Bel Canto Choir Vilnius wins the Stasys Simkus International Choral Competition
2013 11 23
On November 23, 2013, Bel Canto Choir Vilnius was awarded with the first place at the Stasys Simkus International Choral Competition (mixed choirs category) in Klaipeda, Lithuania. The competition is one of the most prestigious choral competitions in the Baltics. The international jury, consisting of prominent choral figures from Germany, Italy, Latvia and Lithuania, gave Bel Canto Choir Vilnius 91.2 points, in comparison with 86 points at the same competition two years ago. The Choir also received two special prizes – the first one for the best performance of the mandatory song, and the second one for the best performance of the piece by the Lithuanian composer.