The Pannon Children’s Choir from the Hungarian city of Pécs gives a concert to the audience in the Hungarian House of New York at 24th June, 2017, 3 pm. The repertoire includes choir music pieces by such respected composers as Zoltán Kodály, Béla Bartók, and works of choirmaster Tamás Schóbert. The event follows the choir’s concert at Carnegie Hall.
The Pannon Children’s Choir was founded in Pécs, Hungary, in 2015. Members of the choir include talented students from both primary and secondary schools within the city of Pécs. Much to the delight of today’s membership, the choir receives an abundance of invitations from both within Hungary and abroad. They are warmly received and considerably popular contributors to festivals and premieres. Distinctively, the choir has performed in joint concerts featuring world famous Hungarian musicians, and frequently sing at live concerts heard on local radio and naturally, make frequent recordings. Their repertoire includes both classical choir music pieces by such respected composers as Zoltán Kodály, Béla Bartók, Lajos Bárdos and József Karai. Additionally, the choir now includes featured numbers from both contemporary Hungarian and global music genres.
The Art Director and Choirmaster of the choir is the highly revered composer and music instructor, Mr. Tamás Schóber, who has been awarded numerous prizes at national and international choir competitions. He and his choirs have staged concerts in 30 countries around the globe participating in competitions and popularizing Zoltán Kodály’s pedagogical concepts and methodology with respect to teaching music. Mr. Schóber’s work and achievements have been acknowledged in countries throughout Europe, in addition to Canada, China and the United States.
Date: 24th June, 2017, Saturday, 3 pm.
Suggested donation: 10 dollars.