Concert with the King’s Singers

The King's Singers

Event details

  • 24th September 2017
  • 7:30 pm
  • King's Hall Station Road, Ilkley, LS29 8HB
  • 01535 653917

Tickets: £22 – £25 Available from Ilkley Visitor Information Centre Tel: 01943 602319

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.

Performing to hundreds of thousands of people each season, the group tours regularly to Europe, North and South America, Asia and Australasia. Instantly recognisable for their immaculate intonation, vocal blend, diction and incisive timing, The King’s Singers are consummate entertainers.

“The superlative vocal sextet.” The Times (London)

The King’s Singers
CONCERT PROGRAMME
24th September 2017

THE FAMILY
Bob Chilcott: Days from ‘Even Such is Time’

THE JOY OF THE RENAISSANCE
William Byrd: Though Amaryllis dance in green
William Byrd: O Lord, make thy servant Elizabeth, our Queen
William Byrd: Sing joyfully

THE STORYTELLER
Mateo Flecha: El fuego

THE MAGIC OF THE ROMANTIC ERA
Max Reger: Morgengesang
Camille Saint-Saëns: Romance du soir
Felix Mendelssohn: Abendlied

THE GENIUS
Richard Rodney Bennett: The seasons of his mercies

THE CHARM OF ART SONG
Gabriel Fauré arr. Goff Richards: Le papillon et la fleur
Georges Auric arr. Gordon Langford: Quand tu dors près de moi
Roger Quilter arr. Goff Richards: Love’s Philosophy

THE DRAMA
Paul Patterson: Timepiece
Interval

THE FIRECRACKER
Steve Martland: Poor Roger

THE MESSENGER
Peter Louis van Dijk: Horizons

THE PARTY BAG
Classic audience favourites and brand new surprises in their signature close-harmony style
from the lighter side of The King’s Singers’ repertoire

 

Take a look at The King’s Singers website.

Image credit: Andy Staples.