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University of Mindanao Chorale to perform at Taipei festival 台北國際合唱音樂節重開大門 迎接疫後新世界

Posted 2022-07-19 11:16:55

Taipei, July 18 (CNA) The University of Mindanao Chorale from Davao City, the Philippines, will perform at the upcoming Taipei International Choral Festival (TICF), making it the first internationally invited group to physically appear at the event in three years.

The 2022 TICF, the 22nd edition of the annual festival, will be held from June 30 to Aug. 7, with the University of Mindanao Chorale, the official choral group of the University of Mindanao from Davao City, to be the first international group at the event since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2019, according to the organizers.

The award-winning choral group will perform at Taichung Chung Shan Hall on Aug. 2 before performing with various Taiwanese groups at the National Concert Hall in Taipei on Aug. 5 and Aug. 6.

Source: The University of Mindanao Official

The University of Mindanao Chorale was founded in 1993 and over the years has won numerous awards, including the grand prize at the National Music Competitions for Young Artists in 2015 in the Philippines.

The group went on to win two Grand Prix Competitions, the ninth Orientale Concentus in Singapore in 2016, and the Busan Choral Festival and Competitions in 2017. It was also a finalist at the first Tokyo International Choir Competition in 2018, before clinching third place at the NAMCYA 2019.

In addition to performances by the University of Mindanao Chorale, the 2022 TICF has also invited international conductors Anthony Trecek-King of the United States and Gábor Hollerung of Hungary to hold online lectures on Aug. 2 and Aug. 4, respectively.

More information about the TICF can be found on its website at

The University of Mindanao Chorale. Photo courtesy of the Taipei Philharmonic Foundation of Culture and Education
The University of Mindanao Chorale. Photo courtesy of the Taipei Philharmonic Foundation of Culture and Education

The TICF has invited over 90 international choral groups, 150 renowned conductors, and 3,000 singers to take part in the festival since it began in 1996.




(By William Yen)








音樂節也邀請國際指揮來台指導,包括來自匈牙利、也是台北國際合唱音樂節長年的駐節指揮大師嘉保.豪勒隆(Gabor Hollerung),以及美國韓德爾與海頓協會常任指揮安東尼.特列切克-金(Anthony Trecek-King),這次將分別擔任指揮大師班及青少年節慶團導師以及舉辦2場線上合唱講座。