The King’s Singers are one of music’s most enduring brands. They’ve been in existence now for five decades and survived multiple changes of membership and they’re probably still today as popular as ever.
In this NZ Festival concert The King’s Singers teamed up with Voices NZ Chamber Choir conducted by Karen Grylls who are celebrating their 20th anniversary.
Henry Ley: The Prayer of King Henry VI
Bob Chilcott: We Are
Ludwig Senfl: Das G'läut zu Speyer
Orlandus Lassus: Dessus le Marché d'Arras
Eric Whitacre: The stolen child
Camille Saint-Saëns: Romance du soir
Franz Schubert: Die Nacht
Leonie Holmes: This Watershed Time (première)
Trad arr Goff Richards: Lamorna
Trad arr Bob Chilcott: I bought me a cat
Bob Chilcott: High Flight
Nico Muhly: To Stand in this House
The Beatles: Ob la di, ob la da
Harold Arlen: I’ve got the world on a string
Trad: Red, red rose
Dave Dobbyn: Slice of Heaven
Billy Joel arr Bob Chilcott: And so it goes
Recorded 10 March 2018, Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington by RNZ Concert.
Producer: David McCaw
Engineer: Graham Kennedy