UST Singers Make History as 1st Filipino Chorale Group to Perform at Sagrada Familia in Spain

The multi-award winning University of Santo Tomas (UST) Singers brought their talents and became the first Filipino choir to perform at the world-renowned Basilica de Sagrada Familia designed by no less than famed architect Antoni Gaudi in Barcelona, Spain this August, as shared in a report by GMA News Online.

The UST Singers also opened the 64th edition of the Certamen Internacional de Habaneras y Polifonia in Torrevieja, Spain, where the group bagged top awards back in 2010.

UST Singers Perform at Spain’s Basilica de Sagrada Familia as part of Int’l Concert Tour

The 26-year old Filipino chorale group had also been invited to guest perform at the St. Blasien Cathedral, one of the largest dome cathedrals in Europe, as part of the International Music Festival at Black Forest in Baden-Württemburg, Germany.

Furthermore, the group had also performed as guest artists at the 39th Festival Internacional de Cant Coral at the Catalunya Centre in Castellbell, Spain, along with other choirs representing various countries from all over the world.

The UST Singers has bannered the Philippines in multiple international choral competitions, winning a total of 82 grand prizes since its formation in 1992. Also of note, it is the only group to win the Choir of the World-Luciano Pavarotti Grand Prize in Wales, United Kingdom twice, the first in 1995 and then the next in 2010.

Watch one of the UST Singers’ performances in the YouTube clip below:

Truly, world-class talents can go places. We congratulate the UST Singers for making history as the first Filipino group to ever perform at the Basilica de Sagrada in Spain. We hope that you continue to inspire more people, especially the youth, with your excellence and discipline in your craft, as we look forward to hearing you share your wonderful melodies to the rest of the world in the years to come! (ALSO READ: Watch: Pinoy Dance Crew in High Heels Wows America’s Got Talent 2018)

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