VOCO Singapore Ladies Choir & VOCE Singapore Men’s Choir

Date

9 Dec 2017, 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Genre

Classical

Details

VOCO Singapore Ladies Choir

Founded in August 2014 by Singapore conductor-composer Darius Lim, VOCO Singapore Ladies Choir is an independent all-female adult choir dedicated to finding and spreading the essence of Singaporean and Asian music and exploring new music of the world.

The choir aims to reach out to both professional singers and musicians as well as passionate amateurs eager to discover new experiences through music-making and develop a deeper understanding of the nation’s cultural heritage.

In the three years since its inception, the choir has collaborated and shared the stage with the renowned Philomela (Finland), winner of the 2014 World Choir Games (Female Chamber Choir) and given three annual concerts, each time featuring new works by its conductor, as well as a trio of songs by Singapore composer Dick Lee last year. In June 2016, the choir embarked on their first Europe tour, where they travelled to present concerts in Amsterdam, Kraków, London, Great Rissington and Cardiff. During the tour, the choir also participated in the 2016 Cracovia Cantans International Kraków Choir Festival in Kraków, Poland and was awarded 2nd Prize in the Chamber Choirs Category. In London, the choir shared the stage with the University of London Chamber Choir and their Director Dr Colin Durrant.

VOCE Singapore Men’s Choir

VOCE Singapore Men's Choir was founded by renowned Singapore music director, Darius Lim, in August 2016. The all-male choir consists of a diverse range of professional musicians as well as passionate amateurs, all coming together for the common goal of making good choral music. VOCE Singapore Men's Choir aims to inspire, interest, and innovate.

About Darius Lim

Singapore conductor-composer Darius Lim is Music Director of Voco Singapore Ladies Choir, Voce Singapore Men's Choir and Volare Treble Voices. One of the leading new-generation Asian conductor-composers of his time, he has risen to prominence in the national and international music scene with more than 40 national and international awards that include gold medals, 1st and 2nd prizes, category champion titles, and other special prizes in both local and international choral and composition competitions. He is one of the newest international composers to be published by world publishing company, Edition Peters. He is also President of the Choral Directors' Association of Singapore, Artistic Director of Voices of Singapore Festival and Associate Choirmaster of the Singapore Symphony Children's Choir.

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Venue

Esplanade Concourse
1 Esplanade Drive
Singapore 038981

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