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New recording – Jerusalem-Yerushalayim

The choir features on a stunning new release from Hyperion Records of Antony Pitts’ oratorio Jerusalem-Yerushalayim. Subtitled ‘an oratorio for our times’, the work features Tonus Peregrinus aith Londonium, Aldeburgh Young Musicians and the Tiffin Boys’ Choir, conducted by Joanna Forbes L’Estrange, Ben Parry and Antony Pitts. The album is available as a digital download […]

THE NEW TERM BEGINS!

After a well-deserved break (in which several members of the choir went on the Thames Youth Orchestra and Choir’s tour of Tuscany, taking in an Eton Choral Course beforehand), it’s time for the choir to regroup for the new season: all 151 new boys at the school have been auditioned in time-honoured fashion – and […]

Now in Beijing!

After two well received concerts in Suzhou and Nanjing, we have now arrived in Beijing. We had a great day in Shanghai (on the hottest day there since 1934!) in which we went to the top of the Oriental Flower Tower, with almost all of the boys daring to do the Sky Walk – and […]

Suzhou and Nanjing

Hello from China! We began our tour yesterday with a concert in the spectacular Suzhou Arts Center. Having only arrived at our Shanghai hotel at 1.30 from our flight that morning, this was certainly a “hitting the ground running” first day – a large audience were very appreciative of our programme of Britten, Debussy, Brahms […]

Off to China!

So here we are – term has now finished, and so we fly out to China on Friday evening. Everyone is very excited – in addition to the anticipation of performing in great concert halls in Suzhou, Nanjing, Tianjin and Beijing, there’s the small matter of seeing the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, […]

Tiffin Founders’ Day

The last official duties of term are to sing for the whole school as part of our Founders’ Day celebrations. We are often asked about the origins of the name of the school, with many people mistaking it for some kind of refreshment popularised during the Indian Raj… But the truth is more mundane: The […]

A busy end of term!

The last two weeks of term are going to be very exciting for the choir, with a special musical event taking place every day at school. The non-choral goings on during this time include Year 9’s Battle of the Bands Competition, presenting “The Music of M!MS” with the Chamber Orchestra at the Rose Theatre, our […]