Korean Chorus Concert
: The National Chorus of Korea

29 May 2001, 20~22
Sint Laurensker
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

The Korean Society in the Netherlands

* About the National Chorus of Korea

The National Chorus of Korea was founded in 1973 to pursue the professional and artistic sides of choral singing.
With a wide range from renaissance to contemporary choral art to a higher level by staging the world's most beautiful vocal music, it has presented many famous leading opera singers and soloists.
It also has had remarkable musical achievements with its perfect ensemble and excellent interpretations of various styles of music. The National Chorus of Korea has greatly contributed to activating creative choral music by constantly developing traditional choral songs and commissioning compositions from young composers.

* Conductor: Chin-Seup Yom
* Pianist: Kyung-Hwa Baik
* Guest: Kayagum / Sang-I Kim, Piri / Won-Sun Kim

* Program
Au joly, joly jeu (du pousse avant), Clement Janequin
Weep O mine eyes, J. Benet
Si ch'io vorrei morire, C. Monteverdi
Ave Maria, Anton Bruckner
The Lord bless you and keep you, John Rutter
Ejszake, Gyorgy Ligeti
Reggel, Gyorgy Ligeti
Every time I feel the spirit, W. Dawson
Witness, J. Halloran


Gayagum / Chimhyangmu, B.K. Whang
Piri / Farewell, For Live hundred years, Folksong
Gayagum & Piri /Arirang, Sailor's Song, Folksong

Psalm 23, W.Y. Nah
A maiden picking herbs, J.M. Hyn
Over flowing from my heart, S.I. Lee
Birds, blue birds, don't sit in a cornfield, Folk
Arirang of Kangwon province, T.K. Ham
Cries of Peddlers), K.Y. Lee