Call for Scores is now open
Composers around the world are warmly invited to submit new music to the Festival’s Call for Scores project, an open submission process for new church music. Selected submissions will be performed at LFCCM 2023 in May next year.
Call for Scores is open from 19 September until 30 October for personal submissions, and from 19 September until 3 February 2023 for youth submissions for composers aged 21 and younger.
Take part in LFCCM 2023
Churches and church musicians across London are warmly invited to take part in 2023’s Festival in May next year. It’s easy to participate – simply programme contemporary music at any one of your regular services taking place during the Festival period. Taking part in the Festival is a great way of expanding the breadth and variety of repertoire in your music programme, and helps foster the continuing composition of new music for the church.
Review LFCCM 2022
LFCCM 2022’s eight-day programme included concerts at St Pancras Parish Church and liturgical services at more than 30 churches across London, with a particular focus on celebrating the 70th birthday of Judith Bingham and the 150th anniversary of the birth of Ralph Vaughan Williams.
- “Hands, Eyes, and Heart”: Vaughan Williams, Bingham, and Cooke
- “Dazzling Light”: Choral Music for 40 Voices
- “Retrospective”: 20 Years of Commissioning New Music
- “Cymbals and Dances”: Organ and Dance
- “Contrapunctus”: A Brief History of Mass
- “Da pacem, Domine”: The Byron Consort of Harrow School
- “The Clouded Heaven”: Choral Music by Judith Bingham
- Complete LFCCM 2022 programme
About the Festival
The London Festival of Contemporary Church Music was founded in 2002 with the aim of showcasing contemporary sacred music in both service and concert. Based at St Pancras Parish Church, London, the LFCCM has grown to include more than sixty events in venues across London and beyond, dozens of composers, hundreds of performers and thousands of audience members, both live and online, showcasing the very best in contemporary sacred music for choir and organ.