King’s College announces new recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations

2020-07-27T16:10:41+01:00July 27th, 2020|

Today we've announced a new recording by the young American musician and former King's organ scholar Parker Ramsay. Bach's Goldberg Variations (arranged for Harp) is released on 18 September and is now available to pre-order. Recorded in the unique acoustic of the King’s College Chapel, this version of the Goldberg Variations was created by Parker in part to [...]

Music video series features Chapel architecture

2019-12-13T17:10:09+00:00December 13th, 2019|

A new series of videos, commissioned by King's, has been released. Featuring music recorded live on Christmas Eve 2018, they present different aspects of King's College Chapel, the awe-inspiring building that has seen 100 years of the Christmas Eve tradition. Extracts from five different carols are used, each with its own character. The music is taken [...]

A remarkable tradition reaches a milestone

2019-11-20T10:01:25+00:00November 20th, 2019|

Microphones hanging for A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols As the sun set on 23 December 2018 and darkness fell, a small group of people huddled around a gas fire on the cobbles outside King’s College. Later, they returned to their tents for a few hours of sleep. It’s all they got, for [...]

Shenandoah: our choral collection

2019-03-05T17:04:36+00:00March 5th, 2019|

One of our favourites tracks on our new album The Music of King's is James Erbs' arrangement of Shenandoah. We've even made a video of us in the recording session, which you can see on our YouTube Channel. To mark our forthcoming tour to the US, we're inviting choirs around the world to send links to their [...]

King’s becomes curator on Apple Music

2018-11-05T15:35:12+00:00November 5th, 2018|

King's College has launched as a curator on Apple Music, the digital music and video streaming service. As a curator, the College will publish its own specially-created playlists exploring the history of the College as well as selections that delve into specific genres, or to accompany major festivals throughout the liturgical year. Playlists are curated [...]

Carols from King’s available to pre-order

2017-12-08T15:21:36+00:00December 8th, 2017|

The BBC filming in King's College Chapel for Carols from King's on a previous year. The famous Christmas Eve television broadcast, Carols from King's, will this year be made available as a download immediately following the broadcast on BBC Two. It will join previous DVD releases of the programme, including the 60th Anniversary Edition, which [...]

Choir marks birthday of American composer Paulus

2017-08-24T11:19:11+01:00August 24th, 2017|

King's College Choir today marks the birthday of the late Stephen Paulus, a contemporary American composer, with the release of a new recording of The Road Home. Paulus passed away in November 2014, and the Choir first performed this work on their US tour a few months later. It was so well received by audiences that it was performed again [...]