Thursday, June 24, 2010
Taipei International Choral Festival from July 25 to August 1 to feature five foreign groups
The Taipei International Choral Festival will unfold from July 25 to August 1 this year, announced organizer Taipei Philharmonic Foundation. The Taipei Philharmonic Foundation has invited Yoon Hak Won Chorale from Korea (July 31), the University of Louisville Cardinal Singers from the United States (July 30), the Bratislava Boys’ Choir from Slovakia (July 27), the Gustaf Sjokvist Chamber Choir from Sweden (July 26) and the Rajaton from Finland (July 28) to this year’s festival.
The Taipei performances will take place at the National Concert Hall.
Fred Sjoberg will be the featured Swedish conductor of the Taipei Philharmonic Chorus and the Taipei Philharmonic Youth Orchestra during the presentation of Haydn’s “Nelson Mass” to open the festival on July 25.
The closing program on August 1 will highlight the Taipei Philharmonic Chorus and the Taipei Philharmonic Youth Orchestra under the baton of Hungarian conductor Gabor Hollerung in a performance of Mendelssohn’s “Die erste Walpurgisnacht Op. 60.”
For ticket information, call tel. (02)2773-3691.
The picture above shows the Taipei Philharmonic Chamber Choir performing at the Philippine Independence Day celebration in Taipei.