Long Room Concert
The celebrated Long Room Concert is back and with the fantastic King's Singers who will be performing at the home of Cricket on Friday 9 October 2015.
The event will begin with a Champagne reception in the Long Room Bar followed by the Concert with a sumptuous three course meal with wine in this historic room that is the Long Room.
David Hurley Countertenor
Timothy Wayne-Wright Countertenor
Julian Gregory Tenor
Christopher Bruerton Baritone
Christopher Gabbitas Baritone
Jonathan Howard Bass
Acclaimed for their life-affirming virtuosity and irresistible charm, The King’s Singers are in global demand. Their work – synonymous with the best in vocal ensemble performance – appeals to a vast international audience. They perform over 120 concerts each year, touring regularly to Europe, the United States, Asia and Australasia. The King’s Singers are admired for their musical excellence and recognised as consummate entertainers – a class act with a delightfully British sense of humour. Their generous spirit and magical ability to move audiences have remained constant since the group’s foundation in 1968.
They have premiered more than 200 new works, including landmark compositions by Luciano Berio, György Ligeti, James MacMillan, Krzysztof Penderecki, Toru Takemitsu, John Tavener and Eric Whitacre, and commissioned thrilling arrangements of everything from jazz standards to pop chart hits.
The King’s Singers are double Grammy® award-winning artists, honoured in 2009 for their Signum Classics release, Simple Gifts, and again in 2012 for their contribution to Eric Whitacre’s Light & Gold album on Decca. In June 2013 they were chosen as one of only two vocal ensembles to enter the Gramophone Hall of Fame, honoured for their unique discography of over 150 albums.
Venue : The Long Room, Lord’s Cricket Ground, St John’s Wood, London NW8 8QN
Ticket price : £110 Members / £120 Non-Members
To include a Champagne reception in the Long Room Bar, concert, three course dinner with half a bottle of wine and coffee.
6.45 pm : Reception
7.30 pm : Concert
8.30 pm : Dinner
11.00 pm : Carriages
Dress code: Black Tie
If you would like to be sent further details regarding the event please contact the events team on 020 7025 0000.
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