Nov

10

World Choral Composers, Don’t Miss the Application Deadline

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of the THIRD IFCM INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR CHORAL COMPOSITION

The Competition is dedicated to choral compositions a cappella (SATB or divided into as many as eight parts, SSAATTBB) with a maximum duration of 5 minutes, specifically for medium to advanced youth choirs. The entry fee is only US$25.00!

First Prize: 5,000 USD, IFCM Awards Certificate and plaque
Second Prize: 2,500 USD, IFCM Awards Certificate and plaque
Third Prize: 1,000 USD, IFCM Awards Certificate and plaque

Entries must arrive by the entry form no later than 1st December 2017.

Download the application form on https://goo.gl/fyfHpe

Contact: Andrea Angelini, aangelini@ifcm.net

Nov

09

2017 World Choral Day on December 10

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Initiated in 1990 by composer and conductor Alberto Grau, the World Choral Day is celebrated by millions of singers all around the world. Join them to celebrate it on or around December 10 and sing for humanity, peace, freedom, equality, solidarity understanding and Integration.

Make your voices heard worldwide.

Download the Proclamation: http://www.worldchoralday.org/pdf/Proclamation.pdf

Download the WCD logo: here

Register on: http://www.worldchoralday.org/events/subscription

Contact: project.manager@worldchoralday.org

Nov

07

Perpetual Light: The Requiems of Mozart and Duruflé

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19. 2018 at 7:00 PM
Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall
Perpetual Light: The Requiems of Mozart and Duruflé

 

Maestro Jean-Sébastien Vallée, Head of Choral Studies at McGill University, leads the Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Choir representing five countries in Maurice Duruflés greatest choral masterpiece, Requiem, Op. 9. DCINY Conductor James Meaders conducts Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s legendary Requiem with choir and orchestra.

 

PROGRAM:
MOZART: Requiem, K. 626
DURUFLÉ: Requiem, Op. 9

 

PERFORMERS:
Jean-Sébastien Vallée, Guest Conductor
James M. Meaders, DCINY Conductor
Featuring Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Distinguished Concerts Singers International

 

Tickets $20-$100!
On Sale Now!
Visit CarnegieHall.org or call 212-247-7800
Box Office: 57th Street and Seventh Avenue
Senior and Student Discounts Available at the Box Office with ID

For Group Tickets, VIP Packages, Discounts, and More, e-mail boxoffice@DCINY.org

Ticket Buying Link: https://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2018/2/19/0700/PM/Distinguished-Concerts-Orchestra-and-Distinguished-Concerts-Singers-International/

Nov

03

The Music of Sir Karl Jenkins: A DCINY Tenth Anniversary Celebration

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MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2018 at 7:00 PM
Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall
The Music of Sir Karl Jenkins: A DCINY Tenth Anniversary Celebration

DCINY honors UK composer Sir Karl Jenkins with an evening comprised of both new and lauded compositions by the honoree. The program includes Sing! The Music was Given, a new work commissioned for DCINY’s 10th Anniversary, and The Armed Man, which is presented with film. The performance is conducted by Jonathan Griffith, DCINY Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, and features Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Distinguished Concerts Singers International.

PROGRAM:
ALL-KARL JENKINS PROGRAM
KARL JENKINS: The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace (with film)
KARL JENKINS – Sing! The Music was Given (New Work Premiere; Commissioned by DCINY Premiere Project)

PERFORMERS:
Jonathan Griffith, DCINY Artistic Director and Principal Conductor
Sir Karl Jenkins, DCINY Composer-in-Residence
Featuring Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Distinguished Concerts Singers International

Tickets $20-$100!
On Sale Now!
Visit CarnegieHall.org or call 212-247-7800
Box Office: 57th Street and Seventh Avenue
Senior and Student Discounts Available at the Box Office with […]

Nov

03

DCINY Celebrates 10th Anniversary Season

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PRODUCING OVER FIFTEEN EXCITING CONCERTS INCLUDING WORLD PREMIERES BY SIR KARL JENKINS, ERIC WHITACRE, THE KING’S SINGERS
MAESTRO JONATHAN GRIFFITH CONDUCTS A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE OF CARL ORFF’S CARMINA BURANA

 

THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON BEGINS JANUARY 15, 2018
NEW YORK, NY (November TBD, 2017) — Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY), a much-honored presenter of world-class concerts, announces its 10th anniversary season by staging over 15 exceptional concerts, consisting of the world premiere of a new work by celebrated Welsh composer Sir Karl Jenkins, an a cappella performance led by Deke Sharon from the Pitch Perfect movie franchise, two Eric Whitacre concerts bringing together over 1000 singers from around the world, and a reunion concert featuring the British a cappella ensemble The King’s Singers. A special highlight of the season is Maestro Jonathan Griffith conducting a performance of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana. Francisco J. Núñez and Cristian Grases will present two world premieres for […]

Oct

31

12th World Symposium on Choral Music (WSCM2020)

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KIA ORA KOUTOU
GREETINGS FROM AOTEAROA NEW ZEALAND

We have just passed 1000 Days to Go until the WSCM2020 opens in Auckland! Plenty of time for you to plan the trip you’ve been dreaming of for ages, to beautiful Aotearoa New Zealand. Now is the time to head to our website at wscm2020.com and sign up for further information. You will also go in the draw for one of three amazing side-trips from Auckland – to Hobbiton, or to Rotorua or to Waiheke Island (pictured).

We will be updating the site regularly, and you can also stay in contact with us through the Facebook page – click here for that link. Please share with your colleagues and choral friends, spread the word and keep in touch with us! We’d love to hear from you. Remember – if you and your friends have been looking for a reason to visit New Zealand here’s the perfect […]

Oct

31

17th Venezia in Musica International Choir Festival & Competition – October 25-28, 2018 (Sacile & Venice, Italy)

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Based on the long-lasting partnership with locals, meeting music will host Venezia in Musica in lovely surroundings, in Sacile. In the past few years always worth to see it and visit there for Friendship Concerts, now you can attend to the autumn edition of this event.

Enjoy your time and be charmed by personal hospitality of the region, make your personal wonderful musical experience as well and meet with other singers from around the world.

Don’t hesitate to register for 17th Venezia in Musica!

 

Deadline for registration: May 15, 2018

Early Bird deadline: March 31, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfAPk1KA6II

 

For further information please contact:

meeting music

Konrad Adenauer Str. 36

35415 Pohlheim

Germany

tel: +49 6403 9784225

info@meeting-music.com

www.meeting-music.com

Oct

31

Sing Berlin! International Choir Festival and Competition – July 4-8, 2018 (Berlin, Italy)

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Based on a vivid and good connection with local choirs meeting music will start something new in Germany’s capital in cooperation with Georg-Friedrich-Händel – Gymnasium, Berlin. In a brand new, stunning music hall of the Gymnasium, we launch our next project, called Sing Berlin!

We’re looking forward to welcome you at the 1st edition of Sing Berlin! International Choir Festival & Competition Berlin, Germany, July 4 – 8, 2018!

Give a chance to sing next year in a brand new, stunning music hall of the Gymnasium, in the Small Händel Philharmony, also known as Gold nugget. We are really excited to meet you there!

Deadline for registration: January 31, 2018

Early Bird deadline: November 30, 2017

 

For further information please contact:

meeting music
Konrad Adenauer Str. 36
35415 Pohlheim
Germany

tel: +49 6403 9784225
info@meeting-music.com
www.meeting-music.com

Oct

30

News from the European Choral Association – Europa Cantat (ECA-EC)

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REMINDER: 27 July – 5 August – EUROPA CANTAT XX in Tallinn, apply before 31 December 2017!

In October over 100 participants gathered in Tallinn, Estonia, for the 2017 General Assembly and “Sing Outside the Box” conference, an intense week-end of exchanges, discoveries, networking and fun! Now we are looking ahead to the next major events of the following years:

15-18 November 2018 > Second “Sing Outside the Box” conference in Cappadocia, Turkey
2020 > EUROPA CANTAT junior in Vilnius, Lithuania
2021 > EUROPA CANTAT Festival XXI in Ljubljana, Slovenia
Check our website to find out the latest news!

Oct

30

Choral Canada: Podium on the Edge, Singing from Sea to Sea to Sea

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You are invited!!! Join us for PODIUM on the EDGE: Singing from Sea to Sea to Sea, Canada’s biennial choral conference & festival. Set to take place June 29 – July 3 2018 in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador, the conference and festival provides unique opportunities for exploring and celebrating the choral art through performances, national-international keynote presentations, interest sessions, lecture-recitals, conducting masterclasses, workshops and reading sessions for conductors, choral ensembles, administrators, students and choral enthusiasts.

Podium 2018 presents an exciting and diverse program of choral performances. Seven Spotlight concerts feature an exceptional roster of choral ensembles from across Canada and five Highlight concerts feature an Opening Gala with Newfoundland and Labrador choirs; featured a cappella ensemble Solala (from Sweden) and a performance of Ēriks Ešenvalds’ Nordic Light with the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra; Equals on the Edge with Canada’s premier equal voice choirs, and a Canada Day performance of the National […]