2019 Competition Results & Awards

Following a hugely successful Festival, the Jury results were finally announced for all sections of the Festival’s varied and prestigious categories. The following are the results for all categories: Fleischmann International Trophy Competition Prize Winners 1st Prize Chamber Choir KGBL, SLOVENIA Conductor: Ambrož Čopi 92.75 % 2nd Prize Hamburg Academy of Music and Theatre Choir, GERMANY…

2019 Sacred Trail

SATURDAY 4th May    Ballinhassig Parish - Ballyheada Church, Mass of 7:00PM Azimuts, FRANCE   St. James' Church, Ballinora, Mass of 7:00PM Gaudete, IRELAND   St. Joseph's  SMA Church, Wilton, Mass of 6:00PM The European School of Brussels Secondary Choir, BELGIUM   SUNDAY 5th MAY   Cathedral of St. Mary & St. Anne, Mass of 11:30AM Dominanta Choir,…

2019 Choirs Meet & Greet

Meet & Greet - International Non-Competitive Choirs Friday 3rd May, 11.00am-12:30pm Admission: Free of charge FEATURING Guest Performances - The Northern Stars, IRELAND & - Guys and Dolls, IRELAND Sing For Your Life! Choir, AUSTRALIA øre-sound, DENMARK The European School of Brussels Secondary Choir, BELGIUM Cheep Trill, AUSTRALIA Azimuts, FRANCE   Meet & Greet - -…

2019 Friendship Concerts

Carrigtwohill Community College Wednesday 1st May, 11.00am Petrosyan Chamber Choir, UKRAINE Admission: School students & staff only   Ashton School, Blackrock Road Thursday 2nd May, 2.30pm The Women's Choral Society of the University of Oslo, NORWAY Admission: School students & staff only   Glanmire Community College Friday 3rd May, 10.00am Helsinki Academic Male Choir,…

2019 Fleischmann International Gala Concert

Saturday 4th May 2019, 3.00 pm & 8.00 pm Cork City Hall     This two-session concert will offer audiences the opportunity to hear some of the world’s top amateur choirs competing for the Fleischmann International Trophy, one of the most prestigious choral prizes in Europe. Judged by a panel of eminent musicians and choral experts, the competition will be presented in a concert…

2019 Fleischmann Competitive Choirs

Addictio Chamber Choir (Finland) The Addictio Chamber Choir was founded in 2005 under conductor Anna Nora and aims to combine high artistic standards with innovative and joyful performances. The choir has an extensive repertoire ranging from contemporary music to renaissance masterpieces and musical theatre. In 2016, Addictio won first prize in the sacred music category at the Cracovia Cantans…

2019 Adjudicators

Mervyn Cousins (England) Mervyn Cousins was a Cathedral Chorister at Southwell in Nottinghamshire. He read for a Music Degree at Royal Holloway College, University of London, and was Organ Scholar there. He was a prizewinner both at University and at Royal College of Organists examinations. After posts in London, at St Bride’s Church, Fleet Street and St James’, Sussex Gardens, Mervyn was…

Choirs announced – 2019 Fleischmann International Trophy Competition

Cork International Choral Festival is proud to announce the selected choirs competing in the 2019 Fleischmann International Trophy Competition. Each year some of the finest amateur choirs are selected to compete for this prestigious international competition. We would like to congratulate the 11 choirs that will travel to Cork in May 2019. We look forward to having them with us for the…

Evocations: New Dublin Voices

Friday 28th April, 10.30pm Cathedral of St. Mary and St. Anne New Dublin Voices, an award-winning chamber choir based in Dublin, Ireland, was founded by conductor Bernie Sherlock in October 2005. NDV, whose concerts range in style and period from the medieval to the contemporary, takes special pleasure in exploring the music of living composers and has given many Irish premières, as well as…

Fleischmann International Trophy Competition 2017

Fleischmann International Trophy Competitors 2017 Female Chamber Choir - Sv. Zlata Meglenska (Macedonia)   The Female Chamber Choir Sv. Zlata Meglenska exists as part of the Macedonian Orthodox Church and is the first of its kind in the Republic of Macedonia. Composed by 22 volunteer women’s voices, the choir contributes to the reputation of the Macedonian cultural tradition and the…