Internationales Chorfest Magdeburg

October 5 - 9, 2022 Magdeburg, Germany

A festival of international understanding

Following the huge success of the European Choir Games and Grand Prix of Nations in 2015, Magdeburg – home city of Baroque composer Georg Philipp Telemann – will once again become a welcoming host for a dynamic and inspiring festival of choral music.

The Chorfest Magdeburg, which has been successfully organized by the Choir Association Saxony-Anhalt for years, will be enriched with an international choir competition by INTERKULTUR to create an eventful international festival to connect local choirs with singers from all over the world.

Competitions in different levels of difficulty, categories and settings as well as Friendship Concerts, possibilities for singing together and personal education leave nothing to be desired by the participating choirs.

A variety of concert activities by the local choirs will make a valuable contribution to these opportunities. The “Internationales Chorfest Magdeburg” provides a platform for an active exchange of national and international choral music, new friendships and unique intercultural encounters.

Günter Titsch © sagmalspaghetti GbR Mayor Dr. Lutz Trümper ©2019 LH MD

INVITATION

Welcome to Magdeburg for the first International Choir Festival 2022!

This year, the Magdeburg Choir Festival will be complemented by an international choir competition, linking the local choirs with singers from all over the world.

We look forward to meeting you in Magdeburg!

Günter Titsch, President INTERKULTUR | Dr. Lutz Trümper, Mayor of Magdeburg

Participation opportunities

This event provides you the opportunity to choose from the following options of participation:

Non-competitive participation Competitive participation
Festival participation** Competition categories*
Evaluation performance* Evaluation performance*
Individual coaching* Individual coaching*

friendship concert performance included

* at least two performances included

Competition
Evaluation Performances and Individual Coachings
Friendship Concerts
Workshop with Bernard Krüger

"The Grand Prix of Nations in Magdeburg was an inspirational musical journey. Interkultur can be so proud of the incredibly high standard."

André van der Merve, jury member, South Africa (ECG Magdeburg 2015)

"Wow what an amazing journey for all of us at Barnsley Youth Choir. We never never dreamed that we would achieve such recognition. ...  I would just like to thank you for all your help before the event and of course during the event. ... THANK YOU. It has been exhausting for all of us, but has been one of the most magical experiences we have had with the choir."

Barnsley Youth Choir, Great Britain (ECG Magdeburg 2015)

"I wish to express a huge Thank You, to all Interkultur's staff, for your assistance before and during the European Choir Games, here in Magdeburg. I'm sure, that based on the good and successful collaboration we had here, we will be able to continue our collaboration on the next events to come."

Danny Keller, Almog Travel and Tourism, Israel (ECG Magdeburg 2015)

Registration Information

Registration deadline: June 20, 2022

Costs
Registration Documents
Visa & Travel Information

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Event Details

Schedule of the Event
Venues
Jury
Organizer

Participating Groups

We are happy to welcome 32 choirs from 6 nations!
Foerster Female Chamber Choir (Czech Republic) | A2
Foerster Female Chamber Choir (Czech Republic) | A2
Vokalensemble InTakt (Germany) | B1 | © Meister
Vokalensemble InTakt (Germany) | B1
Multivokal (Germany) | B1 | © Wolfgang Bergmann
Multivokal (Germany) | B1
Exaudi Chor Magdeburg e.V. (Germany) | B1
Exaudi Chor Magdeburg e.V. (Germany) | B1
Shantychor Gerwisch (Germany) | Festival | © Reinhard Pakendorf
Shantychor Gerwisch (Germany) | Festival
Neuer Magdeburger Kammerchor (Germany) | Festival
Neuer Magdeburger Kammerchor (Germany) | Festival
Vokalkreis des Telemann-Konservatoriums Magdeburg (Germany) | Festival | © Steffan Hildebrandt
Vokalkreis des Telemann-Konservatoriums Magdeburg (Germany) | Festival
Männersache (Germany) | Festival | © Manuel Ciccarelli
Männersache (Germany) | Festival
Magdeburger Domchor (Germany) | Festival | © Viktoria Kühne
Magdeburger Domchor (Germany) | Festival
Mädelsabend Bamberg (Germany) | Festival | © Manuel Ciccarelli
Mädelsabend Bamberg (Germany) | Festival
Kinder- und Jugendchor Magdeburg (Germany) | Festival
Kinder- und Jugendchor Magdeburg (Germany) | Festival
Gospelchor "Go(o)d voices" (Germany) | B1 | © Jihoon Song
Gospelchor "Go(o)d voices" (Germany) | B1
Gospel Connection Magdeburg e.V. (Germany) | Festival | © Karolin Aertel
Gospel Connection Magdeburg e.V. (Germany) | Festival
Georg-Philipp-Telemann-Chor Magdeburg e.V. (Germany) | Festival | © Marzin Krenzer
Georg-Philipp-Telemann-Chor Magdeburg e.V. (Germany) | Festival
ChoriuS (Germany) | Festival
ChoriuS (Germany) | Festival
Biederitzer Kantorei (Germany) | Festival | © Ralph Jungbluth
Biederitzer Kantorei (Germany) | Festival
Opernkinderchor des Theaters (Germany) | Festival | © Archiv Konservatroium
Opernkinderchor des Theaters (Germany) | Festival
Singakademie des Theaters Magdeburg (Germany) | Festival | © Andreas Lander
Singakademie des Theaters Magdeburg (Germany) | Festival
Projektchor des Theaters (Germany) | Festival
Projektchor des Theaters (Germany) | Festival
Magdeburger Shanty Chor (Germany) | Festival
Magdeburger Shanty Chor (Germany) | Festival
Magdeburger Knabenchor e.V. (Germany) | Festival
Magdeburger Knabenchor e.V. (Germany) | Festival
Sine Nomine – Philharmonischer Chor e. V. (Germany) | Festival | © Richmond
Sine Nomine – Philharmonischer Chor e. V. (Germany) | Festival
Chor Klangfarben e.V. (Germany) | Festival
Chor Klangfarben e.V. (Germany) | Festival
Young Voices - Egelner Kammerchor (Germany) | C1
Young Voices - Egelner Kammerchor (Germany) | C1
Wir sind aus der Ukraine (Germany) | Festival
Wir sind aus der Ukraine (Germany) | Festival
Mitglieder des Großen Chores des Collegium Musicum Berlin (Germany) | Festival | © Milena Andree
Mitglieder des Großen Chores des Collegium Musicum Berlin (Germany) | Festival
Montalbâne (Germany) | Festival | © Andreas Stedtler
Montalbâne (Germany) | Festival
Ensemble Sing & Sign (Germany) | Festival
Ensemble Sing & Sign (Germany) | Festival
Voci Fluenti (Denmark) | C1, S
Voci Fluenti (Denmark) | C1, S
Poznański Chór Polihymnia (Poland) | Festival
Poznański Chór Polihymnia (Poland) | Festival
Cantica Collegium musicum (Slovakia) | C1, S
Cantica Collegium musicum (Slovakia) | C1, S
University of Louisville Cardinal Singers (USA) | A1, S
University of Louisville Cardinal Singers (USA) | A1, S

Destination

The regional capital Magdeburg is one of the oldest cities in Germany's new federal states, although the course of its history has not always been smooth. As an imperial seat, Hanseatic power and fortified city, Magdeburg has repeatedly been ravaged by war and destruction. Yet it has always had faith in its own future, has always rebuilt and reinvented itself, whilst preserving the memory of the two Ottos who shaped the city.

Source: www.germany.travel

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