OPENING CEREMONY | SAT, 19th JUNE 2021
12:00 – Opening ceremony and introduction of participants at the Old Town Hall
(12 pm Central European Time)
Meet the festival team and participants online, listen to all competition recordings and extremely creative choir introduction and support your favorites in the Audience Award.
19:00 – WORKSHOP POSTPONED, new time and date will be confirmed
1st workshop with Dr. Mike Mitchell: The Excitement of the African Americal Spiritual
Join our head of the jury, who has lead hundreds of clinics across the US. His reputation as a dynamic and energetic conductor/teacher promises an unforgettable and inspiring experience.
Dr. Mitchell has studied and collaborated with some of America’s greatest practitioners of the spiritual, including André Thomas and Stacey Gibbs. In fall 2021 he will be one of a handful of conductors to premier Stacey’s new arrangement of Elijah Rock. In this session, Dr. Mitchell will show us how the spiritual developed as a genre of concert music, how it became the exciting, heart-stirring music we love, and what it will sound like in the future.
Announcement of Results | SUN, 20th JUNE 2021
2nd workshop with Dr. Mitchell – POSTPONED, new time and date will be confirmed
Dr. Mike Mitchell: The Excitement of the African Americal Spiritual
The second workshop timed especially for the participants from Asia.
10:00 Online Sightseeing Tour of Prague (10 am CET)
Join our team and explore the “City of a Hundred Spires” from the comfort of your home.
Visit the famous Prague Castle with the magnificent St. Vitus’s Cathedral, walk over the Charles Bridge with us while learning something new about the fascinating history of Prague and its famous musical visitors.
16:00 Announcement of Results and Award Ceremony and a LIVE concert (4 pm CET)
Find out who are this year’s winners, who won the heart of the audiences while enjoying a live performance of an incredible local a cappella ensemble Experipent. All of that streamed LIVE from a wonderful historical concert hall of the Prague Conservatory.