Renowned ensemble join the Sidney Choir for an evening of choral music.
On 10 June 2015, Sidney Sussex College chapel will host an evening of choral music from The King's Singers and the Sidney Choir, in a programme which includes Palestrina's Song of Songs and Marian Antiphons.
Acclaimed for their life-affirming virtuosity and irresistible charm, The King’s Singers are in global demand. Their work – synonymous with the best in vocal ensemble performance – appeals to a vast international audience. They perform over 120 concerts each year, touring regularly to Europe, the United States, Asia and Australasia. The King’s Singers are admired for their musical excellence andrecognised as consummate entertainers – a class act with a delightfully British sense of humour. Sidney Sussex College looks forward to welcoming David Hurley (Countertenor), Timothy Wayne-Wright (Countertenor), Julian Gregory (Tenor), Christopher Bruerton (Baritone), Christopher Gabbitas (Baritone) and Jonathan Howard (Bass).
Following recent tours to Austria and Rome, and in advance of their upcoming summer tour of the East Coast of the USA (with exciting dates confirmed at Carnegie Hall, National Cathedral Washington, and St Patrick’s Cathedral NY, among others), the Choir of Sidney Sussex College looks forward to joining The King’s Singers for a wonderful evening of music. Their recent recordings have achieved significant critical acclaim, winning a BBC Music Award and more recently shortlisted for a Gramophone Award, with a further album of Croft anthems now available.
The concert on 10 June will be followed by a reception with The King's Singers in the Mong Hall at Sidney. A limited number of tickets are available to Sidney alumni and current Cambridge students at special discounted rates.
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