Limelight 2018 by Hwa Chong Institution Choir

Date

9 May 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Genre

Classical

Details

For an entertaining evening of harmony, melody and song, join the Hwa Chong Institution Choir, a group of passionate choristers from the Hwa Chong Institution (College), led by esteemed conductor, Ms Lim Ai Hooi.

Look forward to a melodious repertoire that includes the classic Hana by Ko Matsushita and the well-loved pop tune, Hey Jude by The Beatles.

With excellence in music-making as its chief goal, the choir has successfully performed in numerous concerts and events such as the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in 2010 and the Closing Ceremony of the 9th ASEAN Schools Games in 2017.

Locally, the choir has attained consecutive Gold with Honours awards at the biennial Singapore Youth Festival (SYF) Central Judging of Choirs from 2005 to 2011, and the Certificate of Distinction at the SYF Arts Presentation in 2013, 2015 and 2017.

Hwa Chong Choir has also garnered top international accolades over the years. In 2008, the choir won two Gold medals at the 5th World Choir Games and emerged the World Choir Games Champion in the Mixed Choirs category. The choir also clinched the Prix du Public (Public Prize) and Second Prize in the Free Programme category at the 39th Florilege Vocal de Tours in 2010. In the same year, the choir bagged two Gold medals and was named Absolute Winner at the 38th Festival of Songs. In 2012, the choir attained the First prize cum Laude award at the 60th European Music Festival for Young People, as well as Third prize in the Fleischmann International Trophy Competition. Together with the Nanyang Girls’ High School choir, the combined choir won three gold medals at the 8th World Choir Games in 2014.

Bringing the arts to communities in need through Limelight

Half of the ticket proceeds will go toward supporting Esplanade’s community engagement programmes which bring the arts to at-risk youth, the elderly, people with special needs and other underserved communities.

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Venue

Esplanade Concert Hall
1 Esplanade Drive
Singapore 038981

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