VOCES8
Jan
26
7:30 pm19:30

VOCES8

  • Hall 1, Kings Place
The singing of VOCES8 is impeccable in its quality of tone and balance. They bring a new dimension to the word ‘ensemble.
— Gramophone Magazine

Enjoying global success, VOCES8 is undoubtedly one of the world’s finest vocal ensembles, instantly recognisable for their impeccable blend, flawless harmonies and spine-tingling performances. Chart-topping Decca artists, the group has a multiple award-winning recording career and has won the hearts and acclaim of audiences and critics alike in concert, making them a phenomenon on the world stage.

Their enchanting programme of spine-tingling choral gems will include Rachmaninov's richly scored Bogoroditse Devo, Gjeilo's haunting Ubi Caritas, Ešenvalds' radiant Stars and a world premiere performance of Ben Parry's They That Put Their Trust in the Lord. 

 

Eight beautifully integrated solo voices.
— BBC Music Magazine

Touring extensively throughout Europe, North America, and Asia, the ensemble excels with a diverse repertoire from Renaissance polyphony to contemporary commissions and arrangements.

In recent seasons, VOCES8 has performed at venues such as the Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Vienna Konzerthaus, Tokyo Opera City, National Concert Hall Taipei, the Shanghai Concert Hall, Tel Aviv Opera House and Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall. Collaborators have included the Philharmonia Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, period ensembles Florilegium, L'Arpeggiata and Les Inventions, violinist Hugo Ticciati, cellist Matthew Sharp, and composers Jonathan Dove and Ola Gjeilo.