Choir Projects for Young and Old
Hamburg residents »like you and me« not only share their love for music by taking part in the Elbphilharmonie's orchestras, but also in its choral projects too. For young and old, with or without previous musical knowledge – with different cultural backgrounds and up to three generations of people have an opportunity to come together and make music with enthusiasm and zeal. Take part in shaping the Elbphilharmonie.
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Chor zur Welt / World Choir
The Elbphilharmonie’s Chor zur Welt (English: World Choir) was founded in spring 2017 as a project choir for young people from Germany and Syria as part of the »Salām Syria« festival. Since then, it has already given many stirring concerts, and the line-up has also developed further. By now, singing enthusiasts from many different countries make music together.
This season the focus on cultural exchanges and the meaning of religion continues. The rehearsal period from February to May concludes with the concert »Father«, which takes place on 17 May in the Elbphilharmonie Recital Hall. Joining the choir on stage is the Trickster Orchestra.
Rehearsal day & time: Mondays, 17:00-19:00
Rehearsal venue: Elbphilharmonie Kaistudio and Laeiszhalle Studio E
First spring rehearsal: 3 February 2020
Supported by the Commerzbank FoundationLearn more about the Chor zur Welt on the Elbphilharmonie Blog
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Chor zur Welt Concerts
Long Night of Singing
Singing is back in fashion: there are around 61,000 amateur choirs with approximately 3.3 million members in Germany alone. The scene is particularly lively and diverse in Hamburg. On 13 June 2020, for the third time, the Elbphilharmonie opens its stages to choirs of all kinds, and invites them to present their programme to a wide audience. Meeting and mingling with other singers is another important aspect of the evening.
In the Grand Hall, the voice artist Andreas Schaerer is joined by all participants for an interactive concert in which they explore the creative possibilities of singing together. Chairing the jury this year is Anne Kohler, professor at the Hochschule für Musik Detmold. The jury will be responsible for selecting the participating choirs and for putting together the project choir.
Choirs from Northern Germany are eligible to take part.
Rehearsal: 12 June 2020
Project patron: Haspa Musik Stiftung
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