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Dutch Vocal Ensemble TIEN will once again sing Estonian and Finnish choral music

Tomorroww, on January 9, Dutch Vocal Ensemble TIEN will once again present an a cappella program „Laulan!” with choral gems from Estonia and Finland in The Netherlands. This time the concert will be held at 4.30 pm at Sionskerk in Zeist, povince of Utrecht, conducted by Felix van den Homberg. Apart from choral music by the more renowned composers the program also contains works of young composers.

The full program consists of music by Estonian composers Cyrillus Kreek („Kas on linnukesel muret“), Arvo Pärt („Memento“ from „Kanon Pokajanen"), Tõnu Kõrvits („The Night Is Darkening Round Me“), Maria Kõrvits („2 Haikus") and Mart Saar („Lindude laul“). Additionally, choral works by Finnish composers Jean Sibelius, Juhani Komulainen, Pekka Kostiainen and Jaakko Mäntyjärvi will be heard.

Ensemble’s two concerts in November 2015 in Amsterdam were successful and they received enthusiastic reactions from audiences.

Vocal Ensemble TIEN is founded in the mid '90s and consisting of ca 16 singers. All participants are vocally trained, some of which at music academies. The ensemble prepares concerts twice a year, singing highly diverse repertoire, ranging from renaissance compositions to contemporary music and everything in between. TIEN works with a range of conductors, each specialized in the repertoire and theme chosen for a programme, e.g. Fokko Oldenhuis, JanJoost van Elburg, Felix van den Hombergh, Sanne Nieuwenhuijsen, Enrique López-Cortón and Nicky Bouwers.

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