"The earth has music for those who listen" - William Shakespeare
Launched in 2014, Celebrate Voice brings together leading international singers and the local community with a diverse 10-day programme of inspiring celebrity performances, and uplifting singing events throughout October half term. Celebrate Voice was named 'The Pride of Wiltshire' in the Wiltshire Life Magazine awards, for its services to quality and community music making in the County.
Our international performers have sung at the world's leading venues: Royal Opera House, BBC Proms, Sydney Opera House, Metropolitan Opera, London's West End, BBC Folk Awards, London Palladium, Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club and Glastonbury Festival, to name a few.
Celebrate Voice brings these leading lights to Salisbury, Wiltshire. And not only do we present world class singers and celebrate many different genres of song, we truly celebrate the community in which these performances happen. We take our inspiring singers to perform for local groups who might ordinarily not have access to first-rate performances, we enable children to be part of our international opera casts, we provide sing-along events in the city centre, and we will deliver a daytime programme for families. Plus our weekend workshops are led by inspirational UK musicians, enabling people of all ages and abilities to take part and to share, connect, laugh and sing!
Celebrate Voice was founded by singer, producer and vocal animateur Lynsey Docherty, to showcase the best voices in the industry and enable the Salisbury community to be part of an uplifting celebration.
Please take a moment to watch a video made in 2014 which demonstrates our joyful and humble beginnings:
Be part of something that involves your community!
The festival has a merry band of over 50 volunteers helping make this event happen. If you would like to join us, click on the 'Volunteer' page to get in touch, or if you would like to contribute to our sustainability by becoming a festival Friend and enjoying the associated benefits, 'Let's Be Friends'. We would love to hear from you!
Our business sponsorship package is now available to view. Please get in touch via the 'Contact' page or click the email icon below to request more information to support Celebrate Voice, and promote our vision to get the whole city singing!
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21-30 October 2020
Online or Tel: 01722 434434 In Person: City Hall, Salisbury
firstname.lastname@example.org Festival Photographs: John Rose Photography