David Crown has established himself as one of the leading choral conductors in the UK. His abilities as a vocal technician as well as his outstanding gifts as a conductor have placed him in a unique position in his field.
David’s concerts and recordings with the Choir of Somerville College, Oxford, and the Reading Phoenix Choir have received plaudits around the UK and abroad. As a guest conductor he is increasingly in demand for choirs and orchestras.
David’s other work includes choral master classes and workshops. His background as a professional singer, professional viola player and sought-after singing teacher have all contributed to the depth he brings to his work.
- 12th September, 7:30pm - David will be singing a recital of opera arias at St Michael at the North Gate. Click here for details.
- 14th June, 7:30pm - vOx will be singing a concert at St Michael at the North Gate, Oxford. The programme includes works by Bach, Pärt, Monteverdi, Palestrina and Bruckner. Click here to download the poster.
- 17th May, 7:30pm - Reading Phoenix Choir's Annual Gala Concert at Reading Town Hall
- 13th April, 7:30pm - First concert featuring vOx at Exeter College Chapel, Oxford. vOx is a new chamber choir in Oxford. Formed of outstanding singers, this is a choir dedicated to the highest standards of choral singing in challenging repertoire. The programme includes the Requiem of Victoria, Versa est in luctum by Alonso Lobo and Gorécki's Miserere.
- 16th March, 7pm - Performance of Bach's Johannes-Passion with the Choir of Somerville College, the Musicians of the Dreaming Spires and soloists from the Royal College of Music at Somerville College Chapel, Oxford
- 15th March, 7:30pm - Concert at Wokingham Methodist Church with the Reading Phoenix Choir
- 14th March, 7:45 pm - Performance of Bach's Johannes-Passion with the Choir of Somerville College, Oxford, the Musicians of the Dreaming Spires and soloists from the Royal College of Music at St Mary Magdalene Church, Woodstock
- 9th March - Tutor at the A Cappella Spring Fest in Newbury
- 22nd February, 7:30pm - Concert with the Reading Phoenix Choir at High Street Methodist Church, Maidenhead_
- 2nd February, 3pm - Concert at St Nicolas' Church, Abingdon, with the Choir of Somerville College as part of the Abbey Chamber Concert series
- 1st February, 4pm - Evensong at Coventry Cathedral with the Choir of Somerville College, Oxford, and Robert Smith (organ)
- 18th January, 7:30pm - Mr Bach and Mr Händel, a concert featuring the Reading Phoenix Choir and Christopher Enston (organ) at St Clement Danes, London
- 8th December, 4pm - A live recording of Daniel Saleeb's Psalm featuring the Choir of Somerville College will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3's The Choir progamme. This piece was written for David and Somerville Choir as part of Britten in Oxford's "Writing for Voices" project; the first performance took place in the University Church, Oxford.
- 23rd November, 7:30pm - The Reading Phoenix Choir will be performing in its third concert of the season at St Christopher’s Church in Hinchley Wood.
- 30th November, 7:45pm - The Choir of Somerville College, Oxford, will be singing Fauré's Requiem and a selection of seasonal anthems in concert at Douai Abbey. The concert will also feature soloists Mary-Louise Aitken (soprano), Thomas Guthrie (baritone) and Robert Smith (organ).
- 7th December, 7:30pm - The Wychwood Chorale will be performing its annual Christmas concert at All Saints' Church, Spelsbury. This will be David's last concert as conductor of this community choir.