Alfie Boe switches to Shure

Alfie Bo has become a household name, in some homes, following his performance at this year’s Classical BRIT Awards Classical Brit Awards.

The Les Misérables and La Boheme star has released three of his own albums and hosted performances at the in the West End, the English National Opera, The Royal Opera House and the London O2, in addition to an upcoming sold out UK tour.

Shure UK has revealed that Bo will now be using its KSM9 vocal microphone with UHF-R wireless technology for his live shows. "As a singer, I needed a microphone that is true to my voice and I am delighted to have found the Shure KSM9,” explains Boe. “It sounds glorious."

“With a singer who possesses the most incredible voice that Alfie Boe does, we had to find a microphone with good top-end clarity, a microphone that truly captures and reproduces his wonderful vocal,” said Neil Ferris, Alfie’s manager. “And with the Shure KSM9 we have absolutely found the right microphone".

Shure Distribution’s Paul Crognale said, “We feel that the KSM9 and UHF-R is the perfect microphone system for the most demanding of live performers. The fact that Alfie Boe has decided to switch to this incredibly detailed microphone bears testament to its sound quality and reliability. And with Shure’s tried and trusted UHF-R wireless system in place we’re every bit as confident as Alfie that he’ll deliver perfect vocals every time!”