5th International Anton Bruckner Choir Competition and Festival 2015

4–6 June, 2015
Linz, Austria

Opening Concert, Maria-Empfängnis-Dom, Linz 4 June, 2015

  • Maurice Duruflé (1902–1986): Tota pulchra es
  • Mikko Sidoroff (1985–): Älä itke, äitini from Rukoushuokauksia Neitsyt Marialle (2011)
  • Robert Schumann (1810–1856): Die Capelle
Kaari-ensemble after the concert in Mariendom, Linz. Photo: Markku Hynninen.

Kaari-ensemble after the concert in Mariendom, Linz. Photo: Markku Hynninen.

Kaari-ensemble posing outside Mariendom in Linz.

Kaari-ensemble posing outside Mariendom in Linz. Photo: Markku Hynninen.

Scale model of Brucknerhaus. Architects Heikki and Kaija Siren's modernist masterpiece was opened in 1972.

Scale model of Brucknerhaus. Architects Heikki and Kaija Siren’s modernist masterpiece was opened in 1972. Photo: Anni Vartola.

Chamber Choirs Equal Voices Category, competition programme at Brucknerhaus, Linz, 5 June, 2015

  • Piae Cantiones 1582 and Daniel Friderici 1625: Aetas carmen
  • Robert Schumann (1810–1856): In Meeres mitten
  • Olli Kortekangas (1955-): Three fiord sketches
  • Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928-): Der Brief from Wenn sich die Welt auftut (1996)
  • Robert Schumann (1810–1856): Die Capelle

Friendship Concert at St. Florian Monastery, Marmorsaal, 5 June, 2015

  • Johannes Brahms (1833–1897): O bone Jesu
  • Bengt Johansson (1914–1989): Pater noster
  • Maurice Duruflé (1902–1986): Tota pulchra es
  • Robert Schumann (1810–1856): Die Capelle
Stunning Baroque facade of the Marmorsaal in St. Florian.

Stunning Baroque facade of the Marmorsaal in St. Florian. Photo: Anni Vartola.

Sacred Music Category, competition programme at Brucknerhaus, Linz, 6 June, 2015

  • Johannes Brahms (1833–1897): O bone Jesu
  • Bengt Johansson (1914–1989): Pater noster
  • Maurice Duruflé (1902–1986): Tota pulchra es

Grand Prix Concert at Brucknerhaus, Linz, 6 June, 2015

  • Juhani Komulainen (1953-): Lova Gud
  • Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928-): Flüstern from Wenn sich die Welt auftut (1996)
Joyful Kaari-ensemble  after the award ceremony at Brucknerhaus in Linz.

Joyful Kaari-ensemble after the award ceremony at Brucknerhaus in Linz. Photo: Markku Hynninen.

Laura Salovaara and Saara Aittakumpu with the Award Certificates.

Laura Salovaara and Saara Aittakumpu with the Award Certificates. Photo: Anni Vartola.