1st – 3rd November 2019
Conductors and singers are invited to join Voces Academy and award-winning chamber choir, Evoke, on a journey to Scandinavia. Discover the wealth of repertoire that exists, pick up expert tips on how to approach language pronunciation with English speakers and gain native knowledge from respected Danish conductor, Peter Hanke, on a leader’s approach to bringing the music to life. Participants will also receive a take-home repertoire package of over 50 pieces of music from Scandinavia’s foremost publishers.
Fri 1st November, 7.30pm
Secrets of Scandinavia
Evoke presents a programme of Scandinavian gems that are rarely performed in the UK. From beautiful folksongs to mischievous parodies, secrets of the Scandinavian choral repertoire will be revealed.
Sat 2nd November, 10.30am – 4.30pm
Repertoire Reading Day
Now the secret is out, it’s your turn to sing through the music and experience it on a deeper level. Along with the repertoire presented by Evoke in concert, even more gems from Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland will be explored in this repertoire reading day. Become familiar with the languages as Peter and Victoria offer expert tips on how to approach teaching your choir. Repertoire will focus on SATB works and will include music suitable for a range of different abilities, from easy to advanced. Participants in the reading day will take away a repertoire package of more than 50 pieces from Scandinavia’s most prominent publishers – Edition Wilhelm Hansen, Gehrmans Musikförlag, Sulasol and Norsk Musikforlag.
Sun 3rd November, 2.00pm – 5.00pm
In this masterclass lead by Peter Hanke and Victoria Ely, eight conductors will have the opportunity to conduct selected repertoire with Evoke.
Holy Trinity Church
Prince Consort Road
South Kensington SW7 2BA
Scandinavian Fest Package – £45
Including entry to Secrets of Scandinavia 1st Nov, Repertoire Reading Day 2nd Nov, observer place in the masterclass 3rd Nov and a repertoire package to take home from our sponsoring publishers.
Scandinavian Repertoire Package – £40
Includes entry to the Repertoire Reading Day 2nd Nov, observer place in the masterclass 3rd Nov and a repertoire package to take home from our sponsoring publishers.
Secrets of Scandinavia – £15
Concert ticket only, Fri 1st Nov
Students receive a 15% discount on the prices listed above.
Book your place at the Scandinavian Music Fest by completing the Scandinavian Music Fest Booking Form.
To ensure we have sufficient numbers of scores for all participants, bookings are requested by Monday 7th October.
If you would like to bring a friend to Secrets of Scandinavia, additional concert tickets can also be booked via the booking form. Simply tell us how many additional tickets you require.
For enquiries, please contact Victoria Ely at firstname.lastname@example.org
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