An Evening with Cantabile – The London Quartet

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Last Show: Friday 17 th March 2023

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

They're back! The London Quartet return to the Pheasantry with their trademark mix of comedy, charm and vocal virtuosity: from Pop to the Classics, from Folk to Jazz, from Musical to Movie. Great singing, Great songs, Great fun from a Great British vocal group. The Quartet will be accompanied at the piano by Chris Hatt, Musical Director of Hamilton The Musical,  in an evening which embraces the Sublime and the Ridiculous. There will be Songs of Cricket and Songs of Love and War, in a wide-ranging programme which includes music from some of the great vocal groups, amongst which are  the Hi-Lo's and the Four Freshmen from the 1950s, The Beach Boys,  Manhattan Transfer and the legendary Comedian Harmonists from 1930s Berlin. All presented with The London Quartet's signature blend of virtuoso singing and side-splitting humour.


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"One of the finest vocal groups in Europe"

Classic FM

"My favourite vocal group" – Sir Tim Rice

 “a well-balanced and highly entertaining evening”; “Cantabile … had the audience in stitches" – Jazz Journal

"… the butter-smooth singing, gentle satire and totally engaging personalities of Cantabile – The London Quartet" – The Ventura County Star

The London Quartet– have long been recognised to be one of Britain's great vocal groups. Founded in Cambridge as a purely a cappella student ensemble, they first came to prominence in the Tim Rice musical Blondel in London's West End. Since then, they have appeared in a huge variety of venues, singing programmes encompassing early polyphony, jazz and contemporary music. They have toured extensively, from the United States to South Africa to Southeast Asia and the Far East. They have sung in the most prestigious venues for the most prestigious clientele, from Carnegie Hall to Buckingham Palace.

Band Lineup

William Purefoy

Christopher O’Gorman

Mark Fleming

Michael Steffan

& Chris Hatt (piano)