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Date & Time

Saturday Sat, 4 Dec 2021 7:00 pm — 8:30 pm
Free to attend

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

Bangalore International Centre
7, 4th Main Road, Domlur II Stage
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560 071 India
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Contact

+91 98865 99675 bic@bangaloreinternationalcentre.org

Come start Christmas with The Bangalore Men & Cappella Bangalore, two of the finest choirs in the country. 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, cheer and prancing – all of the ingredients to usher in a sparkling Christmas.

*Please note: BIC Venue events need attendees to be vaccinated with at least one dose and  comply with all health and safety protocols

Performers

The Bangalore Men

The Bangalore Men – an all-male voices ensemble launched in January of 2016 consists of 22 singers, all with many years of previous experience singing in choirs.  Since the start of the choir, they have done more than 60 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

Cappella Bangalore is an all-female voices choir, with 20 members, all with previous experience of singing in choir, and with high ambitions. Their first public performance was in February 2020, participating in together with The Bangalore Men, where they performed the finale of Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy together with Austrian-based piano professor Ms Marialena Fernandes.

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

Piano
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.