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News from the European Choral Association — Europa Cantat
Published: Oct 29,2020

Results of the European Award for Choral Composers

The European Choral Association - Europa Cantat called upon their member organisations all over Europe to submit recently-composed pieces of choral music to be entered in an international competition. A jury comprised of internationally-renowned conductors and composers Josep Vila i Casañas (Spain), Seán Doherty (Ireland), Karin Rehnqvist (Sweden), Tadeja Vulc (Slovenia), and Ēriks Ešenvalds (Latvia) selected the following pieces for awards:

  • Category A (works a cappella): Amor, io fallo by Belgian composer Jan Van der Roost
  • Category A, Special Mention: Sanctus amor by Belgian composer Hans Helsen
  • Category B (works with accompaniment): Autumn soils by Belgian composer Maarten Van Ingelgem
  • Category B, Special Mention: How sweet the moonlight by Belgian composer Vigdis Hansa Elst 

Each awarded work will be performed in the frame of the EUROPA CANTAT Festival in Ljubljana, Slovenia, in 2021. Read the full press release here.

ICB Bulletin

Official magazine of the International Federation for Choral Music, the International Choral Bulletin is published quarterly in the four official languages of IFCM: English, French, German and Spanish. It is distributed in more than 80 countries on the five continents and is the official voice of choral music around the world.

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Global Choral Calendar

Our focus at the moment is to unite the choral calendars of international choral organisations. Meanwhile please consult the calendar of choral events published by the European Choral Association - Europa Cantat here.

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