Participants of the festival can choose to participate in one of two musical categories or participate in both categories.

Category A: basic

The number of works of the competition program is not limited. 

The time should not exceed 15 minutes. 

The program must contain: 

- one work representing the country of the participant, 

- one piece by a composer of the XX century.

Category B:  sacred music

The number of works of the competition program is not limited. 

The time should not exceed 15 minutes.


At the opening of the Festival

·        each group sings 1 piece not longer than 3 minutes

·        united choir (optional) sings with the orchestra  a fragment of K. Orff "Carmina Burana"
(about the fragment will be announced later).


At the final concert of the Festival-contest will participate

·        winners of the competition

·        united choir of the participants sings with the orchestra the following works :

( upon request only)

1.     Vivaldi “Gloria”

2.     Verdi chorus from the Opera "Nabucco"

3.     Beethoven's finale 9th Symphony

4.     Glinka choir "Glory" from the Opera "Ivan Susanin"

5.     Borodin  the chorus "Fly on the wings..." from the Opera "Prince Igor"

6.     Solovyov-Sedoy'  "Leningrad nights"