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Reviews and feedback from some of our past performances

Exemplary discipline and musicality
Great assurance and sense of style
A choir that can sing like this is a gem indeed

In Winter's House - Winter 2024

St Paul's Church, Winchester, 24 February 2024. Music celebrating the light and dark of winter, from Byrd's Lamentations to Bach, Purcell, and Joanna Marsh's modern In Winter's House.

Review from Hampshire Chronicle

"This is demanding, deeply-felt music, and was performed expressively and persuasively by the choir.  This is what they do really well."

Byrdsong - Summer 2023

St Paul's Church, Winchester, 24 June 2023. Music from Byrd and related to birds, including Whitacre's Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine.

Review from Hampshire Chronicle

"Kingsgate Voices responded to the different moods and styles with assurance.  ...they combine good vocal blend and unanimity of purpose."

Penitence: from Palestrina to Poulenc - Spring 2023

St Paul's Church, Winchester, 18 March 2023, with guest lute (Pat Glynn) and organ (Andrew Hayman) performances. 

Review from Hampshire Chronicle

"An appreciative audience was treated to another stunning concert by the Kingsgate Voices who go from strength to strength under the guidance of their conductor Andrew Hayman."

"A choir that can sing like this is a gem indeed."

Summer Song 2022

St Paul's Church, Winchester, 9 July 2022, with guest pianist George Castle. Programme included works by Stanford, Byrd, Vaughan Williams and Finzi.

Review from Hampshire Chronicle

"Kingsgate Voices offered a special and enjoyable evening full of music, with sublime sounds and delicate ensemble moments abounding."

Spring Concert 2022

St Paul's Church, Winchester, 26 March 2022. Programme included Bach's Jesu, Meine Freude and works by Byrd, Pärt, Rutter and Twist. 

Review from Hampshire Chronicle

"A substantial programme of interesting and demanding music, all unaccompanied. The choir sang with exemplary discipline and musicality."

"...in each piece the choir was in top form, singing, as it were, with one voice, and with great commitment, technical skill and stamina."

Jesu, meine FreudeJS Bach. Performed by Kingsgate Voices
00:00 / 21:53

Autumn Concert 2021

St Paul's Church, Winchester, 13 November 2021. Programme included music spanning five centuries, with pieces by Tallis, Vaughan Williams and Whitacre.

Review from Hampshire Chronicle

"The pieces were all sung with great assurance and sense of style."

"In Vaughan Williams' Valiant for Truth the choir captured the dramatic range and the detail of the narrative very successfully: this was an impressive performance of challenging music."

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