Carinthia Cantat Mixed Chamber Choir
|Mešani komorni zbor Carinthia Cantat|
|Glavni trg 28a, SI-2380 Slovenj Gradec|
|Rok Kamnik, President|
|Phone||386 (0) 41 351 135|
Under the leadership of its founder-conductor Naša pesem Choir Competition in 1999 in Maribor, the choir first stepped into the world of Slovene choristic culture. Carinthia Cantat was also the first choir from Slovenj Gradec to have been selected for this competition. In 2001 and 2003 the choir received 2 consecutive second place prizes at this competition., the choir has been actively performing and recording their repertoire under the additional mentorship of and . With the third place award at the
The choir's repertoire consists of music from different time periods and genres by Slovene and international composers. The choir performs a varied repertoire, including pop songs, Slovene folk music, gospel and spiritual music from different countries as well as classical music. The classical repertoire consists of choir music by Renaissance composers, such asand O. di Lasso; classical period composers (W. A. Mozart); and romantic period composers (A. Bruckner and F. Schubert) as well as works by Slovene composers.
To celebrate the choir's 5th anniversary, they recorded their first CD, presenting works by Koroška Gallery of Fine Arts.and folk songs of the Koroška region. For the 10th anniversary another CD was recorded, consisting mostly of works by Slovene classical and contemporary composers as well as Slovene folk songs. Selections from both CDs can be heard on the choir's website. In October 2011, the choir celebrated its 15th anniversary with the release of its third CD and a concert in