The Closing of the 5th International Festival of Choir Festival
The Great Hall of Petrozavodsk State Conservatory heard the final chords of the 5th international choir festival named after Georgy Teratsuyants. The organizer of the event is the Academic Choir of PetrSU.
On 24 February the venue hosted the gala concert that featured all 17 choirs: Collegium Cantus Chamber Choir (Saint Petersburg), Ariel Female Vocal Ensemble (Ekaterinburg), Polyhymnia Youth Choir of Saint Petersburg Polytechnic University, Polaris Choir of Russian State Hydrometeorological University (Saint Petersburg), Kapel Youth Ensemble (Seliatino, Moscow Region), Harmonia Youth Chapel n.a. I.V.Rogacheva (Gatchina), Quartet + Vocal Ensemble (Petrozavodsk), Voci di ricci ensemble of soloists of the Ancient Music Theater of Moscow State University (Moscow), Chamber Choir of Saint Petersburg Polytechnic University, Tellervo Female Chamber Choir (Petrozavodsk), LETI Academic Choir of Saint Petersburg State Electrotechnical University (Saint Petersburg), Octavus Acapella Group (Saint Petersburg), Male Choir of Karelia (Petrozavodsk), Gloria folk music ensemble of Karelian Educational Development Institute (Petrozavodsk), Car Jove Catala Youth Chamber Choir (Barcelona, Spain), C.H.O.I.R. Combined Chamber Choir of the Festival (Germany, Poland, Italy, Spain), Academic Choir of PetrSU.
At the end of the event, a combined choir conducted by five conductors gave a performance. The Festival had special prizes. The winner in the nomination for the best performance of a work by a composer from Northern Europe was the Harmonia Youth Capel n.a. I.V.Rogacheva (Gatchina).
On February 21-24 PetrSU, Musical College and Petrozavodsk Conservatory hosted five concerts. Altogether the Festival gathered 17 male, female and combined choirs and ensembles of 500 people from Petrozavodsk, Russia, and countries of Europe (Spain, Germany, Poland, Italy). The jubilee festival also included workshops by Christoph Schonherr and Boris Abalian with a combined choir.