GRAND PRIX WINNER, "LET THE PEOPLES SING" 2017
Conductor: Endrik Üksvärav
Collegium Musicale formed in 2010 and has gained recognition as a choir with exceptional performances of both early music and music from Estonian composers including Arvo Pärt, Veljo Tormis, Erkki-Sven Tüür, Helena Tulve, Tõnu Kõrvits, Mirjam Tally and Pärt Uusberg.
Under the direction of chief conductor Endrik Üksvärav the ensemble performs as many as forty concerts per year both locally and internationally and has won numerous gold medals and prizes.
In 2017 Collegium Musicale became a Grand Prix Winner at “Let the Peoples Sing” and has been the only choir to receive Choir of the Year by the Estonian Choral Association as many as three times (2011, 2014 and 2017).
“Collegium Musicale chamber choir enchants audience with its sound and musical thinking. The choir has purity of tone, clear and natural sound, good balance and depth of feeling.” - Erkki-Sven Tüür (Estonian composer)
The ensemble is looking forward to experiencing the beauty of Aotearoa and sharing their love of Estonian music with delegates and audiences at WSCM2020.