Only one week untill The 15th International Choral Competition Gallus – Maribor 2019 begins! All the information about the competition rules, schedule, choirs and their programmes, jury etc. is also available in the programme booklet.
Two weeks from today The 15th International Choral Competition Gallus – Maribor 2019 will take place in Maribor, Slovenia. 3 vocal groups, 2 choirs of equal voices and 8 mixed choirs from Basque Country/Spain, Germany, Hong Kong/China, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Russia, Slovenia and USA will participate. Each will present opening, compulsory and free program. Choirs with five top scores will than perform for the Grand Prix and participation at the European Grand prix for choral singing finale in Debrecen, Hungary, in July 2020. Radio Slovenia will broadcast live the finale on Sunday, 14th April at 11.00. [...]
Applications for the 51st Tolosa choral contest are open. Please find the rules and application form at https://www.cittolosa.com/en/choral-contest/competition-rules/. Closing date is May 15th. Promo video: https://youtu.be/nIztcLpOSw8
We are delighted to announce the selected choirs for the 48th Florilège Vocal de Tours! Batavia Madrigal Singers - Jakarta - Indonesia Mixed choir SŌLA of the Latvian Academy of Culture - Riga - Latvia Coro UNAB Colombia - Bucaramanga - Colombia E STuudio Youth Choir - Tartu - Estonia «El León de Oro» - Luanco - Spain Kór Langholtskirkju - Reykjavic - Iceland Vocal Ensemble BREVIS - Osijek - Croatia Ženski komorni zbor ČarniCe - Ljubljana - Slovenia Good luck to all of you!
The organization is satisfied for the great success of attendance, with all the sessions in competition sold out within a few hours of putting the tickets on sale. Among the public, as well as Basques, there were people not only from all over Spain but also people who came from the Philippines, France, Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, Italy, Portugal, etc. In the artistic chapter, it has been a huge success with the most spectacular participation in the history of the competition. The jury ratings were very high, not only for the four choirs ranked first, but for all the others. [...]
Wednesday, 31 November At 19:30, in the Leidor Theatre, Opening Concert by: “Vokalna Akademija Ljubljana”, Breda Zakotnik (piano), Martina Burger (soprano), Aco Aleksander Bišćević (tenor), Tine Bec, Teja Udovic Kovacic (accordion), Urša Kržič (cello), Stojan Kuret (Conductor) Thursday, 1 November At 16:00, in the Leidor Theatre, 1st performance of the choirs participating in the 50 Tolosa Choral Contest. At 19:30, in the Leidor Theatre, 2nd performance of the choirs participating in the 50 Tolosa Choral Contest. Friday, 2 November At 19:00, in the Leidor Theatre, 3rd performance of the choirs participating in the 50 Tolosa Choral Contest. Saturday, 3 [...]
In 2018 the Tolosa Choral Contest - one of the oldest choir competitions in Europe - is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To celebrate this anniversary, we would like to organize a special contest bringing together some of those choirs and artistic personalities that left an indelible memory in previous years. Tolosa 2018 full programme:
The winner of the Arezzo 2018 is the University of the Philippines Singing Ambassadors, conductor Edgardo L. Manguiat, from Quezon City, Philippines. Congratulations! You can find all the results here. Enter the Arezzo competition website >>
The choir is the University of Houston’s premiere large choral ensemble, which consists primarily of undergraduate students. During the school year, Chorale sings 10 - 12 performances, with a repertoire from very early to recently-composed music. Chorale singers are busy making and directing music outside of the ensemble as well. Many Chorale singers are also active in the University of Houston's excellent opera program and many serve as staff singers in local church choirs. Dr. Betsy Cook Weber is Professor of Music and Director of Choral Studies. She is also active internationally as a conductor and lecturer. In 2013, [...]
In 2017, a documentary has been filmed during the 3 days of the Florilège Vocal de Tours. The final cut is now available on YouTube. If you still don’t know what the Florilège Vocal is about, it is your chance to hear it from the organization, the choirs and the public! View it here: Enter the competition website >>