THE KING’S COUNTERPOINT

Choral Music to Stir the Soul

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ABOUT THE KING'S COUNTERPOINT

The King’s Counterpoint is a unique professional vocal ensemble that specializes in the performance of sacred and secular music from the Middle Ages through the modern era, combining polyphony, literature, art and dialogue to create exceptional music presented within an historical context. Based in Charleston, South Carolina, KCP has as its primary mission the exploration of the variety and beauty found in a cappella vocal music: from chant to 20th-century, medieval carols to the avant-garde, The King's Counterpoint is committed to the creation of delightful programs designed to entertain, educate, and above all to stir the soul.

We invite you to learn more about our gifted Vocalists, Directors, and our "sister" ensembles

via the links below - and thank you for your interest in The King's Counterpoint!

 
 

Upcoming Events

  • Celestial Counterpoint
    Jul 09, 7:30 PM GMT+1
    Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh TQ11 0EA, UK
    Featuring the Principal Choir of KCP along with vocalists from our 'sister' choirs of Counterpoint (Devon, UK), Contrapunctus Early Music (Cleveland, OH), and our High Voices ensemble, Cantores Charleston!
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  • 2022 Choral Residency at Canterbury Cathedral, Kent, England
    Jul 10, 12:00 PM – Jul 19, 9:00 AM
    Canterbury Cathedral, Cathedral House, 11 The Precincts, Canterbury CT1 2EH, UK
    KCP is excited to return to England in the summer of 2022 and represent the Holy City of Charleston, SC! Click the "More Info" button below to find out more - and to support the vocalists of King's Counterpoint!
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  • MAGNIFICAT!
    Oct 29, 7:00 PM EDT
    Grace Church Cathedral, 98 Wentworth St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Join King's Counterpoint as we share some of the most magnificent Choral Evensong settings from across the centuries - with very special guest, organist Nicholas Quardokus!
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  • Christmas Through the Ages - Volume 9!
    Dec 17, 7:00 PM
    Old St. Andrew's Parish Church, 2604 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414, USA
    Join The King's Counterpoint for our annual FREE Christmas Concert event!
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  • Christmas Through the Ages - Volume 9!
    Dec 18, 2:00 PM EST
    The Cathedral of St. Luke & St. Paul, 126 Coming St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
    Join The King's Counterpoint for our annual FREE Christmas Concert event!
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  • Esther - The First English Oratorio
    Mar 04, 2023, 7:00 PM
    Grace Church Cathedral, 98 Wentworth St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Handel's landmark work of 1732 was an incredible musical event, one which launched the genre of the Oratorio. And KCP couldn't be more excited to bring back our dear friends, members of the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra, for this wonderful event!
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  • Esther - The First English Oratorio
    Mar 05, 2023, 3:00 PM
    Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim, 90 Hasell St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Handel's landmark work of 1732 was an incredible musical event, one which launched the genre of the Oratorio. And KCP couldn't be more excited to bring back our dear friends, members of the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra, for this wonderful event!
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Salve Regina

Diogo Dias Melgás (1638-1700)

Recorded July, 2021

Bishop Gadsden Chapel

Charleston, South Carolina, USA

 

CONTACT KCP

The Old Parsonage, 123 Neyle St, Walterboro, SC 29488, United States

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(216) 217-7721

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