University of London Chamber Choir concerts in Gozo and Malta
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The University of London Chamber Choir (ULCC), in collaboration with the Schola Cantorum Jubilate of Gozo, are travelling to Malta and Gozo where they are to perform three concerts.
The choir said that preparations for the tour are now in full swing and the are looking forward to sharing their eclectic repertoire with audiences across the two islands.
The ULCC is a dynamic and enthusiastic choir of some 26 singers, formed of students and former students from colleges of the University of London. It is a diverse and international ensemble. The choir performs regularly in London and other parts of the UK.
The ULCC will be performing a concert in Gozo on Thursday, the 26th of June, starting at 8pm:, at the Basilica of Xaghra.
The choir will also perform two concerts in Malta at the following venues:
Tuesday 24 June – 12 noon: Ta’ Giezu Church, Valletta
Wednesday 25 June – 12 noon: Carmelite Priory, Mdina
The choir will perform a wide variety of music, including sacred music by the English composers Byrd, Purcell, Stanford, Walton and the contemporary composer Bob Chilcott.
ULCC is conducted by Dr Colin Durrant, who has been with the choir for nearly ten years says, “Malta is a very special place for us, as my wife was brought up and went to school there. We are so looking forward to singing in some of the beautiful churches and sharing some glorious music.”
Chairperson, Laura Gumbley, said “The tour gives us the chance to share some of the music we have been working hard on throughout the year: a fitting end to a very successful year.
ULCC was founded in 1991 as a society of the University of London Union. The choir is made up of students and alumni from across the colleges of University of London.
For more information, please see http://www.ulchamberchoir.co.uk/.