The Brussels Choral Society has over 120 members from 26 nationalities, and has been performing since 1979. In this feature, reporter Alison Turner, joins one of their rehearsals to witness the intense effort that they pour into works of Vivaldi, Beethoven and Carl Orff (Carmina Burana). She hears from the Choral Society’s President, Alexis De Baets, and the Musical Director, Eric Delson, as well as several of the choir’s members. Musical talent combines with intense focus and physical effort to produce beautiful sound, and the choir members are inspired. For more information on performances, please visit www.brusselschoralsociety.com
Music included in this feature: Carmina Burana by Carl Orff, Vivaldi’s Gloria and Beethoven’s Mass in C major, Op. 86.