Summer Spotlight: Mozart Choral Festival 2014

János Czifra and the Mozart Festival Chorus_03The June 28th Salzburg Mozart International Choral Festival performance was an unqualified artistic success! Repertoire including Mozart’s Coronation Mass and John Rutter’s Requiem held the standing-room only audience captivated in the prestigious Salzburg Dom (Cathedral).

Festival choir was made up of four choirs representing Chicago Master Singers, Kammerchor Uelzen (Germany), Lincoln Park Community Singers and Sacred Heart Academy A Cappella Choir.  An outstanding orchestra (Orchester der Salzburger Dommusik) and world-renowned soloists added to the artistic presentation.

Artistic direction for the festival was provided by Prof. Janos Czifra, Domkappellmeister and Maestro Alan Heatherington, director of Chicago Master Singers, Ars Viva Orchestra and director emeritus of Lake Forest Symphony.

For more information on the festival, including next year’s program and artistic staff, please visit the festival website and photo gallery.

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