Welcome to Chamber Choir Moderato Cantabile
Moderato Cantabile is a Groningen Chamber Choir with an average of 26 singers, all with broad experience in choral music. The choir was founded in 2001 by conductor Nana Tchikhinashvili.
8 July there was a public rehearsal / house concert in the Church of Garnwerd in preparation for the concert program 'Festa Vocale' in 2019 and 2020 ", with among others works by Lauridsen, Gjeilo, Tavener , Allegri and Tchikhinashvili. After the break solo performances by choir members.
June 24 there was a performance for 'a full church' with parts of Vespers during 'An hour of eternity' in the Sint Jozef Cathedral in Groningen.
On 27 May Moderato Cantabile gave a concert in the afternoon with Vespers by S. Rachmaninoff in the Mariakerk in Ruinen, organized by Stichting Muziek in de Mariakerk. Despite the heat, the public interest was great!
On 14 April, starting at 8 pm, Moderato Cantabile gave the second, successful duo-concert 'Grenzeloos a capella' ('Unlimited a capella') with the Croatian male ensemble Klapa Bandira, in the Doopsgezinde kerk (the Mennonite Church) in Groningen. The Croation ambassadrice had come specially from The Hague!
On 25 March there was a concert with parts of Vespers of S. Rachmaninoff, solo performance by Ani Natroshvili (viola) with accompaniment of Nana Tchikhinashvili (piano), and some choral works of the conductor, in the Magnus Church in Bellingwolde.
On Saturday evening March 17, Moderato Cantabile presented the first Duo concert with the Croatian ensemble Klapa Bandira in the St. Apollinaris Kirche in Düsseldorf for a large audience. The ambassador of Croatia was also present with honor.
For the full program of 2018 see the Agenda.