Rated as one of the world’s top male-voice choirs, Christ Church Cathedral Choir of Oxford, England returns to Charlotte to perform at the acoustically stunning Covenant Presbyterian Church. The program includes works from Tallis, Handel, Purcell, Walton, Tippett and Vaughan Williams. This concert is presented by 89.9 FM WDAV Classical Public Radio.
About the Choir
Christ Church Cathedral Choir is 500 years old, and is famous for the youthfulness of its sound and its daring and adventurous musical programming. The Choir is made up of 12 men and 16 boys along with 2 Organists. The boys are selected for their musical ability and attend Christ Church Cathedral School. Of the men, six are professionals, and six are undergraduates. <Image from Christ Church Cathedral Choir>
Not only do they perform their daily services in the Cathedral, they also have a busy annual programme of concerts and overseas tours. The Choir has many award-winning recordings to its credit and works with several international orchestras and soloists, giving them a strong media profile. They have appeared on all the major TV channels, including Howard Goodall’s Bafta award-winning series for Channel Four, hailed as ‘one of the finest choirs on Earth’. They have also appeared singing on TV and film themes for Mr. Bean and The Vicar of Dibley.
Date: Friday & Saturday, April 4 & 5, 2014
Friday, April 4th @7pm - Covenant Presbyterian Church - 1000 E Morehead St, Charlotte, NC 28204
Saturday, April 5th @7:30pm - Davidson College Presbyterian Church - 100 N Main St, Davidson, NC 28036
About The Ulysses Festival
Ulysses Festival is Charlotte's annual, month-long arts festival featuring performances from Opera Carolina, Charlotte Symphony & NC Dance Theater.
To advance access and learning through interdisciplinary activities, including performances, events, lectures, exhibitions and online tools to elevate awareness of Charlotte’s leading arts organizations and to engage new audiences.