programmheft You can also download the printed programme of the competition (in German).

Friday 27 April 2012

  • Arrival
  • Afternoon: Possibility of blocking and acoustic rehearsal in the Stiftskirche
  • 17:30 Order of choir performances is determined (drawing by lot)
  • 18:00 Opening reception at the historical town hall
  • Evening: Opportunity for rehearsals

Saturday 28 April 2012

  • 11:00 - 14:15 Competition preliminary round Stiftskirche
    Free Admission – for programme see choirs
  • 15:00 Announcement of participants for the final round Alte Mälzerei
  • 19:30 - 21:00 Competition final round Stiftskirche
    Admission: 8€ (5€ red.) – for programme see choirs

Sunday 29 April 2012


Tickets for the competition's final round and for the concert gala can be obtained at the entrance for 8€ (5€ red.). Additionally, a festival pass that covers both events is available for 12€ (8€ red.).

Concert Gala

A concert gala will take place before the award ceremony on Sunday evening to give the choirs the opportunity to present themselves to the audience apart from the competition. Each participating choir prepares a 15 minute programme which may be composed freely and can contain “specialties” of the choir and its country of origin. Additionally, three choirs from Mosbach will perform in the concert gala.


Mannheim Chamber Choir
ClaritasVocalis, Frankfurt
Children's and youth choir “Pirol” of Mosbach music school
Kammerchor der Hochschule für Musik Detmold
— Intermission —
Chor Royal, Mosbach
University of Guelph Chamber Singers, Canada
Men's Choir of Nicolaus Kistner High School (NKG-Männerchor), Mosbach
Kamertonas, Kaunas/Lithuania

Award ceremony