The Béla Bartók Male Choir was awarded golden award and 2nd prize with 90/100 point at InCanto Mediterraneo choir competition in Milazzo, Italy.
We opened the festival part of the event on 12th July with a good mood open-air winesong concert at the Castle of Milazzo.
The first day of the competition was organized on 15th July, when our programme were:
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Beati mortui
Francis Poulenc: Laudes de Saint Antoine de Padoue - Laus regi
Zoltán Kodály: Fölszállott a páva
Sándor Balatoni: Cantate domino
On the second day of the competition (16th July), our programme were:
Franz Schubert: Die Entfernten
Francis Poulenc: Quatre petites priéres de Saint Francois d'Assise - 2nd and 3rd movement
Bernardino Zanetti: Ave verum Corpus
Zoltán Kodály: Huszt
György Orbán: Daemon irrepit callidus
At the award ceremony we received special prize for the best romantic piece performance (Franz Schubert: Die Entfernten).
The Béla Bartók Male Choir was awarded golden award and 2nd prize with 90/100 point at InCanto Mediterraneo choir competition.
Results of the choir competition:
1st prize, golden award - Crescendo Mixed Choir (Slovenia) 92.88 points
2nd prize, golden award - Béla Bartók Male Choir (Hungary) 90 points
3rd prize, silver award - Apollo Mixed Choir (Slovakia) 82.25 points
Wine goes hand in hand with songs
in every culture, but only the hungarians
have “winesongs” – you would think so.