Festival News

Review of "A Berkeley Celebration", July 2023

… If [sacred choral music] is not to be consigned to history, it needs to be maintained, refreshed, renewed. And playing no small part in that endeavour is The London Festival of Contemporary Church Music which has just had its 2023 season with events spread across 40 or so venues around the capital. LFCCM sets out to encourage composers of…

Meet the Composer: Janet Wheeler

Composers from across the UK came together in late 2022 and early 2023 to collaborate on new music dedicated to LFCCM founder Christopher Batchelor in recognition of two decades of his championing the cause of contemporary sacred music. In this series, we talk to a number of the composers involved in the project. Today, we’re talking with composer and educator…

‘Sing to the Lord a new song’… since 2002 the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music has been commissioning new songs for the church to sing, breathing new life into the ancient traditions of church music.

Reverend Anne Stevens, Vicar of St Pancras