The Choir of Salisbury Cathedral exist to sing services in Salisbury Cathedral Wiltshire, England. It has been in existence since the consecration of the cathedral in 1258.
Child choristers have been singing at Salisbury for more than 900 years. This documentary shows the current choristers.
The Cathedral separates boy and girl choirs. Each of them contain 16 of the most musically gifted kids in the country between 8 and 13 years old.
Their role is to sing day in and day out some of the most sublime music ever written in one of Britain’s most beautiful buildings. Besides to services, the choir is involved in BBC broadcast, concerts, CD recordings, and the annual Southern Cathedral Festival.
Some of the notable former choristers include Edward Lowe, Sir Stephen Fox, Bernard Rose, and Nicholas Daniel.