Danish choir leader to visit Ha Noi

The conductor of the Danish Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir, Ebbe Munk, will pay a five-day visit to Ha Noi from February 16. His visit comes from an invitation of the Cultural Development and Exchange Fund, sponsored by the Danish embassy.

Mr. Ebbe Munk
During his five day stay, he will visit and hold a class at the Vietnam National Academy of Music, formerly Ha Noi Conservatory of Music. Students will have the opportunity to learn more about the traditions of European chapel music and practice in a chapel choir performance led by Mr. Munk.
 
This is one of the many activities in preparation for an official tour of Danish Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir in Ha Noi in May.
 
Ebbe Munk was himself a chorister and later read musicology at Copenhagen University. He is the founder of the Chamber Choir Vox Danica, specializing in modern choral music. He has performed in many concerts in Europe and the US with both Vox Danica and Sankt Annæ Gymnasiekor, which he conducted from 1982 to 1991.
 
Since 1991, he has been the conductor of the Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir. In 1992, his choir won first prize at the Concours International de Chant Choral in Narbonne and was considered the best European best chapel choir by Le Figaro of France.

By Truong Son

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