The Singing World St. Petersburg

The Singing World St. Petersburg

THE FESTIVAL

“THE SINGING WORLD SAINT PETERSBURG”

The festival The Singing World St Petersburg gather each year choirs from all around the world to share their talent and passion for the choral singing.

Come to St Petersburg in Summer 2020, to participate to this festival and spend an unique and memorable moment. During this festival, choirs will have the occasion to perform in emblematic places of St Petersburg and neighborhood.

The main goals of the festival:

  • Rally concerts of ensembles and choirs of various artistic trends and styles who perform choral music of different epochs;
  • Creating and encouraging a welcoming atmosphere for professional dialogue to share experiences and repertoire;
  • Joint performances of professional and amateur choral groups from different countries of the world;
  • Exposing a broader audience to choral culture and mastery of choirs from all over the world;
  • Discovering new names and talents in choral singing;
  • Involving music producers and managers in the organization of further presentations of the choirs;

Participants :

  • The Festival is open to Mixed, Men’s, Women’s and Children’s Choirs and Chamber Vocal Ensembles (with a minimum of 3 singers).
  • In the Festival take part the Choirs from all over the World, which desires to perform its cultural work.
  • The age of participants is not restricted.
  • The Festival organizers look forward to hosting professional and amateur choirs and choral ensembles

Festival venues:

  • St. Petersburg State Capella
  • St Peter and Paul Cathedral
  • The Russian Ethnographic Museum
  • Alexandro-Nevsky Lavra of the Hole Trinity, Centre «Sviato-Dukhovsky» The Cathedral of Assumption of Virgin Mary
  • Feodorovsky Cathedral of icon of the Mother of God
  • Center of culture «Kaskad»
  • St. Catherine Swedish Lutheran Church
  • Roman Catholic Church of St. Stanislaus
  • Concert Hall of Yaani Kirik
  • Concert Hall of Music College

Day 1

Thursday 6 August 2020
Arrival in St Petersburg, transfer from the airport to the hotel and check-in
Free time for lunch
During the afternoon, welcome by the festival committee, registration and rehearsal
In early evening, festival opening and gala concert
Dinner at the hotel or in a restaurant, night at the hotel

Day 2

Friday 7 August 2020
Breakfast at the hotel
Meeting with your guide and departure for a guided visit of St Petersburg by bus
Free time for lunch
Excursion to Peter and Paul fortress
During the evening, festival concerts
Dinner at the hotel or in a restaurant, night at the hotel

Day 3

Saturday 8 August 2020
Breakfast at the hotel
Excursion to the Perterhof Palace, visit of the parks and gardens
Free time for lunch
During the afternoon, transfer back to the hotel
Dinner at the hotel or in a restaurant, night at the hotel

Day 4

Sunday 9 August 2020
Breakfast at the hotel
Day at leisure and lunch on your own – possibility to organize additional visits, masterclass, or workshop
During the afternoon, festival concerts
Dinner at the hotel or in a restaurant, night at the hotel

Day 5

Monday 10 August 2020
Breakfast at the hotel
Guided visit of “Churches and Cathedrals of St Petersburg”
Excursion to Hermitage museum
Free time for lunch
Visit of Kazan Cathedral (choirs concert)
During the evening, concerts
Dinner at the hotel or in a restaurant, night at the hotel

Day 6

Tuesday 11 August 2020
Breakfast at the hotel
Boat cruise along the Neva river, free time
Free time for lunch
Rehearsal
During the evening, closing of the festival and gala concert with all participating choirs
Farewell dinner with other choirs
Night at the hotel

Day 7

Wednesday 12 August 2020
Breakfast at the hotel
End of stay and transfer from the hotel to the airport

The standard package includes

  • 6 nights in St Petersburg in the selected hotel category (3* or 4*)
  • 6 breakfast at the hotel
  • 5 dinners at the hotel or in a restaurant
  • 1 farewell dinner with all participating choirs
  • 1 guided visit of St Petersburg by bus
  • 1 excursion to the Peter and Paul fortress
  • 1 excursion to the Peterhof palace
  • 1 guided visit of “Churches and Cathedrals of St Petersburg”
  • 1 excursion to the Hermitage museum
  • 1 visit of the Kazan Cathedral
  • 1 cruise on the Neva river
  • Festival concerts
  • All transfers necessary in the program
  • Participation fees to the festival

The standard package doesn’t include

  • Transport to and from St Petersburg
  • Lunches
  • Additional activities, masterclass and workshop
  • Entrance fees for museum/monument not included in the program
  • All other services not included in the program

Summary

Dates: From 6th to 12th August 2020

Duration: 7 Days – 6 Nights

Location: St. Petersburg

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