PH Madrigal Singers to kick off North American concert tour in LA
The world-renowned Philippine Madrigal Singers will start its North American in Los Angeles on March 12 at the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles at 5 p.m. as part to the Golden Thread Series.
“Journey to 60: The Philippine Madrigal Singers North American Concert Tour” celebrates the group’s 60th anniversary as it builds the first Center for Choral Music in the Philippines.
The March 12 kick-off concert is co-presented by the Resonance Collective and Philippine Patrons of the Arts USA.
Recognized by the UNESCO as Artists for Peace for “putting their fame and influence to promote cultural diversity, intercultural dialogue and a culture of peace,” the Philippine Madrigal Singers is one of the most awarded choral groups in the world. \
It won all the top prizes in most of the world’s prestigious choral competitions, including the Grand Prix in the 2016 Concorso Internazionale di Guido d’Arezzo, Arezzo, Italy. It holds the distinction of being the first choir in the world to win the prestigious European Grand Prix for Choral Singing twice (1997 and 2007) and the first Asian choir to be accorded the Brand Laureate Premiere Award by the Asia Pacific Brands Foundation (2012).
The group has a vast repertoire, gems from the Renaissance, Philippine traditional, folk, sacred music and unique interpretations of popular music. The concert will also feature the Filipino American Symphony Orchestra Junior Strings.
Tickets are available at $50 VIP, $25 General Admission, and $15 Student/Senior https://bit.ly/PhilMadrigalSingers. Reserved seating is available for sponsors, contact [email protected]. For group sales contact [email protected]. Venue address is 540 South Commonwealth Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90020.