The Vocal Consort presents: You Are The New Day
This year, The Vocal Consort’s annual Gala concert showcases contemporary choral music written by living composers. It will be a night of enchanting and melodious harmonies, woven together seamlessly, consisting of beautiful pieces by Ēriks Ešenvalds, Richard Burchard, Jake Runestad, Ola Gjeilo and many more.
The Vocal Consort is one of Singapore’s premier community choral groups, led by accomplished local conductor Mr Nelson Kwei. The choir marks its place in the international choral scene through winning prestigious awards in various international choral competitions. Its recent win at the Tokyo International Choir Competition 2018 included emerging as Category Winner of the Contemporary Music category and the Best Interpretation of a Piece from Renaissance & Baroque era.
Venue: Esplanade Concert Hall
Sun, 03 March 2019
S$27, S$20 (excluding booking fee)
Professor Nelson Kwei, the premier choral director of Singapore, is an international acclaimed conductor, conservatorium lecturer, editorial advisor, international adjudicator, music arranger and vocal clinician in the music scene. He is a Fellow from the London College of Music, has a Licentiate in singing from the Guildhall School of Music and Advance Post-Graduate in Choral Conducting from the Royal Academy of Music (London).
Foong Hak Luen, Masters in Choral Conducting (Magna Cum Laude) from the University of St. Joseph, Fellowship in Choral Conducting from London College of Music and Associate in Voice from the Trinity College of London. He is the only choral conductor in Singapore to have choirs attained the Gold with Honours Awards at the Primary, Secondary and Junior College level.
Kane Teo Yude is a Classical Vocalist, Voice Coach and Choir Conductor. Kane was first introduced to choral music at the age of 17. Singing with the Anderson Junior College and The Vocal Consort under renowned conductor Mr. Nelson Kwei, Kane has achieved numerous awards