Founded 32 years ago, TKC continues to perform widely under its founder artistic director, Robert King, appearing both as a chamber ensemble, and as an orchestra, and working with its highly acclaimed Choir of The King's Consort, who have also appeared on the sound tracks of Hollywood films.
TKC's repertoire ranges from the sixteenth to the twenty-first centuries. Most famed for its performances of baroque repertoire by Bach, Handel, Purcell and Vivaldi, and classical works by Haydn and Mozart, TKC also performs nineteenth and twentieth century music by Brahms, Britten, Gershwin, Kern, Mendelssohn, Rossini and more. Contemporary composers who have written for TKC include Michael Finnissy and Michael Berkeley.
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'I recommend not waiting till next year to buy this recording'