Cortona Voices, sponsored by the City of Cortona, is proud to present the First International Choir Competition 'Città di Cortona' dedicated to non-professional choral groups, taking place on October 3-7, 2018.
During the competition, every choir will have the opportunity to perform in live concerts in wonderful and historical locations.
Choirs must perform 3 free polyphonic pieces composed in the Renaissance, Romantic and Contemporary periods (composed after 1950). All pieces should be performed in their original language. Transposition and/or any other version(s) of the contest piece is not allowed. The use of the piano or organ is only allowed if the original score requires it. The total duration of the performance should not exceed 20 minutes.
The following categories will be admitted to the finals held on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 5 pm:
Choirs must perform a piece of their choice for a total duration of no more than 25 minutes. All pieces should be performed in their original language. Transposition and/or any other version/s of the contest piece is not allowed. The use of the piano or organ is only allowed if the original score requires it.
All participating choirs will be awarded with:
The Jury may also award special prizes for the following categories:
There is also a special award granted by the audience's votes during the concerts.