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Christopher Tin

Composer

New Piece: "Adain Can (Songflight)"

Christopher premiered a new piece, entitled "Adain Can (Songflight), on the season finale of Cor Cymru, the Welsh TV choral singing competition. Performed on live TV, Christopher conducted the five finalist choirs at the beginning of the episode.

Adain Can translates as "Songflight", and the song is sung in Welsh, English, German and Spanish, with new lyrics by Welsh poet Mererid Hopwood. Visit S4C's website to catch up on performances. Faber Music will release the score.







New Piece: "Silver Wing"

Christopher had a new commissioned piece premiered at the International Schools Choral Music Society's 10th Anniversary Festival at the Forbidden City Concert Hall, Beijing. Entitled "Silver Wing", it's a choral setting of the Emily Dickinson poem "A Bird Came Down the Walk" with a lively orchestral accompaniment, and includes one of Christopher's favorite passages he's ever written.

Contact EAM/Schott for rentals/purchase in North America, and Faber Music for the rest of the world.







Guest Judge: Cor Cymru ("Choir of Wales")

Christopher Tin is a guest judge on the current season of the popular Welsh TV show 'Cor Cymru', the singing competition for amateur choirs. Christopher will join two other international judges, Maria Guinand and Edward Higgenbottom, to help find the best amateur singing talent in Wales.

Tune in Sundays starting from March 5th on S4C in Wales, or visit S4C's website for more details.







Llangollen International Music Eisteddfod

Christopher Tin will be headlining the third night of the Llangollen International Music Eisteddfod in Llangollen, Wales, on July 5th, 2017, conducting the Welsh National Opera Orchestra. The concert will feature Welsh soprano Elin Manahan Thomas and a roster of other international soloists to be announced.

The concert will feature a first half of well-known classical works and a few video game themes, and a second half performance of Calling All Dawns in its entirety. Tickets are available on our Concerts page.







'Sogno di Volare' Sheet Music Released

The sheet music to 'Sogno di Volare', the theme to Civilization VI, has been published. Contact EAM/Schott for rentals/purchase in North America, and Faber Music for the rest of the world.

Sogno di Volare was given its 'World Premiere' at Cadogan Hall on July 19, 2016, by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the combined choirs of the Angel City Chorale, Prima Vocal Ensemble and Lucis, with Christopher Tin conducting.