The following choirs will perform in Berlin in April 2024:
Chor Terzinfarkt (CH)
The young singers of the Jugendchor Terzinfarkt discovered and developed their enthusiasm for singing together in the high school choir. Numerous performances and productions (including "Die Schöpfung" at the Basel Theatre, European Youth Choir Festival, Basel Choral Night) have developed the group into a choir with close social ties that performs at a high musical level.
The choir rehearses and performs under the direction of Debora Büttner and Samuel Strub.
Coral do senado (BRA)
They begun their activities under the direction of Glicinia Mendes in August 1996, she lead the choir until May 2023, when the current conductor, Eldom Soares, was incorporated.
The choristers are members of the institution who love choral music. No prior experience is required.
They have two recorded albums: Canta Brasil and Hinos do Brasil.
In July 2005 they performed Bizet´s Carmen in Brasília’s National Theatre by invitation of University of Brasilia’s Opera Studio.
Their performed choral repertoire includes Mass in D Major (A. Dvorak), Festival Mass (J. Leavitt), The Messiah (G.F. Handel), and Misa a Buenos Aires (Martín Palmeri).
The group has performed in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Ecuador, the United States and Austria.
Concerts in partnership with orchestras and other choirs have included “Chorus Fraternité” (with Brasilia´s Madrigal in June2007), “Christmas Concert” (with Personares in December 2009), Martin Palmeri’s Misantango Brasilia premiére (with Coro Lirico and Orchestra, both from Brasilia´s Music School, in June 2011), Misatango New York Premiére (with ten other choirs from various countries in January 2015), Misatango Natal premiére (with Vocal Octo Voci and Rio Grande do Norte University Orchestra in September 2015).
In April 2023, they took part in Festival de Corais 3 Fronteiras (in Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay). In May they contributed to the “Drama, Diversão e Devoção” concert along Brasilia`s Music School Orchestra. In November, they were part of a concert in celebration of the founding anniversary of the Legislative Branch Civil Servants Union. In December, by invitation of the Embassy of Argentina to Brazil, they offered a concert comprising of Misa a Buenos Aires and their Christmas repertoire. The same presentation was repeated at a local church.
This very year, before coming for the Misatango Festival in Berlin, the Senate Choir will perform in Lisbon, Vidigueira, and Fátima – Portugal.
Corale Vivaldi (I)
Corale Vivaldi is the Choir of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Sassari.
Established in 1971 at the behest of its founder Mons. Antonio Piga, it has performed in all these years an intense concert activity in Italy and abroad, imposing itself to the attention of lovers and professionals for the quality of the interpretations and the innovative capacity of its productions.
Its repertoire ranges from classical to contemporary music, from polyphony to popular music up to pop, jazz and music for the theatre.
The Corale Vivaldi has always been an appreciated protagonist of countless projects, such as the “Mass of the Sacred Heart” for choir and orchestra and the Glory of the Sacred Heart” for soprano, choir, cello and percussion, works specially omposed for the Corale.
An important collaboration with the historic group of Bertas led to the creation of the two shows "Tottumpare" and "Christmas carols", obtaining a great success with the public and replicated for over 20 years in theatres and squares throughout Sardinia; Tottumpare" is also a Live CD that has had a remarkable sales success.
Also remember the prestigious collaboration with Milva in the play "La variante di Lüneburg" staged at the Teatro Verdi in Sassari.
In 2017 the collaboration with the Joyful Soul Ensemble led to the creation of a new show and the publication of a CD starring the Corale in the performance of a gospel repertoire titled "It's alright".
In 2023, celebrating the 50th anniversary, theCorale Vivaldi was the appreciated protagonist of an event that had international resonance: the performance of the "Misa a Buenos Aires", also known as Misatango, by the famous Argentine composer Martin Palmeri who for the occasion performed playing the piano alongside the famous Italian bandoneonist Daniele di Bonaventura in a concert very appreciated by the public and the specialized critics.
An activity that has led it to perform in the most important towns in Sardinia and other Italian regions such as Veneto, Umbria, Tuscany, Lazio, Campania, Emilia Romagna, Piedmont, Liguria and even abroad (Austria, France, Spain, Andorra, Switzerland, San Marino).
Since 1990 the Corale Vivaldi has been directed by Maestro Daniele Manca.
Søm Kirkekor (N)
Søm kirkekor is a choir from Kristiansand in southern Norway, associated with Randesund parish in the Norwegian church. It consists of 40 choristers who meet weekly for rehearsals. The choir was started in 2004 by the conductor and composer Konrad Mikal Øhrn. Today it is led in an enthusiastic and energetic manner by Lisa Håland, who has been the choir's conductor for 10 years. The repertoire is varied, with an emphasis on church music, classical and contemporary. The choir usually performs in the local church, at church services and with concerts, but it also participates in joint projects with other choirs.
In september 2021 the choir performed Misa Tango in Kristiansand Cathedral in collaboration with the Kristiansand Cathedral Choir. This was a great musical experience and the choir is very happy to have the opportunity to sing it again.v