Sandwiched between Russia and China and spread across desert, forest, and tundra landscapes, Mongolia has a rich musical tradition that continues to be simultaneously preserved and innovated. Famed throat singers or horsehead fiddle players sometimes lend their skills to the burgeoning folk-pop genre, while Mongolian orchestras and ballerinas perform works by both European stalwarts and newer Mongolian composers. Explore these rich traditions while sharing your own in this historic and fascinating country.
Classical Movements has been organizing tours to East Asia since 1995 for groups including the for groups including the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Pacific Boychoir and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra, Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra, and Morgan State University Choir among many others. In 2017, Mongolian choir Egschligen performed at the Serenade! Choral Festival.