“Laudate Dominum” – 6th International Sacred Music Choir Festival & Competition

The organizer “Gratulationes” is arranging the 6th International Choral Festival & Competition “Laudate Dominum” in Vilnius, on the 2 – 8th of July, 2015. The festival is open for all choirs, both Lithuanian and foreign. 1st of April, 2015 – last day to apply.

Short summary of the program:

The choirs arrive in Vilnius on the 2nd or 3th of July;
2 – 7th of July – choirs will perform in various churches and concert halls;
3 – 7th of July – choirs have excursions in Vilnius and Trakai;
4 – 5th of July – competition days;
Choirs depart on 7th or 8th of July.

The applicants may choose (one or both options) to:

1. Prepare and deliver an individual concert (up to 25 minutes). Choirs, which will perform individually, must take into consideration the following requirements: all songs have to be carried out a cappella; in the program there should be pieces from 2 – 4 periods of sacred music; songs are selected by the conductor of the choir.
2. Compete in the choir competition (see About Competition).
Each choir can perform individually and/or participate in the competition.

Concert places:

Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, Gedimino ave. 42;
Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, Gedimino ave. 3;
Vilnius University, Ciurlionio str. 21;
State Small Theatre of Vilnius, Gedimino ave. 22;
Russian Drama Theatre of Lithuania, Basanaviciaus str. 13;
Church of St. Casimir, Didzioji str. 34;
Church of St. Catherine, Vilniaus str. 30;
Church of St. Theresa, Ausros Vartu str. 14;
Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, Antakalnio str. 1/1;
Church of the Invention of the Holy Cross, Kalvariju str. 327;
Church of the Visitation of Virgin Mary, Birutes str. 5, Trakai;
Church of St. John the Baptist and St. John the Apostle and Evangelist, Sv. Jono str. 12;
Church of St. Raphael the Archangel, Snipiskiu str. 1.

The 1st of April, 2015 is the last day to apply.

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