Obala Koper Mixed Choir

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Mešani pevski zbor Obala Koper
http://zborobala.net/
info@zborobala.net
Cesta Zore Perello Godina 3, SI-6000 Koper-Capodistria
RegionSI-6
Marko Margon, President
info@zborobala.net
Phone386 (0) 40 341 013
Sebastjan Vrhovnik, Conductor
svrhovnik@gmx.at
Phone386 (0) 41 878 825
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Conducted by Sebastjan Vrhovnik, the Obala Koper Mixed Choir is a high-quality mixed choir which performs choral music from all periods, especially contemporary choral compositions. The choir was established in 1977 and has been led by Mirko Slosar, Walter Lo Nigra, Ambrož Čopi, and Maja Cilenšek.

Obala Koper Mixed Choir has initiated an international choir festival that takes place annually in Koper. A programme of quality concerts is accompanied by several choir seminars with renowned Slovene and international conductors and lecturers.

International awards

The choir has received many national and international awards, winning the Naša pesem Choir Competition 11 times. Other successes include the top prizes at the Fort Lauderdale International Festival in the USA (1999); at Cantonigros in Spain (2000); at the Orlando di Lasso Festival in Camerino, Italy (2001); at the Franz Schubert Competition in Vienna (2001); at the Preveza Competition in Greece (2003); at the Tonen 2000 competition in the Netherlands (2006); at Rimini in Italy (2008) and Miltenberg in Germany (2010). At the 50th International Choral Competition C. A. Seghizzi in Gorizia in 2011 they accomplished the second place in the competition for the Grand Prix Seghizzi, in the categories Polyphony and Contemporary music programme.


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