SUMMA CUM LAUDE INTERNATIONAL YOUTH MUSIC FESTIVAL
5 - 10 July 2019
All inclusive tour that offers unparalleled experiences to choirs for performance and growth opportunities in the beautiful Vienna, Austria from 5 -10 July 2019. Performances in breathtaking venues and opportunities to network in the biggest Youth Music Festival in the world.
Opening ceremony in St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna
Two workshops at the University of Music in Vienna and one additional lecture
Two additional concerts in and around Vienna
Competition only: one performance before the jury in the Golden Hall of the Musikverein or in the Great Hall of the Konzerthausand possibly (the best groups only as selected by the jury) a performance during the Gala Winners’ concert in the Golden Hall of the Musikverein or in the Great Hall of the Konzerthaus
Celebration only: one performance in the Golden Hall of the Musikverein or in the Great Hall of the Konzerthaus
We offer three tour options that each offer incredible value:
- Vienna SCL Festival only (5 nights)
- Salzburg (2 nights concert in the Great Hall of the Mozarteum) + Vienna SCL Festival (5 nights)
- Salzburg (2 nights concert in the Great Hall of the Mozarteum) + Vienna SCL Festival (5 nights) + Prague (2 nights concert in the famous Smetana Hall)
- Diplomas for every participant for the workshops attended at the University of Music
- Online presentation of the biography of the group and the exact Festival program
- Printed Festival program for every participant and conductor
- Participation certificates for every group and every participant
GRAND PRIX OF NATIONS
3-10 August 2019
Choirs that have 870 or more points on the current
MUSICA MUNDI World Ranking List (List available at Interkultur.com)
Choirs worldwide that have been awarded a Gold Medal with
at least 85.00 points at the World Choir Games since 2014
Choirs that have been awarded a Golden Diploma with at least 23.00 points at the INTERKULTUR choir competitions since 2014
Choirs that have received a recommendation diploma for the
Grand Prix of Nations in a previous INTERKULTUR event
Choirs that have received a 1st, 2nd or 3rd prize in national or
international choir competitions, or an evaluation comparable to the
Golden Diploma of the INTERKULTUR choir competitions since 2014
(The competition must be recognized by the Artistic Committee and
a copy of the certificate must be submitted with the registration.)
Choirs that have been delegated by national and provincial cultural
ministries or national and provincial choral associations. (An official letter
of delegation must be submitted with the registration.)
Choirs that have been delegated by a member of the
World Choir Council
Choirs that have qualified for the Grand Prix of Nations in the Open
Competition with a golden diploma with at least 23.00 points
WHAT AWARDS ARE THERE?
1. “WINNER OF THE GRAND PRIX OF NATIONS GOTHENBURG 2019” in each category
2. Bronze, silver and gold medals according to the international 100 point evaluation system of INTERKULTUR
19-22 September 2019
Competition entries closes 31 May 2019.
The Jury, composed by renowned conductors and composers from all the world include musician such as Ko Matsushita, Ēriks Ešenvalds, Vytautas Miskinis, Javier Busto, Fabio Pecci, Ivo Antognini.
Non-refundable application fee of 200 Euros on acceptance for the first category chosen and 100 Euros for every additional category (for each choir and for each category chosen.
Specific repertoire prescriptions for each class of participation.
Event package include accommodation package of three (3) nights minimum. The package includes hotel accommodation in B&B, half board or full board, the entrance to all the events organized during the event (concerts, competitions) and the possibility to take advantage of all the discounts offered by our partners (museums, leisure parks, restaurants…)
WHAT AWARDS ARE THERE?
The winner of the Grand Prix will receive 5,000 Euros and the medal of the President of the Italian Republic, if given again. The winner of category D will receive 1,000 Euros and winners of categories ...
CCNF CHOIRS CONNECT:
3-7 October 2019
Highlight end to the CHORAL CELEBRATION NETWORK annual events
Concerts will take place in Lyric Theatre at Gold Reef City
Up to 550 singers can participate
Mostly choirs but limited individual singers with proven choral experience can register
Sight seeing will be in and around Soweto and Lion Park
Event include rehearsal sessions, outreach visits, sight seeing in the area as well as a workshop with the Soweto Gospel Choir on performing Gospel Music
The Soweto Gospel Choir will be the anchor choir for this event
Two full concerts will be presented: Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon.
The Sunday morning will be a special Mass for Peace in the Regina Mundi Church in Soweto
This premiere Choirs Connect Festival is part of a 2 series event. The Choirs Connect Gospel festival engage choirs and singers, both locally and internationally, in gospel choral music, the most popular genre in South Africa. We combine amateur singers with professional groups to stimulate development in a fun collaborative way with a distinct tourism angle to experience the area.
Choirs Connect: Gospel Premiere Event
Soweto over first weekend of October annually
Date: 3 –7 October 2019
2019 Professional Group: Grammy winners the Soweto Gospel Choir
17-20 October 2019
A non-refundable application fee of 200 Euros for the first category chosen and 100 Euros for every additional category (for each choir and for each category chosen)
I warmly invite your choir to the only choral competition that really takes part In Venice.
You will sing at the beautiful 'Auditorium Santo Margherita and at the Church of 'St. Salvador'.
And if you are the lucky winners of the Grand Prix you will have the honor to sing the Sunday
Moss at the beovtiful 'Basillica dei Frari'.
Do come to Venice to enjoy the Claudio Monteverdi Choral Competition'
Dr Andrea Angelini
18th October 2018 (Church of San Giovanni e Paolo)
Evening: Non competitive concert with all participating choirs at 20:00
19th October 2018 (Church of San Stae)
Afternoon: Category E, Sacred Music (Mixed Adult’s, Equal Voices Adult’s, Children’s and Youth Choirs)
20th October 2018(Church of San Pietro di Castello)
Morning: Category B, ‘Mixed Adult’s Choirs’ and ‘Equal Voices Adult’s Choirs’
Afternoon: Category A, ‘Children and Youth Choirs’
Evening: Category X, ‘Grand Prix Competition’ – Awarding Ceremony
21st October 2018 (The Church of Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari)
Morning: Holy Mass at the Church of Frari sung by the winning choir of Category X, the Grand Prix
XIV INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
OF ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS MUSIC
5-8 December 2019
The non-refundable registration fee of a choir: 1 contest category makes 200EUR, each next one contest category makes 150EUR. For participation in the festival without participation in the competition 100EUR.
Pre/post tour in Slovenia.
Pre/post tour to Vienna and/or German Christmas markets
5th December 2019
7 pm: Opening concert of participating choirs, Jesuit Church
6th December 2019
6 pm: Choir performances on the Christmas market stage, Main Square
7 pm: Advent concert of the participating choirs, Jesuit Church
7th December 2019
9 am -2 pm: Competition in the individual categories, Mirror Hall of the Primatial Palace
4:30 pm: Results announcement, Main Square
5 pm: Choir performances on the Christmas market stage, Main Square
7 pm: Dinner reception for choir leaders
8th December 2019
In the morning: performance of choirs during the Holy Masses in Bratislava churches (optional, if requested by a choir)