VOX COLLABORATIONS

Stimulating creative interaction

One of our goals is to actively stimulate inter-disciplinary collaboration between the choir, our composer, and creatives from a large scope of art diciplines. Have a look at some of our collaborative work, ranging from video collaborations, works for dance, visual art, and the choir featuring on various albums by stunning international artists.

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COLLABORATION: IHAB DARWISH

Hekayat

ABU DHABI FESTIVAL 2021 - HEKAYAT

We are so thrilled to be collaborating with the composer from the UAE, Ihab Darwish on his new album and virtual concert, #Hekayat. What an honor it was to record with a small ensemble from Vox Chamber Choir. The virtual concert will be part of the 2021 Abu Dhabi Festival

and the album will be released by

Universal Music MENA

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We are super excited to share the virtual stage with amazing musicians from all over the world including Orkiestra Akademii Beethovenowskiej , José Cura

,Edyta Krzemień and many more.

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VIRTUAL WORLD PREMIERE OF HEKAYAT

SYMPHONIC TALES BY IHAB DARWISH

Vox Chamber Choir and Franco Prinsloo are proud to collaborate with composer Ihab Darwish on his new album and virtual concert in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Festival.

Hekayat: Symphonic Tales will traverse the globe in 13 compositions played by 128 musicians in 20 countries, capturing the musical traditions and cultures of every continent. Making history as the first performance of its kind by an Emirati artist, the event is a marvel of technological sophistication, with performers recorded separately in their countries and appearing together as one orchestra on the stage of Abu Dhabi’s luxurious Emirates Palace Auditorium.

 
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THE ART OF MOVEMENT

A Film by Willem van den Heever

Filmmaker, Willem van den Heever reacts to Franco Prinsloo's Jonah’s Prayer, capturing an expressive dance by Marguerite Wolfaardt where escape from a place of dark confinement opens up into a place where mind and soul can roam freely in his work titled “The Art of Movement”.

Willem writes: "Expressionist dance started as a protest against the artistic stagnation of classical ballet and towards maturity of the future of art in general – an objection to the tightly held and conventional form of dance. This is the story of a dancer (Marguerite Wolfaardt) who uses expressionist dance as her form of art, to not just express herself, but for a moment in time escape this world to a place where mind and soul can roam free."