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About Vox

Vox Holloway is a dynamic community choir based in North London. We work with professional composers, singers and musicians to commission and perform new work.  We will be running some online events over the next few weeks. Watch this space, or sign up to our email ( button on the right)

Details of our membership policy are here.

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Our Summer Concert will be Online until Saturday Evening

In case you missed it , or more likely you want to want to watch it again, the YouTube concert will be on line until 8pm on Saturday 18th

If you want and are able to contribute to our Artists Support Fund, it is here

https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/voxartistsfund2020

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Liane Carroll and Edward Elgar – a midsummer dream stream

Streaming on YouTube from Saturday 11 June

Music that sings across centuries will feature in a unique pairing of jazz legend Liane Carroll and classical composer Edward Elgar for a concert guaranteed to transport you out of the isolation blues.

The evening is an all-star showcase for the the latest commission by North London’s dynamic community choir, Vox Holloway. It features a new choral arrangement of Elgar’s 1899 song cycle Sea Pictures by Vox’s musical supremo Harvey Brough, alongside jazz standards and originals from one of the UK’s most exciting contemporary performers.

Carroll – described in the Guardian as “a powerful, soul-inflected performer with an Ella Fitzgerald-like improv athleticism and an emotional frankness on ballads” – will lead a line-up that also features Vox Holloway’s own all-star soloists Christina Gill, Clara Sanabras and Harvey Brough.

They are joined by James Maddren on drums, and Andy Hamill on bass.
 
The concert will be streamed from Vox Holloway’s YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/user/voxholloway/featured
It will be available from 8pm on Saturday 11th July, and will stay available over the following week.
 
The concert is FREE, so anyone can join us, but we are asking those who can, to make a contribution to our Artist’s Support Fund via our JustGiving page:
https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/voxartistsfund2020

If you are inspired by the concert, and would like to join us, ‘Virtual Vox’ will start rehearsing again in September. Anyone can join – just get in touch by emailing us.


 

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Virtual Vox for everyone

Good news. You can now join the first ever virtual Vox rehearsal on Youtube, free of charge, at any time that suits you, wherever you are in the world, until Friday May 15.

We’re singing music by the great Liane Carroll – “a powerful, soul-inflected performer with an Ella Fitzgerald-like improv athleticism and an emotional frankness on ballads” (The Guardian). “Still frustratingly little-known” (The Independent)

The 45-minute session has everything you need to feel part of our wonderful choir: a warm-up by the inspiring Christina Gill, a score to read as you sing. There are separate sessions for each vocal section, conducted by the one and only Harvey Brough.

Join us at https://www.youtube.com/user/voxholloway

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Virtual Vox

On Tuesday 5th May at 7.00 our Summer term starts, but this time online.

We will be learning songs by the amazing Liane Carroll – and we’re exploring the possibility of an on-line concert at some point. Though this is a huge challenge! If you are interested in joining us, send us an email voxhollowayn7@gmail.com

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Freedom Song – streaming again!

In March 2020 Vox Holloway was due to return to Hackney Empire with its sell-out show, Freedom Song: When Gospel Came to the Empire. Sadly our live performance was postponed because of Covid-19. The story of Freedom Song – slavery, suffering, faith and redemption – resonates deeply with the meaning of Easter. It also reflects how something beautiful and transformational can emerge from great hardship and suffering and reminds us that the fight against global slavery is far from over. We hope you find it uplifting during this difficult period. We will be streaming the film of our full 2019 performance on our YouTube channel from midday on Friday 10 April to midnight on Sunday 12 April and again from midday to midnight on Sunday 19 and Sunday 26 April.

Streaming link below

https://www.youtube.com/user/voxholloway

We are encouraging community groups to watch the stream together and share in this remarkable story.

Trailer here

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