next live performance
The Making of the Drum
Bob Chilcott’s lively, rhythmic work provides the title of this concert.
28th March 2015 at 7.30pm
St Peter’s, Eaton Square, SW1W 9AL.
Tickets from £16 (No booking fee)
Available now from the
Vasari Box Office
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.
- “…flawlessly executed…” Our latest CD is collecting rave reviews
- Church Times review of Under the shadow of His wing
- Standing ovation for première of Jonathan Rathbone’s Under the shadow of His wing
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.