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Join the HKS Beethoven 250 Chorus!

Share the message of hope and joy! Sing alongside Hong Kong Sinfonietta and four internationally renowned vocalists in their performance of Beethoven’s monumental 9th symphony!

 

The Concert

Inspired by Beethoven series – Ode to Beethoven
30 January 2021 (Saturday) 8pm
Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall
Details


Christoph Poppen
(Principal Guest Conductor)

Vivian Ip
(Chorus Master)

Susanne Bernhard
(Soprano)

Marie Henriette Reinhold
(Mezzosoprano)

Matthew Swensen
(Tenor)

Markus Suihkonen
(Bass)

 

Eligibility

  1. The applicant must be a permanent resident of Hong Kong with a Hong Kong ID card;
  2. The applicant must be 18 years old or above (i.e. born on or before 7 January 2003);
  3. Applicants who are musically trained and experienced in choral singing will be preferred.

 

Audition

  • Please prepare a short work for voice. We may also test you on your sight-singing.
  • An accompanist will be provided at the audition if required.
  • Selected candidates will receive an email invitation before 6 October 2020 to attend a live audition.
  • Successful candidates will be notified before 11 November 2020 via email.

 

Rehearsal Schedule (including concert)

Performance prerequisites:

  • Rehearsals 5-7 are compulsory.
  • An overall attendance of 75% or above is required for Rehearsals 1-4.


 

Application Materials

  1. The completed application form;
  2. A copy of the piano score of your audition piece;
  3. Any relevant additional information (no more than two A4 pages) (optional).

 

Application Methods

Please submit all application materials on or before 14 September 2020 (Monday), either:

  1. by email to chorus@hksinfonietta.org (attachments in PDF format); or
  2. by post to Hong Kong Sinfonietta, 3/F Winsan Tower, 98 Thomson Road, Wanchai (attn.: Beethoven 250 Chorus).

Download Application form