DESOTO, TX – The DeSoto High School A Cappella Choir will be touring London, England from March 8-16, 2017. To begin this exciting Tour, they will present their “London Experience Concert,” in DeSoto on February 26, 2017, at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 1700 North Westmoreland Road in DeSoto, Texas with two performances at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Come support them financially (all donations are tax-deductible) and experience the wonderful repertoire they have prepared to perform across the world.
Touring London is an opportunity of a lifetime with an educational component for our students and community. They will take the world stage and perform in amazing, ancient places for an international audience. Singing in a cathedral built in 1043 AD is an experience that will never be forgotten and sharing those moments with family and friends is priceless. They will be traveling as ambassadors of DeSoto ISD, the community, state and nation. An international performance tour is an experience they will remember forever.
The performance tour consists of:
• Formal Concert at Collegiate Church of St. Mary’s Warwick – March 10
• Concert at Christ Church in Oxford – March 11
• Formal Concert at St Paul’s Church in Covent Garden and Eucharist – March 15
• Informal Performance at the Palace of Versai
• Sunday morning service performance
The tour will start off in Oxford, home of one of the world’s greatest universities and a seat of learning since the 12th century and visit one of the area colleges. They will then travel to Stratford‐upon‐Avon and visit the birthplace of William Shakespeare. They will visit the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, and the Parliament area, cruise down the Thames River, tour the City of London, and observe changing of the guards at Buckingham Palace.
Other attractions include the London Eye, attendance of the Lion King in West End, St. Paul’s Cathedral where they will enjoy an Evensong, and The Beatles London Walking Tour where they will stop to sing “Yesterday.”