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SEMI-FINALS OF ERIC ERICSON AWARD 2021

Thursday October 21 & Friday October 22

The three semi-finalists that have made it to the final of Eric Ericson Award 2021 on Sunday October 24 are the following:

Krista Audere
Krista Audere is a Latvian choir conductor based in Amsterdam. She is regularly engaged as a rehearsal director and conductor at Cappella Amsterdam, Nederlands Kamerkoor and the Netherland’s Radio Choir. In addition to studies at the Conservatory in Riga, Krista Audere has studied choral conducting in Amsterdam and Stuttgart. As a singer, she has collaborated with the Latvian Radio Choir and Cappella Amsterdam.

Harry Bradford
Harry Bradford is a British choir conductor based in London. He is the co-founder and director of the professional vocal ensemble Recordare. He has visited, for example, Le Choeur de L’Orchestre de Paris and the Royal Academy of Music Chamber Choir. He heads the Thames Philharmonic Choir, the North Herts Guild of Singers and the Stanmore Choral Society. Harry Bradford has studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London.

Julia Selina Blank
Julia Selina Blank is a German choir conductor based in Oslo, Norway. She is regularly engaged as a guest conductor with the Slovenian Philharmonic Choir and the Bergen Cathedral Choir in Norway, as well as visiting choirmaster of the Norwegian Soloist Choir, Bavarian Radio’s Choir, MDR in Leipzig and the Swedish Radio Choir in Stockholm. Julia Selina Blank has studied choir conducting in Munich, Stockholm and Oslo.

The Eric Ericson Award 2021 – The concert will be broadcast live on Berwaldhallen Play, Sunday October 24 at 15.00.


Programme Friday October 22

The broadcast starts at 12.45. At approximately 12.55 Marc Korovitch, Choirmaster Swedish Radio Choir will do an introduction of today´s semi-finals.

Conductors and Eric Ericson Chamber Choir:
13.00-13.30
Julia Selina Blank
Folke Rabe: to love 1-4

13.40-14.10
Krista Audere
Frank Martin: Songs of Ariel 3+4

14.30-15.00
Daniil Lashin
Jean Francaix: Trois Poêmes de Paul Valery 2+3

15.10-15.40
Guillemette Daboval
Alma Mahler/Gottwald: Drei frühe Lieder. 1+2

Interval

Conductors and S:t Jacobs Chamber Choir:
17.00-17.30
Jurgis Cabulis
Samuel Barber: Reincarnation 1+3

17.40-18.10
Pierre-Louis de Laporte
Anna-Karin Klockar: Speeches 1+3

18.30-19.00
Harry Bradford
Nana Forte: En ego campana

19.10-19.40
Johanna Soller
Francis Poulenc: Un Soir de Neige

20.00 – 21.30: The jury deliberates.
21.30: Announcement of which three semi-finalists that have made it to the final of Eric Ericson Award 2021 on Sunday October 24.

The Eric Ericson Award 2021 – The concert will be broadcast live on Berwaldhallen Play, Sunday October 24 at 15.00.


Programme Thursday October 21

The broadcast starts at 12.45. At approximately 12.55 Marc Korovitch, Choirmaster Swedish Radio Choir will do an introduction of today´s semi-finals.

Conductors and Eric Ericson Chamber Choir:
13.00-13.30
Johanna Soller
Folke Rabe: to love 1-4

13.40-14.10
Harry Bradford
Frank Martin: Songs of Ariel 3+4

14.30-15.00
Jurgis Cabulis
Jean Francaix: Trois Poêmes de Paul Valery 2+3

15.10-15.40
Pierre-Louis de Laporte
Alma Mahler/Gottwald: Drei frühe Lieder. 1+2

Interval

Conductors and S:t Jacobs Chamber Choir:
17.00-17.30
Daniil Lashin
Samuel Barber: Reincarnation 1+3

17.40-18.10
Guillemette Daboval
Anna-Karin Klockar: Speeches 1+3

18.30-19.00
Krista Audere
Nana Forte: En ego campana

19.10-19.40
Julia Selina Blank
Francis Poulenc: Un Soir de Neige