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December 2010 Blog Posts (6)

The Czech Boys Choir

The Czech Boys Choir from Hradec Kralove continues the tradition of boys' choir singing in the Czech teritory, which started in the 13th century with the first boys choir at the St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague, continued in Brno with choir called Modracci and in the modern ages with the establishment of a boys choir in Hradec Kralove by Jiri and Kveta Skopal in 1982.…

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Added by Martin Sedlacek on December 26, 2010 at 4:00am — No Comments

A Single Note Beautifully Played

A light has been switched on.

I feel as though my immediate-term artistic survival depends on finding a way to (tactfully) impart the quote a single note is beautifully played to the dour-handed colleague next to me, who literally hurts my ears as well as my musical performance. 

But perhaps I sound like that to her.

Added by John Yate on December 22, 2010 at 9:44pm — 1 Comment

Castrati Alive and Well

Britain's Got Talent: Greg Pritchard

Britain's Got Talent - Show 5

Britain's Got Talent: Simon is…

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Added by SingerLink on December 13, 2010 at 1:10pm — No Comments

Ambassadors of Harmony are #1 in International Barbershop competition

Ambassadors of Harmony

2009 International Barbershop Chorus Champion

In Anaheim July 4th, 2009, a performance by the…

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Added by SingerLink on December 13, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

In Which Hand Do You Hold the Baton?

Three Year Old Jonathan conducting to the 4th movement of Beethoven's 5th Symphony…

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Added by SingerLink on December 10, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

LA Master Chorale Extends Contract of Music Director Grant Gershon Through 2014-15 Season





The Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Master Chorale (LAMC), considered one of the nation’s preeminent choirs, announced that the contract of Music Director Grant Gershon has been

extended through the 2014|15 Season. Appointed Music Director in 2001, Gershon has been widely credited with raising the choir’s artistic profile, attracting increased audiences to its Walt Disney Concert Hall performances, expanding its reach…

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Added by Libby Huebner on December 3, 2010 at 1:19pm — No Comments

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Somerset Chamber Choir Concert - A Musical Epiphany at King' College Chapel

January 7, 2017 from 7pm to 9pm
Beautiful seasonal music performed by Candlelight Music by:Palestrina, Parsons, H. Praetorius, Dering, Scheidt, Byrd, Sweelinck, Weelkes, Cornelius, Warlock, Howells, Poulenc, Edmundson, Mathias, Bennett,Will Todd & Ola Gjeilo Our New Year concert will be held on the day following the Feast of the Epiphany  - that time of year which marks the visit of the Three Wise Men (or Magi, or Kings) to honour the baby Jesus in the stable at Bethlehem. Instead of gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh,…See More
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Taconic Opera Presents a Timeless Classic: Faust by Charles Gounod at Yorktown Stage

October 22, 2016 from 8pm to 10:45pm
Taconic Opera is excited to announce that it will open its 19th season with one of the most performed operas of all times, Charles Gounod’s Faust.  Based on a piece of literature that has been studied for over two centuries, Johann von Goëthe’s Faust, this opera tell the universally-recognizable tale of the good man who sells his soul to the devil for a few moments of earthly pleasure.  Taconic Opera will present a fully-staged version it in its original French, with professional soloists and…See More
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Lea Singers Concert featuring the Faure Requiem at St Lawrence Church, Bovingdon, Herts

October 8, 2016 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Lea SingersAmbrose QuintetConductor – Neil FerrisOrgan Michael HigginsProgrammeGabriel Fauré: RequiemFranz Schubert – Mass in G major, D 167Johannes Brahms – Geistliches Lied, Op 30Anton Bruckner – Ave MariaAnton Bruckner – Os JustiAnton Bruckner – Christus Factus EstTickets - £12 in advance (£6 under 18’s) - £13 on the door (£7 under 18’s)From Reverend Charles Burch, 10 Church Street, Bovingdon, Herts, HP3 0LULily Rose Florists, 90 High Street, Bovingdon, Herts, HP3 0HJ and by email  …See More
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GOSPEL WEEKEND BARCELONA (SPAIN) at Mataró (Barcelona) - Spain

October 14, 2016 at 5pm to October 16, 2016 at 7pm
Conplete info and tickets at www.gospelweeekend.comJoin us in this unique experience with three of the best European gospel choir conductors, a weekend full of music, feelings and rythm with international singers!Learn polyphonic Gospel Songs and work your voice technique with renowned conductors in three masterclasses of 4 hours each, and a final session of rehearsal all togethern in order to perform a concert with them on Sunday evening!This is once…See More
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Choir of Hard Knocks at QPAC on their 10th Anniversary ‘Hope and Inspiration’ Tour at Queensland Performing Arts Centre

October 7, 2016 from 7pm to 9pm
Choir of Hard Knocks10th Anniversary ‘Hope and Inspiration’ Tour Melbourne Street Choir Inc presentsChoir of Hard KnocksWith Founding Artistic Director Dr Jonathon Welch AM Still Inspiring The World … 10 Years On! Now celebrating their 10th Anniversary year, the ARIA, Logie and Helpmann award winning choir that inspired the nation on the ABC smash hit TV series, Choir of Hard Knocks, has embarked on their first national ‘Hope & Inspiration’ tour and will perform at QPAC for the first…See More
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Ingenium Academy International Summer School for Music at Winchester College

June 23, 2017 to August 13, 2017
The Ingenium Academy International Summer School for Music is looking for talented 14-18 year old singers to join our prestigious summer music program.• Spend three weeks in the beautiful, historic town of Winchester, England• Share your passion for music with other young musicians from across the globe• Benefit from expert tuition – with faculty from the Royal Academy of Music, the City of London Sinfonia, the World Youth Choir, the National Youth Choir of Great Britain and multi-grammy award…See More
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Concert by Collegium Singers - The Grand Tour - A European Voyage through music at Museum of Somerset

October 22, 2016 from 7pm to 9:15pm
A musical voyage through Europe’s leading capitals of seventeenth and eighteenth-century culture, with music ranging from Monteverdi to Mozart.Pre-Concert talk by Peter Leech, Musical Director at 7pm - concert starts at 7.30pmOn line tickets at -https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/boxoffice/select/IqNPtxPJGCBFSee More
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STREET REQUIEM for those who have died on the street at Old South Church

September 20, 2016 from 7pm to 9pm
Sing The World and The Old South Church present the Boston premiere ofSTREET REQUIEM for those who have died on the streetby Kathleen McGuire, Andy Payne and Jonathon Welch Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 7pmOld South ChurchCorner of Boylston and Dartmouth Street, at the Copley T stop Featuring….Sing the World ChoirDr Jonathon Welch AM, conductorwithThe old South Choir, Soloists & Instrumental EnsembleHarry Lyn Huff, conductor Free admission – an offering will be taken to support homeless…See More
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Conan Features a Choir on His Show

Conan features the Scala and Kolacny Brothers choir on his TV show.

 

What's next? Are we getting some culture on TV?

 





The all female choir performs…

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The Christian West and Its Singers

Here's a review of a great new book "The Christian West and Its Singers" by Jeffery Tucker:



Jeffrey remarks:


"So rather than a review, I say to you, this book exists. Perhaps it has opened a new chapter in history of the study of Christian…
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Presentation Mini Master Class





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Conversations with Joseph Flummerfelt

Here's a preview of an new book about Joseph Flummerfelt





In Conversations with Joseph Flummerfelt: Thoughts on Conducting, Music, and Musicians, Donald Nally presents a window into the mind and heart of one of America's most celebrated and distinguished choral…
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