Vocal ensemble Cantabile Regensburg
|Vocal ensemble Cantabile Regensburg|
|Seat:||Regensburg / Germany|
|Carrier:||Vocal Ensemble Cantabile Regensburg eV|
|Head :||Matthias Beckert|
|Voices :||approx. 40 ( SATB )|
The vocal ensemble was founded in 1992 by Christian Preißler. At the 5th Bavarian Choir Competition in 1997 it took first place. In 1998 Cantabile Regensburg confirmed the high level at the 5th German Choir Competition. In 2001 the choir successfully took part in the world-renowned 7th International Chamber Choir Competition in Marktoberdorf .
It has been under the direction of Matthias Beckert since 2002 . Since then, maintaining contemporary choral music has had a special place in the repertoire. In 2003 she took part in the International Choir Competition in Tolosa ( Spain ). In 2005 the ensemble was once again awarded the highest rating of “excellent” at the Bavaria Choir Competition and received a laudation for the best interpretation of a romantic choral work. Also in 2009 the choir was awarded the title “excellent” at the Bavarian Choir Competition, and it also achieved an excellent placement at the 2010 German Choir Competition in Dortmund. In 2011 Cantabile Regensburg was rated “Internationally good” at the 12th International Chamber Choir Competition in Marktoberdorf. In 2013, the ensemble again achieved the rating “Excellent” at the 9th Bavarian Choir Competition in Munich. With a 3rd prize at the 9th German Choir Competition 2014 in Weimar and the jury rating “Excellent”, the ensemble is one of the best choirs on the German choral scene. In 2016 the ensemble won the “II. International Choir Competition Budapest ”.
Cantabile Regensburg is a regular guest in regional and national concert series such as the Stuttgart Collegiate Music, the Max-Reger-Tage Weiden, the Passauer Konzertwinter, the Musiksommer Obermain, Ars Musica Aub, Musica Sacra Grafenrheinfeld, the Basilica Concerts Waldsassen and the Münsterschwarzach Monastery Concerts. In 2016 the ensemble performed in front of 2,000 visitors in the Palace of the Arts and in the large concert hall of the Franz Liszt Music Academy in Budapest in Hungary.
With his third CD in 2009 Cantabile Regensburg presented choral works by the composer Heinz Werner Zimmermann on the record label Spektral. Zimmermann personally dedicated the work I got a robe to the conductor Matthias Beckert , which can also be heard on this CD. In 2012, a CD recording with choral works by Wolfram Buchenberg was released in co-production with Bayerischer Rundfunk . In 2016, also in cooperation with Bayerischer Rundfunk, the rediscovery and first recording of choral works by the composer Hans Koessler, born in Upper Palatinate in 1853 and especially celebrated in Hungary, followed .
Competitive success and important stations of the vocal ensemble Cantabile Regensburg
- 1997 Participation in the 5th Bavarian Choir Competition: 1st place
- 1998 Participation in the 5th German Choir Competition
- 2000 appearances at the 11th Munich Choir Concert 2000 in the Philharmonie im Gasteig
- 2001 Participation in the 7th International Chamber Choir Competition in Marktoberdorf
- 2001 Participation in the 6th Bavarian Choir Competition
- 2002 Big gala concert for the tenth anniversary
- 2002 Choir exchange with the Choir of Christ Church Cathedral Dublin
- 2003 Participation in the 35th International Choir Competition in Tolosa (Spain)
- 2005 Participation in the 7th Bavarian Choir Competition: 3rd place, best interpretation of a romantic choral work
- 2007 Big gala concert for the 15th anniversary (recording by Bayerischer Rundfunk )
- 2009 Participation in the 8th Bavarian Choir Competition: 2nd place, grade "excellent", forwarding to the German Choir Competition
- 2010 Participation in the 8th German Choir Competition
- 2011 Participation in the 12th International Chamber Choir Competition Marktoberdorf: Predicate "internationally good"
- 2012 Awarded the Orlando di Lasso Medal
- 2013 Participation in the 9th Bavarian Choir Competition: 1st prize, "excellent" rating, forwarding to the German Choir Competition
- 2014 Participation in the 9th German Choir Competition: 3rd prize, grade "excellent"
- 2016 II. Budapest International Choir Competition: 1st prize
- Altissimo - Sacred vocal music from five centuries , 1999
- O Magnum Mysterium - Contemporary Christmas Choral Music , 2003
- Heinz-Werner Zimmermann - Choral Works , Label: Spektral Records , SRL4-08040, 2009
- Wolfram Buchenberg - Contemporary Choral Works , Label: Spektral Records , 2012
- Hans Koessler - Choral Works, Label: Helbling, C7937CD, 2016
- Cantabile wins choir competition. In: Mittelbayerische Zeitung. Retrieved May 29, 2016 .
- 2009 CD release - Heinz Werner Zimmermann Chorwerke ( page no longer available , search in web archives ) Info: The link was automatically marked as defective. Please check the link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. . Retrieved May 13, 2012.
- 2010-2011 Concerts and Recording - Choral Works by Wolfram Buchenberg ( page no longer available , search in web archives ) Info: The link was automatically marked as defective. Please check the link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. . Retrieved May 13, 2012.
- Bayerischer Rundfunk: Cantabile Regensburg in the footsteps of Hans Koessler | BR.de. In: www.br.de. May 18, 2016, accessed on May 29, 2016 (German).
- 2012 Award of the Orlando di Lasso Medal . Retrieved May 13, 2012.