Concert Review: The Queen Of Heaven/The Sixteen
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Concert Review: The Queen Of Heaven/The Sixteen

It’s a curious fact that the most revered exponents of early Italian choral music today, are not the Italians  but the English. In January 2011, Gramophone Magazine published a list of what it claimed were the top 20 choirs in the world. Nominated in fourth place was Harry Christophers’ ensemble The Sixteen, who performed their…

Q And A with Harry Christophers
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Q And A with Harry Christophers

The Sixteen and founding director Harry Christophers CBE, are set to perform in Sydney again in March 2015.  Under the leadership of Christophers, the ensemble has enjoyed over 3 decades of enormous popularity and success for their scholarship and performances of early music, especially works of the baroque era and English polyphony. At the opposite…

The Sixteen Return To Sydney
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The Sixteen Return To Sydney

Harry Christophers, CBE and his vocal ensemble The Sixteen return to the Sydney Opera House after 3 years, with the programme The Queen of Heaven: Palestrina, Allegri, MacMillan, which features a new version of Allegri’s Miserere.  After 35 years of performing and recording, The Sixteen is recognised as one of the world’s greatest vocal ensembles. The ensemble, founded and conducted…