Romanian Madrigal Choir celebrates 50th anniversary

Newsroom 31/01/2013 | 10:18

The famous Romanian Madrigal Choir, which is included in the universal UNESCO patrimony since 1992, will celebrate its 50th anniversary by hosting an Easter concert in April at the Romanian Athenaeum from Bucharest. The choir has 38 members and they have held over 4,100 concerts since 1963, receiving numerous awards such as: UNICEF Medal in 1968, the German music critics Prize in 1971, Honor Award and the Grand Duke Adolf Prize -Luxembourg (1979), Medaille en Vermeil – Luxembourg 1979, Diploma of Honor of the Union of Composers in Romania (1985, 1993).

The Madrigal choir was founded by professor Marin Constantin, and it is one of the most prestigious choral ensembles from Romania and until 1968 was part of Ciprian Porumbescu Conservatory of Music in Bucharest. Since 1968 is a professional choir.

Madrigal choir claimed an impressive number of concerts in Romania and throughout the world, receiving numerous awards as: UNICEF Medal in 1968, the German music critics Prize in 1971, Honor Award and the Grand Duke Adolf Prize -Luxembourg (1979), Medaille en Vermeil – Luxembourg 1979, Diploma of Honor of the Union of Composers in Romania (1985, 1993).

The Madrigal National Chamber Choir will perform on April 21, lead by Voicu Popescu. The show will start at 20.00, and tickets are available online at www.bilet.ro.

Oana Vasiliu

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