Belt & Road Starry Concerts Series:
Ponomaryov VESNA Children’s Choir Concert
Legendary World Champion • Heavenly Children Voices • Hong Kong Premiere
DATE 17 / 7 / 2018
VENUE Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall (transportation)
About the Concert
Resident ArtistPonomaryov VESNA Children’s Choir
Guest Performers St. Stephen’s College Preparatory School Choir, Marymount Secondary School Choir
Artistic Director Prof. Leon Shiu-wai TONG
Ponomaryov VESNA Children’s Choir, founded more than 50 years ago, has attained a number of prestigious prizes in international competitions. They are the winner of European Grand Prix for Choral Singing, the most top-level choral competition, in 2000 and 2017. Their repertoire is wide and varied. Audience will enjoy unusual African rhythms, a collection of famous traditional folk songs of different countries and styles, such as incendiary Mexican song, dancing Slovak song, and of course, soulful Russian folk songs.
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Ponomaryov VESNA Children’s Choir
“A refined taste, impeccable singing technique, inimitable on-stage expression”
—— Boris PEVZNER, Conductor
VESNA children’s choir is well-known in Russia and abroad. The choir has been awarded the most prestigious prizes at international competitions in Spain, Italy, France, Canada, Bulgaria, Latvia, Hungary and Belgium. In 2000 the choir won the Great European Choral Award among all the choirs of all types including the adult ones – “Europe-2000 Grand Prix”. The latest VESNA achievement is the Grand Prix at the 27th International choir competition in Debrecen (Hungary) in 2016 and the Grand Prix at the 12th International choir festival “Silver bells” in Daugavpils (Latvia) in 2017 . VESNA has performed with its concert programs in 12 countries of Europe, Canada, Japan and China, as well as in about 50 cities and towns of Russia. The Choir has sung in the best concert halls in Moscow with many famous orchestras and conductors (V. Fedoseyev, M. Pletnyov, V. Minin, V. Ovchinnikov, A.Buzlov and others).
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