This spring, the International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) is focusing on new choir music during the World New Music Days in Tallinn (Estonia). In response, MATRIX [New Music Centre] and the Flanders Arts Institute are devoting their attention to the most recent choir music in Flanders.
That Flanders has an exceptional tradition of choir music has been common knowledge for a long time. But what about our 21stcentury choir music? Rudy Tambuyser, journalist and dyed-in-the-wool choir lover goes in search of the roots of choir music in Flanders and the future that lies before it.
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