Hereford Cathedral School’s Cantabile Girls’ Choir continues to go from strength to strength, building on a string of successes.
In June 2016 The Cantabile Girls' Choir performed at Hereford Cathedral with Aled Jones, and they will compete in the International Eisteddfod in July 2016 in Llangollen, and in the Canta Al Mar international choral competition in Barcelona in October 2016.
The choir won the BBC Songs of Praise Senior School Choir of the Year Competition in 2015, beating some of the finest school choirs from across the UK. They were also named as Childrens’ Folk Song competition winners at the 2015 Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. The girls’ choir later performed at the Royal Albert Hall as part of BBC Songs of Praise event, The Big Sing.
The 21 female singers from Hereford Cathedral School led by Musical Director Jo Williamson, also performed for HRH The Duke of Kent alongside Hereford Cathedral Junior School Chamber Choir.
For more information and photos see > http://www.herefordcs.com/Choir-of-the-Year-1
Cantabile Girls' Choir are an international prize-winning choir from Hereford Cathedral School. They perform extensively in Herefordshire and surrounding areas. In 2014 they were runners-up in the final of the BBC's Songs of Praise School Choir competition and winners at the renowned Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod in 2012 and 2013. They won their class at the Cheltenham Festival of Performing Arts 2013. They sang to a rapturous audience at the Three Choirs Festival, hosted by Hereford in 2012.
> Listen to the Cantabile Girls' Choir - Recorded November 2014 - Click on media players below.
Dainty Fine Bird - Gibbons
Silent Noon - Vaughan Williams arr. Geehl
Skylark - Neaum
Easter Hymn - Trad German arr. Neaum
The following recording was created in June 2015
Download: > The Skylark - Poem and Song ( Poem read by Ben Abbot Head of English )
For all events please visit http://cantabilechoir.org/events-calendar/