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16.02.2024 Lyyra,VOCES8 Foundation

The VOCES8 Foundation launches new six-voice women’s a cappella ensemble, Lyyra

On 16th February 2024 new a cappella group Lyyra releases its recording debut ‘When The Earth Stands Still’ with VOCES8 Records. Composed by Don Macdonald in 2017, the piece is a preview of the group’s broad texture and exhilarating range of sound, and is the first single from its debut EP More Love, due for … more»

12.01.2024 VOCES8,VOCES8 Foundation

Nothing Else Matters – VOCES8 releases Metallica track

VOCES8 has added to their repertoire by releasing an arrangement by Geoff Lawson of “Nothing Else Matters” by rock bank Metallica on Decca Classics. Alongside cellist Emma Denton and guitarist John Parricelli this picks up on the vibe around ‘Blue Monday’, when the shine of Christmas and New Year has worn off. Listen via your … more»

27.12.2023 Jonathan Dove

World premiere of Odyssey by Jonathan Dove at Bristol Beacon

Odyssey, commissioned by Bristol Beacon, receives it’s premiere on 28th January 2024 at the newly refurbished and renamed venue. Performed by the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, soprano Francesca Chiejina, tenor Thando Mjandana, the City of Bristol Choir, Bristol Youth Choir and the Bristol Windrush Reggae Choir, the performance is conducted by David Ogden. Drawing on first-hand … more»

04.12.2023 Jonathan Dove,Zeb Soanes

Zeb Soanes narrates Gaspards Christmas with Hallé Orchestra

In the run-up to Christmas, join Zeb Soanes and the Hallé Orchestra for a heart-warming festive adventure for Britain’s handsomest fox. Whilst searching for food in the snow-covered streets, Gaspard makes an astonishing discovery and, with the help of his friends, might just save Christmas. Narrated by Zeb Soanes, author of the much-loved Gaspard the Fox … more»

29.11.2023 Mårten Jansson

Mårten Jannson – Requiem Novum score available from Walton Music

Following the album recording and filmed concert from the VOCES8 Foundation, Walton Music has now made different versions available of Mårten Jansson’s Requiem Novum, with new texts by Tony Silvestri. Alongside the choral part with substantial soprano solo are parts for full orchestra. The piece can also be performed by choir with organ and percussion. … more»

29.11.2023 Roderick Williams

New album release – Roderick Williams Queen Elizabeth’s Winchester Carol 

St Martin’s Voices, directed by Andrew Earis, presents a selection of contemporary choral works for the Christmas season. St Martin’s VoicesPolina Sosnina (organ)Andrew Earis (conductor) In this, their debut recording with Resonus Classics, St Martin’s Voices presents a selection of contemporary choral works for the Christmas season. With settings of poetry from the fifteenth century … more»

03.11.2023 VOCES8,VOCES8 Foundation

VOCES8 – A Choral Christmas album released

VOCES8 is joined by the VOCES8 Foundation Choir and Orchestra conducted by Barnaby Smith to release its new album ‘A Choral Christmas’ with Decca Classics. Capturing the essence of Christmas, the album is packed full of choral/orchestral world premieres and fresh arrangements of favourite carols, breathing new life into Holiday classics, and lending a luxurious, … more»

01.11.2023 Apollo5,Paul Smith,VOCES8,VOCES8 Foundation

LIVE From London Christmas 2023

The VOCES8 Foundation welcomes friends from around the world to its home in London for its latest winter festival of iconic oratorios, traditional songs and new premieres, as its album ‘A Choral Christmas’ is released on Decca Classics. LIVE From London Christmas 2023 will comprise six festive concerts released online from 4 December 2023 and … more»