Our musical journeys begin again

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… in new rehearsal room Throughout Baden-Württemberg, choirs or orchestras will still not be allowed to use the premises of schools for their rehearsals until February 1, 2021. However, the Stuttgarter Oratorienchor e.V. has fortunately found a new rehearsal venue. On September 18, 2020, at around 7 p.m., we plan to finally resume our rehearsal work in the parish hall of the Erlöserkirche in Stuttgart with our musical director Enrico Trummer. There the choir will find a generous amount of space in the Great Hall and the recommended spacing rules for singing can be followed here without any problems. New Read more…

Concert collage

Choir Retreat or Choir Retreat Time?

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In the last few weeks, choir singers have almost forgotten the term “choir retreat”. Since mid-March, the exact opposite has been the case. Even if the current circumstances prohibit normal rehearsals at the STUTTGARTER ORATORIENCHOR – we are still ACTIVE! And this is how it is: everyone sings in their own rooms at home. The choir is more or less in remote work. Each singer practises and learns new things for himself/herself at home and in this way keeps his/her own voice supple. This is done with the help of practice files for the Hummel oratorio Der Durchzug durchs rote Read more…

Mozart’s very last work

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In the last weeks of his life, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart worked intensively on a commissioned composition which, as is well known, he was unable to complete. Count Franz von Walsegg ordered a Requiem from him and also made a handsome down payment of 25 ducats for it. The same sum was to follow after the work was completed. You can find out about the clever tricks Mozart’s widow used to avoid having to return the 25 ducats down payment and to get the remaining sum by clicking on the link above. Additions to the Requiem newly edited The version of Read more…