Choir Games’ Gala Concert and “The King’s Singers” Draw Major Public Interest

Choir Games’ Gala Concert and “The King’s Singers” Draw Major Public Interest
Publicity photo . The world-famous vocal ensemble “The King’s Singers” will perform in Riga on the 16th of July
During the first two days after tickets to the World Choir Games concerts went on sale, the Games’ Grand Concert in Mežaparks on the 13th of July and the joint concert of the vocal ensembles “Latvian Voices” and “The King’s Singers” attracted great public interest, as the World Choir Games’ public relations officer Ilze Salna told the “Riga 2014” portal.

Also in great demand are tickets to the World Choir Games’ opening and closing ceremonies, two star concerts at the “Arena Riga”, as well as Champion Class concerts at the Main Hall of the University of Latvia and Riga Congress Centre.

The two World Choir Games’ star concerts promise to become the highlights of the Games. The first concert, on the 10th of July, will be one of the two opportunities to see the famous vocal quintet “The Real Group” perform at the World Choir Games. The concert will also feature the percussion ensemble “Yamato Drummers” from Japan, Intars Busulis with his band, various World Choir Games participants, and a performance of Karl Jenkins’ “Adiemus” by the chamber orchestra “Sinfonia Concertante”, several choirs and a dance ensemble. The other World Choir Games’ star concert will feature the world-famous vocal ensemble “The King’s Singers”, the living legend Morten Lauridsen (United States), choir “Ave Sol”, World Choir Games participants, and a collaboration between the “Instrumenti” electronic music act and the choir “Sōla”.

The full programme of the World Choir Games with links to online outlets selling tickets to every given concert is available at the World Choir Games’ website.

At the moment, tickets to forty different concerts and master classes are available. Tickets to several concerts are available for advance booking prices. For example, a standing room ticket to the Gala Concert in Mežaparks currently can be bought for EUR 5. The tickets can be bought from the “Biļešu Paradīze” outlets and online shop.

The World Choir Games is the world’s largest choir music festival that will take place in Riga this year from the 9th the 19th of July. The objective of the Games is to unite choirs in a friendly competition, regardless of the participants’ nationality, race or music they perform. The World Choir Games are held on a biennial basis since 2000. For ten days, the best concert halls and parks of Riga will host competitions in 29 categories, as well as master classes and seminars, special concerts and friendship concerts, the World Choir Games parade and many other events.

For more information, visit www.singriga.lv and www.interkultur.com. 

The World Choir Games’ official insurer ERGO offers everyone an opportunity to enjoy the festival and other European Capital of Culture events without a worry. Whereas AUDI and VOLKSWAGEN will take care of the “Riga 2014” and World Choir Games organisers’ unrestricted mobility.

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