Coro Arturo Beruti

Concert tour to China

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Coro Arturo Beruti held a vast concert tour through the People's Republic of China between July 13 and July 30, 2018.

It was undoubtedly a milestone in the artistic career of the choir for the magnitude of the tour from the point of view of the number of performances, the diverse scenarios, the extraordinary concert halls impressive for their acoustics and architecture, the contact with the local culture including millennial ethnic groups and exchange with choirs from around the world.

Coro Arturo Beruti was the only South American choir invited and, at the end of its tour, it received a cultural Ambassador recognition for the offered concerts and the repertoire, which included mainly original music and Argentine choral arrangements, as well as Latin American music.

The tour included participation in four international festivals:

  • 2018 China Inner Mongolia International Choral Week Belt and Road in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia
  • 14th China International Chorus Festival and IFCM World Choral Education Conference in Beijing
  • The International Choral Festival in Shenyang
  • The International Folk Song Choral Festival and IFCM Voices Conference in Kaili.

Participating choirs included groups from Canada, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, New Zealand, Russia, Spain. United Kingdom, USA, Thailand and the select World Youth Choir (Session 2018), among others.

Along with these outstanding international groups, local choirs such as the Mongolian Youth Choir and numerous choirs of children, young people, adults and adults from various regions of the People's Republic of China performed. Without a doubt, a multitudinous international event.

The Arturo Beruti Choir also had the privilege of being chosen for the opening ceremonies of two international festivals: in Hohhot Inner Mongola held at the Wulan Theater and in Beijing at the Wukesong Gymnasium before an audience of 18,000 spectators.

It is also important to mention the magnificent concert halls and cultural spaces where the choir had the opportunity to perform. Including China Musical Hall of Inner Mongolia; Concert Hall of National Library in concert shared with Moran Choir of Israel, Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Center offering in concert shared with the World Youth Choir (Session 2018), Zeng Xianzi Auditorium of Eastern Campus, China Agricultural University in Beijing; Lang Lang Piano Square, Concert Hall of Shengjang Grand Theater; Concert Hall of Shenyang Conservatory of Music in Shenyang and Kaili Cultural Palace of Nationalities; Zhaoxing Dong Village, Liping; Luanli Tourist Service Center Theater, Congjiang of the Kaili region.

We returned happily for having spread our music in the East before so diverse and qualified audiences that appreciated with great interest our interpretations.
Some images of the tour:
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