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For the disabled

The Calicantus Choir performs every year in institutions for the disabled.

Concerts are an opportunity for exchange and enrichment for everyone, since music is a privileged channel of contact between human beings.

from 1997 to 2017
  • 10 March 2017: Concerto Sala Sopracenerina Locarno as part of the traveling photographic exhibition in support of the League against Cancer23 September 2016: Concerto Chiesa Parish Church Minusio in support of the Beogo Association for Burkina Faso

    28 February 2015: Concert with La Vos da Locarno Church College Papio Ascona. In favor of the Association at the Hospital playing Locarno

    21 December 2014: Christmas concert in support of Médecins Sans Frontières for childcare projects in Sierra Leone and Liberia

    15 December 2013: Christmas concert in support of Médecins du Monde-Suisse

    4 October 2013: Concert in support of the Associazione All’ Ospedale All’ Ospedale All’ Ospedale Locarno’s pediatric ward. In common with Vos da Locarno – Minusio parish church

    8 December 2012: Christmas Concert in support of the Dolpo Association – Church of San Francesco, Locarno

    5, 21 and 26 April 2012: Three concerts in support of Nouvelle Planète, for the construction of water wells in Uganda – Ascona City Council Hall, Minusio Middle School, Tenero parish Church.

    2 April 2011: Concert in support of the Ticino-Chile Association for the Earthquake in Chile – Church of Tesserete

    11 and 12 December 2010: Concert in support of Swiss Cancer Research – Church Papal College of Ascona

    8 December 2010: Concert in support of Kam for Sud – Church of Brissago

    22 April 2010: Concert in support of the Association Zaza Madagascar – Sala Sopracenerina Locarno

    26 March 2010: Concert for elementary school Kula Mountain in Dolpo, Nepal; with these proceeds Calicantus contributed to the construction of a classroom for primary schools – Church of Maggia.

    26 February 2010: Beneficial concert in support of the “Gloria Dei Chamber Singers” choir in Pangasinan, Philippines, after the 2009 floods in the Philippines; with these proceeds Calicantus contributed to the reconstruction of the rehearsal room of this youth choir – Parish Church of Bioggio.

    12 and 13 December 2009: Christmas concerts in support of the Swiss Cancer Research Foundation – Church Papal College of Ascona

    4 December 2009: concert in support of the Africa Group by A. Poncini – Chiesa di Giubiasco

    17 May 2009: Charity concert in support of the Theodora Foundation – Market Covered Gordola

    13 – 18 April 2009 Tour de Suisse “Music at the service of the heart” in support of Médecins Sans Frontières

    30 November 2007: Concert for the Parkinson Association Switzerland – Bioggio parish church

    12 October 2007: Concert for the international organisation Médecins Sans Frontières – Sala Sopracenerina Locarno

    2 June 2007: End of year concert in support of the Uganda Mission for the orphanage of Don Michiel Demets and Sister Ginetta – Papio Ascona College Church

    26 January 2007: Concert in support of the Association Casa dosCurumins, Brazil – Sala Sopracenerina Locarno

    24 November 2006: Concert in support of the Medical Aid Association in Central America (AMCA) – Chiesa Collegio Papio Ascona

    12 May 2006: Concert in support of the Association Bolivia-Ticino – Ascona

    2 December 2005: Concert with the choir Vos da Locarno in favor of the Christian Mission in Chad of Don Farine – Ascona

    30 April 2005: Concert with the Clairière choir in support of Soroptimist International – Ascona

    22 October 2004: Concert in support of the Kanta Bopa Hospital in Cambodia, Medecins Sans Frontières and the Rainbow Children’s Association in Beslan – Ascona.

    23 April 2004: Concert with the Brazilian choir “Voices of Hope” in support of the Association Friends of Children of Bairro da Juventude in Brazil – Locarno.

    6 February 2004: Concert in support of the Fondazione Informatica per la promozione della persona disabile nell’ ambito dell’ 80° della Federazione Ticinese delle Società di Canto FTSC – Ascona

    25 August 2003: Concert in support of CBM (Christian Mission against blindness in the Third World) Basilique Notre Dame du Valentin – Lausanne

    24 August 2003: Concert in support of CBM Collège St. Michel Collège – Fribourg

    3 May 2003: Concert in support of Terre des Hommes with Czech choir Motyli Sumperk – Lugano

    30 March 2003: Concert in support of CBM – Ascona

    30 November 2002: Concert in support of CBM in the Dreikönigskirche Church – Zurich

    10 May 2002: Concert in support of the Casa Faro di Maggia with the main choir, the male chorus “Liederkranz” and the tenor Ottavio Palmieri – Locarno.

    1 March 2002: Concert in support of CBM, Chiesa Notre Dame – Neuchâtel

    11 May 2001: Concert in support of CBM for the earthquake in India – Massagno

    23 December 1999: Concert in support of the solidarity chain for UNICEF – Lugano

    3 October 1998: Concert with the choir’ Vos di Locarno’ in support of a Romanian orphanage – Locarno

    11 June 1998: Concert for SWISSAID “Palais du Monde” – Locarno

    30 August 1997: Concert for flood damage in Moravia Czech Republic – Muralto

    18 April 1997: Charity concert for direct aid in Africa – Locarno

    1 June 1996: Concert in support of “Terre des Hommes” national musical day – Ascona

Mille anime una melodia. La musica non fa distinzioni, tanti la cantano, tanti la ascoltano, tanti la suonano, tutti la vivono.

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Coro Calicantus

When I sing with the choir, I feel as if I were an energy that unites all of us.
It makes us all feel that we belong to a group.

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