2. May. 2011
Please join the Tampa Bay Children’s Chorus (Florida, USA) when they take part in Sing for Japan, a project organized to support Japan’s disaster relief efforts. The Chorus’ concert will be held on Saturday, May 7th at 7:30pm at St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church, 502 Druid Hills Road, Temple Terrace, FL (map). Contact the Chorus office at 813-977-5558 to donate or purchase tickets. Tickets will also be sold at the door.
TBCC, founded in 1989, is directed by Dr. Averill Summer and sings regularly with the Florida Orchestra, the Master Chorale, the University of South Florida choirs as well as internationally in choral festival Paris, Vienna, London, Saltzburg, Toronto and Vancouver.
24. April. 2011
On May 6 & 7 in the Small Hall of Bangkok’s Thailand Cultural Center, The Bangkok Voices (Kittiporn Tantrarungroj, Conductor) will present two charity concerts for Japan in cooperation with the Thailand Choral Association. All proceeds will be donated to Japan relief via the Japanese Embassy in Bangkok. Please support their efforts! The Bangkok Voices was established in 2005 and includes musicians, music teachers, students, and professional business people all of whom have a passion for singing choral music. Their objective is to promote choral singing in Thailand, including commissioning new choral arrangements of Thai music. Their international achievements include medals in both the 4th World Choir Games at Xiamen (People’s Republic of China) in 2006 and the 1st Asian Choir Games at Jakarta (Indonesia) in 2007.
17. April. 2011
The Christ Church Cathedral Choir of Vancouver (Canada) has joined the Sing for Japan project! They began collecting donations today (Palm Sunday) and will end the canvassing on Easter Sunday, at which point they’ll make a donation to the earthquake relief efforts underway in Japan. The Christ Church Cathedral Summer Music Festival is a month long event which happens in July. Each Sunday of the month sees the Cathedral Choir singing larger works such as full masses or cantatas in a liturgical setting for the 10:30 a.m. Eucharist. Where called for, these larger works are accompanied by an instrumental ensemble. Ko Masushita’s Hoc est praeceptum meum, a 3-choir score available to Sing for Japanparticipants, will be one of the works programmed for the festival, to be performed by the Christ Church Cathedral Choir, led by Organist and Music Director, Rupert Lang. The 2011 Festival also includes Choral Evensong on July 3, 10, 17, and 24 at 4:00pm, preceded by a recital featuring guest organists and pianists at 3:00pm.
16. April. 2011 – Over the years, The Boston Cecilia (Boston, MA, USA), newly registered with Sing for Japan, has had many members with close ties to the nation, culture and people of Japan. Today at 3pm at Trinity Church, Copley Square, they will present a benefit concert as well as an extraordinary prize contest! Read more about the concert and contest here. Bravo Boston Cecilia!!
12. April. 2011 – The Sopot Festival Choir “Mundus Cantat” from Sopot, Poland is the first official choir to register in the Sing for Japan project! They will present Ko Matsushita’s “Cantate Domino” at the 7th International Choir Festival Mundus Cantat Sopot 2011 in May! Thanks and best wishes!