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Domkantorei Schwerin (Choir)

Founded: Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

The Domkantorei Schwerin currently has around 160 singers in four choirs: the children's choir with children under 7 years, the youth choir with children under 13; he church choir with about 120 members; and the seniors in the vocal group from 65. The choir is directed by the Church Music Director (KMD) Domkantor Jan Ernst.

The duties of the choir, on the one singing in church and other community events, on the other hand, the performance is great choral works and oratorios.

Projects in recent years have been among others:
2000 J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor BWV 232
2001 Dvorak: Stabat Mater
2001 Michael Haydn: Requiem
2002 J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion BWV 245
2002 Charpentier: Te Deum / Antonio Vivaldi: Gloria
2003 Puccini: Mass and John Rutter: Magnificat
2003 Concert at Salzbergwerk Sondershausen
2003 Schubert: Mass in A flat major and Franz Liszt: Psalm 13
2003 J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 21 with Wolf Biermann
2004 George Frideric Handel: Messiah
2004 Felix Mendelssohn: Elijah
2004 Dvorak: Mass in D
2005 J.S. Bach: Markus-Passion BWV 247 (in a reconstruction by Rudolf Kelber)
2005 Mozart: Requiem / Fanny Hensel (Mendelssohn): Cantatas
2005 J.S. Bach: Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1-6
2006 Puccini: Mass / Psalms by Winfried Petersen and Anton Bruckner
2006 Mozart: Waisenhausmesse / Michael Haydn: Requiem
2007 Felix Mendelssohn: Paulus
2007 J. Haydn: Creation
2007 J.S. Bach: Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1-3
2008 J.S. Bach: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244
2008 L.v. Beethoven: Mass in C Major, Op 86 / Felix Mendelssohn: Psalm 42
2009 George Frideric Handel: Israel in Egypt
2010 J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor BWV 232


Source: Domgemeinde Schwerin Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (March 2012)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (March 2012)

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