The Láska opravdivá male vocal choir is extending its ranks

12 February 2019, 1:00
The Láska opravdivá male vocal choir is extending its ranks

The Láska opravdivá [Truthful Love] male vocal choir, which works in Brno at the Institute of Musicology of the Faculty of Arts of the Masaryk University under the leadership of Jan Špaček, announces an audition for singers.

This Brno-based choir recruits new members of all vocal ranges and generations. A large audition will take place on 28 February 2019 from 6 pm at the Institute of Musicology of the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Brno, at Janáček Square 2a in the classroom N42. If you are interested, you can contact directly the choirmaster, Mr. Jan Špaček (spacek@phil.muni.cz, phone 777 233 633).

The Láska opravdivá male vocal choir was founded in 2009 by Jaroslav Černocký and Jan Špaček in order to revive the once rich and nowadays fading tradition of the interpretation of compositions for male choir. The ensemble works at the Institute of Musicology of the Faculty of Arts of the Masaryk University in Brno and its members are mostly students or graduates from Brno universities. At present, the choir has around 30 permanent members. The repertoire specializes in Orthodox religious music such as, among others, songs from Carpathian Ruthenia, and in Czech choir works of the 19th and 20th centuries, especially by Leoš Janáček. Láska opravdivá  is the name of one of Janáček's male choirs on folk lyrics and being used in the name of this vocal choir, it is supposed to symbolize the repertoire harmony of religious music and folk song.

Photo Kateřina Mikešková

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