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23 Jun 2012 19:30

Cantus Choir

A Czech choir from Chocen will be giving a concert of Czech music of different genres in conjunction with the Islington based choir Intimate Voices in St Thomas’ Church in Finsbury Park, London. This friendship visit by the Cantus choir is hosted by Intimate Voices, a versatile small group of singers. Admission £10/ £5 concessions. Tickets will be available at the door or in advance on 0207 359 3729.

Tickets on the door or in advance from 0207 359 3729

St Thomas’ Church is close to Finsbury Park and Arsenal stations.

Chamber choir Cantus was established by the Art School Choceň in 1992, it was conducted – among others – by Iveta Jiříková, who is now a leading soprano of National Theater in Prague. Cantus reached its first significant success in 2002, when it gained silver medal at the international choir competition Mundi Cantat in Olomouc. Its repertoir contains Renaissance music as well as folk songs, 20th century pieces and spirituals. Cantus also premiered number of compositions (e.g. Milan Toušek, Vít Zouhar, Sylvie Bodorová) and cooperates with many ensembles, such as Symphonic Orchestra in Litomyšl. Since 2006 it has been conducted by Jiří Kopecký, who teaches at the Department of Musicology at the Palacký University in Olomouc.


St Thomas’ Church, Finsbury Park, London N4 2EF


23 Jun 2012 19:30


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