“Once More, With Feeling!”
By Alisa Nikitina
Another week-long festival will make local art connoisseurs happy – this time, with a polyphony of sopranos, altos, tenors and basses which are going to fill in the walls of the Domkyrka, city theater, city library, as well as several university buildings. On October 11-17, Lund will host its third International Choral Festival. The Dynamo decided to find out what’s in there for international students…
Youth choir 'Scala', from Belgium. Picture courtesy of Musik i Syd©.
Not that long ago, in 2006, somebody up there decided to nominate the city of Lund for a prestigious title, that of “European Capital of Culture 2014”. And although we lost to Umeå, the competitive spirit had brought to life many worthwhile traditions, among which the Lund International Choral Festival.
In its two first editions, in 2006 and 2008, the festival rocked the city, attracting 18,000 visitors altogether. This year, organizers aim to make 10,000 people come to Lund to enjoy the performances of 2,000 international as well as local performers. Continue reading
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