LIVE From London Spring : 13 February – 22 April 2021
“Spring won’t let me stay in this house any longer! I must get out and breathe the air deeply again” (Mahler).
VOCES8 is delighted to unveil its third festival, LIVE From London – Spring. LIVE From London has been viewed in 75 countries: as the world blossoms around us LIVE From London – Spring offers concert treats from Valentine’s Day to Earth Day, all celebrating love, new life and hope.
Watch the Festival trailer here.
The superb line-up of artists includes special guest appearances from Stephen Fry, Dame Emma Kirkby & friends, Tamsin Greig, Joanna MacGregor, Jonathan Dove, Stile Antico, the English Chamber Orchestra, Jason Max Ferdinand, VOCES8, Apollo5, the Academy of Ancient Music, the Carducci Quartet, I Fagiolini and a divine list of soloists for Bach Mass in B Minor on Easter Day. LIVE From London Spring celebrates young talent, community and diversity and includes the world premieres of new commissions by Joanna Marsh, Shruthi Rajasekar and Ben Rowarth, and new arrangements of Nina Simone, Eleanor Alberga and Mary Lou Williams by Joanna MacGregor.
The festival is filmed live from VOCES8’s stunning church in the City and from venues across the world. The festival has been designed to raise money for the artists, and included in the ticket price is a donation to support The VOCES8 Foundation’s education, outreach, and diversity work around the world.
Watch live or ‘on demand’ from 13 February – 30 April