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

Sun, Dec 20
ONLINE
Christmas Through The Ages, Volume VII - FREE ONLINE CONCERT
Join KCP for their Annual FREE Concert Event as we joyfully ring in the Christmas season - this year ONLINE via YouTube so you can enjoy from the comfort of home! We hope you'll join us - and help support The King's Counterpoint!
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Sun, Jan 24
Cathedral Church of St. Luke & St. Paul
Star of Wonder, Star of Light - Ethereal Music for Epiphany
Charleston's Premiere High Voices choir CANTORES CHARLESTON presents it's Third Annual Epiphany concert event!
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Sun, May 30
The Cathedral of St Luke & St Paul
For the Fallen - Songs of Remembrance
Join KCP and CSO Principal Trumpet Antonio Marti on Memorial Day Weekend as we present a beautiful and moving concert featuring Songs of Remembrance, honoring those we hold so dear to our hearts who are no longer with us.
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Sat, Jul 31
Buckfast Abbey
Celestial Counterpoint
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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Sun, Aug 01
Canterbury Cathedral
2021 Choral Residency at Canterbury Cathedral, Kent, England!
KCP is excited to return to England in the summer of 2021 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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Sat, Mar 12
Location is TBD
Esther - The First English Oratorio (Rescheduled from 2020!)
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 NC Baroque Orchestra, countertenor Charles Humphries, and tenor Paul Thompson - for this wonderful event!
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Sun, Mar 13
Location is TBD
Esther - The First English Oratorio (Rescheduled from 2020!)
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 NC Baroque Orchestra, countertenor Charles Humphries, and tenor Paul Thompson - for this wonderful event!
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DROP, DROP SLOW TEARS

Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

Live concert recording - Piccolo Spoleto Festival, 2017

 

CONTACT KCP

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

(216) 217-7721

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