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British-Filipino Choir wins Manchester Amateur Choir Competition 2020

Mar 04, 2020 - 11:09 AM

PRESS RELEASE: This is Haraya Choir's first outing in the choral competition scene, singing in front of a large British audience

HISTORY. British Filipino singing group Haraya Choir wins Manchester Amateur Choir Competition 2020. Photo from Haraya Choir

LISTEN: OPM singers unite to perform 'Sana Naman, Taumbayan'

May 03, 2019 - 6:53 PM

The song is released days ahead of the 2019 elections

PH choirs dominate int'l competitions in Europe, Japan

Jul 29, 2017 - 9:48 AM

Philippine church based choirs Imusicapella and Kammerchor Manila win top prizes in international choral competitions

PH TEAM. Kammerchor Manila wins Best Choir of the Festival and won the Audience Prize Award and Best Male Soloist award at the First Leonardo da Vinci International Choral Festival in Florence, Italy. Photo courtesy of Kammerchor Manila

WATCH: Men's choir performs Ryan Cayabyab's 'Da Coconut Nut' on plane

Jul 22, 2017 - 9:40 PM

Catch the dance moves and great voices of the Baylor University Men s Choir as they perform the catchy tune

Award-winning Mandaue Children's Choir to sing in San Francisco

Apr 26, 2017 - 6:56 AM

The children s choir from Mandaue Cebu will perform at different venues in San Francisco

MANDAUE TO SAN FRANCISCO. The Mandaue Children’s Choir will perform in different venues in San Francisco, USA. Photo from Pandoo Foundation

Russia to rebuild Red Army Choir – defense minister

Dec 27, 2016 - 8:43 PM

Russia s Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu says he will do what is necessary so that we can restore the troupe in the nearest future

IN MEMORY. Russian police orchestra musicians pay tribute in front of the home stage building of the Alexandrov Ensemble (The Red Army Choir), in Moscow on December 26, 2016. Photo by Natalia Kolesnikova/AFP

Main black box of crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea

Dec 27, 2016 - 4:13 PM

3rd UPDATE Authorities have not said how long it would take to decipher the black box which could provide information on the reasons for the crash

BLACK BOX FOUND. Russian rescuer boats patrol off the coast of the Black Sea city of Sochi looking for debris of a Russian military plane, on December 26, 2016. Photo by Vasily Maximov/AFP

Parts of crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea

Dec 26, 2016 - 8:42 PM

UPDATED The probe is focusing on a pilot error a technical fault bad fuel and a foreign object in the engine as the 4 main scenarios

NO SURVIVORS. Russian servicemen salutes in front the home stage building of the Alexandrov Ensemble (The Red Army Choir), in Moscow on December 26, 2016. Photo by Natalia Kolesnikova / AFP

Massive search for Russia plane crash bodies

Dec 26, 2016 - 5:30 PM

UPDATED Investigators have yet to confirm the cause of the crash but Transport Minister Maksim Sokolov says authorities do not believe the plane was taken out by a terrorist attack

Russian rescuers carry a stretcher with passenger belongings after a Russian military plane crashed in the Black Sea, on a pier outside Sochi, on December 25, 2016. Stringer/AFP

'No survivors' as Syria-bound Russian jet crashes

Dec 25, 2016 - 1:26 PM

9th UPDATE Among the plane s 84 passengers were Russian servicemen as well as 64 members of the Alexandrov Ensemble the army s official musical group also known as the Red Army Choir

This file photo taken on January 2, 2001 shows a Tupolev-154 (TU-154) aircraft. Alexander Nemenov/AFP

Globe Telecom choir bags awards at international choral festival in HK

Dec 07, 2016 - 3:54 PM

The Globe Voices @ Work choir brings home several awards at the 7th Winter Choral Festival in Hong Kong

ALLELUIA. The Globe Voices @ Work corporate choir celebrates their win at the 7th Winter Choral Festival. Photo credit: Globe Voices @ Work

Menikmati suara surgawi milik Vienna Boys Choir

Oct 14, 2016 - 8:05 PM

Paduan suara yang sudah berusia lebih dari 600 tahun ini akan tampil di Ciputra Artpreneur Sabtu Minggu 15 16 Oktober

Vienna Boys Choir saat tampil di acara Media Day di Ciputra Artpreneur, Jumat, 14 Oktober. Kelompok paduan suara anak ini akan tampil di depan publik pada Sabtu dan Minggu, 15 & 16 Oktober di tempat yang sama. Foto oleh Yetta Tondang/

PH Madrigal Singers win int'l choir competition in Italy

Aug 28, 2016 - 3:18 PM

The Madrigal Singers win at the 64th International Choral Competition in Arezzo Italy qualifies them for the European Grand Prix scheduled in 2017

China axes Taiwanese children's choir trip

Jun 16, 2016 - 8:45 PM

Choir organizers say Chinese officials cancelled their performance at a choral festival in Zhongshan reportedly due to political sensitivities

This picture was taken on May 20, 2016 shows the Aboriginal Puzangalan Choir singing the national anthem during new Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's inauguration ceremony in Taipei. China on June 16, 2016 has axed a visit by a popular Taiwanese children's choir after they sang the national anthem at the inauguration of the island's new president, as ties between the rivals grow increasingly frosty. / AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH

VIRAL: Youth choir surprises LRT passengers with serenade

Jun 07, 2016 - 2:50 PM

Sing Philippines Youth Choir says the goal of the flash mob was to promote the beauty of chorale music and arts to the public

Aleron promises experiential choral concert in Makati and Manila

May 20, 2016 - 5:28 PM

Press release: The Aleron choir holds concerts on May 28 and 29

Photo by Kenneth Lee / Aleron Choir

10 Christmas stories around the world you (also) probably missed

Dec 29, 2015 - 1:28 PM

Last minute preps for Christmas made me miss the news I read back on people stories that happened during the holidays and came up with this list

Voices in Harmony 2015: Elimination Round

Sep 22, 2015 - 6:54 PM

The most prominent high school choral competition in the country begins on October 4 2015

Musikapella 2014: Tinig ng kahAPOn, awitin natin ngayon

Nov 25, 2014 - 9:42 PM

Press release: Along with its goal of promoting Philippine music and culture Musikapella also gives opportunities to the beneficiaries of the Economics Society Scholarship Fund

PH all-male choir takes top prize in South Korea competition

Oct 20, 2014 - 10:56 PM

The all male choir won the grand prize at the 10th Busan International Choir Festival and Competition

Webhits: Oxford all-male choir performs Shakira medley

Jul 31, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Out of the Blue an Oxford all male a capella choir group performs a medley of Shakira hits

HIGHLIGHTS: Voices for Visayas

Jan 15, 2014 - 7:23 PM

Watch the Voices for Visayas benefit concert here on Rappler

Christmas eve in Loboc

Dec 26, 2013 - 4:58 PM

Up to 30 of the Loboc church is damaged Thei parish priest tells residents: be patient It will take years but we will have our old church back

RUINS. Loboc locals hear Christmas Eve mass beside what used to be their centuries-old church. Photo by Rappler

Choirs around the world take on Filipino classics

Sep 22, 2013 - 8:18 PM

UPDATED Choirs around the world breathe new life into Filipino classics

FILIPINO STANDARD. University of North Texas College of Music performs 'Rosas Pandan,' a Visayan folk song. Screenshot from YouTube

Jett Galindo: Engineering the future of music production

Sep 21, 2013 - 11:25 AM

A Filipina music engineer excels in the male dominated filed of studio recording

DRIVE AND SKILL. Galindo excels in a male-dominated field. Photos courtesy of Jett Galindo

Entertainment wRap: Jackson trial, recovered Strad

Aug 05, 2013 - 3:33 PM

Jackson case against AEG hard times for the Vienna Boys Choir and more

DETERIORATED. Sponsors shy away from Jackson's 'This Is It Tour'

Mga Sariling Himig: Rey Valera, Gary Granada, and Manila Concert Choir make music on June 29

Jun 28, 2013 - 7:02 PM

The free concert brings back Filipino songs from the 1950s as well as contemporary hits in recent decades

Little Singers of Monaco in Manila

Jun 22, 2013 - 6:22 PM

Renowned boys choir The Little Singers of Monaco will perform in Manila this July

LITTLE SINGERS OF MONACO. Angelic voices are set to serenade the Filipinos

UP Concert Chorus dazzles Malaysia

Jun 10, 2013 - 2:33 PM

The University of the Philippines Concert Chorus brings Pinoy pride to Malaysia

FRIENDSHIP THROUGH SONG. The UP Concert Chorus at the Dewan Recital in Sabah, Malaysia. Photo courtesy of Paulina del Monte

From Binondo to Belgium

Mar 14, 2013 - 11:35 AM

A choir with members from Binondo prepares to perform in Europe

VOICES FROM THE STREETS - A choir with members from Binondo will be performing in Belgium. Photo by Devon Wong

Miriam College High School Glee Club wins World Choir Games

Jul 20, 2012 - 9:14 AM

The World Choir Games is often regarded as the Olympics for singers and choirs

Dolphy's burial: The final goodbye

Jul 15, 2012 - 5:49 PM

As Comedy King Dolphy is laid to rest family and friends bid farewell to the man who encompassed compassion and kindness laughter and love