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Re-listen to Eric's interview with WNYC about the foundations of the Virtual Choir.
Where do I begin... Just over 27 years ago I had the first of two auditions to be Jeremy's replacement in the King's Singers. 27 years later (on my 54th birthday) I sang my last concert. That's more than half of my life focused on the KS, first as a hopeful candidate, then as a King's Singer in waiting working through piles of repertoire, then
Ahead of his performances in Hong Kong next week, Eric has spoken to Interlude about his composition techniques, inspirations and more. Read the full article on the Interlude website.
Saturday evening saw The King;s Singers last concert of the 2015/16 season in Menton, France. The stunning backdrop to the outdoor stage was the imposing facade of the Basilique Saint Michel de Menton. Being a special evening for many reasons, not least as it was David's final performance as a King's Singer, it was wonderful for the group to see so many familiar faces in the audience, including
Last month in Salt Lake City, The King's Singers had the honour of performing a beautiful medley of American children's songs, arranged by Ryan Murphy, Associate Conductor of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and commissioned by BRAVO! for us. The group are excited to share the news that The Children’s Primary Song Medley has been released as a digital single, available to purchase on iTunes. You can also
Julian has completed the first challenging day of adjudication of the Chamber Music New Zealand Chamber Music Contest taking place in Auckland. Faced with a wealth of talent, the judging panel, including the New Zealand Trio, whittled down the 12 groups to a final 6 that will perform tomorrow (Saturday 6th) when one will be crowned the winner. The event is live streamed on the CMNZ
Thanks to Joseph Sunde and to the Acton Institute blog for the the recent piece on the Virtual Choir. Read the full article on the Acton Institute blog.
This week saw The King's Singers return to the stunning venue of Snape Maltings Concert Hall as part of Aldeburgh Music's Snape Proms season. With this being their last performance in the UK this season, and David's final UK concert as a King's Singer, they were honoured to be joined in the audience by former members of the group Al Humes and Bill Ives. With a fitting