Chamber Choir Helü participates in 8th International Choral Assembly “Golden Crane” which takes part in Moscow from 6.-9. December. The festival’s artistic director and main organiser is the conductor of Russian Technological University’s chamber choir Ivan Samoilov. Chamber Choir Helü was spotted by the festival’s organiser at Internationl Choral Festival Tallinn 2017.
“Goldern Crane” is one of the most important music festivals in Moscow. The concerts will take place at the big concert hall of MIREA at Russian Technologial University and at Moscow House of Composers Concert Hall. Choirs from all over Russia will perform at the festival and also, every year a guest choir from outside of Russia will be invited. The last year, the guests were Vilnius University Chamber Choir and chamber orchestra.
Chamber Choir Helü was invited to perform at the festival by Russian Technological University’s chamber choir. The closer contact between the choirs was formed at International Choir Festival “Tallinn 2017” which took place at Estonian Concert Hall. The main purpose of choir festival “Golden Crane “. The main purpose of the choir festival “Golden Crane” is to create warm relationships between the youth choirs from all over Russia as well as international choirs, offer good quality concerts and share creative and aesthetic experiences.
Chamber Choir Helü’s main conductor Küllike Joosing: “Our aim is to introduce Estonian choral music culture and choral works in Russia. Helü’s programme consists solely of works by Estonian composers. We will perform pieces of Arvo Pärt, Cyrillus Kreek, Pärt Uusberg, Veljo Tormis, Märt Rattasepp and Gustav Ernesaks.”