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Capitals AIYF International Evening of Song

Posted: 3rd August 2016

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Capital Document Solutions are sponsoring the International Evening of Song on Thursday 4th August, with Ze’irey Afula and the Madison Youth Choir, at one of the world’s biggest celebrations of youth arts – the Aberdeen International Youth Festival.

Come along on Thursday 4th August, at 7.30pm in the ACT Aberdeen, to be entertained by Ze’irey Afula, the Madison Youth Choir plus local guests in a celebration of musical styles from around the world. Audiences can expect a varied repertoire of traditional song, contemporary favourites and big classical sounds.

There are 8 days of top class performances from across Scotland and the rest of the world – click below to have a look at the programme for 2016. AIYF began its life as a classical music festival in Switzerland in the 1960s and moved to Aberdeen in 1973, where orchestras and chamber musicians from across Europe gathered to perform and collaborate in a festival environment.

Today AIYF brings you the very best in international culture and the performing arts, theatre, dance, world music, opera, orchestras and jazz and continues its commitment to nurture and develop artistic and creative talent by providing world class venues for young people to perform inside.Over the years AIYF has hosted more than 25,000 young people from around the world, making it one of the biggest and most successful gatherings of youth talent held anywhere. Stewart Aitken, Chief Executive Officer and artistic director of AIYF, said: “We’re delighted that Capital Document Solutions has continued its support for this year’s festival. It is thanks to their support and that of other companies that we are able to provide a programme of such top class performers each year.”

Tom Flockhart, Founder and Managing Director of Capital Document Solutions, said: “We have sponsored a performance at the AIYF every year since 2009 and we are very much looking forward to this concert. We are very proud to be associated with such talented individuals. It is good to see the programme continue to go from strength to strength.” Established in 1979, Capital Document Solutions is Scotland’s largest independent supplier of office equipment and document solutions. It provides photocopiers, printers, scanners and software solutions with comprehensive national maintenance and training support to businesses and organisations in the public, private and voluntary sectors.
Capital Document Solutions employs over 200 people across Scotland, including Aberdeen, Inverness, Shetland, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Details and image courtesy of Aberdeen International Youth Festival

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