Presentation

Coro del Friuli Venezia Giulia was founded in 2001 and since then it has performed in over 400 concerts and world premieres in all Italy and Europe. 

Characterized by a great flexibility, the choir varies from a small ensemble perfect for the Renaissance and Baroque repertoire, to the symphonic choir.

Coro del Friuli Venezia Giulia habitually cooperates with renowned musicians of the ancient, classical, contemporary, jazz and pop panorama, as well as countless European orchestras: Capella Savaria in Hungary, Solamente Naturali in Bratislava, Venice Baroque Orchestra and Orchestra San Marco for ancient music, Symphony Orchestra of the Radio-Television of Serbia, Radio Television Orchestra of Ljubljana, Filarmonica Ljubljana, Junge Philarmonie Wien, Orchestra Toscanini Parma, Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini, and many more for the symphonic repertoire. 

Besides its remarkable activity in Friuli Venezia Giulia, the choir performed at many prestigious festivals: Festival Monteverdi in Cremona, Società del Quartetto e Pomeriggi Musicali in Milan, Emilia Romagna Festival, Klagenfurt Musikverein, Stadttheater in Klagenfurt, Wien Musikwoche, Ljubljana Festival, Mittelfest, Ravenna Festival, Festival Mi.To, Innsbrucker Festwoche der alte Musik, Les Concerts Parisien, Matera 2019 etc. 

More than 70 conductors worked with Coro del Friuli Venezia Giulia. Among them Riccardo Muti, Gustav Leonhardt, Ton Koopman, Andrea Marcon, Filippo Maria Bressan, Luis Bacalov (Oscar Prize winner. The choir performed his masterpiece opera Estaba La Madre dedicated to the mothers of Plaza de Mayo, and his Misa Tango), Bruno Aprea, Marco Angius, George Pehlivanian, Uros Lajovic. Among the recent noteworthy pop collaborations there are Andrea Bocelli, Tosca and Simone Cristicchi, together with the ethnic concerts with J. Gasparyan, the Jazz performances (and some world premieres) with M. Stockhausen, E. Rava, J. Surman, K. Weehler, J. Taylor, G. Venier.

The concerts with Riccardo Muti aired many times on Rai1 in Eurovision, as did the performances with Gustav Leonhardt on Rai2 and Rai3. 

Since 2016 the choir has been cooperating with cello star Mario Brunello. They regularly tour around Italy and Europe, participating in several festivals together.

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