VOCES8 – Choral Dances

24
/ Jun
Sunday
2018

VOCES8 – Choral Dances

Venue
SJE Arts
Start Time
07:30 pm - 09:15 pm
Tickets
£25/15 concessions; £20/10 concessions; £12/2 concessions

Choral Dances

Programme to include:
Byrd: Sing Joyfully
Rachmaninov: Bogoroditse Devo
Britten: Hymn to St Cecilia
JS Bach arr. Ward Swingle: Bourrée
Trad. arr. Thomas Hewitt Jones: Shenandoah
Nat ‘King’ Cole: Straighten Up and Fly Right
The Sound of Silence arr. Alexander Le Strange
Ellington arr. Ben Parry: It Don’t Mean a Thing

British ensemble VOCES8 believes in sharing the joy of singing. Their repertoire is wide-ranging, from Renaissance polyphony to contemporary commissions and arrangements, a celebration of diverse musical expression being central to their performance ethos.

The current season sees the group tour Europe extensively, return to Russia, make three tours of the USA and visit Singapore and Mexico. Their programme of live broadcasts and recordings, with DECCA classics, is ongoing and they are also closely involved in musical education and outreach work.

‘The singing of VOCES8 is impeccable in its quality of tone and balance. They bring a new dimension to the word ‘ensemble’ with meticulous timing and tuning.’ Gramophone

 

VOCES8 workshop 2:30-4:30pm
Learn about the VOCES8 method in this afternoon workshop – open to all singers (no previous experience required).
Cost £15/£10 concessions.

VOCES8 workshop