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Tour Dates

11/01/2019Parish of Saint Matthews / Los Angeles, CA
11/02/2019University of Redlands / Redlands, CA
11/08/2019St. Peter in Chains Cathedral / Cincinnati, OH
11/26/2019Societ? Filarmonica / Trento, Italy
11/29/2019Dom St. Bartholom?us / Frankfurt, Germany
12/01/2019Konzerthaus / Blaibach, Germany
12/02/2019Gresham Centre / London, UK
12/03/2019Trinity College Chapel / Cambridge, United Kingdom
12/05/2019St. John's Episcopal Church / Washington, DC
12/06/2019Church of the Redeemer / Baltimore, MD
12/08/2019First United Methodist Church / Lubbock, TX
12/13/2019Highland Park United Methodist Church / Dallas, TX
12/14/2019Highland Park United Methodist Church / Dallas, TX
12/15/2019St. Andrew United Methodist Church / Plano, TX
12/17/2019Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center / Auburn, AL
12/19/2019Bethesda Episcopal Church / Saratoga Springs, NY
01/12/2020St. Marien Kirche / Quakenbruck, Germany
02/04/2020Carre Sevigne / Cesson-Sevigne, France
02/08/2020St. Andrew's Anglican Church / Moscow, Russia
02/12/2020Eastman Theatre / Rochester, NY
02/13/2020The Trust Performing Arts Center / Lancaster, PA
02/14/2020The Trust Performing Arts Center / Lancaster, PA
02/15/2020Eastern Mennonite School / Harrisonburg, VA
02/16/2020Eastern Mennonite School / Harrisonburg, VA
02/17/2020Grace Episcopal Church / The Plains, VA
02/19/2020Albertville High School / St Michael, MN
02/20/2020St. George's Episcopal Church / Nashville, TN
02/21/2020Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis / Saint Louis, MO
02/22/2020St Paul's Episcopal Church / Indianapolis, IA
02/23/2020Georg Williams College of Aurora University / Williams Bay, WI
02/25/2020Aurora University / Aurora, IL
02/27/2020Baylor University / Waco, TX
02/28/2020St. James's Episcopal Church / Alexandria, LA
03/01/2020Temple Beth-EL / San Antonio, TX
03/08/2020St. Luke's United Methodist Church / Houston, TX
03/18/2020Fundacion Juan March / Madrid, Spain
04/25/2020Kultur Quartier / Kufstein, Austria
04/27/2020Prinzregententheater / Munich, Germany


""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

The British vocal ensemble VOCES8 is proud to inspire people through music and share the joy of singing. Touring globally, the group performs an extensive repertory both in its a cappella concerts and in collaborations with leading orchestras, conductors and soloists. Versatility and a celebration of diverse musical expression are central to the ensemble's performance and education ethos.

VOCES8 has performed at many notable venues including Wigmore Hall, Bridgewater Hall, Elbphilharmonie, Cité de la Musique, Vienna Konzerthaus, Tokyo Opera City, NCPA Beijing, Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall, Victoria Concert Hall Singapore and the Palacio de Bellas Artes Mexico City. This season they will add the Sydney Opera House, Muziekgebouw aan' t IJ and La Seine Musicale Paris to that list. Keen musical collaborators, this season will see concerts with the Academy of Ancient Music, Manchester Camerata, the Edvard Grieg Kor, Hugo Ticciati, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo, and with baroque violinist Rachel Podger, with whom the critically acclaimed ‘Guardian Angel' project will continue. Touring highlights of the season include concerts throughout the UK and Europe, across USA and Japan, and debut visits to Australia and Lithuania.

With an on-going programme of recordings, videos and live broadcasts, VOCES8 is heard regularly on international television and radio. The ensemble is a Decca Classics artist and has released acclaimed recordings that have all reached the top of the classical charts. A new album is planned for 2019. VOCES8 has premiered commissions from Roxanna Panufnik, Alexander Levine, Alec Roth, Ben Parry, Ola Gjeilo, Philip Stopford, Graham Lack, Thomas Hewitt Jones and Owain Park. 2019 will see the premiere of a commission by Jonathan Dove to mark the culmination of his period as the group's Composer in Residence.

VOCES8 is passionate about music education and is the flagship ensemble of the music charity VCM Foundation. Engaging in a broad range of outreach work that reaches up to 40,000 people a year, the group runs an annual programme of workshops and masterclasses at the Foundation's home in London, the Gresham Centre at St Anne & St Agnes Church. Dedicated to supporting promising young singers, the group awards eight annual choral scholarships through the VOCES8 Scholars initiative. These scholarships are linked to the annual Milton Abbey Summer School at which amateur singers of all ages are invited to work and perform with VOCES8. The ensemble is proud to be the Associate Ensemble for Cambridge University and delivers a Masters programme in choral studies.

As official Ambassadors for Edition Peters, the ensemble publishes educational material including the ‘VOCES8 Method'. Developed by Paul Smith, co-founder of VOCES8, this renowned and unique teaching tool is available in four languages and adopts music to enhance development in numeracy, literacy and linguistics. Also available are two anthologies of its arrangements, and an ever-expanding ‘VOCES8 Singles' range. This season the ensemble becomes Ambassador for the Tido App, an inspirational resource and learning tool created by Edition Peters. The VOCES8 Method and music arrangements will be made available via Tido during the 2018/19 season.

VOCES8 is very grateful for support from Arts Council England, the Merchant Taylors' Company, the Worshipful Company of Plaisterers, Holman Fenwick Willan and T.M.Lewin.


"The slickest of the lot... fans of a cappella ought to hear this."  - CD Review, BBC Radio 3

"Eight beautifully integrated solo voices… Every number here has something particularly arresting within it, all supported by persuasive and committed singing." BBC Music Magazine Choral and Song Choice, A Purcell Collection

1 Ubi Caritas - Gjeilo
2 O Nata Lux - Tallis
3 Lux Aeterna (Nimrod) - Elgar
4 Teardrop - Massive Attack
5 Mother of God, Here I Stand - Tavener
6 Miserere - Allegri
7 Stars - E'envalds
8 Ave Maria 1 - Dubra
9 Prayer to a Guardian Angel - Hawes
10 Bogoroditse Devo - Rachmaninov
11 O Nata Lux (from Lux aeterna) - Lauridsen
12 The Luckiest - Ben Folds
13 Corde Natus Ex Parentis - Anon
14 My Lord Has Come - Todd
15 Ubi Caritas - Mealor
VOCES8 - Ubi Caritas (Live) - Abbey Road x Decca Classics Sessions
Interview with Classic 107 - Michael Wolch
Voces8 - The Interview
Singing Brussels - VOCES8 at BOZAR 2018
Worthy is the Lamb and Amen Chorus from 'Messiah' by G.F. Handel

British a cappella octet VOCES8 releases their second album for Decca/Universal Music Classics, Lux, available January 27, 2015. The recording features a selection of pieces spanning over 400 years: from Thomas Tallis and Gregorio Allegri to Massive Attack (Teardrop) and Ben Folds (The Luckiest - which appeared on the soundtrack for Richard Curtis's film About Time). The album title ‘Lux' refers to the Latin word ‘light,' which has inspired composers throughout history with the meaning of hope, banishing darkness, and nurturing both the body and the spirit. Voces8's celestial performances on the album prove how few can better evoke the power of light in all its physical, spiritual and mystical guises than the timeless sound of a choir.  In addition to the soothing sound of unaccompanied voices blended in harmony, several tracks feature additions of saxophone, cello, harp and water glasses.

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