Promoting classical music in Nigeria concert tour with Geir Henning Braaten started out in Lagos as A piano recital by Braaten at the Unilag guest hall, University of Lagos, Akoka in 2008. It was a 2-day event.
In 2009, our promoting classical music in Nigeria concert tour started visits to Day Waterman College Abeokuta and ended with a concert and master classes in collaboration with the Hilton Hotel, the Strauss School of Music and Dance in Abuja and Norwegian Embassy Nigeria Abuja.
Our concert train went further in 2010 with another contact in Kwara state at The Thomas Adewunmi International College (TAICO) Kwara state, the University of Lagos Akoka Lagos, The Diploma School of the Mu-sical Society of Nigeria Lagos and a concert at the Hilton Hotel Abuja in collaboration with The Royal Norwegian Embassy Abuja and The Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja.
Our Promoting Classical Music in Nigeria concert tour (PCMNCT) 2011 with Geir Henning Braaten started its Journey with a –3- day visit to the Day Waterman College Abeokuta Ogun State, a master class at Musical society of Nigeria (MUSON) Diploma School a ground breaking concerts at the Agip recital hall of the MUSON centre in collaboration with the Royal Norwegian Embassy and the support of Statoil Nigeria Limited. The 2011 edition came to climax with a concert in Abuja at the Hilton Hotel in collaboration with the Royal Norwegian Embassy and the Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja.
In 2012, our Promoting Classical Music in Nigeria Concert Tour started out at DWC Abeokuta Ogun state. Our concert train visited The Thomas Adewunmi International College (TAICO) Kwara state with Prof. Braaten (Pianist), Ingrid Vetlesen (soprano) and a few other artistes. The train returned to Lagos for the concert, also we had a concert in Abuja and it ended with a one hour pre-birthday concert for. the Former President of Nigeria Chief Olusegun Obasanjo at Abeokuta Ogun State Nigeria.
In 2013, our Promoting Classical Music in Nigeria concert was in collaboration with the Korean Cultural Centre Abuja to celebrate the Seolnal day on the 7th February 2013. In 2014, our Promoting Classical Music in Nigeria concert was held in Abuja at the New Estate Baptist Church Apo.
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The Philharmonics Company is a Classical Music agency based in Nigeria aimed at promoting Classical Music and Nigerian Art Music in Nigeria, discovering young artistes, as well as encouraging the study of music in schools by organizing concerts, master classes and workshops.