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Schorndorfer Kantorei (Choir)

Born: Schorndorf, Bavaria, Germany

The Schorndorfer Kantorei is a mixed choir of more than 150 members, aged from approximately 15 to 80 years. About 2/3 of them participate are regularly in the weekly rehearsals at the Martin-Luther-Haus.

The duties of the choir are in the church: singing at church services and at special holidays, singing in hospitals and at the Pauluskirche.

There are at least twice a year, concerts with major works such as oratorios on the programme. Highlights of past years were concerts with orchestras such as J.S. Bach's Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 (2003), Frank Martin's Golgotha (2002), Carl Orff's Carmina Burana (2001), Mozart's Requiem in D minor (2000), Georg Philipp Telemann's Lukas-Passion (1999) Haydn's Schöpfung (1998), J.S. Bach's Mass in B minor BWV 232 (2006), Felix Mendelssohn's Elias (2008).

Source: Evangelische Gesamtkirchengemeinde Schorndorf, English translation by Aryeh Oron (April 2009)
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Aryeh Oron (April 2009)

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