World Assembly of Choirs
with the Golden Gate Quartet
6-10 August 2017, Old Akko
The Zimriya, A World Assembly of Choirs in Israel, celebrating 65 years of activity, will hold the biggest musical & cultural event in the subterranean Crusaders Knights’ Halls and open areas, in the spectacular old historic town of Acre, in August 2017.
The magnificent Knights’ Halls in the old city of Acre create a unique celebration of Choral Music, including workshops and concerts, Open Singing sessions, tours and performances in Kibbutzim as well as in various locations in Israel.
The Festive Opening Concert, with the Golden gate Quartet, will take place on Sunday, August 6, at 20:30, in the Knights’ Halls in Old Akko.
Acre, a world heritage city http://www.akko.org.il/en/ is renowned for its magnificent blend of old and new, sea and land, people of three religions and authenticity in a world of many changes. The city is well known of its stable relations between Arabs and Jews.
Workshops with leading conductors:
Tim Brown, UK/Switzerland – The Power of Music to Communicate Prayer
André de Quadros, USA – Spirit, Song, and the World
Jua Amir, USA/France – Soul & Kol
Four full days and nights in August, the “Knights’ Halls” and the “Enchanted Garden” built by the Crusaders and Ottomans would provide the perfect setting for this vocal celebration. Sounds of singing in workshops, concerts and open stages will echo around the ancient town.
‘Choir to Choir’ performances
Come & Join this magic that will happen in the in spectacular Old City of Acre!
For more information, please contact:
Zimriya – World Assembly of Choirs in Israel
Tel: +972-3-6041808 Fax: +972-3-6041688