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Sombor, Serbia
Yugoslavia,
UKRAINE

Iuventus Cantat

Mixed Youth Choir of the Choral Society of Sombor was founded in 1985 as part of the Choral Society of Sombor (in existence from 1870.) together with "VOJISLAV VOJA ILIC" Children’s Choir. Under the direction of its founder, artistic director and conductor Silvester Hajnal, the Choir managed to attain great reputation in the country and abroad in a short period of time. The Choir’s repertoire includes the works of both Yugoslav and foreign composers, from early renanaissance to contemporary authors: Apart from performing "a capella" pieces, the Choir has performed vocal and instrumental works ("Magnificat" and "Gloria" by A.Vivaldi, "Requiem" by Mozart, the "Lobgesang" symphony cantata by Mendelssohn, "Choral Fantasy" by Beethoven, Lutheran Masses in g-major and g-minor, "Magnificat" by J.S. Bach…) in collaboration with orchestras such as "St. George", ’Dusan Skovran" and Leicestershire Symphony Orchestra as well as conductors such as Vojislav Ilic, Darinka Matic-Marovic, Aleksandar Vujic, Fritz ter Wey and Volker Hempfling (Germany), Katalin L. Nagy (Hungary) and others.

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