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In recent seasons Voces 8 has performed at venues such as the Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Cite de la Musique Paris, Tokyo Opera City, National Concert Hall Taipei, National Centre for the Performing Arts Beijing, Shanghai Concert Hall, Tel Aviv Opera House, Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall, Bozar Brussels, Berliner Dom, Hamburg Laeiszhalle, 3 Choirs Festival, Moscow International House of Music.
Artistic collaborations have included the Philharmonia Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, period ensemble Les Inventions, Paul McCreesh and the Gabrieli Consort, violinist Hugo Ticciati and cellist Matthew Sharp. The group is delighted to commission renowned contemporary composers including Ola Gjeilo, Roxanna Panufnik, Alexander Levine, Ēriks Ešenvalds and Ben Parry, alongside Jim Clements as the ensemble’s Arranger in Residence.
With an ongoing programme of recordings and live broadcast, Voces 8 is heard regularly on international television and radio, including the BBC and Classic FM. Voces 8 is a Decca Classics Artist and the debut album, ‘Eventide’ went straight to the top of the Classical Charts on its release and was named as an ‘Album of the Year’ by Classic FM. The ensemble has also recorded a series of award-winning discs for Signum Classics including ‘A Purcell Collection’ which received BBC Music Magazine Critics Choice.
Voces 8 is an Ambassador for Edition Peters with whom it publishes arrangements and educational material, including the ‘Voces 8 Songbook’ and the ‘Voces 8 Method’.
As the flagship ensemble of the charitable music foundation Voces Cantabiles Music (VCM), Voces 8 has an enviable reputation for its education work. The ensemble leads an innovative series of music education workshops reaching over 25,000 people annually around the world with the aim of inspiring creativity and excellence through music. The innovative education work of VCM has received praise from UNESCO and VCM now runs the Gresham Centre in partnership with the Diocese of London, a vocal Centre for Excellence at Sir Christopher Wren’s beautiful St Anne & St Agnes Church in the City of London.
Voces 8 has received support from Arts Council England, the Musicians Benevolent Fund and the Worshipful Company of Musicians. The group is also grateful for the support of official sponsor, T M Lewin.