Star-studded line-up of guest choirs to perform at World Choir Festival

The World Youth and Children Choral Artists' Association celebrates its 25th anniversary this year

Organised by the World Youth and Children Choral Artists’ Association (WYCCAA) as part of the Hong Kong-based organisation’s 25th anniversary celebrations, the 2022 World Choir Festival brings together no fewer than eight international choirs to present a series of online concerts for Festival participants. Performers are drawn from Asia, Europe and North America.

The 2022 Festival, an online event under the artistic direction of WYCCAA founder Professor Leon Tong, is open to both choirs and individual delegates and includes a Category Competition for choirs as well as a two-day choir festival with performances and masterclasses.

Registration is open until 8 April 2022 with adjudication taking place between 9 April and 7 May. Masterclasses, concerts and presentation of awards will take place on 14 and 15 May.

The guest choirs

Guangzhou Little Petrel Children’s Choir (China). Artistic Director & Permanent Conductor: Mr Diao Zhijun
Youth Choir Kamēr… (Latvia). Principal Conductor & Artistic Director: Mr Aivis Greters
Ponte Orchestra & Singers (Hong Kong, China). Artistic Director & Principal Conductor: Mr Stephen Lam
St Paul’s Co-educational College Treble Choir (Hong Kong, China). Conductor: Ms Anne Chu
Toronto Children’s Chorus Chamber Choir (Canada). Conductor & Artistic Director: Ms Elise Bradley
Utopia & Reality Chamber Choir (Europe). Co-Artistic Directors & Conductors: Prof. Urša Lah & Prof. Ragnar Rasmussen
Voices of Singapore Ladies Choir (Singapore). Artistic Director & Conductor: Mr Darius Lim
Young Voices of the Philippines (Philippines). Conductor: Dr Maria Theresa Vizconde-Roldan

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