Since Europa Cantat moved its seat to Bonn in the year 2000 it has been co-operating with the Bonner Schumannfest (Endenicher Herbst) and different choirs in Bonn with the financial support of the City of Bonn and the Cultural Ministry of the Land Nordrhein-Westfalen, the Landesverband Rheinland LVR and different foundations for some projects.
From July 10th to 14th 2013 we organised the third edition of the festival Youth Choirs in Movement. More information >>here
In June 2013 we invited Panda van Proosdij and Hans de Berg from the Netherlands to work with a class of the Karl-Simrock school in Bonn. You can find pictures of the rehearsals and the concert >> here and a Press Release >> here.
On November 3rd 2012 at 17.00 we organised a concert in the frame of the Bonner Schumannfest with the children's choir of the Opera La Monnaie in Brussels, La Choraline (BE) and the children's choir of the Opera in Bonn. Details about the concert in the Trinitatis church can be found >> here, the total programme of the Bonner Schumannfest can be downloaded >> here. You can view pictures of the concert >>here.
On October 26th 2012 the Zürcher Sing-Akademie conducted by Timothy Brown (UK) gave a concert at 9 p.m. in St. Maria Magdalena in Bonn-Endenich. Among others they sang the first integral performance of the cyclus "Ierusalem" by Volker Wangenheim in the presence of the composer, as well as works by Palestrina, Purcell and Stanford. At 4 p.m. they presented the cyclus in a workshop. Pictures of the event can be found >>here.
On July 29th 2012, Markus Schuck,director of the Bonner Schumannfest, invited conductors and guests of the festival EUROPA CANTAT XVIII Torino 2012 to a reception in honour of Robert Schumann. Find more about the festival in a detailed press release >> here / a shorter press release >> here (in German >> here).
In March 2012 a fundraising concert was organised with the Youth Choir of the Friedenskirche in Bonn conducted by Katharina Wulzinger and the Mixed Choir of Tallinn english College from Estonia conducted by Margot Peterson, with profits going to the association "Friends of Choral Music in Europe". Read more about the concert (in German) >> here.
On November 6th, 14.00 - 16.00, Carlo Pavese held a workshop for singers and conductors in the Clara-Schumann Gymnasium in Bonn. Details >>here.
Please get in contact with the General Secretariat of our association for further information.
On October 31st Europa Cantat organised a concert with the Academic Choir of the Nicolaus-Copernicus-University in Torun, Poland and MultiKultiChor Bonn, in the frame of the Bonner Schumannfest. You will find the concert announcement >> here.
On June 6th 2010 Europa Cantat organised a workshop with Lone Larsen.
On June 7th Europa Cantat, the Schumannfestival of Bonn and Bonn Lighthouse organised a fundraising concert with Voces Nordicae and Lone Larsen on occasion of the 200th anniversary of Robert Schumann. >> more
On June 20th 2010 Europa Cantat cooperated with the Collegium musicum of the University of Bonn and the CANTABOnn Festival for a performance of the Poverty Requiem in Bonn >> more
From July 7th to 11th Europa Cantat organised the 2nd edition of the festival Youth Choirs in Movement >> more
On July 29th 2009 Europa Cantat co-organised a special concert in cooperation with the Bonner Schumann Festival -Endenicher Herbst - at the occasion of the 199th death anniversary of Robert Schumann - the World Youth Choir gave a concert in the evening and sang during a ceremony in the afternoon.
Pictures: Reception in Townhall / Ceremony in front of Schumannhaus / Concert Part 1 / Concert Part 2
Press: Article in Generalanzeiger / Article in Rundschau
Recordings of Deutsche Welle: http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,4541191,00.html
Short films on youtube: http://www.youtube.com/europacantat