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15th International Chamber Choir Competition Marktoberdorf 2017

Announcement of results

It was no easy task for the juries. Please find and download the list of results here:

15th international Chamber Choir Competition Marktoberdorf 2017 - list of results

 

Category A - Mixed choirs

Achievement Level I - excellent performance at an international level

1st prize ex aequo                    
Kammerkoret NOVA • Oslo / Norway
Dir.: Yuval Weinberg

Georgia State University Singers • Stone Mountain (GA) / USA
Dir.: Deanna Joseph
                                                 
 
Achievement Level II - very good performance at an international level

2nd prize ex aequo  
ONE Chamber Choir • Singapore / Singapore
Dir.: Lim Ai Hooi

Coro Universitario de Mendoza • Mendoza / Argentina
Dir.: Silvana Vallesi

 

3rd prize
Emila Darzina jauktais koris • Riga / Latvia
Dir.: Agnese Urka / Christopher Walsh


Collegium Musicum Berlin • Berlin / Germany
Dir.: Donka Miteva

Kamerinis Choras Aidija • Vilnius / Lithuania
Dir.: Romualdas Gražinis

Komorni Zbor Megaron • Ljubljana / Slovenia
Dir.: Damijan Močnik

OPUS VOCALE • Berlin / Germany
Dir.: Volker Hedtfeld

Azusa Pacific University Chamber Singers • Azusa (CA) / USA
Dir.: Michelle Jensen

Consolatio Choir Universitas Sumatera • Medan / Indonesia
Dir.: Tony Siagian



Category B - Popular choir music

Achievement Level I - excellent performance at an international level

1st prize ex aequo                      
Los Cantantes de Manila • Manila / Philippines
Dir.: Darwin B. Vargas

Pop-Up • Detmold / Germany
Dir.: Anne Kohler
                                                 
 
Achievement Level II - very good performance at an international level

3rd prize
Greg is back • Augsburg / Germany
Dir.: Martin Seiler


Achievement Level III - good performance at an international level

Jazz'elles • Lyon / France                    
Dir.: Jean-Claude Wilkens


Special prizes

Special prices are particular awards for outstanding performan-ces. They might give the conductors impulsions for programming the competition programs. In 2017, the committee  and the jury of the International Chamber Choir Competition could award the following special prizes:


Special prize of the Carl-Orff-Stiftung Diessen am Ammersee · 1500 Euro
for the best interpretation of a choral work that is premiered at the competition 2017

        ONE Chamber Choir • Singapore / Singapore • Dir.: Lim Ai Hooi für Wolfram Buchenberg: The Emigrant


Gustave Charlier-Anna Maroye-Prize · 500 Euro
for the best interpretation of a religious choral work in the competition

        Coro Universitario de Mendoza • Mendoza / Argentina • Dir.: Silvana Vallesi für Alberto Grau: Magnificat-Gloria

Special prize of the Walter und Charlotte Hamel Stiftung · 500 Euro in each category   
for a particularly outstanding, characteristic vocal presentation

        Category A:
        Coro Universitario de Mendoza • Mendoza / Argentina • Dir.: Silvana Vallesi für Calixto Alvarez: Lacrymosa
        Category B:
        Los Cantantes de Manila • Manila / Philippines • Dir.: Darwin Vargas für Linda Eder: If I had my way

Pro Musica Viva Maria Strecker-Daelen-Prize · 500 Euro
for the best conducting in the competition

        Yuval Weinberg • Kammerkoret NOVA • Oslo / Norway

Special prize of the Bundesvereinigung Deutscher Chorverbände · 500 Euro
for the best interpretation of a choral work from the Renaissance or Baroque era

        Komorni Zbor Megaron • Ljubljana / Slovenia • Dir.: Damijan Močnik für Jacobus Handl Gallus: Pater noster

Sspecial prize of the Carus-Verlag · 350 €-voucher for scores
for the best interpretation of a Romantic choral work

        Kammerkoret NOVA • Oslo / Norway • Dir.: Yuval Weinberg für Rheinberger: Kyrie (Cantus Missa, Eb Major op. 109,1)

Special prize of the Edition Ferrimontana
for the best compulsary arrangement in category B

        Jazz'elles • Lyon / France • Dir.: Jean-Claude Wilkens für 'Round Midnight arranged by Bradley Hampton

Marktoberdorf public award · 1000 Euro

        Los Cantantes de Manila • Manila / Philippines • Dir.: Darwin Vargas