Canta al mar 2013: The Category Winners

Oct 27th, 2013 | By | Category: Canta al mar, Choir Events, Featured Articles, Top Post

Cantus, Norway (Photo: INTERKULTUR)

Cantus, Norway (Photo: INTERKULTUR)

Time has flown this week. The second edition of Canta al mar – Festival Coral Internacional is almost over, this morning the remaining competitions in Pop and Jazz categories took place, in the afternoon they learned their results at the Awards Ceremony. The choir Cantus from Norway achieved the highest score in the competition with 25,13 points in category A3 – Female Choirs, Difficulty Level I.

A1 – Mixed Choirs, Difficulty Level I
Engelbrekts Kammarkör, Sweden
(conducted by Bengt Eklund)

A3 – Female Choirs, Difficulty Level I
Cantus, Norway
(conducted by Tove Ramlo-Ystad)

B2 – Male Choirs, Difficulty Level II
Männerchor Eintracht Edelweiß Horbach, Germany
(conducted by Ernie Rhein)

B3 – Female Choirs, Difficulty, Level II
Avesta Musikskolas Damkör, Sweden
(conducted by Karin Higberg)

F – Folklore
Pa Saulei, Latvia
(conducted by Jānis Ozols)

G1 – Children’s Choirs
Alye Parusa, Russia
(conducted by Elena Volodina)

G2 – Youth Choirs of equal voices
Dekliški Pevski Zbor Gimnazije Kranj, Slovenia
(conducted by Primož Kerštanj)

G3 – Youth Choirs of mixed voices
Academy Singers, Austria
(conducted by Manfred Payrhuber)

P – Pop
Academy Singers, Austria
(conducted by Manfred Payrhuber)

S – Sacred Choir Music
Engelbrekts Kammarkör, Sweden
(conducted by Bengt Eklund)

Primož Kerštanj, conductor of Dekliški Pevski Zbor Gimnazije Kranj, Slovenia was awarded the Conductors Prize. A Special Prize for the outstanding performance of the piece “A Little Jazz Mass” by Bob Chilcott went to Alye Parusa from Russia and the young soloist in this peace also was awarded a Special Price.
Please find a list of all results including all choirs and the score they achieved here.

Congratulations to all participants! Enjoy the Fiesta De La Amistad tonight with Paella and Sangría!

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