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Nico Muhly on Why Choral Music Is Slow Food for the Soul

Nico Muhly is a composer whose work has included collaborations with Björk and the choreographer Benjamin Millepied. His opera “Two Boys” was produced in 2013 by the Metropolitan Opera, which will present his “Marnie” in the 2018-19 season.

November 24th, 2017 | Tags: ,
 
Why I joined a choir (and why it’s the best)

An unspeakable day. Icy horizontal rain and the sky clamped down over the city like a grimy pot lid. The sort of afternoon that makes you think: There is no end in sight, only winter for our sins until we [...] more >>

October 24th, 2014 | Tags: ,
 
Where have all the sopranos gone?

The ever-earlier onset of puberty is reshaping the legendary Leipzig boys choir.

July 2nd, 2014 | Tags: ,
 
Finance guru helped acclaimed choir link up with ACO

BEETHOVEN’S ninth and final symphony represents the apex of the great German composer’s works.

September 14th, 2012 | Tags: ,
 
Boys are singing puberty blues ahead of time

FOR 800 years, the St Thomas Boys Choir in Leipzig, Germany, has been filling churches with pure young voices. Now it is witnessing a confounding phenomenon: each year, those voices are cracking just a little earlier than the year before.

August 8th, 2012 | Tags: ,
 
Talk from TED – Eric Whitacre: A virtual choir 2,000 voices strong

In a moving and madly viral video last year, composer Eric Whitacre led a virtual choir of singers from around the world. He talks through the creative challenges of making music powered by YouTube, and unveils the first 2 minutes [...] more >>

June 15th, 2011 | Tags: ,
 
Gondoliers hit the big time

A group of gondoliers could be making a splash in the charts after music bosses took a punt by signing them to a major deal.

May 18th, 2011 | Tags:
 
Pro Bono lawyers’ choir do justice to songs

Move over the singing Priests… it’s time for the singing lawyers.

April 1st, 2011 | Tags: