From Madrigal to McCartney
The concert presents a wide range of the choral repertoire from the Early music period's madrigals through to Britten, Holst, Gershwin, Ben Parry, Eric Whitacre and Paul McCartney.
This musical treat comes from three vocal groups. The CHAMBER CHOIR and the EX-CHORISTERS a cappella ensemble bring the finest British choral traditions from St Edmund's School Canterbury.
CANTABILE - THE LONDON QUARTET has long been recognised to be one of Britain's great vocal groups. Founded in Cambridge as a purely a cappella student group, they first came to prominence in the Tim Rice musical Blondel in London's West End. Since then, they have pursued a policy of constant and dynamic renewal, pushing back musical frontiers, exploring ever-new territories and attracting a substantial following right across the musical spectrum, both in Europe and further afield.
The London Quartet has appeared in a huge variety of venues, singing programmes encompassing early polyphony through to jazz and contemporary music. They have toured extensively from the United States to South Africa to Southeast Asia and the Far East.
The London Quartet have released many albums, recently recording for the Signum Classics label, for whom they recorded Lullabyes and Goodbyes with the world-renowned accompanist Malcolm Martineau as well as a CD called Songs of Cricket, which features guest artists (and friends of the group) Tim Rice, Richard Stilgoe, Rory Bremner, Eliza Lumley, Chris Hatt and Alexander L'Estrange. They have their own digital record label, TLQ Records, with two albums released in the last two years: "Christmas with Cantabile - The London Quartet" and "Hear no Evil..." The group is also privileged to have their musical arrangements published by Edition Peters.
South Audley Street, London, W1K 2PA
Grosvenor Chapel (View)
South Audley Street
London W1K 2PA
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