The Apex Singers
Made up of 8 young vocalists, this Manchester-based ensemble pushes the boundaries of a cappella music through unique and innovative arrangements. Since their sold-out world premiere in June 2019, they have headlined The Irish International A Cappella Festival, run workshops inspiring the next generation of vocalists, performed at events to raise money for national charities and created several music videos available on YouTube.
Directing the group is composer and vocalist Ollie Lambert, whose work has been commissioned and performed by choirs all around the UK, including the BBC Singers, Canterbury Cathedral Choir and the Hallé Youth Choirs.
Hiraeth is The Apex Singers' debut album, released on 13th March 2020. It brings together fresh arrangements of folk-tunes from different cultures representing every continent, from an African lullaby, to a vocalised Irish jig.
‘Hiraeth’ – Welsh word meaning ‘nostalgia’. A deep longing for home.
The Apex Singers would like to thank all those who, via their support of the group’s crowdfunding campaign, made the recording of this debut album possible.