Top choral group set to wow Southend!

Published Monday, 18th January 2016

Photo of choral group called Voces8

Internationally renowned choral ensemble Voces8 is appearing in Southend on Friday 22nd January.

The concert, called Sing Joyfully, starts at 8pm at the Plaza Centre, (Southend Christian Fellowship Centre), 600 Southchurch Road, Southend, SS1 2PT.

On the programme will be music ranging from William Byrd to Mendelssohn, Rachmaninov to Gabrieli and Schutz to Duke Eillington.

Voces8 is now one of the most versatile and best-loved singing groups in the world, touring throughout Europe, North America and Asia, performing music from Renaissance to contemporary compositions, with everything in between.

This eclectic ensemble has recently sung in Paris, Tokyo, Shanghai and Tel Aviv, in addition to undertaking major American tours and frequent concerts in the UK. 

The group gives regular performances on international TV and radio, and saw its debut album “Eventide” fly straight to the top of the Classical Charts.

Tickets at £10 (£9 concessions) - with discounts for members of Southend-on-Sea Borough Council’s Concert Club - are available from:  01702 215011 during office hours on Mondays until Fridays; or from Plaza Centre, Southchurch Road; The Visitor Information Centre on Southend Pier; or Allegro Music, London Road, Westcliff. 

This is the first event of 2016 in the Council’s well-established concert series, which enables residents and visitors to enjoy affordable performances from exceptional professional musicians - here in Southend.