Quire Cleveland is a professional chamber choir established in 2008 to explore the vast and timeless repertoire of choral music over the last 9 centuries. Quire’s programs introduce audiences to music not heard in the modern era — including modern premieres of works newly discovered or reconstructed — breathing life into the music of our shared heritage.
With highly-trained professional musicians — who collectively represent 500 years of choral singing — the ensemble has earned both
There is a Flower by John Rutter. This setting of an early 15th-century poem by the priest and poet John Audelay – or, at least, five of its original seven verses – was a commission from the Choir of St. John’s College, Cambridge, in 1986. Soloist is Margaret Carpenter Haigh. Close-up camera work by Ken Wendt. Audio by Tom Knab.