San Francisco Girls Chorus and The King's Singers recently released a special collaborative video performance, a beautiful rendition of Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen, arranged by Philip Lawson and adapted for SFGC by Nick Ashby. This video premiere represents the culmination of The King's Singers collaboration with SFGC as Virtual Artists in Residence in Fall 2020. As Artists in Residence, The King's Singers hosted a series of online workshops for SFGC's Premier Ensemble, in addition to collaborating on the Hallelujah video performance.
Watch the video performance on the SF Girls Chorus YouTube Channel.
The King's Singers was founded in 1968 and has since performed a diverse range of repertoire at world-renowned venues including London's Royal Albert Hall, New York City's Carnegie Hall, and Sydney's Opera House. They are recipients of two Grammy Awards and an Emmy Award, and have earned their place in the Gramophone Magazine's Inaugural Hall of Fame.
Under the direction of Artistic Director Valérie Sainte-Agathe, San Francisco Girls Chorus prepares girls and young women from diverse backgrounds for success, on stage and in life, through rigorous, empowering music education, and enriches Bay Area cultural life through innovative vocal performance.