The number of ensemble members must not exceed 12 people.
Male, female as well as mixed ensembles are accepted.
No microphones are allowed nor necessary since the competition takes place in a classical concert hall.
Participants in this category have to cover by one piece each:
a. Renaissance or Baroque
c. 20th or 21st century (composed after 1920) – this is where also original pieces apply to
Only Original Compositions are permitted. That means these three pieces must be performed in accordance with the composer’s original score.
All further pieces performed are unrestricted and can be in any style of music.
Four original scores must be submitted by every participant for every piece.
Please note that published choral compositions may only be sung using the original scores or authorized copies.
The application has to be accompanied by a brief document that associates the pieces to the respective periods as well as the respective composer’s dates of birth (and death).
The deadline to declare the performed pieces as well as when to hand in the scores will be published together with the notice of acceptance and thus affects only participants.