Before April 30th, 2021: Fill and send the application form.

One week after registration: Pay the registration fee.

Before May 30th,2021: Send in the recording of your performance and featured scores, introduction video, a short bio with a recent photo. 

Send all the above-mentioned documents to info@musicaorbis.com.


CONDITIONS OF ONLINE FESTIVAL 2021

The performance recording must fulfil the following requirements:

  • The repertoire duration must not exceed 5 minutes
  • The recording cannot be older than 2 years.
  • The group sends a short separate film in which they introduce themselves. Be creative! This introduction video must contain the name of the group, the city and country of origin and a fun fact about your group.
  • The recording has to reach the MOPF team by May 30th, 2021 at the latest.
  • All videos have to be filmed horizontally (landscape) with a resolution that is as high as possible.

On June 19th 2021, the day of our virtual festival, all recordings will be broadcasted. Before that, they will be featured on our YouTube channel for the online audience to support its favourites in an Adience Award.

TECHNICAL FORMAT

In order to make things work as well as possible, please pay attention to a technical format of standards which the videos have to meet.

These standards concern both the recording and the introduction video:

  • The videos have to be recorded horizontally
  • You are free to choose the device to record: a (video)camera, a smartphone, a GoPro… ZOOM and other online recordings are also accepted
  • You’ll have the best result when recording in HD resolution (1920×1080) at 25 frames per second. If not possible, videos with a lower resolution will be also accepted.
  • Mind the acoustics.
REGISTRATION FEE

The registration fee for participating in our online festival is €70.

The group receives an invoice of the registration fee after registration. This invoice has to be paid in a week after receiving it.

The references to be mentioned at the payment are: • Invoice number • Name and place of origin of the choir

Eventual bank charges are always at the expense of the participant. In case of overdue payment of the registration fee and/or the advance, the application can be cancelled.

APPLICATION

Registration for the MOPF 2021 is valid if the following documents are sent before May 30th, 2021:

  • A registration form (to complete via www.musicaorbis.com/registration);
  • The recording of the repertoire of 5 minutes maximum.
  • The recording cannot be older than 2 years.
  • A separate recording in which you shortly present the group. Be as creative as you can!
  • Sheet music of each piece featured in the recording.
  • Short bio of the choir or instrumental ensemble.
  • A recent photo of the group in high resolution.
  • A list of all participants with their full names

The recording has to reach the MOPF Team by May 30th, 2021 at the latest.

All above-mentioned documents are preferably sent digitally to info@musicaorbis.com.

EVALUATION OF THE RECORDINGS

A renowned international jury will evaluate your performance and give a professional non-grading evaluation. You will receive an extensive well-founded report.

GDPR DISCLAIMER: We handle all data following the GDPR-legislation. Pictures, audio and video recordings made during the Festival as well as all personal data will be kept by the company and used for practical and non-commercial purposes only. They will only be shared with others if necessary for the organisation of the Festival. The videos submitted to the online festival 2021 will be broadcasted and featured on our social media.


CONDITIONS OF INTERNATIONAL SUMMER FESTIVAL 2022

Competing choirs
  • Competing choirs must perform one a capella piece.
  • The length of the competing programme is limited to 15 minutes of total time ( including performance, entering and leaving the stage)
  • The Jury will issue an official certificate based on the final results of the choir.
  • Piece composed by Czech or choir´s national composer will be an appreciated addition to the repertoire

Non-competing choirs
There are no restrictions in repertoire or age.

Competing orchestras and bands
  • Competitive performance must consist of at least 2 pieces, preferably varying in style, tempo and historical era to show various interpretative skills of the ensemble
  • The length of the competing programme is limited to 15 minutes of total time ( including performance, entering and leaving the stage)
  • One solo piece with orchestral accompaniment is allowed.
  • Piece composed by Czech or orchestra´s national composer will be an appreciated addition to the repertoire

Non-competing orchestras and bands
There are no restrictions in repertoire or age.

General Conditions of INTERNATION SUMMER FESTIVAL 2022

  • The festival is open to amateur choirs and orchestras and bands only. The conductor may be a professional musician.
  • The registration fee must be paid upon registration.
  • Full scores of the competing programme must be sent to the organiser by the end of the registration period together with the exact order of the performed pieces.
  • All choirs and orchestras will submit a short recording or Youtube link not older than 2 years together with their registration.
  • Each choir and orchestra will have a 10-minute soundcheck at the competition venue.
  • Participants are not allowed to use any sound equipment, all repertoire must be performed acoustically.
  • A piano will be available for all choirs to use for both soundcheck and performance.
  • All participants, who wish to sing during the mass in St. Vitus’s Cathedral, must choose one sacred piece of their repertoire and have it approved by the organizers.
  • Choirs and orchestras are responsible for their own transportation at their own expense.
  • All choirs and orchestras* are required to book one of the offered price packages.

*Local choirs (from the Czech Republic and Slovakia) may contact the organizers for special arrangements. info@musicaorbis.com

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CATEGORIES OF              ONLINE FESTIVAL 2021:

CHORAL COMPETITION CATEGORIES   Unrestricted repertoire:
A – Children’s Choirs (up to 18 years of age)
B – Adult Choirs

ORCHESTRA COMPETITION CATEGORIES:

I.II – String Orchestras
II.I – Brass Bands
III. – Mixed Ensembles

CATEGORIES OF INTERNATIONAL SUMMER FESTIVAL 2022:

CHORAL COMPETITION CATEGORIES:

Category A – Unrestricted repertoire
A1 – Children’s Choirs (up to 18 years of age)
A2 – Adult Choirs

Category B – Sacred music
B1 – Children’s Choirs (up to 18 years of age)
B2 – Adult Choirs

Category C – Folklore
C1 – Children’s Choirs (up to 18 years of age)
C2 – Adult Choirs

 

ORCHESTRA COMPETITION CATEGORIES:

I. – String Orchestras
II. – Chamber Orchestras (with winds)
III. – Symphonic Bands
IV. – Symphony Orchestras