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City Of London Sinfonia

Band, GB
Classical
A.k.a. The Richard Hickox Orchestra

English chamber orchestra based in London, founded by Richard Hickox in 1971 as The Richard Hickox Orchestra, it changed its name to City of London Sinfonia (CLS) in 1979. It has been resident orchestra at Opera Holland Park since 2004. Richard Hickox remained its music director and artistic director until his death in November 2008. Its current music director is Stephen Layton and its current principal conductor is Michael Collins (3). Past guest conductors have included Marin Alsop and Douglas Boyd.

        

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Shostakovich & Schnittke Piano ConcertosPaul Lewis, Nick Betts, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox2018Compil.
Works For Chorus And OrchestraGerald Finzi . Benjamin Britten . Gustav Holst - John Mark Ainsley, Stephen Varcoe, The Britten Singers, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox2013Compil.
The Very Best Of John RutterJohn Rutter, The Cambridge Singers, City Of London Sinfonia2011Album
Viola Concerto - Merciless Beauty - Cello ConcertoGeoffrey Burgon - Philip Dukes, Josephine Knight, Sarah Connolly, City Of London Sinfonia, Rumon Gamba2010Album
Eine Kleine NachtmusikCity Of London Sinfonia, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Andrew Watkinson2010Compil.
RespighiJanet Baker, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox2010Album
Piano Concertos; Concert Champêtre; Organ ConcertoJean-Bernard Pommier . Anne Queffélec . Maggie Cole . Gillian Weir, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox - Francis Poulenc2008Compil.
Charpentier Messe de minuit pour Noël / Poulenc MotetsMarc Antoine Charpentier, Francis Poulenc, St. John's College Choir, City Of London Sinfonia, George Guest2007Album
The Turn Of The ScrewBenjamin Britten, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox2005Album
Death In VeniceBenjamin Britten, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox2005Album
The Choral CollectionJohn Rutter, The Cambridge Singers, City Of London Sinfonia2005Album
Symphony No 11 / Variations On A Theme By Carl NielsenRobert Simpson, City Of London Sinfonia, Matthew Taylor2004Album
Mass Of The Children And Other Sacred MusicJohn Rutter, The Cambridge Singers, Cantate Youth Choir, City Of London Sinfonia2003Album
The John Rutter Christmas AlbumJohn Rutter, The Cambridge Singers, City Of London Sinfonia2002Compil.
Gloria: The Sacred Music Of John RutterThe Cambridge Singers, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, City Of London Sinfonia Conducted By John Rutter2002Album
Violin Concerto • In Years Defaced • Prelude • RomanceGerald Finzi, Tasmin Little, John Mark Ainsley, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox2001Album
As Damas Trocadas (The Mistress And The Maid Or The Triumph Of Humility)Marcos Portugal – City Of London Sinfonia, Álvaro Cassuto2001Album
Gloria (And Other Sacred Music)John Rutter, Polyphony, City Of London Sinfonia, The Wallace Collection, Andrew Lumsden, Stephen Layton2001Album
La Stravaganza, Volume 2Antonio Vivaldi - Nicholas Kraemer, City Of London Sinfonia, Andrew Watkinson2000Album
Inscape • Four Mediaeval Latin Lyrics • Song Of The Soul • Advent Cantata • Veni, Creator SpiritusEdmund Rubbra - Stephen Varcoe, Chorus Of St Martin In The Fields, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox2000Album
Symphonies, Vol. 2Johann Baptist Vanhal, City Of London Sinfonia, Andrew Watkinson2000Album
The Art Of The OboeTomaso Albinoni, Vincenzo Bellini, Domenico Cimarosa, Arcangelo Corelli, Georg Friedrich Händel, Vincenzo Righini, Anthony Camden, City Of London Sinfonia, The London Virtuosi, Nicholas Ward, John Georgiadis1999Compil.
La Stravaganza, Vol. 1Antonio Vivaldi - Nicholas Kraemer, City Of London Sinfonia, Andrew Watkinson1999Album
Westminster MassRoxanna Panufnik etc, Westminster Cathedral Choir, City Of London Sinfonia, James O'Donnell1999Album
Requiem & MagnificatJohn Rutter - The Cambridge Singers, City Of London Sinfonia1998Compil.
English String MusicRichard Hickox, City Of London Sinfonia1998Compil.
InvocationWilliam Lloyd Webber : Tasmin Little, Julian Lloyd Webber, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1998Album
Famous Flute ConcertiAntonio Vivaldi, Capella Istropolitana, City Of London Sinfonia, Jaroslav Krček, Nicholas Kraemer1997Compil.
Concerto Pour Deux Pianos ・ Sinfonietta ・ AubadeJean-Bernard Pommier, Anne Queffélec, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox - Francis Poulenc1996Album
Choral WorksGustav Holst - Richard Hickox / London Symphony Chorus / The Joyful Company Of Singers / City Of London Sinfonia / Patricia Rozario1996Album
Italian Oboe ConcertosArcangelo Corelli, Vincenzo Bellini, Domenico Cimarosa, Federigo Fiorillo, Vincenzo Righini, Sir John Barbirolli, Anthony Camden, Julia Girdwood, City Of London Sinfonia, Nicholas Ward1996Album
Stillness And Sweet HarmonyThe Cambridge Singers With The City Of London Sinfonia Directed By John Rutter1996Compil.
Eis Thanaton / TheophanyJohn Tavener : Richard Hickox, Patricia Rozario, Stephen Richardson, City Of London Sinfonia, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra1996Album
Oboe Concertos Nos. 1 - 3, Air And Rondo, Suite, Overture To "Otho"Georg Friedrich Händel, Anthony Camden, Julia Girdwood, City Of London Sinfonia, Nicholas Ward1996Album
The Marriage Of Figaro / Symphony No. 41 "Jupiter"English Sinfonia, City Of London Sinfonia, Czech Symphony Orchestra, The Orchestra Of St. John's1996Compil.
Händel Water Music (Complete)City Of London Sinfonia Conducted By Richard Hickox1996Album
Concerto For 28 Players / Variations / Little Suites Nos. 1 & 2 / A Manx SuiteMalcolm Arnold – City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1996Album
Works For Chorus And OrchestraPercy Grainger, Mark Padmore, Stephen Varcoe, Penelope Thwaites, The Joyful Company Of Singers, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1996Album
Violin ConcertosMayumi Seiler, City Of London Sinfonia - Joseph Haydn1995Album
A Downland SuiteJohn Ireland, Richard Hickox, City Of London Sinfonia1995Album
Violin Concertos / The Fair MelusinaMayumi Seiler, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox - Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy1995Album
Cello Concerti Vol. 2 (RV 400, 401, 408, 413, 422 & 531)Antonio Vivaldi, Raphael Wallfisch, City Of London Sinfonia, Nicholas Kraemer1995Album
The Heart's Assurance / Concerto For Double String Orchestra / Little Music For String Orchestra / Divertimento On Sellinger's RoundSir Michael Tippett - John Mark Ainsley, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1995Album
Cello Concerti Vol. 1 - RV 398, 399, 404, 406, 410, 412 & 419Antonio Vivaldi, Raphael Wallfisch, City Of London Sinfonia, Nicholas Kraemer1995Album
Cello Concerti, Vol. 3 (RV 402, 403, 407, 409, 418, 423 & 424)Antonio Vivaldi - Andrew Watkinson, Raphael Wallfisch, Nicholas Kraemer, City Of London Sinfonia1995Album
Violin Concerto / Children’s Suite After Walter De La MareSir George Dyson - Lydia Mordkovitch, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1995Album
Cello Concerti Vol. 4 (RV 405, 411, 414, 416, 417, 420 & 421)Antonio Vivaldi, Raphael Wallfisch, City Of London Sinfonia, Nicholas Kraemer1995Album
Wind Concerti RV 122, 533, 537, 538, 539, 545 & 560Antonio Vivaldi, City Of London Sinfonia, Nicholas Kraemer1995Album
Symphony In GSir George Dyson - City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1994Album
Les Nuits D'Été / La SensitivaJanet Baker, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox - Hector Berlioz / Ottorino Respighi1994Album
Violin Concerto, Coriolan OvertureMayumi Seiler, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox - Ludwig van Beethoven1994Album
St Paul's Suite • Brook Green Suite • Double Concerto • A Fugal Concerto • Lyric Movement • Two Songs Without WordsGustav Holst - City Of London Sinfonia / Richard Hickox1994Album
Christmas Day In The MorningThe Cambridge Singers, City Of London Sinfonia, Stephen Varcoe Directed By John Rutter1993Album
A Midsummer Night's DreamBenjamin Britten, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1993Album
The Lark In The Clear Air (Traditional Songs)The Cambridge Singers With Members Of The City Of London Sinfonia Directed By John Rutter1993Album
Music For StringsHerbert Howells, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1993Album
Stabat Mater, GloriaCatherine Dubosc, Westminster Singers, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox - Francis Poulenc1993Album
Lyra Angelica / Autumn Legend / Pastoral Fantasia / Tragic InterludeWilliam Alwyn – City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1992Album
Aretusa, Lauda Per La Natività Del Signore, Il Tramato, Trittico BottecellianoOttorino Respighi - Janet Baker, City Of London Sinfonia, The Richard Hickox Singers, Richard Hickox1992Album
Flute And Harp Concerto K299 (297c) - Oboe Concerto K271k - Flute And Oboe ConcertoWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Antonio Salieri, Susan Milan, Skaila Kanga, David Theodore, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1992Album
The Johann Sebastian Bach CollectionJohann Sebastian Bach - John Rutter, City Of London Sinfonia1992Album
Oboe Concerto / Three Concerti GrossiWilliam Alwyn - Nicholas Daniel, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1992Album
GLIERE / GINASTERA: Harp ConcertosReinhold Glière, Alberto Ginastera, Rachel Masters, Eileen Hulse, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1992Album
Concerto Leggiero (For Piano & Strings) / Concerto Da Camera / Concerto Da ChiesaSir George Dyson - Eric Parkin, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1992Album
FanciesJohn Rutter - The Cambridge Singers And City Of London Sinfonia1992Album
The Shepherds Of The Delectable MountainsRalph Vaughan Williams, Matthew Best, John Gielgud, Corydon Singers, City Of London Sinfonia1992Album
Piano Concerto No 21 In C, K467 / Piano Concerto No 12 In A, K 414 / Concert Rondo For Piano & Orchestra In A, K 386Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, City Of London Sinfonia, Westdeutsche Sinfonia, Ambache Chamber Orchestra1992Compil.
Symphony In C / Pavane / Divertissement / Le Tombeau De CouperinGeorges Bizet / Gabriel Fauré / Jacques Ibert / Maurice Ravel, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1991Album
Magnificat / The Falcon / Two Festival AnthemsJohn Rutter, Patricia Forbes, The Cambridge Singers, St. Paul's Cathedral Choir, City Of London Sinfonia1991Album
Symphony Of Psalms / Mass / Canticum SacrumIgor Stravinsky - Westminster Cathedral Choir, City Of London Sinfonia, James O'Donnell, John Mark Ainsley, Stephen Roberts1991Album
The Four SeasonsAndrew Watkinson, City Of London Sinfonia - Antonio Vivaldi1991Album
The Four SeasonsAndrew Watkinson, City Of London Sinfonia - Antonio Vivaldi1991Album
The Handel CollectionGeorg Friedrich Händel, City Of London Sinfonia, John Rutter, Harry Bicket1990Album
The Concertos For Solo KeyboardMaggie Cole, Gillian Weir, Jean-Bernard Pommier, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox - Francis Poulenc1990Album
FinziGerald Finzi, Richard Hickox, Norma Burrowes, Philip Langridge, John Shirley-Quirk, London Symphony Chorus, The London Symphony Orchestra, The Richard Hickox Singers, City Of London Sinfonia1990Album
A Portrait Of The Cambridge SingersThe Cambridge Singers Directed By John Rutter With The City Of London Sinfonia1990Compil.
L'Incoronazione di PoppeaClaudio Monteverdi, Arleen Auger, Della Jones, Sarah Leonard, Linda Hirst, James Bowman, Gregory Reinhart, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1990Album
The Pilgrim's Progress: A Bunyan SequenceRalph Vaughan Williams, John Gielgud, Richard Pasco, Corydon Singers, City Of London Sinfonia, Matthew Best1990Album
Pulcinella - Danses ConcertantesIgor Stravinsky, Ann Murray, Martyn Hill, David Thomas, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1990Album
Modern Masters IIDavid Ward-Steinman / Paul Turok / Norman Dello Joio / Henry Cowell / Paul Creston - City Of London Sinfonia, David Amos1990Album
Te Deum And Other Church MusicJohn Rutter, The Cambridge Singers, City Of London Sinfonia1990Album
Alto Rhapsody / Four Songs Op. 17 / Infelice / Psalm 42Janet Baker, London Symphony Chorus, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox - Johannes Brahms / Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy1990Album
"If There Were Dreams To Sell" - English Orchestral SongsStephen Varcoe, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1989Album
Rhapsody In Blue (Jazz Band Version), Appalachian Spring (Suite), Quiet City, Knoxville, AdagioGeorge Gershwin, Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1989Album
Stabat MaterGioacchino Rossini - Helen Field • Della Jones, Arthur Davies • Roderick Earle, London Symphony Chorus, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1989Album
A Little Christmas MusicThe King's Singers With Special Guest Kiri Te Kanawa, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1989Album
Christmas With The Cambridge SingersThe Cambridge Singers, City Of London Sinfonia Conducted By John Rutter1989Album
Great Handel ChorusesGeorg Friedrich Händel - Regent Chamber Choir, City Of London Sinfonia Conducted By Gary Cole1989Album
Faure Requiem / Messe BasseGabriel Fauré, Westminster Cathedral Choir, City Of London Sinfonia, David Hill1988Album
Piano Concerto No.5Cristina Ortiz, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox, Ludwig van Beethoven1988Album
Poulenc - Gloria And Other Choral MusicFrancis Poulenc, Donna Deam, The Cambridge Singers, City Of London Sinfonia, John Rutter1988Album
Requiem (1893 Version) And Other Choral MusicGabriel Fauré - The Cambridge Singers, City Of London Sinfonia Directed By John Rutter1988Album
Horn Concertos & Concert RondoWolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Richard Watkins With City Of London Sinfonia1988Album
Fauré : Requiem, Op.48/Tantum Ergo/Messe Basse/Maria, Mater GratiaeGabriel Fauré : Westminster Cathedral Choir / City Of London Sinfonia - David Wilson-Johnson, Aidan Oliver, Harry Escott, David Hill1988Album
Piano Concerto No. 5Ludwig van Beethoven / Cristina Ortiz / City Of London Sinfonia Conducted By Richard Hickox1988Album
Dies Natalis/Clarinet Concerto/A Farewell To ArmsGerald Finzi, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1988Album
Mass De Minuit Pour Noël / MotetsMarc Antoine Charpentier, Francis Poulenc, St. John's College Choir, City Of London Sinfonia, George Guest1988Album
Britten, Cello Symphony; Bridge, Oration For Cello And OrchestraBenjamin Britten, Frank Bridge, Steven Isserlis, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1988Album
Water MusicGeorg Friedrich Händel, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1987Album
Mozart Piano Concertos Nos 21 & 24Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Howard Shelley, City Of London Sinfonia1987Compil.
Christmas Night. Carols Of The NativityThe Cambridge Singers, City Of London Sinfonia Conducted By John Rutter1987Album
Water Music HandelGeorg Friedrich Händel, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1987Album
Piano Concertos Nr 1 & 2Ludwig van Beethoven / Cristina Ortiz / City Of London Sinfonia Conducted By Richard Hickox1987Album
Horn Concertos & Concert RondoWolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Richard Watkins With City Of London Sinfonia1987Album
Ferguson: Amore Langueo, Piano Concerto etc.Richard Hickox, Howard Ferguson, Gerald Finzi, City Of London Sinfonia1987Album
Piano Concertos 3 & 4Ludwig van Beethoven - Cristina Ortiz, City Of London Sinfonia / Richard Hickox1987Album
Mozart: Horn Concertos & Concert RondoWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Richard Watkins, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1987Album
Symphony No. 3 (D.200) & No. 8 In B Minor 'Unfinished' (D.759)Franz Schubert, City Of London Sinfonia Directed By Richard Hickox1986Album
The Mozart CollectionWolfgang Amadeus Mozart - John Rutter, City Of London Sinfonia1986Album
AlcinaGeorg Friedrich Händel - Arleen Auger • Della Jones • Kathleen Kuhlmann • Eiddwen Harrhy • Patrizia Kwella • Maldwyn Davies • John Tomlinson • Opera Stage Chorus • City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1986Album
Nelson Mass = Nelson MesseJoseph Haydn, Barbara Bonney, Anne Howells, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Stephen Roberts, London Symphony Chorus, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1985Album
Hurry To Bethlehem: The Christmas Music Of John RutterJohn Rutter Conducts The Cambridge Singers And City Of London Sinfonia With Brian Kay1985Album
Serenade For Strings / Elegy For Strings ∙ Sospiri / An English Suite / Suite In F 'Lady Radnor's Suite'Sir Edward Elgar / Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, Richard Hickox, City Of London Sinfonia1984Album
Sāvitri / The Dream-CityGustav Holst - Felicity Palmer, Philip Langridge, Stephen Varcoe, The Richard Hickox Singers, Colin Matthews, Patrizia Kwella, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1983Album
In Terra Pax / Introit / Lo, The Full, Final Sacrifice / MagnificatGerald Finzi - Norma Burrowes, John Shirley-Quirk, City Of London Sinfonia, The Richard Hickox Singers, Richard Hickox1979Album
Requiem (1893 Version First Recording) / Cantique De Jean RacineGabriel Fauré, Caroline Ashton, Stephen Varcoe, John Scott, Simon Standage, The Cambridge Singers And City Of London Sinfonia Conducted By John RutterAlbum
Clarinet Concerto K622 - Flute & Harp Concerto K299Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, David Campbell, Philippa Davies, Rachel Masters, Richard Hickox, City Of London SinfoniaAlbum
Excerpts From The Nutcracker BalletPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, City Of London Sinfonia, John HollingsworthAlbum
Introduction & AllegroGabriel Fauré, Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Jacques Ibert, Vanessa McKeand, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard HickoxCompil.
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