MORE IN COMMON IN MUSIC
© Common and Kind 2016
Honorary Patron: Joyce DiDonato
Associate Institution: Morley College
Within weeks of the viral Facebook post, writing and arranging Human Kind and gathering together an extraordinary international community, a concert was put on at the Union Chapel London, Tuesday 2nd August 2016, featuring world-leading solo artists from across the musical spectrum and 200 singers in the round, concluding with the recording of Human Kind. It featured CASSIDY JANSON (Beautiful: the Carole King Musical), MARK LETTIERI (Snarky Puppy), SARAH CONNOLLY, GEORGE MONBIOT & EWAN MCLENNAN THOMAS GOULD, ANDREW McCORMACK & BERNHARD SCHIMPELSBERGER, SARAH JANE MORRIS & TONY REMY, SAIDA TANI, Massed choirs and orchestra all conducted by JAMES BURTON.
WATCH THE CONCERT Individual sets from can be viewed on the YouTube Channel
COMMON AND KIND 2017
On Tuesday the 25th of July 2017, Common and Kind is back at the Union Chapel, London.
This year we bring together another extraordinary array of solo artists, including JONATHAN HOARD, SAIDA TANI, AHMED MUKHTAR, THOMAS GOULD, TURYA and BERNHARD SCHIMPELSBERGER. SCOTT STROMAN and GARETH MALONE feature as guest directors.
A massed choir of 400, from workshop partnerships, includes the LONDON INTERNATIONAL GOSPEL CHOIR, ELYSIAN SINGERS, ECLIPSE CHOIR, REGGAE CHOIR, GERMAN CHOIR OF LONDON, RAINBOWS ACROSS BORDERS, GAMES MAKER CHOIR, NOSSA VOZ, ISLINGTON CENTRE FOR REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS, KORUSO! SOUTHWARK COMMUNITY CHOIR and SONGLINES CHOIR.