Two choirs wanted to sing with Blake on stage

PUBLISHED: 13:15 19 July 2012

Quartet, Blake is looking for a local choir to perform with them at the Queen's Theatre in Billet Lane, Hornchurch

Quartet, Blake is looking for a local choir to perform with them at the Queen's Theatre in Billet Lane, Hornchurch


»Havering choirs have the chance to perform with Brit Award-winning vocalists Blake.

The quartet are looking for a choir to perform with them on stage at the Queen’s Theatre in Billet Lane, Hornchurch, on August 26-27 at 7.30pm.

One choir will be chosen for each concert and will join the group to perform some of Blake’s well known classic pop renditions – including Hallelujah, Jerusalem and Nessun Dorma – that have helped to catapult the vocalists to global success after their formation using Facebook in 2007.

With a unique musical style that bridges the gap between pop and opera Blake’s sound is full of strong vocal lines blended with rich harmonies.

Blake will be travelling the length and breadth of the UK and will be joined on stage by local choirs at each venue.

The group came up with the idea of having a local choir join them on stage after they toured schools across the country giving performances and talks about the music industry.

The members of Blake all found their love of music at a young age and sang with various groups and choirs throughout their childhood.

Their passion for music continues to grow and they wanted to share this with the communities they are visiting on their tour.

Tenor Oliver Baines said: “We thought about how we could involve school choirs and local community choirs in our live shows and that getting some of the choirs up on stage with us would be a great experience for both them and us.”

To join Blake send a YouTube video link of the choir performing and a short description of it to

Tickets for the show are £21.50 from the box office on 01708 443333.

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