THE JOY OF SONGSOUL Convention Complex
18 May 17 - 19 May 17 - 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The International Choir and Orchestra of HCMC are pleased to present the following concert: THE JOY OF SONG! The first half of the concert will see the International Choir and Orchestra of HCMC perform Handel’s Zadok the Priest, as well as works by Gabriel Faure & John Rutter.
This year the International Choir and Orchestra are also joined by the newly formed FOBISIA Youth Choir of HCMC. FOBISIA stands for the ‘Federation of British International Schools in Asia’. FOBISIA is proud to have three schools as members in HCMC. The ABC International School (ABCIS), The British International School (BIS) and The British Vietnamese International School (BVIS). The Youth choir will perform three songs in the first half, some of which will be accompanied by the ICO orchestra. The International Choir and Orchestra Chamber Choir will also perform two contrasting pieces by Jean Thielemans & Arvo Part.
The second half of the concert will combine all forces of International Choir and Orchestra, Youth Choir and also a professional jazz quintet! The combined forces of over 140 performers will give the Asian premiere of Zimbe! A work celebrating the songs of Africa written by Alexander L’Estrange. This is sure to make everyone watching want to join in the magic of making music together and celebrating ‘The Joy of Song‘!
VENUE: Soul Live Project (214 – 216 Pasteur, W.6, D.3, HCMC)