The end of the Florilège Vocal de Tours, the competition with a 50-year history

Dear friends, Since it was created in 1972, the Florilège Vocal de Tours has remained the one and only international choral competition in France. This prestigious event is also one of the founding members of the European Grand Prix for choral singing, jointly organized by the similar contests of Arezzo (Italy), Debrecen (Hungary), Maribor (Slovenia), Tolosa (Spain), Tours (France) and Varna (Bulgaria). In 2022, the Florilège Vocal de Tours celebrated its 50th edition, honored with the High Patronage of the Minister of Culture. Over the years, this cultural event has widely contributed to promoting choral singing in our country. [...]

2023-03-14T13:18:46+01:0027 February 2023|Tours|

Tolosa Choral contest 2023: Applications open until May 15th

From October 31st to November 5th, we will welcome Chamber Choirs and Vocal Groups from all over world. Find the Rules and Application Form for the next 54th Tolosa Choral Contest, 2023: _______________ More about the TOLOSA CHORAL CONTEST, BASQUE COUNTRY – SPAIN: W: FB: TolosakoAbesbatzaLehiaketa TW:

2023-02-15T17:19:53+01:0015 February 2023|Tolosa|

Announcement of the 71st International Polyphonic Competition »Guido d’Arezzo«, 23-26 August 2023

The »Guido d’Arezzo« Foundation announces the 71st International Polyphonic Competition »Guido d’Arezzo«, to be held on 23-26 August 2023. The Competition is reserved to non-professional choral ensembles (see the Regulations, Art. 1), divided in two categories and respective sections: CATEGORY A - »COMPETITION« Mixed choirs (from 16 to 36 singers) Equal-voice choirs (from 16 to 36 singers) Children’s choirs (from 16 to 36 singers born after 01/09/2008; see art.6 Regulations) Vocal ensembles (from 4 to 16 singers)   CATEGORY B - »FESTIVAL« Open to all types of choral ensembles, which can register in one or more of the following [...]

2023-02-15T17:14:57+01:0015 February 2023|Arezzo|

Tours: Applications are open for 2023!

The 51st edition of the Florilège Vocal de Tours will take place from May 5th to 7th 2023. Applications are open for choirs and vocal ensembles who wish to participate in the International Competition that makes Tours, for a weekend, the Capital of Choral Singing. The deadline for sending your application is December 2nd, 2022. Good news! We offer to you the possibility to register until 10 January 2023! The competition is open to: – Category I: Choirs (mixed or equal voices) 25 to 36 singers – Category II: Vocal Ensembles (mixed or equal voices) 12 to 24 singers [...]

2022-12-15T11:25:16+01:0024 November 2022|Tours|

Sophia Chamber Choir from Ukraine has been the top winner of the 53rd Tolosa Choral Contest 2022

After more than 3,000 kilometers from Kiev to Tolosa by bus, the conductor Olexii Shamritski together with his Sophia Chamber Choir have won two awards for the best chamber choirs, in polyphony and folklore, as well as the audience award and the Kutxa Grand Prix. Through the Kutxa Award they have been nominated for the European Grand Prix for Choral Singing that will take place in the city of Debrecen (Hungary) on April 29, 2023. The Tolosa Choral Competition jury was chaired by Xabier Sarasola, accompanied by Petra Grassi from Italy, Martina Batic from Slovenia, Cesar Alejandro Carrillo from [...]

2022-11-24T17:15:50+01:003 November 2022|Tolosa|

The jury and schedule of the Tolosa Choral Contest 2022

  Tolosa Choral Contest 2022     JURY: Xabier SARASOLA, Basque Country – Spain Cesar Alejandro CARRILLO, Venezuela Martina BATIČ, Slovenia Mats NILSSON, Sweden Jordan ŠRÁMEK, USA / Czech Republic Shin-Hwa PARK, South Korea Petra GRASSI, Italy     PROGRAMME:       _______________ More about the TOLOSA CHORAL CONTEST, BASQUE COUNTRY – SPAIN: W: FB: TolosakoAbesbatzaLehiaketa TW:    

2022-11-02T18:46:50+01:0015 October 2022|Tolosa|

The competing choirs of the Tolosa Choral Contest 2022

CHILDREN CHOIRS LOS PEQUES DEL LEON DE ORO, Spain Conductor: Elena Rosso COR INFANTIL AMICS DE LA UNIÓ, Spain Conductor: Josep Vila Jover GIRLS' CHOIR OF MUSAMARI CHORAL SCHOOL, Estonia Conductor: Tiina Mee RIGA CATHEDRAL GIRLS' CHOIR TIARA, Letonia Conductor: Aira Birzina LA MUSICA CHOIR, Poland Conductor: Karolina Filipczak-Sulima ADOLF FREDRIK'S GIRLS CHOIR, Sweden Conductor: Fredrik Winberg CHAMBER CHOIRS PUNKT, Czech Republic Conductor: Anna Kolárová ST. STANISLAV GIRLS' CHOIR, Slovenia Conductor: Helena Fojkar Zupančič CORO DE CÁMARA AD LIBITUM, Spain Conductor: Francesc Gamón Olmo BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY SINGERS, USA Conductor: Andrew Crane ELLERHEIN GIRLS’ CHOIR, Estonia Conductor: Ingrid Kõrvits [...]

2022-11-02T18:26:20+01:006 October 2022|Tolosa|

The 53rd edition of the Tolosa Choral Contest: 28 October – 1 November 2022

This year we face the 53rd edition of the Tolosa Choral Contest from October 28th to November 1st. As always, we do it with great enthusiasm and receiving the children's contest again, because since 2017 we had not had the opportunity to see the smallest of the Contest at Leidor Theater. This year we will receive choirs from Estonia, Poland, Mexico, the United States, Latvia, Sweden, Ireland, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Slovenia and Valencia that will compete in Polyphony and Folklore categories. Asturias, Catalonia, Estonia, Latvia, Poland and Sweden will compete in the Children's Contest. Ticket sales from October [...]

2022-11-02T17:58:34+01:0025 September 2022|Tolosa|

GALLUS – MARIBOR, Slovenia – Application deadline approaching: 23. 9. 2022

The deadline for entries to the Gallus - Maribor International Choral Competition 2023 is 23 September 2022. We are delighted to once again invite vocal groups and choirs from all over the world. Welcome! REGISTER More about GALLUS – MARIBOR INTERNATIONAL CHORAL COMPETITION, SLOVENIA: W: FB:

2022-09-02T13:33:14+02:002 September 2022|Maribor|
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