History - 2014

May 18, 2014

EnKor performed during a wedding ceremony at St. Paul's Cathedral at Mdina. Gospel mass with some Maltese elements in it like the EnKor original: Glorja (4-part harmony plus mezzo soprano and tenor soloist)
and the 5 part harmony Il-Missierna. Also outside the cathedral there was an audience listening to Enkor's rendition.

 

June 28, 2014

Concert at the Greek Embassy (closure Greek EU chairmanship), organised by the Malta Classics Association.

For this occasion Matthew Ellul composed Universi In Unum (Together As One) an "EnKor original" in the style of epic music.

Carmel Serracino wrote the Latin lyrics. Matthew Ellul also took care of a 4 part harmony arrangement for the Greek national anthem which EnKor performed in Greek.


July 18, 2014

EnKor performed at a wedding ceremony in Ta' Pinu in Gozo. The program: mainly gospel repertoire.

 

July19, 2014

A big summer pool party concluded the first semester of EnKor, after which a big summer break would follow. A collage of some impressions:


October 11, 2014

EnKor performed at a wedding ceremony at St. Edward's Chapel in Birgu.

October 2014

Brian Dimech is appointed to assistant conductor. Nicole Borg is going to take care of PR and several secretarial tasks in EnKor. Sarah Salafia will officially be EnKor’s video editor and Siobhan Vassallo will take care of designs and photography. Sarah and Siobhan form together the ‘design team’.


November 1 & 2, 2014

Perfect Wedding Fair at the Corinthia Palace Hotel in Attard. For 2 days in a row members permanently were performing in EnKor’s booth at the fair. Singing unplugged a variety of songs accompanied by Siobhan on the grand piano.

A poster, business cards and flyers new style being some of the beautiful products of our creative design team:

Next to the poster, the clip - which is on our home page - has been created, in which members and audience give some feedback and testimonials.
Enjoy the link:
Meet EnKor

 

November 16, 2014

Private concert for H. E. the President and her cultural advisor in the hall of Villa Santa Maria, the residence of EnKor’s conductor. The entire concert was performed without any mics/sound system. The reverb effect is caused by the natural acoustics.

The lay out of the program in EnKor's new style, designed by Siobhan Vassallo:

The concert started appropriately with the performance of Innu Malti. To get an impression, kindly click on the underlined title.

The choir was performing on the stairs, while the full band was accompanying the singers.

For youtube clip kindly click on the underlined link:

Carol Of The Bells performed by EnKor

Brian Dimech was launched officially as EnKor's assistent conductor. He conducted 2 piecers during this private concert.

The EnKor Ensemble, a smaller EnKor selection, was accompanied by Siobhan Vasallo at the grand piano.

For an impression click on: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas and Shepherd's Pipe Carol.

The sound is as usual live and unedited.

Her Excellency the President was very enthusiastic. In her speech after the concert she said to the choir: ‘I’m really looking forward for these events; not just for myself, but also for other people to hear and see how this country is so rich in talent. I hope to hear more and more from the EnKor choir in the future.’

After the concert Mrs Marie Louise Coliero Preca spoke to every member in person and had kind words for erveryone. EnKor was deeply honoured by this special visit!

In May 2015 EnKor will give another presidential concert. At the Palace in Valletta in aid of the Malta Community Chest Fund.

 

December 2014:

 

December 7, 2014

Open air Christmas Concert by EnKor at a Christmas Village event in Naxxar. EnKor was featuring a program of 90 minutes Christmas repertoire.

 

December 11, 2014

EnKor gave a private concert for the Malta Classics Association. The MCA had an international conference commemorating the 25 year-anniversary since Latin and Greek reappeared as subject taught at the University of Malta. Brian conducted this concert.

 

December 8, 13, 14, 21, 27, 28, 2014

Airport performances of 2 hours Christmas repertoire each, performed by EnKor Ensembles.

 

December 20, 2014

EnKor gives a Christmas concert in aid of Din l-Art Helwa.