Symphonic Women’s Choir
This is a women’s chorus for advanced singers where symphonic choir literature, oratorios and a cappella pieces are sung. In all periods of music history challenging choral literature has been composed for women’s voices and this group dedicates itself to this repertoire. This choir mainly sings works for women’s voices but projects with the mixed choirs are also undertaken. Singers in this choir have a certain sight reading skills and basic knowledge of vocal techniques. The age of the singers ranges from 20 to 50 years; both students and alumnae are welcome. An audition with a voice check is required.
In the summer term the Symphony No. 2 by Gustav Mahler will be sung at the Golden Hall of the Vienna Musikverein, as well as the Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
In December 2019 the choir sang the wonderful work “A ceremony of carols” by Benjamin Britten. Other past projects were a gospel and pop Christmas concert at the Vienna Musikverein, songs by Rachmaninov as well as Beethoven’s 9th Symphony and Orff’s Carmina Burana.
In December 2017 the European premiere of Vijay Upadhyaya’s 2nd Symphony was sung.
Rehearsals: Wednesday 6 – 7.45 p.m. "Stöckl Building"