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The Shillong Chamber Choir

Western Classical | English, Hindi | 2hrs | Age 4+

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Show Starts at 8:30 PM. Doors will open at 8:00 PM

The Shillong Chamber Choir, founded in 2001 by Neil Nongkynrih is a multi-genre choir which won the reality TV show India’s Got Talent in 2010. The same year also saw the choir being awarded three gold awards at the 6th World Choir Games for Musical, Sacred, Gospel and Popular Music. They also performed at the Rashtrapati Bhavan for visiting US President Barak Obama and Michelle Obama during their state visit to India.


The choir’s versatility ranges from performances with the Vienna Chamber Orchestra and the Fitz William Quartet to collaborations with known icons like Amitabh Bachchan for the opening of Kaun Banega Crorepati season 6. The show is said to have had the highest opening in 2012 across all shows on all general entertainment channels, breaking all previous records. They have also teamed up with other recognized names like Shankar Ehsaan Loy and Usha Uthup. Their Christmas album in 2011 became the highest selling in the country for non-cinematic music.


A notable collaboration that took place on the 1st of March 2013 was seeing Neil Nongkynrih on the piano, the voices of the Shillong Chamber Choir and Ustad Zakir Hussain on tabla. The SCC has performed extensively in India and toured Europe, the UK, Canada, North America and South East Asia. The choir has also been recipients of several accolade, winners Of India’s Got Talent 2010, Forbes Magazine Persons Of The Year 2010-11, Indian Chamber Of Commerce ‘Musician Of The Year’ 2010-11, '5th Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice' in 2012 for 'promoting national integration through music', Live Quotient Award for the ‘Best Jury Find of The Year 2015’ by the Event & 𠊎ntertainment Management Association (EEMA), India. Eastern Panorama’s ‘Achievers Award’ for Music 2013.


2014 has seen the choir come together again for the Grand Premiere of Kaun Banega Crorepati 8 at Surat, Gujarat and also opening for the music launch of Shah Rukh Khan’s film ‘Happy New Year’. The year also saw the State Election Commission and the SCC come together in creating a successful music video entitled ‘Just One’.


In 2015, The Shillong Chamber Choir, the Vienna Chamber Orchestra and Mr. Amitabh Bachchan came together at the Umaid Bhavan Palace, Jodhpur for Maharaja Gaj Singh’s ‘One World Retreat’ which helped raise funds for the ‘Head Injury Foundation’.


In 2016, for the Global Citizen Festival in Mumbai, the Shillong Chamber Choir, the European Concert Orchestra and Mr Amitabh Bachchan helped open this Mega Fund Raiser which was headlined by the international band Cold Play.


Another notable event in 2016 was the celebration of Maestro Zubin Mehta’s 80th Birthday in NCPA, Mumbai where the SCC collaborated with the Children’s Choir of the Mehli Mehta Foundation and the Israeli Symphony Orchestra conducted by Neil Nongkynrih.

About the venue:

The definitive destination for performing arts in Dubai, bringing arts and music to life like never before.

Located at what’s billed as ‘the most prestigious square kilometre in the world’ in Downtown Dubai, Dubai Opera is the radiant centre of culture and arts in Dubai and the shining pearl of The Opera District.


Dubai Opera passionately embraces its role as the creative heart of the city, producing and hosting the finest, most authentic, and engaging performing arts experiences from Dubai and the world.

 

Located at what’s billed as ‘the most prestigious square kilometre in the world’, Dubai Opera is the radiant centre of culture and arts in Downtown Dubai and the shining pearl of The Opera District.


With its unique 2000-seat multi-format theatre, Dubai Opera is a definitive international destination for performing arts and world-class entertainment productions. Dubai Opera passionately embraces its role as the vibrant cultural heart of Dubai, and is committed to produce and host the finest, authentic, creative and engaging performing arts experiences from Dubai and the world.

FAQs

What is the seating plan?

You will receive your tickets with specific seat numbers. 


When will I receive the E-ticket? 

You will receive an instant confirmation upon booking. You will receive the E-ticket along with the email confirmation. 

The E-ticket with the QR Code should be printed and carried to the venue for entry. 


Are there provisions for buying food and beverages at the venue?

Yes, there are dining options in the Opera. Food and beverages are not allowed inside the theatre 


What are the entry timings and concert timings?

The gates open at 8:00 PM and the show starts at 8:30 PM. There is a host & may be one opening act before the main performance. However, these are tentative timings and BookMyShow will not be responsible for any unforeseen delays here. 


How do I gain entry to the concert?

Please carry a clear printout of your E-ticket / Email containing the QR Code for entry. Entry will be given upon scanning the QR Code at the gate to validate the ticket. If you are producing the ticket on your mobile device, we advise you to make sure you have downloaded the ticket in advance and saved it, to avoid any network connectivity issues.


Is there parking at the venue?

Yes, limited parking is available – free or paid depending on availability of free / paid parking slots. Attendees may also park at nearby authorized parking areas in Downtown Dubai. 


For seated categories, is it a free seated event?

No. Seated category ticket holders will get specific seat numbers and will have to occupy only those seats that are assigned to you.


What are the age restrictions that apply?

All attendees need to be above 4+ years' age and need tickets to attend. 

Alcohol will not be served to persons below the legal drinking age of 21. We advise patrons to carry an age proof to the venue. 


Where can I reach out for help?

You can call our UAE helpline number 042468829 (from within UAE) +971-4-2468829 (from outside UAE) or write to [email protected] 

T&C

  • Tickets once sold will not be taken back, exchanged or refunded. No requests for change of seats will also be entertained.
  • This event is for the age group 4+
  • Attendees are requested to arrive at the venue well in advance of the starting time for the concert. Gates open at 8:00 PM. 
  • Every attendee needs a ticket and there are no child tickets
  • Entry to the event is subject to validation of the ticket at the gate.  
  • Please carry a printout of your ticket bearing the QR Code/barcode or download the same on your mobile device. If produced on your mobile device, it is the buyer’s responsibility that the QR Code / Barcode is clearly visible on your device – we advise download in advance to avoid issues due to network connectivity. 
  • Please carry an identity proof to the venue (UAE driving license / Emirates ID / Passport) 
  • No outside food and beverages may be carried inside the venue.  
  • Please refrain from carrying any prohibited substances, including but not restricted to drugs, firearms, glass bottles, professional cameras and video cameras, ammunition, weapons, whistles, air horns or other such devices or explosive material to the venue. If banned substances are found on a person, the venue reserves the right to evict the bearer from the event without any compensation and also initiate proceedings as required by law.
  • Backpacks and I-Pads, tablets, laptops, professional cameras, recording devices, selfie sticks are not permitted at the venue.
  • Strollers, prams and baby capsules are not allowed at the venue.  
  • Please carry valid identity/age proof at the venue. For overseas travellers, please keep the passport and visa handy.
  • Purchasers will be responsible for making their own arrangements for travel till the venue and stay if applicable
  • BookMyShow will not be responsible for any change programme schedule due to unforeseen circumstances. 
  • Alcohol, will not be served to individuals below 21 years of age, irrespective of the category of ticket booked. The bartender may request age proof before serving alcohol. Underage attendees may please be advised accordingly. 
  • Pets are not allowed at the venue. 
  • Ticket prices may be subject to change, BookMyShow will not allow any refunds to prior purchasers for any subsequent reduction in ticket prices on account of sales or promotions.
  • Dubai Opera is a strictly no smoking venue (including E-cigarettes and vaping devices) – patrons may only use the designated smoking area. 
  • For any enquiries call +971-4-2468829 or email [email protected]