The workshop costs £20 (£15 concessions) and attending just the performance is £10.
Timings are as follows:
Informal Performance: 4.30pm
Tickets can be bought from our Box Office on the day, or via the Brandenburg website.
Participants from this year's Eton Choral Courses are invited back to perform at St John's Cambridge, conducted by Ralph Allwood. Parents of participants and Rodolfus Foundation donors are also invited to a private afternoon tea prior to the event.
The evensong is free of charge, but there will be a collection for the Rodolfus Foundation.
The programme will be as follows:
Howells: St Paul's service
Balfour Gardiner: Evening Hymn
Please contact Ruth at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.