“Choral Evening” at 7:15 pm today – Al Qattara Arts Centre, Al Ain!

So Sing! 2014The So Sing! choir from Sohar, Oman, will be joining forces with the Al Ain Choral Society this evening at Al Qattara Arts Centre!

Both choirs will be supported by the local Chamber Ensemble.

This free concert is the second in the AAMF 2014 series. It commences at 7:15 pm, however the doors will be open well in advance if you wish to explore the area.

The “Choral Evening” concert programme is shown below this post…Al Ain Choral Society1

Dresden Kinderchor to perform in Al Ain on Saturday, 22nd February

Dresden Kinderchor to perform in Al Ain on 22nd February

There is going to be a special Choral Evening in Al Ain on Saturday, 22nd February.
The Dresden Kinderchor will be performing at Al Qattara Arts Center!

Information about this acclaimed choir is available at:-
http://www.dresdnerphilharmonie.de/choere/philharmonischer-kinderchor

They will be joined by 3 of Al Ain’s own children’s choirs.

A piece with an Arabian theme will be arranged especially for this unique event by Dan Turcanu. Over 100 young singers will combine forces!

This exceptional concert under the stars will start at 6 pm.
Don’t miss it!

The Choral Evening was a Great Success!

The Choral Evening was a Great Success!

The Choral Evening was a great success yesterday!

Extra chairs had to be found at Al Qattara Arts Centre for audience members
sitting outside the entrances to its hall.

Congratulations go to Stephen Aston, who was the coordinator of
an amazingly wide-ranging programme involving almost 100 performers!

Thanks go to Geraldine Kershaw for all her support and assistance as well!

Here is the AAESS Choir – all brought together for their photo-shoot –
inside the fine Al Qattara Arts Centre.

Meet the Director of the Choirs

Meet the Director of the Choirs

Clare Hurrell will be directing the House of Arts’ Children’s Choir and the Youth Choir at tomorrow’s Choral Evening.

Clare has played with RWCMD’s – Symphony Orchestra, Opera and Chamber Orchestra and has given solo recitals;
she also plays with Sinfonia Cymru, and was a member of the National Youth Chamber Orchestra of Great Britain and the National Saxophone Choir of Great Britain.

She’s been a member of the BBC National Chorus of Wales since 2011 – performing in several BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, London.

The House of Arts choirs under her guidance will be part of a packed programme at Al Qattara Arts Centre.
The concert starts at 7 pm.

School Choirs to Sing this Friday 15th Nov.

The Choral Evening, featuring performances by:-

the Al Ain Choral Society;
the House of Arts Children’s and Junior Choirs;
the Brighton College Al Ain Girls’ Choir;
the AAESS Choir

plus special guest slots –
with Paola Conte on flute;
Nita Chen on piano; & with the soprano singer, Cornelia Crainic; & solos performed by students from the AAESS
begins at 6:45 pm this Friday, 15th November at Al Qattara Arts Center.

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Here are three of the young soloists who will be performing for us during the Choral Evening.
They are from the Al Ain English Speaking School, (AAESS):-

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And, the KS1 Choir will be entertaining us at Al Qattara Arts Center , too.

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The Performers on Friday 15 November

The Performers on Friday 15 November

In addition to the Al Ain Choral Society, four more choirs will be performing!

The House of Arts Children and Junior Choirs, the Brighton College Al Ain Girls’ Choir, and the AAESS Choir will be singing for us. Plus, there will be performances by Paola Conte on flute; Nita Chen on piano; soprano singer Cornelia Crenic; and musicians from the AAESS, too!