The Florilège Vocal de Tours will celebrate in 2022 its 50th edition! For this occasion, we will host our traditional International competition for choral singing (applications are open for international choirs until November 15th 2021) and the European Grand Prix for choral singing! We are thrilled to announce that, in addition to these wonderful competitions, we will offer high quality concerts and workshops. Please refer to our website (https://florilegevocal.com) and our Facebook page for updates about our event.
EGP FINALISTS 2022 WINNER OF NAME COUNTRY CONDUCTOR Arezzo Padjadjaran University Choir Indonesia (Bandung) Arvin Zeinullah Maribor Jazepa Vitola Latvijas Muzikas Akademijas Jauktais KorisJāzeps Vitols Latvian Music Academy Mixed Choir Latvia (Riga) Jānis Ozols Tolosa Batavia Madrigal Singers Indonesia (Jakarta) Avip Priatna Tours Choir SŌLA of the Latvian academy of Culture Latvia (Riga) Kaspars Adamsons Varna Good Hope School Girls' Choir Hong Kong Melody Tang Florilège Vocal de Tours 2022 The Florilège Vocal de Tours will celebrate in 2022 its 50th edition! For this occasion, we will host our traditional International competition for choral singing (applications [...]
29 October – 1 November 2021 In 2021 the Tolosa Choral Contest will celebrate its 52nd edition. Yes, suddenly we became one of the oldest choir competitions in Europe! After a year off, we are coming strong. Conditioned by the health situation, after the Festival in 2020, this year we will have an international competition with chamber choirs. United States, Hungary, Latvia, local groups ... In addition, there will be an international festival with choirs from Sweden, Ireland, Germany ... It has been a huge job, but once again we will have high-level local and international choirs in Tolosa. We will enjoy. You will [...]
20-28 August 2021 Concerts, conventions, interviews, masterclasses, seminars with important Italian and foreign guests. Josquin Day on August 27 with CUT CIRCLE, DE LABYRINTO, ODHECATON, UT and an International conference dedicated to Josquin Desprez and Philippe de Monte. Masterclasses: Burak Onur Erdem, Gary Graden, @TAG, Ragnar Rasmussen, Alexander M. Schweitzer Registrationa are open, write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]