Saturday 30th April 2016

Cork City Hall

Fleischmann

Afternoon and evening concerts offered 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 was presented in a concert format and featured music from Renaissance to contemporary and compositions from each choir’s home country. It was a real opportunity for audiences to discover a range of interesting music sung to a very high standard.

The Competition of International Fleischmann Gala was held in two sessions.

SESSION I

CasaSawt – Morocco (Guest Performance)

Tórshavnar Kamarkór – Faroe Islands

Laetare Vocal Ensemble – Ireland

Baerum Vokalensemble – Norway

Tung-Hsin Choral Society – USA (Guest Performance)

Rezonans – Turkey

Marylhurst University Chamber Choir – USA

Mixed Choir K.O.O.R. – Estonia

Cork Irish Dance Company (Guest Performance)

SESSION II

CasaSawt – Morocco (Guest Performance)

Voci Nuove – Ireland

pourChoeur Vokalensemble – Switzerland

Ahjo Ensemble – Finland

Choeur et Mouvement – France (Guest Performance)

Helene Stureborg’s Kammarkór – Sweden

DelicaTon Freigericht – Germany

Portadown Male Voice Choir – Ireland (Guest Performance)

Cork Irish Dance Company (Guest Performance)