Korean Arts Brass Band receives enthusiastic feedback from Bahraini audience

The Korean embassy, in collaboration with the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA), has organised a concert by the Korean Arts Brass Ensemble at the Cultural Hall.

Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, BACA President was present at the musical event government, along with officials, diplomatic corps and culture loving audience in the kingdom.

The Korean Ambassador to Bahrain, Hye Kwan Chung said that the band is one of the leading Brass ensembles in Korea and individually won various awards in international competitions.

Ambassador Chung shared his strong belief in the performance of the band, lauding their ability to indulge the audience senses into the glorious harmony of a brass ensemble.

The performance took the audience on a journey through original soundtracks, jazz arrangements and some K-pop music pieces. The highlight of the band’s Bahrain performance was a rendition of the famous Gulf hit song “Ma Ma’akum Khabar Zain” in collaboration with Dana Al Abdulla, a pianist from the Bahrain Defense Force Band.

“Before the show, we were told that the Bahraini audience is relatively calm and reserved. However, at the show we were surprised to see their passionate and heartwarming reactions. The active interaction with the audience made us more invigorated while playing on the stage,” The band’s team leader, Bo-min Jeong said.

Source: Bahrain News Agency