The London Gay Men’s Chorus, the UK’s largest and best-known gay choir, have
announced the initial round of dates for their first ever tour of the UK and
The tour kicks off on 4th May at The Stables in Wavendon, near Milton
Keynes, the venue owned by Dame Cleo Laine and John Dankworth. It moves to
the National Concert Hall in Dublin on Sunday 16th June in a joint concert
with Dublin choir Gloria, then The Waterfront Studio in Belfast on Monday
17th June, and The Queen Elizabeth Hall on London’s south bank on July 18th.
Further dates in cities including Manchester and Brighton will be announced
over the coming weeks.
The show, entitled ‘Tying The Knot’ is an evening of musical romance and
love, from flirting and first love, to lifelong commitment or heartbreak.
Stephen Sondheim, Kurt Weil and Tom Lehrer are among those putting their
spin on the trials and tribulations of the heart, with numbers including
‘Company’, ‘Sing Me Not a Ballad’ and ‘The Masochism Tango’.
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Martin Brophy, Chairman of The London Gay Men’s Chorus is looking forward to the
“Our first UK & Ireland tour is an exciting step for us. Having toured
American and Australia, a tour closer to home is long overdue! As always
audiences can expect a great evening of top-notch music and entertainment.
Anyone who has seen the London Gay Men’s Chorus in concert before will know
that we have our own unique style and sound, and always keep a few surprises
up our sleeve!”
With over one hundred singers on stage, and a show that includes full choir
choreography, small ensemble numbers and a lot of comedy, the London Gay
Men’s Chorus have established themselves as one of the most entertaining
choirs in the country. All concerts are sign-language interpreted for the
Since their formation in 1991, The London Gay Men’s Chorus have performed
across the world including The Sydney Opera House, The Royal Albert Hall,
Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, the opening ceremony of The Millennium
Dome and The Royal Festival Hall. They have sung with Boy George, Elton
John, Cleo Laine, Willard White and Jools Holland among others, and on the
hit single ‘Jerusalem’ with Fat Les 2000.
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