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The 52nd Tolosa Choral Competition 2020 – CANCELLED

Dear Friends, The time has come when we must make a decision about whether or not to carry out the 52nd Tolosa Choral Competition (planned for 29. 10.–1. 11. 2020). After analysing the situation, and being informed by the health and government institutions, we have concluded that there are no guarantees that between now and October there will be a resurgence of the virus, with the consequent closure of borders and "quarantines", both in Spain and on the return, in the countries of origin of the choirs. To this we should add the difficulty for the choirs to recover [...]

2020-06-30T16:25:06+00:0030 June 2020|Tolosa|

68° International Choral Competition Guido d’Arezzo 2020

Important Notice! Due to the serious health situation that has affected our country and much of the world, a situation in which developments are not yet predictable, this Foundation communicates that any decision regarding the real possibility of carrying out the Competition will be taken as soon as possible, in accordance with the examination of the progress of the infection. For the moment, registrations will remain open until the deadline set by the competition notice (April 15th next). We would encourage you to continue in registering to our Competition with expressions of interest or intention to participate, as this will [...]

2020-06-30T15:51:19+00:0028 March 2020|Arezzo|

The Béla Bartók International Choir Competition Debrecen 2020 – CANCELLED

The Municipality of Debrecen together with the management of the Béla Bartók International Choir Competition had to make the unavoidable decision to cancel this year's event planned to be held between 8-12th July 2020 in Debrecen, Hungary. We would like to offer all choirs who have been selected for the 2020 competition, to qualify automatically for the next event which will be organized in July 2022  (BBCC is held bi-annually). Applications will be open as early as March 2021. About the new date and the location of the postponed EGP final we will inform you later, after the collective decision [...]

2020-06-30T15:55:29+00:0020 March 2020|Debrecen|

The Florilège Vocal de Tours 2020 CANCELLED

Dear friends, the sanitary situation of today forces us to cancel the 49th edition of the Florilège Vocal de Tours which would have taken place next May 29th to 31st. We deeply regret to have to take this decision with serious consequences for our organization, but it is a case of force majeure and we must face the situation as part of citizenship, with responsibility. We will let you know about the dealing of any consequence that this cancelling will have for you and for our organization. As of now, take good care of yourself and your loved ones. [...]

2020-06-30T15:49:26+00:0017 March 2020|Tours|

Finalists of the European Grand Prix 2020 in Debrecen

The next European Grand Prix of Choral Singing will be held in Debrecen (Hungary) on July 8th. Five choirs, winners of the five competitions held in 2019, will compete in the competition that will take place at Kölcsey Convention Centre at 7 p.m. The following choirs will participate at this great event to achieve the world known European Grand Prix Prize: Jāzeps Vitols Latvian Music Academy Mixed Choir (Riga, Latvia) Conductor Jānis Ozols Winner of International Choir Competition Gallus – Maribor 2019. MARIBOR, SLOVENIA   Good Hope School Choir Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China) Conductor Melody Tang Winner of [...]

2020-02-27T21:13:24+00:0027 February 2020|Tolosa|

16 choirs from 11 different countries and more than 70 concerts during the 51st edition of the Tolosa Choral Contest

At the last 51st edition of the Tolosa Choral Contest the organization is satisfied for the great success of attendance and participation, not only in the competition venues but also in the more than 70 concerts organized during the competition. In the artistic chapter, it has been a huge success with the participation of 16 choirs from 11 different countries. The jury ratings were very high and only small details were those that put the winner choirs ahead. The proposals of the choirs were very different among them, often depending on their different origins, and clearly show the enormous [...]

2020-02-27T20:16:30+00:004 November 2019|Tolosa|

The winner of 31st EGP 2019 – Youth Choir »Kamēr…« from Latvia

We have the winner of the 31st European Grand Prix for Choral Singing 2019 that was held last night in Arezzo, Italy! Congratulations to the Youth Choir »Kamēr…« from Riga, Latvia, and the conductor Aivis Greters (last year's winner of the Tolosa Choral Competition). The five participating choirs have offered performances of the highest quality making the 31st edition unforgettable. Congratulations to all! Other finalists were: - Imusicapella Chamber Choir, Conductor Tristan Ignacio (Imus City, Cavite Province, Philippines), winner of the International May Choir Competition 2018, VARNA, BULGARIA, and the Tours Vocal Competition 2018, Tours, France; - Somnium Ensemble, Conductor [...]

2019-08-25T02:26:52+00:0025 August 2019|Arezzo|

Padjadjaran University Choir is the winner of Arezzo 2019

Congratulations to the Padjadjaran University Choir and conductor Arvin Zeinullah from Bandung (Indonesia) on winning the 67th International Choral Competition Arezzo 2019. We wish the Arezzo winner all the best at the European Grand Prix for Choral singing finale 2020 in Debrecen, Hungary.   AREZZO W: https://www.polifonico.org/en FB: https://www.facebook.com/PolifonicoArezzo/      

2019-09-02T22:41:09+00:0025 August 2019|Arezzo|

EGP final 2019 in Arezzo – finalists

European Grand Prix for Choral Singing Final 2019 will be held on 24 August 2019 at 9 p.m. in the Church Santa Maria della Pieve, Arezzo. The entrance is free. Finalists: Imusicapella Chamber Choir, Conductor Tristan Ignacio (Imus City, Cavite Province, Philippines) Winner of the International May Choir Competition 2018 VARNA, BULGARIA and the Tours Vocal Competition 2018 TOURS, FRANCE Somnium Ensemble, Conductor Tatu Erkkilä (Helsinki, Finland) Second place* at the Tours Vocal Competition 2018 TOURS, FRANCE *Since the winner of Tours, Imusicapella Chamber Choir, already won the Grand Prix in Varna, the second choir at the [...]

2019-08-25T01:30:34+00:007 August 2019|Arezzo|

Selected choirs for the 51st Tolosa Choral Contest – Tolosa, Basque Country, Spain

25 choirs applied this year for the next 51st Tolosa Choral Contest. After a rigorous selection the artistic committee has selected 10 chamber choirs and 6 vocal groups to compete at the competition which will be held from October 31st to November 3rd, 2019. These are the selected choirs:   SELECTED CHOIRS for the 51st Tolosa Choral Contest – Tolosa, Basque Country, Spain October 31st – November 3rd, 2019 CHAMBER CHOIRS AURUM (SPAIN) BATAVIA MADRIGAL SINGERS (INDONESIA) BEL CANTO VILNIUS (LITHUANIA) CHÔR 441Hz (POLAND) COLLEGIUM MUSICUM BERLIN CHAMBER CHOIR (GERMANY) CONSOLATIO CHOIR UNIVERSITAS SUMATERA UTARA (INDONESIA) CORO GAOS (SPAIN) [...]

2019-08-23T17:11:50+00:0012 June 2019|Tolosa|
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