The London A Cappella Festival (LACF) has announced that British choirmaster and broadcaster, Gareth Malone OBE, will be its Festival Patron.
Gareth Malone has helped to popularise vocal music across the UK and beyond through his successful TV series, concert tours and recordings. He is renowned for his appearances on BBC Two’s The Choir, The Choir: Military Wives and The Naked Choir and BBC One’s Pitch Battle. He has been a supporter and regular attendee of the London A Cappella Festival for several years and has worked with many past and present festival performers including festival co-hosts, The Swingles, with whom he recently did a nationwide tour.
Gareth will be in attendance at this year’s festival which runs from 24-27 January 2018 at Kings Place and LSO St Luke’s.
Gareth Malone said:
‘I’m thrilled and honoured to be a Patron of the London A Cappella Festival. I have been attending this event over the last few years and am hugely inspired by the quality and ambition of work on display. It’s great to be working again with The Swingles who lead the way and are able to bring so many extraordinary voices together for this excellent festival. I can’t wait!’
Header photo: Gareth Malone