The Impeccable Artistry of VOCES8

August 27, 2022, 4:00 pm

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Portrait of eight singers of VOCES8 in mostly dark, semi-formal attire at night under a street lamp.
VOCES8 (Photo: Andy Staples)

Members of the world-renowned vocal ensemble VOCES8 joined Oliver for an interview in advance of their concert at St. James Cathedral last March. Topics included the ensemble’s origin, championing and commissioning new music, education initiatives and the VOCES8 Foundation. An encore broadcast from February 19. 2022.


All selections performed by VOCES8.

Edward Elgar: Lux Aeterna (Nimrod)
Arranged by James Cameron
Decca 478 8053

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Magnificat Primi toni
A Choral Tapestry
Signum Classics SIGCD-283

Nat King Cole: Straighten Up and Fly Right
Arranged by Jim Clements
VCM Records VCM-107

Eric Whitacre: A Boy and a Girl
After Silence
VOCES8 Records VCM-129A

Kate Rusby: Underneath the Stars
Decca 478 5703

Hubert Parry: Songs of Farewell
IV. “There is an old belief”
After Silence
VOCES8 Records VCM-129A

Paul Simon: The Sound of Silence
Arranged by Alexander L’Estrange
VOCES8 Records (for sale at concerts)

Ben Folds: The Luckiest
Arranged by Jim Clements
Decca 478 8053