Global Concert Hall
The King’s Singers: Out of Darkness
About this event
The King’s Singers' Out of Darkness concert highlights a new season of hope following this difficult time of struggle. This concert will feature music by Tallis, Gombert, Debussy, Michel Legrand, Ned Rorem and Jacob Collier.
Music has brought so many of us joy and strength during the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Out of darkness is a powerful programme that focuses on how important music can be for carrying people through times of trouble and isolation. In the past, darkness fell on composers who had to write their music in hiding, fearing punishment for their religious beliefs. It also fell when people were forced into exile, making music far from their homelands. And in wartime, music became a welcome balm for the souls of the wounded.
Today, the shadow is still lifting from our world in quarantine. But the world never lay silent. Out of Darkness shows us how even the toughest of times can still produce so much beauty.
The King's Singers's series: purchase tickets for the first three concerts of the King's Singers's series in the Global Concert Hall and we will automatically give you FREE access for Christmas with the King's Singers on 22 December, as a thank-you from The King's Singers and IDAGIO.
Your ticket purchase will directly support the participating artists through IDAGIO’s Fair Artist Payout Model: IDAGIO pays 80% of the net revenue directly to the performers.
One Day - Michel Legrand (arr. Rodney Bennett)
Te lucis ante terminum - Thomas Tallis
Vigilate - William Byrd
Media vita - Nicholas Gombert
Trois chansons de Charles D’Orleans - Claude Debussy
To-night as I was trying to keep cool - Ned Rorem
Bread and roses - Mimi Farina (arr. Rebecca Dale)
One last time - Ariana Grande (arr. Richard Wilberforce)
Praying - Kesha (arr. Rebecca Dale)
Crocodile Rock - Elton John (arr. Andrew Jackman)
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