Entries by Tom King

The Gate of Glory: Music from the Eton Choirbook Vol. 5 Released

We are delighted to announce the release today of our latest recording of music from the Eton Choirbook, The Gate of Glory (Avie). This is the fifth volume in the critically acclaimed series and includes the world première recording of Walter Lambe’s Gaude flore virginali. The Eton Choirbook contains an extraordinarily vast and diverse collection of English sacred music from the turn of […]

Christ Church Cathedral School wins Oxfordshire County Music Service Award

Christ Church Cathedral School (CCCS) is the first winner of a County cup which recognises contribution to community music. The Oxfordshire Community Hub Music Award was given to the School in recognition of its Cathedral Choristers’ Outreach work over the past decade. The Oxfordshire Music Hub Cup, donated by Councillor Lorraine Lindsay-Gale, was presented to […]

Listen: Concert at Davidson College Presbyterian Church

Christ Church Cathedral Choir of Oxford, England returns to Davidson College Presbyterian Church to perform as part of their 2016 United States tour. The group was joined by 75 local singers from Davidson College Presbyterian Church, Davidson United Methodist Church, and The Episcopal Church of the Holy Comforter, Charlotte. The event was presented live by […]

USA Tour 2016

April 2016 sees the choir returning to the United States. View Programmes (PDF) Thursday 31 March 1900 Concert at Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, VA www.vts.edu Saturday 2 April 1930 Community Choir Rehearsal and Concert at Davidson College Presbyterian Church, Davidson, NC www.dcpc.org Monday 4 April 1930 Concert at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, La Grange, IL www.emmanuel-lagrange.org […]

Beijing and the Great Wall

After last night’s exhilarating concert in Beijing’s National Centre for the Performing Arts, the choir spent an energetic final day taking in the sights before flying home. Undaunted by an early start, the gents and boys piled into two coaches and set off for the Great Wall at Badaling. The weather was scorchingly hot, which made the near-vertical climb quite a challenge; […]


We have an exceedingly early start tomorrow in order to catch the bullet train (5.45am wake-up call), so this entry might be short! The choristers have been appreciating the slightly cooler temperature here in Shanghai, although once cocooned in the air-conditioned Shanghai Grand Theatre the heat of outside was quickly forgotten. We’ve had a good deal of media attention on this leg of the […]

Guangzhou Opera House

After a short rehearsal in the hotel, the choristers enjoyed a traditional Cantonese lunch before heading off to Guangzhou Opera House for the next concert. The opera house had sent us a luxury coach whose sides doubled as an advertising hoarding for Phantom of the Opera… this seemed strangely appropriate as the boys clambered on […]