Songs of Praise

Cath and Nerissa are juggling Falstaff duties with Opera Project at The Tobacco Factory in Bristol with The Lochrian Ensemble’s next Songs of Praise recording this coming week.  Watch this space for news of the transmission date and times.

BBC Songs of Praise Recording and Filming for Mothering Sunday

Cath is looking forward to Mother’s Day this Sunday not least as she is hoping to be spoilt by her lovely children but also as she will be watching Songs of Praise at 5.30pm on BBC1.  The Lochrian Ensemble recorded  and filmed some of the music for this programme before Christmas and can’t wait to finally hear and see the final version! Enjoy!
With hymns from the Military Wives and the congregation at St Alban’s Church.

The Lochrian String Quartet and Ensemble with Exultate Singers on BBC Songs of Praise

To all those who enjoy Songs of Praise check out tomorrow’s special advent programme from St Alban’s Church, Bristol (Sunday 2nd December) with The Lochrian Ensemble providing the musical background for the Exultate Singers. Thanks to all of our musical friends who played and to the lovely Lucy for standing in for Ali during the filming.
BBC One – Songs of Praise, Advent Verse
Poetry and music for Advent, with guests Sheila Hancock and Sir Derek Jacobi.

The Ghost of Greville Lodge

We were excited to discover that a film we recorded the music for a number of years ago is now available via Lovefilm.  The film is The Ghost of Greville Lodge with Prunella Scales and George Cole.


BBC Songs of Praise

The Lochrian String Quartet are excited to be recording tonight for BBC Songs of Praise with David Ogden and his wonderful Exultate Singers  More information about the programme will follow …..!

BBC Songs of Praise September 23rd 2012

Exciting – we were on BBC Songs of Praise last night – 28.24 mins in!  Check us out on the link below.

BBC Songs of Praise

The Lochrian String Quartet is very excited to be recording and filming again in October 2012 for BBC Songs of Praise with the wonderful David Ogden and Exultate Singers.

BBC Songs of Praise Palm Sunday

Check out Songs of Praise this weekend; Palm Sunday 1st April 2012 (to be aired on BBC1 at 4.40pm). The Lochrian Ensemble enjoyed accompanying the congregation in some lovely hymns under the direction of David Ogden. The recording took place at All Saints Church, Pittville, Cheltenham. For more details see

The story of Jesus’s last week is told with Bible readings by Julian Rhind-Tutt.

Palm Sunday Songs of Praise

If you like to watch Songs of Praise watch out for us on Palm Sunday.  We recorded the programme in November in Cheltenham and are looking forward to viewing the results!  Check out the following u tube link of us at a church in Bath recording for Songs of Praise a few years back with David Ogden and the Exultate Singers:

The Ghost of Greville Lodge

The Ghost of Greville Lodge (Renown Pictures 2000) – film starring Prunella Scales and George Cole.