David McAlmont joins acclaimed ensemble Tonic Fold; the award winning orchestral pop collective from composer Shane Cullinan are to perform at St. Paul's Covent Garden, London on Friday February 22nd 2013.
The highly-acclaimed group whose line up consists of a 20-piece orchestra, drums, bass, piano and guitar, will perform some of their earlier work along with excerpts from their forthcoming new album that features actress Kathy Burke alongside vocalists David McAlmont and Rachel Tucker.
Joining the ensemble for the live performance, McAlmont is the hugely successful British soul singer who has worked with David Arnold, Michael Nyman, and was one half of the duo McAlmont and Butler. He will lead a series of phenomenal guest vocalists from across the world of classical, pop, and jazz music, and will premiere the track Let Lay. Based on the life of and work of journalist Marie Colvin, the track is one of a diverse selection that make up Tonic Fold's forthcoming album 'The Violent Language of Portraits' (expected release April '13)
Individually, the rest of the band members have worked with The Divine Comedy, Ryan Adams, Beth Orton, Starsailor, English National Opera, Spiritualized, Paul McCartney, London Symphony Orchestra, Melanie C, Rod Stewart, Paul Weller, and Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
Guest vocalists include Richard Hartley Wilson, Andrew Derbyshire, Claire O'Brien, Hannah Kirton, Verity Quade and Tom Parsons.
Friday February 22nd 2013 - St. Paul's Covent Garden, London
£16 adv / £12 conc / £20 door
Doors & Bar 6.30pm / Act 8pm