TOV in Elbphilharmonie with ‘A Western’


TOV in Elbphilharmonie with ‘A Western’

Photo: Thies Rätzke

2019 year takes off with quite a season highlight on Sunday 13th January in one of the world’s most spectacular concert halls, the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg. Tickets have long been sold out for this Sunday!

Theatre of Voices has been invited by NDR to explore the great hall with a concert of purely a cappella music. Our artistic director Paul Hillier has put together a program that features both early music from Machaut to Cage, Pärt, Goebbels and Jóhannsson.

The centerpiece of the program will be the world premiere of Michael Gordon’s “A Western” - a work based partly on the story line of the western movie classic ‘High Noon’. Gun fire and all !

If you can't make it to Hamburg, join us in Copenhagen where we will perform a comprehensive selection of the program at a free afternoon concert on Friday 11th January at Trinitatis Church.

Next stop Lincoln Center


Next stop Lincoln Center

Photo: Javier del Real Fernández

This weekend, Kaija Saariaho’s opera “Only the Sound Remains” has its US premiere in New York with two performances Saturday and Sunday at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater.

It’s the third production this year alone of “Only the Sound Remains” – a music theatre, based on Ezra Pound’s translations of two Japanese Noh plays, which enjoyed critical acclaim at Paris’ Palais Garnier in January and most recently at Teatro Real in Madrid.

Theatre of Voices appeared in both productions with the rest of an outstanding team of artists: Philippe Jarrousky and Davóne Tines, fellow ensemble players in Meta4 Quartet as well as instrumentalists Eija Kankaanranta, Camilla Hoitenga and Heikki Parviainen – all conducted by Ernest Martínez Izquierdo.

Decades of Freedom - Polen 100 Years


Decades of Freedom - Polen 100 Years

Photo: Hugo Glendinning

On Sunday 11th November we present a unique concert at The Black Diamond's Queens Hall of purely Polish music, featuring legendary Smith Quartet (UK), pianist Tanja Zapolski and flutist Isabella Hübener.

The special occasion is the 100th anniversary of Poland regaining independence as a republic which will be celebrated worldwide in music through the project "100 for 100. Musical Decades of Freedom", organized by PWM Edition in Krakow.

Theatre of Voices have collaborated with PWM Edition on the program for the Copenhagen concert which will feature vocal and chamber music by three significant female composers: Krystyna Moszumańska-Nazar, Grażyna Bacewicz and Agata Zubel, as well as works by Rafał Augustyn, Witold Lutosławski and Henryk Górecki.

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UPCOMING CONCERTS:   > See all concerts

Paul Hillier 70 Years

KoncertKirken, Copenhagen

Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 at 7.30pm

Carnegie Hall presents Theatre of Voices

Carnegie Hall, New York City

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 7.30pm


For an up-to-date overview of our current repertoire, please contact Theatre of Voices


Danish Arts Foundation 
Augustinus Fonden
Wilhelm Hansen Fonden
Dansk Komponist Forening

Kronos Quartet
London Sinfonietta

YXUS Ensemble
Ars Nova Copenhagen
Dacapo Records
Harmonia Mundi
Trinitatis Kirke

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