175 years Stuttgarter Oratorienchor

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Truly impressive! With the founding of an interdenominational, civic choir in 1847, the foundation was laid in Stuttgart for a musical movement that continues to have an impact to this day. For many years since the founding of the choir, oratorical performances of classical, as well as – at that time contemporary – works by Mendelssohn, Brahms, Bruckner, etc., were the focus of the “Verein für klassische Kirchenmusik”. Interested and music-loving educated citizens listened to the regular Stuttgart performances and thus became acquainted with the latest oratorical creations of their time. These were almost “cult events” that music enthusiasts simply Read more…

Happy Easter…

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… wishes the Stuttgarter Oratorienchor to all people near and far! We are overjoyed that we succeeded in a real picture book start after the long forced concert break! We were able to present an extremely successful and acclaimed concert in one of the most beautiful churches in Stuttgart in front of a virtually sold-out house. The expectant audience was offered a truly mammoth program. With the Mozart Requiem (Death) and excerpts from the Brahms Requiem (Consolation), this was almost a “double concert”. The Levin version of the Mozart Requiem sounded with wonderfully appropriate tempi from lyrical-sensitive to somber-tragic to Read more…

Corona requirements no longer apply in the cultural sector

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Dear Audience, on the poster of the upcoming concert on Palm Sunday no longer fit all the names of the vocal soloists who will perform with us. After printing the posters, there was a short-term change: Florian Hartmann will be the bass on 10.04.2022. We are happy that he could step in instead of Leonhard Geiger. In Baden-Württemberg, Corona rules apply since the April 3, 2022 only in certain areas of life. In most everyday situations, however, we return to our “old life”, about which we are very relieved. Performing or attending concerts is now much easier again, as there Read more…