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Swedish Choir at World Choir Games

10 July 2018

Swedish chamber choir Petri Sångare from Malmö participated at the World Choir Games taking place in Tshwane. The choir was founded in 2010 and is conducted by Alexander Einarsson.

The choir was hosted by Swedish Ambassador Cecilia Julin at her official residence in Tshwane where they performed for an intimate audience.

At the World Choir Games Petri Sångare will perform in categories C15 – Musica Sacra a cappella and C18 – Musica Contemporanea. In category C18 they will perform “Tempelklockan” by Andrea Tarrodi – a world premiere.

A notable performance by the Petri Sångare was at the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö Arena on May 18, 2013. They performed the song "We Write the Story" which was composed by Benny Anderson and Björn Ulvaeus of the Swedish band Abba along with world famous late Swedish DJ Avicii.

Guests learnt more about the choir and the singers over a glass of wine and food.




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