Qoro Quando on stage in Brucknerhaus © INTERKULTUR
Anton Bruckner Choir Competition and Festival

Queens of Qoro Quando wins in Linz

Results of the Int. Anton Bruckner Choir Competition

Queens of Qoro Quando is the winner of the Anton Bruckner Choir Prize 2017 and receives a prize money of EUR 2000. Congratulations! After a high-level Grand Prize Competition in the Brucknerhaus on Saturday evening the jury decided to award the singers from Finland the prize.

The Grand Prize Competition was the final competition of the best six choirs, selected by the jurors and based on their achievement in the various competition categories. Each of the finalists performed two pieces a cappella that had not been sung in the competition before. 

The highest score in the competition was achieved by Den Norske Studentersangforening from Norway with 28,61 points in the Sacred Choral Music category.

Here’s an overview of all Category winners in the Int. Anton Bruckner Choir Competition:

A1 – Mixed Choirs – Level of difficulty I with compulsory piece
Florida College Chorus, USA
conducted by: Jonathan Bassett

A2 – Male Choirs – Level of difficulty I with compulsory piece
Den Norske Studentersangforening, Norway
conducted by: Marit Tøndel Bodsberg

B2 – Male Choirs – Level of difficulty II
MGV Eintracht Frickhofen e.V., Germany
conducted by: Jens Röth

B3 – Female Choirs – Level of difficulty II
Queens of Qoro Quando, Finland
conducted by: Emma Kuntsi

C1 – Chamber Choirs of equal voices
Abbellimento, Czech Republic
conducted by: Jarmila Novenková

C2 – Chamber Choirs of mixed voices
Qoro Quando, Finland
conducted by: Jori Männisto

G1 – Children’s Choirs
Zvonky Praha, Czech Republic
conducted by: Jarmila Novenková

G2 – Youth Choirs of equal voices
Copenhagen Girls' Choir, Denmark
conducted by: Anne Marie Granau

S – Sacred Choral Music
Den Norske Studentersangforening, Norway
conducted by: Marit Tøndel Bodsberg

A complete list including all choirs, categories and scores is available for download here.

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