Exultate Singers

Exultate Singers was founded in 2002 and has gone on to give over 250 concerts, broadcasts and other appearances in the UK, Spain, Germany, Poland, Italy, Portugal the Czech Republic, Croatia, Bosnia and Montenegro.

The choir has performed on BBC One’s Songs of Praise and The One Show, on Classic FM and on BBC Radio in broadcasts on Radios 2, 3 and 4 and the World Service.

The choir’s debut CD, Visions of Peace, was released in 2005 and was featured on BBC Radio 3’s The Choir. In 2008 John Rutter produced and recorded the choir’s second CD, A Time For Singing, which has been played on Classic FM.

All Shall Be Well was released on the Naxos label in May 2012 and was featured on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune, The Choir and was selected as Rob Cowan’s ‘Essential CD of the Week’ for his Essential Classics programme.

Exultate Singers’ recording of Roxanna Panufnik’s Magnificat and Nunc dimittis is featured on Love Abide, a CD of Panufnik’s music, released on the Warner Classics label in February 2013.

A Sense of the Divine was released in December 2013 and a Christmas CD, Carols by Candlelight was released in 2015.

Exultate Singers has collaborated in live concerts with many ensembles including I Fagiolini, His Majestys Sagbutts & Cornetts, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchesta, the Jupiter Orchestra, Big Buzzard Boogie Band, the Lochrian Ensemble and Bristol Ensemble, and with solo instrumentalists including the guitarist Craig Ogden, the cellist Richard May, the saxophonist Amy Dickson, and the viola player Philip Dukes.

The choir has commissioned music from Sir James MacMillan, Toby Young, Roxanna Panufnik, Roderick Williams Philip Moore, Ian Carpenter, Jaakko Mäntyjärvi, David Bednall, Amy Summers and Naji Hakim.