“… effortless, stylistically varied and beautifully blended, even in the most complex polyphony.” – Washington Post
We are honored to have three definitive and world-leading choirs as
Resident Artists to deliver a series of spectacular performances,
masterclasses & workshops throughout the Festival.。
1. The King’s Singers
Winner of multiple Grammy® and Emmy® Awards, the 6-piece ensemble is consistently welcomed on the world’s great stages today and has been throughout their history. They are ambassadors for musical excellence around the globe and are as determined as ever to inspire audiences with their virtuosity and vision for an exciting musical future.
2. Hamilton Children’s Choir
“Their performance, mission, engagement, communication, and love for/ with each other and their captive audience was sacred and raw!” – Aaron Van DUCKER
Hamilton Children’s Choir (HCC) from Canada, under the direction of Zimfira POLOZ, enjoys its reputation for being one of the most sought-after choirs in the world. Going far beyond technical excellence, the choir consistently dazzles audiences with its focused sound, brilliant repertoire, and captivating stage presence. Celebrating over 40 years of choral singing, the HCC embraces a more boundless approach to develop choral music education and performance programs and has appeared in some of the most critically acclaimed choral events in the modern world.
3. Utopia & Reality Chamber Choir
“One of the most memorable, varied and enjoyable concerts I ever remember having been to.” – Gary CARPENTER
Led by two of the most pre-eminent choral conductors, the URCC is a project choir in which talented young singers from almost 20 countries join to perform contemporary choral music. The aim of the project is to perform at a very high artistic level, to encourage singers to think about the role of arts in the society today, to explore different ways of influencing audiences and to nurture young singers through establishing a strong role of the individual in the group.