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International A Cappella Festival - Grupo Vocal Olisipo

When:

Wed Oct 17 2012, 7:30pm
Thu Oct 18 2012, 7:30pm

Where: Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place, Museum, Singapore

Restrictions: All ages

Ticket Information:

  • Standard: $40.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Named after the latin name of the city of Lisbon, Grupo Vocal Olisipo began its activity in 1987.

The group’s repertory is quite wide and eclectic and ranges from sacred and secular early music to contemporary works. Besides singing some of the most important Renaissance and Baroque masterpieces, by composers such as Victoria, Palestrina, Byrd, Monteverdi, Purcell, Handel and Bach.

The group has also premiered several contemporary pieces and made first modern auditions of many Portuguese Renaissance and Baroque works. Christopher Bochmann, Ivan Moody, Bob Chilcott, Luis Tinoco, Eurico Carrapatoso and Vasco Mendonça are some of the composers who dedicated works to Grupo Vocal Olisipo.