Association Of British Choral Directors

ABCD Convention Gala Concert

Saturday 25th August 2018

Leeds Cathedral, 7.45pm

Leeds Contemporary Singers

Musical Director Craig Lees

Once dubbed 'The Fleetwood Mac of choirs', and winners of BBC One's primetime talent show 'Pitch Battle', LCS comprise the most talented up-and-coming artists in the UK today - a fresh take on contemporary choral singing, with an utterly different sound.

National Youth Choir of Great Britain Boys' Choir

Conductors Lucy Joy Morris and James Slimings

One of the NYCGB family of choirs, the National Youth Boys' Choir have recently sung in Southbank Centre's Chorus Festival and in the world premiere of Ben Parry's 'Sports Shorts'. In our Gala Concert the Trebles Choir and Cambiata Voices perform separately and jointly.

New Dublin Voices

Conductor Bernie Sherlock

NDV's programmes are fresh, innovative and exciting, ranging from medieval to contemporary.They have given numerous Irish and world premieres and won prizes at major competitions throughout the UK and Europe, most recently the Grand Prix at the 2nd International Baltic Sea Choir Competition in Latvia last year.

Ticket prices

£16 (including postage)
£5 aged 18 and under
All tickets are unreserved

Click on the link below to book. Your tickets will be posted out to you in advance of the concert.

If you have booked as a weekend delegate for Convention, your ticket is already included in your booking, so there is no need to book a separate ticket.

Online booking instructions

After clicking on the link, please fill in your details (members logged in can click on the autofill button to do this) then click next. This will take you to a "services" window, where the ticket options will be displayed. Click on the option you require. If you wish to book more than one ticket, click on the 'add person' button and choose their ticket option before going to payment.

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ABCD Convention Gala Concert »
Sat 25th Aug 2018
Leeds Cathedral, 7.45pm Leeds Contemporary Singers Musical Director Craig Lees Once dubbed 'The Fleetwood Mac of choirs', and winners of BBC One's primetime talent show 'Pitch Battle', LCS comprise the most talented up-and-coming artists in the UK today - a fresh take on contemporary choral singing, with an utterly different sound.