next live performance
We round off our 2014-15 season with our near-annual visit to Canterbury Cathedral to sing services there while their choir is on holiday.
24th – 26th July 2015
about london choir vasari singers
Vasari Singers, under Jeremy Backhouse, is one of the leading chamber choirs in London and the UK. In its 32nd year, the choir performs a wide range of repertoire with passion and sensitivity to exacting standards and considerable acclaim.
Vasari performs regularly in most of London’s major concert venues and taken part in numerous commercial choral concerts and festivals, including the BBC Proms. The choir works regularly for the BBC, recently appearing on the BAFTA-award winning documentary soundtrack Seven Wonders.
New music is central to the choir’s activities, and since 2000 has commissioned over 25 works from British composers.
The Vasari Singers and Jeremy Backhouse are great supporters of contemporary music, with a reputation for seeking out new and challenging modern repertoire. We regularly commission and première works, and have made many notable world première recordings. Since 2000, the choir has commissioned over 25 new works. Classical CDs of our recordings are available to buy.
- Come and Sing Rachmaninov Vespers
- Vasari Singers are recruiting tenors and second basses!
- Ward Swingle (1927-2015)
- Two more fabulous reviews for ‘De Profundis’
De Profundis, Miserere, Requiem
These three pairs of sublime choral settings span well over 350 years.
The Vasari Singers do not receive public subsidy.
The choir is supported by a wide variety of commercial and private sources. From grants, sponsorship, donations, friends and benefactor membership to individual subscription.
We gratefully acknowledge their financial support and thank them for their invaluable contribution.