The year 2016 is all about the 900th anniversary of the Halle City Boys' Choir (Stadtsingechor).
The Halle City Boys' Choir resides at the Francke Foundations. The choir’s activities focus on fostering sacred music, including works by George Frideric Handel, Johann Sebastian Bach, Samuel Scheidt and Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow. The latter two were also among the choir’s well-known music directors.
The Halle City Boys Choir regularly organises motets in the Halle Marktkirche or in the Merseburg Cathedral and collaborates with the International Handel Festival as well as on the occasion of various performances and projects of well-known choirs, opera houses and concert halls.
More information on the Halle City Boys' Choir and its anniversary can be found on the Choir’s homepage.
The highlights of the anniversary program are summarised here:
Musical festive religious service with the Halle City Boys' Choir
Passion concert. Musica Sacra
Christina Kaiser (soprano), Britta Schwarz (alt), André Khamasmie (tenor), Ekkehard Abele (bass), Clemens Flämig, conductor
Works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Grabmusik) and Joseph Haydn (Stabat Mater)
Festive days “900 Years Halle City Boys' Choir”
Gala concert “900 Years Halle City Boys' Choir”
Opening of an exhibition on the Halle City Boys' Choir
Works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, The Messiah
Thomas Buchholz: Nongenti (et al.)
Opening concert of the Handel Festival
Final concert of the Handel Festival
Together with the Staatskapelle Halle, the Boys' Choir Hildesheim and the St. Florianern (Linz)
17 June, 19:00, Dom // 20:00, Marktkirche // 21:00, Moritzkirche
Wandelkonzert to open the Music Festival "Unerhörtes Mitteldeutschland" in cooperation with the society "Straße der Musik"
24 September, 18:00
Motet by the Thomas Choir (Thomanerchor) Leipzig
28 October, 18:00
Motet in the St. Thomas Church in Leipzig
29 October, 15:00
Composed motets in the St. Thomas Church in Leipzig
With the Halle City Boys' Choir zu Halle and the Robert-Franz-Singakademie
11 December, 11:00 & 16:00
Johann Sebastian Bach, Christmas Oratorio
With the Halle City Boys' Choir zu Halle and the University Choir of the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg
Information about the event
|Facility:||Boys´ Choir (Stadtsingechor zu Halle) | To the facility|
|Francke´s Home - Information Centre | To the facility|
|Location:||House 21 (Franckeplatz 1, Haus 21, 06110 Halle (Saale)) | im interaktiven Lageplan anzeigen|
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