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Date & Time

Saturday Sat, 3 Dec 2022

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Location (for BIC Venue, BIC Hybrid and BIC Cafe)

Bangalore International Centre
7, 4th Main Road, Domlur II Stage
Bangalore, Karnataka 560071 India
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+91 98865 99675 bic@bangaloreinternationalcentre.org

Come start Christmas with The Bangalore Men & Cappella Bangalore, two of the finest choirs in the country, as they present Carols in the City, a traditional Christmas concert with some twists, that will surely put you in a festive mood!

Rocking jingle bells, puddings and figs, snow and prancing – all of the ingredients to make dark December turn into sparkling Christmas.

Featuring: Cappella Bangalore, The Bangalore Men, Rebecca Thomas Colaco on the Piano & several soloists, with conductor, Jonas Olsson.

Musicians

The Bangalore Men

Choir

An all-male voices ensemble launched in January of 2016, it consists of 20 singers, all with many years of previous experience singing in choirs. Since the start of the choir, they have done more than 70 concerts all over the country in churches and cathedrals, at NCPA Mumbai with the Symphony Orchestra of India, at IIC New Delhi, Bangalore International Centre and at the Jaganmohan Palace, Mysore.

Cappella Bangalore

Choir

An all-female voices choir, with 24 members, they all have previous experience of singing in choir, and with high  ambitions. Their first public performance was in February 2020, participating together with The Bangalore Men, where they performed the finale of Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy together with Austrian-based piano professor Ms. Marialena Fernandes. Since then, the choir has done multiple performances in and around Bangalore.

Jonas Olsson

Conductor

A resident of Bangalore for over a decade, Jonas Olsson has performed extensively in India, predominantly with a Lieder-repertoire, singing the classics by Schubert, Schumann et al, but also introducing pieces by Scandinavian composers to the audience. Since September 2015, he is part of the faculty at The Bangalore School of Music, where he leads the adult choirs, and heads the vocal department,

Rebecca Thomas Colaco

Pianist

Rebecca Thomas Colaco heads the piano department at the Bangalore School of Music where she teaches piano and also excels as an accompanist. In addition, she also runs a highly successful ‘Early Music’ program for little children, and provides music therapy to special needs persons.