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Sofia Vokalensemble one of 10 choirs at the World Symposium on Choral Music 2023!

Bild Baskien SoveWe are so excited and humbled to announce that we are one of the 10 selected choirs invited to perform at the World Symposium on Choral Music in Istanbul, Turkey next year! The overall theme of the symposium “Changing Horizons” aims to introduce as many singing traditions as possible from across the globe, and we are so proud to be representing our region.

The World Symposium on Choral Music is arranged by the International Federation for Choral Music (IFCM). IFCM was founded in 1982 for the purpose of facilitating communication and exchange between choral musicians throughout the world. 

Sofia Vokalensemble on tour to Lithuania!

29260940_1828229503878041_2125581363489800192_oWe’re going to Lithuania! A country with strong choral traditions and we look forward to performing at the festival Birštonas Cantat 2018 on May 17th, hold workshops and finally meet and make music together with composer Ola Gjeilo whose pieces we’ve performed many times during the past decade. On Saturday May 19th we’ll be on stage together singing his music in Vilnius. The concert goes under the name  “Open to the World” and is arranged by the choir Bel Canto Choras who we had the great privilege meeting in Vilnius two years ago.