KI Concerts Blog : Choral

Hidden Gems of Central Europe

Whether you’re looking for a remarkable place to visit or an extraordinary performance venue, there are several locations in central Europe that will make your tour unique. In Germany, Austria, and the Czech Republic, there are places off the beaten path that are just as beautiful as the more famous spots.

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Three Reasons to Visit Ireland

by Haley Komer

With so many wonderful places to visit and see in Ireland, this destination continues to be one of our most popular for performance tours.

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How Choir Festivals Bring Us Together

by Haley Komer

Our 2022 Choir Festivals created collaboration and connection this past summer in London, Prague, and Dublin. Here's how it all happened!

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Choir students rehearsing for a performance at the 2022 Prague Choir Festival.

Why Performing with Exchange Groups Enhances the Tour Experience

by hfdesign

Exchange choirs can be the best addition to your performance tour experience. No matter the age or ensemble type, everyone benefits from cultural immersion experiences. Including a performance with an exchange choir abroad could be exactly what your ensemble needs. Here we’ll tell you what exchange choirs are and how they make traveling even better!

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Three Reasons to Choose Italy as your Tour Destination

by hfdesign

If there’s anything Stanley Tucci’s latest food and travel show, Searching for Italy teaches us, it’s that Italy continues to captivate audiences with its food, culture, and charm. So, sit back with your espresso and read on for a glimpse into why we love this country as a top performance tour destination.

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Knowing the Right Venue for Your Repertoire

by hfdesign

A venue that fits your ensemble just right can take your performance to new heights. Sure, acoustics are important, but what other elements do you need to consider? To dig deeper, we went to a source of great experience; someone who has led many of KI's European festival tours. We sat down with KI festival leader, Henry Leck to tell us what he thinks makes a great venue. Our conversation began by traveling down memory lane to where Henry first got his start in music. We ended with a checklist of venue characteristics every director should look out for when planning their performance tour.

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