Exultate Singers

"Exultate produced a purity of sound worthy of King's College, Cambridge" - Rian Evans, The Guardian

"The emergence of the Exultate Singers adds to the growing list of stellar British mixed choirs" AllMusic

"This imaginatively programmed disc marks the Exultate Singers out as a choir to be reckoned with." BBC Music Magazine

"Sung with requisite purity by the Exultate Singers under David Ogden" Financial Times

Exultate Singers is an accomplished chamber choir of 40 singers based in Bristol, founded in September 2002 by its conductor, David Ogden. It has gone on to perform in more than 150 concerts, broadcasts on BBC Radios 2, 3, 4, the World Service and Classic FM and has appeared on BBC's Songs of Praise and The One Show.

Exultate Singers' third CD, All Shall Be Well, including the title track by Roxanna Panufnik, was released on the Naxos label in May 2012 and was featured on BBC Radio 3's In Tune. It was played on Radio 3's The Choir on Sunday 3rd June and was selected as the Essential CD of the Week on Rob Cowan's Essential Classics.

Exultate Singers was chosen by the BBC to represent the UK along with two other adult choirs in the semi-finals of the international choral competition, Let The Peoples Sing 2013.

Forthcoming concerts and events

Saturday 28 March 2015 - Mass in B Minor

A performance of Bach's masterpiece, Mass in B Minor in St George's Bristol. Famous for the beauty and power of the vocal and orchestral writing, the Mass expresses the full range of human emotions from intense sadness to great joy and zest for life.

Saturday 20 June 2015 - Summer Gala

Exultate Singers joins City of Bristol Choir, Westbury-on-Trym Parish Choir, Bristol Schools Chamber Choir and a professional symphony orchestra for a concert in Colston Hall in aid of Wallace and Gromit's Grand Appeal for Bristol Children's Hospital. Marking his 70th birthday, John Rutter conducts his Mass of the Children and David Ogden conducts the choirs and orchestra in a performance of Jonathan Dove's There was a Child

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Recent CDs

A Sense of the Divine (2013)

Exultate Singers' fourth CD features a programme of contemplative, powerful and inspiring choral music. Released December 2013. Buy now

All Shall Be Well (2012)

Exultate Singers' first release on the Naxos label features the title track by Roxanna Panufnik, offers connections and contrasts in music of devotion and consolation in a wide-ranging programme.