Choir Project for Europe Day 2021

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Eurovision melody unites five cities In the beginning there was – the PANDEMIC… choir singing was suddenly considered a dangerous “risky sport” and was forbidden! However, it was not forbidden to sing alone at home. In the course of spring 2020, the “stay-at-home style” also developed in the Stuttgarter Oratorienchor. Enrico Trummer, the musical director, therefore asked himself the following question: Couldn’t a virtual project bring together and inspire choir singers even “across borders” from different European countries? The famous Eurovision melody from the “Te Deum” by M.A. Charpentier seemed particularly suitable. Everyone knows this melody and it exalts the Read more…

SOC – Rehearsals online only for the time being…

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A year ago, no one would have thought it possible that we would have to organise our (choir) life with such massive restrictions as we are now experiencing in January 2021. Contact restrictions, a nightly curfew from 8 p.m. onwards, bans on concerts in churches and on stages of any kind, and much more are forcing even a tradition-conscious association like the Stuttgart Oratorio Choir to learn to use the modern, technical means of communication of today. Of course, they are not an equivalent substitute for singing together, but in the current situation they are indispensable so that the pandemic Read more…

Our musical journeys begin again

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… in new rehearsal room Throughout Baden-Württemberg, choirs or orchestras will still not be allowed to use the premises of schools for their rehearsals until February 1, 2021. However, the Stuttgarter Oratorienchor e.V. has fortunately found a new rehearsal venue. On September 18, 2020, at around 7 p.m., we plan to finally resume our rehearsal work in the parish hall of the Erlöserkirche in Stuttgart with our musical director Enrico Trummer. There the choir will find a generous amount of space in the Great Hall and the recommended spacing rules for singing can be followed here without any problems. New Read more…