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    Hume, Alastair

    He is a countertenor who studied and received a degree in law at King's College Cambridge.  He was a founder member of the King's Singers who were formed in 1965 and he remained with them for 23 years until 1993, giving several thousand performances as well as appearing with internationally renowned orchestras and artists.   In 1995 he opened the City of London Festival.


    The King's Singers recordings

    The Ash Grove (Traditional/Thomas Oliphant)

    EMI 54904 (CD: Annie Laurie)

    Countertenor - David Hurley

    Countertenor - Alistair Hume

    Tenor - Bob Chilcott

    Baritone - Bruce Russell

    Baritone - Simon Carrington

    Bass - Stephen Connolly


    Paul McCartney and the Frog Chorus recordings

    We All Stand Together (Paul McCartney)                                                                 



    1. www.kingssingers.com/aboutus/pastsinger_alastairhume.htm


    Here he is with the King's Singers in their very own rendition of Rossini's Barber of Seville overture.  He's second from the left...







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