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David Allsopp 3Credit: Simon Tottman

Es ist vollbracht (excerpt) from Johannes-Passion BWV245
Johann Sebastian Bach
Kinga Gáborjáni viola da gamba    Charles Andrews organ


I know a bank (excerpt) from A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Benjamin Britten    Charles Andrews piano


Invocation (excerpt) from Symphony for Voices
Malcolm Williamson


Nisi Dominus (excerpt) from Nisi Dominus RV608
Antonio Vivaldi
Emily Orton ’cello    Daniel Hyde harpsichord


What though I trace (excerpt) from Solomon HWV67
George Frideric Handel    Daniel Hyde piano


David Allsopp


(Republic of Ireland only)

"utterly glorious countertenor"  (The Organ Magazine)

"a very intelligent singer, with a most beautiful voice"  (Opera Britannia)

“Highly intelligent, vocally brilliant countertenor” David Allsopp began his musical training at an early age as a chorister at Rochester Cathedral and went on to spend four years as a choral scholar at King’s College, Cambridge. From there he moved to the renowned Westminster Cathedral Choir where he combined his growing career as a soloist with the daily services.

David sings with many of London’s major consort groups and has toured extensively both in Europe and further afield. On the solo platform, he has given many performances – although he specialises mainly in Baroque repertoire, his background means that he is equally at home with renaissance and medieval works and with more modern composers such as Britten and Tavener. Recent appearances have seen David in venues such as Karlsruhe Opera House, the Musikverein in Vienna and St John’s, Smith Square in London. His critically acclaimed performance of Othniel in Handel’s Joshua appears on the Maulbronn Monastery Edition series and he features in recordings on the EMI Classics, Deutsche Grammophon and Hyperion labels.

Promoters  please do not use this biography: a current one will be provided on request.

Upcoming Events

3 October 2015

Stuttgart, Germany

Israel in Egypt

23 October 2015

Kings Place, London

Pärt Passio with Endymion/King’s College Choir

31 October 2015

Canterbury Cathedral

Mass in B minor with Richard Cooke/Canterbury Choral Society

18 November 2015

King’s College Chapel, Cambridge

Pärt Passio with Endymion/King’s College Choir