World Choir Games Tshwane 2018 - Competition Programs

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Information about the competition programs of the 10th World Choir Games Tshwane 2018. July 4 - 14, 2018 Tshwane, South Africa.

Competition

Programs

July 4-14, 2018


The Open Competition

Category O2 / Block 1

Children´s Choirs / Mixed Boys Choirs

05.07.2018 14:00

The Desmond Abernethy Hall (Pretoria Boys High School)

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Choice Children's Choir

Harare, Zimbabwe

Conductor: Gwati Bright

1 Hope Masike, arr. Bright Gwati: Ndinewe

2 Trad. Scotland, arr. Jay Rouse: May the Road Rise Up

3 Carol Bayer Sager, David Foster, Richard Page: Thankful

4 Spiritual, arr. Mark Hayes: Dry Bones

Lynnwood Primary School Choir

Tshwane, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Jeanmari van Papendorp

1 Franco Prinsloo: Gloria

2 Trad. Sesotho, arr. Jeanmari van Papendorp: Hakeleje/Modimo

3 Andy Beck: Sisi Sote

4 Jim Papoulis: Gnothi Safton

Kinderchor der Deutschen Oper Berlin

Berlin, Germany

Conductor: Christian Lindhorst

1 Robert Schumann: Romanzen für Frauenstimmen op. 91 - 3. Der Wassermann

2 György Orbán: Mundi renovatio

3 Kurt Bikkembergs: The Maiden and the Sea

4 Stephen Schwartz: We beseech Thee

Bronberg Children's Choir

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Daleen De Kock

1 Stephanie Mabey: Meet the Mormons - Glorious

2 Niel van der Watt: Laat ons skyn

3 Jay Althouse: Cantar!

4 Trad. Kenya, arr. Shawn L. Kirchner: Wana Baraka


The Open Competition

Category O2 / Block 1

Children´s Choirs / Mixed Boys Choirs

05.07.2018 14:00

The Desmond Abernethy Hall (Pretoria Boys High School)

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Laerskool Constantiapark

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Annelie van Rooyen

1 Betsie Schaap: Jubilate! Jubilate!

2 Chris Lamprecht: Groot Makietie op Groot Marico

3 Selga Mantse: Where Have you Been Brother

4 Grant McLachlan: Come, Colours Rise

Somerset College Preparatory School Senior Choir

Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Christelle Leuvennink

1 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Robert Shaw: Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit

2 Trad. isiZulu: Sesivuma Sigiya

3 Steffan Nilsson, arr. Lars Wallenäs: Gabriellas Sång

4 Pentatonix, arr. Marc A. Brymer: Sing

Guozijian Middle School Choir

Beijing, China

Conductor: Huan Gao

1 Zoltán Kodály: Egyetem, Begyetem

2 Stephen Leek: Rainbird

3 Camille Saint-Saëns: Ave Maria

4 Qiao Qing, Nan Shu: Fly the Kite


The Open Competition

Category O9 / Block 1

Mixed Choirs

05.07.2018 11:00

Musaion (University of Pretoria)

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Huguenot High School Choir

Wellington, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Johann Enslin

1 Marc Hafso: Gloria

2 Antoni Schonken: Heimat-vers vir my lovely

3 Martin Nystrom, Jan de Wet, arr. Renette Bouwer: Soos'n Wildsbok

4 Niel van der Watt: Bly van die taaibos weg

Rheinberger Chamber Choir

Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Gert Pottas

1 H. Pieter van der Westhuizen: Sing tot eer van die Here

2 Josef Gabriel Rheinberger: Meditabor

3 Hester van der Westhuizen: Requiem for the Victims of Crimes and Violence in South Africa -

Dies Irae

4 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Linda Twine: Sit Down, Servant

Harmonious Chorale Ghana

Accra, Ghana

Conductor: James Varrick Armaah

1 Jean-Philippe Rameau: La nuit

2 J. Rosamond Johnson, arr. Roland Carter: Lift Every Voice and Sing

3 George Mensah Essilfie: Mema M'aniso

4 James Varrick Armaah: Aseda Nka Nyame

Frank Pietersen Music Centre Combined Choir

Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductors: Arno Jones & Mariska April

1 John Bokwe: Vuka, Vuka, Debora!

2 Koos Kombuis, arr. Alna Smit: Lisa se Klavier

3 Trad. America, arr. James Erb: Shenandoah

4 Richard Rodgers, arr. David Blackwell: Blue Moon


The Open Competition

Category O9 / Block 1

Mixed Choirs

05.07.2018 11:00

Musaion (University of Pretoria)

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Sängerkreis Hildburghausen

Hildburghausen, Germany

Conductor: Yvonne Unger

1 Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Abschied vom Walde

2 Orlando di Lasso: Echo

3 Rudolf Mauersberger: Unsterblich duften die Linden

4 Alwin Michael Schronen: Puer natus in Bethlehem


The Open Competition

Category O9 / Block 2

Mixed Choirs

05.07.2018 14:30

Musaion (University of Pretoria)

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Kgosi Mampuru Il Unitas DCS Choirs

Tshwane, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Cornelius Z. M. Molopyane

1 Georg Friedrich Händel: Judas Maccabäus - Rejoice, o Judah & Hallelujah Amen

2 Franz Josef Haydn: The Creation - The marv'lous work

3 Bulelani Lamani: Ekuqibeleni

4 Joshua Mohapeloa: Bonyeli

Hoërskool Waterkloof gemengde koor

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Stefan Els

1 Jan Magne Førde: Festfanfare

2 Finlandia, arr. Alan Troy Davis: Be Still in my Soul

3 Awie Van Wyk: Groentesmous

4 Arr. Stefan Els: The Rainmaker

Wanheng Olympic Love Art Chorus of Hengyang

Hunan, China

Conductor: Shan Liu

1 Hyo Won Woo: Mo Li Hua (Jasmine Flower)

2 Alexandru Pascanu: Chindia

3 Yohanes Budi Susanto: Luk Luk Lumbu

4 Liu Xiaogeng: Snail Picking Song

University of Western Cape Creative Arts Choir

Belleville, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Sibusiso Njeza

1 Trad. isiXhosa, arr. Michael Barrett, Ralf Schmitt, ad. Sibusiso Njeza: Indodana

2 Ēriks Ešenvalds: Only in Sleep

3 Weziwe Vandala Moya: Lijulwe Lajinga

4 Trad. South Africa, arr. Sibusiso Njeza: Kugiywa kamnandi eAfrika


The Open Competition

Category O9 / Block 2

Mixed Choirs

05.07.2018 14:30

Musaion (University of Pretoria)

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Choeur Des Seraphins

Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo

Conductors: Jules Ngbangala Bopele & Alphonsine Ekomba Atta

1 Yves Ndonga: Okondzi nzambe

2 Kizito Maledi: Yeleya

3 Vital Adzobo: Koba

4 Trad. South Africa: Ngahlulele

Laudate Choir

Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Conductor: Thea Möller

1 Chris Lamprecht: Aan U kom 'n Lofsang toe

2 Chris Lamprecht: Wie het ek buiten U

3 Awie Van Wyk: Kaapse Kanarie wat so geelkeel sing

4 Trad. isiZulu: Ukuthula

Amazwi Kantu Choir

Atteridgeville, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Michael Lekoloane

1 Qinisela Sibisi: Ngiyakholwa

2 Polumo Mamabolo: Thuto

3 Michael Lekoloane: Ke llela Moya

4 Michael Lekoloane: Ntata rona ya Magodimong

Tswelopele Chorus

Tshwane, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Siyabonga Dlamini

1 Georg Friedrich Händel: Music, Spread Thy Voice Around

2 Lunga Dlamini: Ngenze Ngibemnene

3 Phelalani Mnomiya: Baba Sixolele

4 Alfred Khumalo: Nkosi Busis'i Afrika


The Open Competition

Category O9 / Block 2

Mixed Choirs

05.07.2018 14:30

Musaion (University of Pretoria)

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URCSA Melodi Ya Tshwane Choir

Tshwane, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductors: Motsepe Phahlane & Mlalo Leuba

1 Giuseppe Verdi, transcr. Bernard Dewagtere: Libiamo ne'lieti calici

2 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Laudate Dominum

3 Qinisela Sibisi: Siyakudumisa

4 Soweto Gospel Choir: Emarabini/Nkomo Ka Baba

Voices of the World

Pretoria, South Africa

Conductor: Xolani Gqasana

1 T. R. Curnick, transcr. Dzunisani Mabunda: Hlala nami, litshonile ilanga

2 Trad. isiXhosa, arr. William Kirkpatrick: He Hideth My Soul - A Wonderful Saviour

3 P.B. Mamabola: Bosele

4 Giuseppe Verdi: Libiamo ne'lieti calici

Urcsa Light of Hope Choir

Ekurhuleni, South Africa

Conductor: Sydney Masetlhe

1 Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa: Molelekeng

2 Shalati Joseph Khosa: Chunchani Mindzwalo

3 S. T. Masethle: Modimo Wa Paloko

4 Trad. isiXhosa, arr. Mbuso Ndlovu: Skhand'amayeza


The Open Competition

Category O14 / Block 1

Senior Choirs

05.07.2018 19:30

The Desmond Abernethy Hall (Pretoria Boys High School)

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Choir of Guangzhou Pearl River Piano Art Center

Guangzhou, China

Conductor: Wenhua Tao

1 Xixian Qu: Gu xiang zhi lian (Nostalgia for my Homeland)

Homeland)

2 Rubu Yong: Si hai (Inner Mongolia Folk Song)

3 Weidong Meng: Hong yan (Wild Swans)

4 Jianqiang Xu: Gui yuan tian ju (Returning to my Village-Tranquility After Uproariousness)

Shengzhi Veteran Cadres Choir of Henan

Henan, China

Conductors: Huang Wanxing & Wang Kai

1 Piotr Ilich Tchaikovsky: The Golden Cloud Stayed Up For The Night

2 Georges Bizet: Dance of Bohemia

3 Chen Guoquan: Evening Bell Ringing at the Nanping Hill

4 Yin Qing: Sky Road

Lingzhisheng Choir

Chongqing, China

Conductor: Ling Jiang

1 Hongnian Yang: Echoes in Green Valley

2 Sulkhan Fyodorovitsh Tsintsadze, arr. Ren Ce: Marino

3 Trad. America, arr. James Erb: O Shenandoah

4 Ying Ju Wu: Frog

Shenzhen Luohu Sound of Harmonies Choir

Shenzhen, China

Conductor: Ya Qin Liu

1 Guo Quan Chen: Dragonboat Melody

2 Z. Randall Stroope: Lamentations of Jeremiah

3 Ming Yao: Night Blossom

4 De Jian Hou: Legend of the Dragon


The Open Competition

Category O14 / Block 1

Senior Choirs

05.07.2018 19:30

The Desmond Abernethy Hall (Pretoria Boys High School)

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The Elegance Choir of Ludao Shuangfeng Community

Chengdu, Sichuan, China

Conductor: Cheng Xiaoyi Ai

1 Li Qingzhu: I Live at the Upstream of Yangtze River

2 Chang Yingzhong: The Picture of Snow-Covered Landscape

3 Bob Chilcott: Shenandoah

4 Liu Yanping: Back to my Mama's Home

Aiyue Female Chorus of Sichuan Culture Center

ChengDu, China

Conductor: Xi Zhu

1 Yu Wu Dai: Lily of the Valley

2 Se Enke Bayar: Nadam Fair

3 Xi Xian Qu: Pasturage Song

4 Ying Zhong Chang: Cradle of Pandas

Chongqing Shi Guangnan Women's Choir

Chongqing, China

Conductor: Bin Feng

1 Qiu Jiacuo: Drolma

2 Roc Chen: Jiu Er

3 Brendan Graham, Rolf Løvland, arr. Roger Emerson: You Raise me Up

4 Trad. China, arr. Liu Yanping: Visiting Her Parents


The Open Competition

Category O16 / Block 1

Musica Sacra with accompaniment

05.07.2018 11:00

St. Alban´s Cathedral

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Jeppe High School for Girls Choir

Kensington, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Johan Bester

1 Zoltán Kodály: Ave Maria

2 Benjamin Britten: There Is No Rose

3 Benjamin Britten: Ada lay i-bounden

4 Linda Spevacek: A Choral Flourish

Drakondale Girls Choir School

Cedara, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Conductor: Ronel Laidlaw-Perks

1 Georg Friedrich Händel, ad. Judith Hawthorn: Messiah - And the Glory of the Lord

2 Benjamin Britten: There Is No Rose

3 Sandra Milliken: Laudate eum solo et luna

4 Franco Prinsloo: On that Holy Night

Columbus International Children's Choir

Powell, OH, USA

Conductor: Tatiana Kats

1 Johann Michael Haydn: Missa St. Aloysii - Kyrie

2 Piotr Ilich Tchaikovsky: Dostoino est

3 Tim Sarsany: Gelobet sei Gott

4 Imant Raminsh: Missa brevis in c minor - Agnus Dei

Epworth Preparatory School Senior Choir

Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Conductor: Anne Duthie

1 Linda Spevacek: A Choral Flourish

2 Xabier Sarasola: Pater noster

3 Louis Bourgeois, H. Pieter van der Westhuizen: Psalm 118 - Loof die God van ons verlange

4 Alejandro Consolacion II: Cantate Domino


The Open Competition

Category O16 / Block 1

Musica Sacra with accompaniment

05.07.2018 11:00

St. Alban´s Cathedral

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Academy of Music's Girls Choir Esbjerg

Esbjerg, Denmark

Conductor: Lone Gislinge

1 Josef Gabriel Rheinberger: Sanctus et Benedictus

2 Ola Gjeilo: Ubi caritas

3 Giovanni Battista Pergolesi: Fac ut ardeat cor meum

4 Søren Møller: I am the Rose of Sharon

Sacred Song Chamber Choir

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Surette Prinsloo

1 Jan P. Sweelinck: Hodie Christus natus est

2 Josef Rheinberger: Abendlied

3 Ola Gjeilo: Ubi caritas

4 Pieter van Zyl: Loof die Heer


The Open Competition

Category O16 / Block 2

Musica Sacra with accompaniment

05.07.2018 15:00

St. Alban´s Cathedral

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Lindenkoor

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Duncan Fourie

1 Heinrich Schütz: Die Menge der Engel - Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe

2 Chris Lamprecht: Kom na My toe

3 Javier Busto: Ave Maria

4 Gert Potgieter: Loof Hom

St. Andrew's Turi Chapel Choir

Molo, Kenya

Conductor: Julia Luvai

1 Giulio Caccini, arr. Partick M. Liebergen: Ave Maria

2 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Ken Medema, Mary McDonald: Down to the River to Pray

3 Mervyn Warren, adapt. Audrey Snyder: Joyful, Joyful

4 Mary Lynn Lightfoot: Dona nobis pacem

Montana Hoërskool Choir

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Ferdinand Liebenberg

1 Victor C. Johnson: Ubi caritas

2 Russell Robinson: De profundis

3 Louie Giglio, et al., arr. Mary Mc Donald: I Will Rise

4 Sally K. Albrecht: Sing Alleluia, Clap Your Hands

Cantoholics

Innsbruck, Austria

Conductor: Siegfried Portugaller

1 Henry Purcell: Hear My Prayer, O Lord

2 Heinrich Schütz: Die mit Tränen säen

3 Johann Sebastian Bach: Aus der Tiefe rufe ich, Herr, zu dir - BWV 131

4 Josu Elberdin: Cantate Domino


The Open Competition

Category O16 / Block 2

Musica Sacra with accompaniment

05.07.2018 15:00

St. Alban´s Cathedral

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Durban Girls' High School Choir

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Conductor: Melindie Pretorius

1 Tarik O'Regan: Alleluia, laus et gloria

2 Will Todd: My Lord Has Come

3 Kim André Arnesen: Even When He Is Silent

4 Michail Leontovič, Peter J. Wolhousky, arr. Steve Kupferschmid: Carol of the Bells

Harmonious Chorale Ghana

Accra, Ghana

Conductor: James Varrick Armaah

1 Gabriel Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine

2 John Rutter: This is the Day

3 Henry Purcell: Thou Knowest, Lord

4 Newlove Annan: Abofo Rekyin

Frank Pietersen Music Centre Combined Choir

Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductors: Arno Jones & Mariska April

1 Christopher Tin: Baba Yetu

2 Edvard Grieg: Ave maris stella

3 Ralph Manuel: Aleluia

4 Georg Friedrich Händel, arr. Mervyn Warren, Michael Jackson, Mark Kibble: Hallelujah


The Open Competition

Category O24 / Block 1

Scenic Pop / Show Choirs

05.07.2018 19:30

Opera Theatre (in State Theatre)

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Maritzburg College School Choir

Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Conductor: Simon Stickells

1 Joseph Shabalala: Rain, Rain, Beautiful Rain

2 Michael Jackson, arr. Kirby Shaw: Black or White

3 Freddie Mercury, arr. Kirby Shaw: Crazy Little Thing Called Love

4 Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars, arr. Mark Brymer: Uptown Funk

Hilton College Choir

Hilton, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Conductors: Michael Tonkin & Jacob Chidiwaya

1 R. Fredriksson, M. Larsson, et. al., arr. Michael Henwood Tonkin: Believer

2 Sean Carey, arr. Michael Henwood Tonkin: In the Dirt

3 K. Johnson, L. Honveth, S. Moore, arr. Michael Henwood Tonkin: Top of the World

4 Dan Smith, arr. Jacob Narverud: Pompeii

St. Stithians Girls' College Choir

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Jaline Oelofse

1 Jonas Blue, arr. Jaline Oelofse: Perfect Strangers

2 Taylor Swift, Jack Antonoff, Sam Dew, arr. Peter McLea: I don't wanna Live Forever

3 Labi Siffre, arr. Jaline Oelofse: Something Inside so Strong

4 Pasek & Paul, arr. Jaline Oelofse: This Is Me

Show Choir Rise Up

Neerpelt, Belgium

Conductor: Karin Lauwers

1 Adam Anders, Tim Davis, adapt. Ed Lojeski: Start Me Up / Livin On a Prayer

2 Adele Adkins, Ryan Tedder, arr. Adam Anders, adapt. Mark Brymer: Rumour Has It/Someone

Like You

3 Barret Yeretsian, Christina Perri, arr. Adam Anders, Peer Astrom, adapt. Mark Brymer: Jar of

Hearts

4 Brian May, John Deacon, Freddy Mercury, arr. Mark Brymer: A Tribute to Queen


The Open Competition

Category O24 / Block 1

Scenic Pop / Show Choirs

05.07.2018 19:30

Opera Theatre (in State Theatre)

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Guangzhou South China Experimental Art Troupe

Guangzhou, China

Conductor: Zhengsong Zhou

1 Zhengsong Zhou: Opium Combustion in Humen

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Drakondale Girls Choir School

Cedara, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Conductor: Ronel Laidlaw-Perks

1 Stephen Garrigan, ad. Judith Hawthorn: I Wouldn't Be

2 Alan Menken, arr. Roger Emerson: Raise Your Voice

3 Guy Berryman, et. al., arr. Adam Anders, Peer Astrom, Mark Brymer: Fix You

4 Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, arr. Mac Huff: This Is Me


The Open Competition

Category O25 / Block 1

Folklore a cappella

05.07.2018 11:00

Aula Theatre (University of Pretoria)

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Vitulari Cantores

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Wihan Rossouw

1 Trad. Setswana: Theka

2 Trad. isiZulu: Thula sizwe

3 Trad. South Africa: iParadisi

4 Trad. South Africa: Botho bo Silmula

5 Trad. South Africa: Ndikhokhele bawo

6 Trad. South Africa: Ukuthula

Shenzhen Huaqiangbei Philharmonic Chamber Choir

Shenzhen, China

Conductor: Ya Qin Liu

1 Yao Ming, arr. Wang Jun: Water Love Song

2 Yu Sheng Lei: Coconut Love Song

3 Se Enke Bayar: Paean of Eight Horses

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North West Children's Choir

Klerksdorp, North West, South Africa

Conductors: Christelle Engelbrecht & Judicious Matsi

1 Trad. isiZulu, arr. Mzilikazi Khumalo: Vukani Madoda

2 Trad. South Africa, arr. Tom Nkosinathi: Modimo wa Ka/Nkulunkulu

3 Trad. isiZulu, arr. Alna Smit: Laduma

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The Elegance Choir of Ludao Shuangfeng Community

Chengdu, Sichuan, China

Conductor: Cheng Xiaoyi Ai

1 Xiao Wei Ye: Jiu Er

2 Ming Ai: Firefly (First performance)

3 Ming Ai: Water And Cloud

4 Liang Zhen Zhu: Jasmine


The Open Competition

Category O25 / Block 1

Folklore a cappella

05.07.2018 11:00

Aula Theatre (University of Pretoria)

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Crawford College Pretoria Choir

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Lebogang Mashabela

1 Trad. South Africa: San'bonani

2 Trad. South Africa: Wololo

3 Trad. South Africa: Ndikhokhele bawo

4 Trad. South Africa: Wa Upendo

5 Trad. South Africa: Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika

Le Chant Sur La Lowe

Libreville, Gabon

Conductor: Yveline Damas

1 Trad. Folklore: Otete mebele wi

2 Trad. Folklore, arr. Yveline Damas: Ikolikoli

3 Trad. Folklore: Pygmee Medley

4 Trad. Folklore, arr. Pierre Akendengue: Gamba

Zolani Youth Choir

-, South Africa

Conductor: Odwa Mvunge

1 Trad. South Africa: Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika

2 Ladysmith Black Mambazo: Homeless

3 NMMU Choir: XMAM Song


The Open Competition

Category O25 / Block 2

Folklore a cappella

05.07.2018 15:30

Aula Theatre (University of Pretoria)

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Musica Casa Chorale

Lagos, Nigeria

Conductor: Iyoriobhe Omokhodion

1 Laz Ekwueme: Ore meta

2 A. N. G. Okosa, arr. Iyo Omokhodion: Uwatata sonilaho

3 Felix Nwuba: Ayi le l'egwuma

4 Sam Ojukwu: Jemine

Maranatha Christian School High School Choir

Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Gert Pottas

1 Trad. isiZulu, arr. Gert Pottas: Umkhuleko

2 Trad. isiZulu, Trad. isiSotho, arr. Lerato Evans: LeSotho / Sashosai

3 Trad. isiZulu, arr. Katlego Motshweneng: Maké Silunge

4 Trad. isiZulu, arr. Gert Pottas: uJesu Phakeme

5 Trad. isiZulu, arr. Gert Pottas: Nomalanga

Páni Kluci Boys Choir

Litoměřice, Czech Republic

Conductor: Václav Hanč

1 Jan Bernatek: Tancovala a neznala, Všeci ludia povedajů, Zpíval bych já, neumím, Nepi, Jano,

nepi vodu

2 Leoš Janáček: Láska opravdivá

3 Trad. Czech Republic, arr. Václav Hanč: Litoměřicka

4 Trad. Czech Republic, arr. Miroslav Hroněk: Prší, prší

La Rochelle Girls' High School

Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Johannes Schickerling

1 Trad. South Africa, arr. Johannes Schickerling: Ngoma


The Open Competition

Category O25 / Block 2

Folklore a cappella

05.07.2018 15:30

Aula Theatre (University of Pretoria)

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Kingsmead College Choir

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductors: Olga Elsabe Fourie & Ashlea Martin

1 Trad. South Africa, arr. Soweto Gospel Choir: Emlanjeni - Yelele

2 Trad. South Africa, arr. Herman Swanepoel: Ingoma

3 Trad. South Africa, arr. Soweto Gospel Choir: Siyabonga Somandla

4 Trad. South Africa, arr. Soweto Gospel Choir: Seteng Sediba

5 Trad. South Africa, arr. Soweto Gospel Choir: Hlonolofatsa

Huguenot High School Choir

Wellington, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Johann Enslin

1 Trad. isiZulu, arr. André van der Merwe: Ukuthula

2 Trad. isiXhosa, arr. Alna Smit: Dine siponono

3 Trad. South Africa: Bawo

4 Trad. isiZulu, arr. Mzilikazi Khumalo: Sizongena Laph'emzini


The Champions Competition

Category C3 / Block 1

Youth Choirs of Equal Voices

05.07.2018 11:00

ZK Matthews Great Hall (UNISA)

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Grey College Secondary Choir

Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa

Conductor: Hattingh Davel

1 Paul Rardin: Sound Off!

2 Kentaro Sato: Mae-e

3 Trad. Afrikaans, arr. Edward Aitchison: Afrikaanse Volkswysies

4 Bonisile Gcisa: O Bofile Tae/ Sehlekehleke

Puellae Cantantes

Litoměřice, Czech Republic

Conductor: Roman Pallas

1 Petr Eben: Dizionario Greco - No. 1. Megalofrosyne, No. 2 Kalokagathia

2 Raymond Murray Schafer: Snowforms

3 Liisa Matveinen: Mieli

4 Jaakko Mäntyjärvi: Pseudo-Yoik Lite

Afrikaanse Hoër Meisieskool Pretoria

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Renette Bouwer

1 Ola Gjeilo: Tundra

2 Niel van der Watt: Vier Elemente

3 Ēriks Ešenvalds: Gaujas meita rotātāja

4 Darius Lim: A Puppet's Dream

Diocesan Girls' School Choir

Hong Kong SAR, China/Hong Kong SAR

Conductor: Dorothy Hui

1 Franz Biebl: Ave Maria

2 György Orbán: Pange lingua

3 Shu Zheng Yang: A Fishing Village Faraway

4 Libby Larsen: The Womanly Song of God


The Champions Competition

Category C3 / Block 1

Youth Choirs of Equal Voices

05.07.2018 11:00

ZK Matthews Great Hall (UNISA)

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Children's Choir "Melodia" Zhukovsky

Zhukovsky, Russia

Conductor: Elena Medentseva

1 Johannes Brahms: 12 Lieder und Romanzen op. 44 - 1. Minnelied, 1. Der Bräutigam, 12.

Märznacht

2 Trad. Russia, arr. Flyarkovsky: Uzh vy, moi vetri

3 Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman, arr. Ed Lojeski: The Best of Doo-Wop

4 Trad. Brazil, arr. Lorenz Maierhofer: Samba-lelê

Guangdong Experimental Middle School Choir

Guangzhou, China

Conductor: Mingjing Xie

1 Pēteris Vaskis: Liepa

2 Kim André Arnesen: Even When He Is Silent

3 James Stevens, arr. André van der Merwe: Nader My God By U

4 Xingzimin Pan: Dandelion


The Champions Competition

Category C3 / Block 2

Youth Choirs of Equal Voices

05.07.2018 14:30

ZK Matthews Great Hall (UNISA)

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Coro Juvenil do Instituto Gregoriano de Lisboa

Lisbon, Portugal

Conductor: Filipa Palhares

1 Alfredo Teixeira: Louvor

2 Maurice Duruflé: Tota pulchra es

3 Ivo Antognini: Agnus Dei

4 Ricardo Lafuente Aguado: Cubana y Española

Oranje Meisiekoor

Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa

Conductor: Stefan Buys

1 Otmar Mácha: Hoj, Hura Hoj!

2 Niel van der Watt: Psalm 121

3 Antonio Lotti: Kyrie

4 Paul Basler: Alleluia

Choir Detstvo

Blagoveshchensk, Russia

Conductor: Tatiana Bederina

1 Vladimir Rubin: Po bukvari

2 Nini Achinoam: Nocturnal Song

3 Trad. Mexico, arr. Stephen Hatfield: Las Amarillas

4 Trad. Russia, arr. S. Gribkov: Kalinka

Robinson Select Women's Ensemble

Fairfax, USA

Conductor: Mike Horanski

1 Joan Szymko: Hodie

2 Trad. America, arr. Philip E. Silvey: Nine Hundred Miles

3 Sydney Guillaume: Plakatap

4 Trad. Spain, arr. Joni Jensen: El Vito


The Champions Competition

Category C3 / Block 2

Youth Choirs of Equal Voices

05.07.2018 14:30

ZK Matthews Great Hall (UNISA)

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Kimberley Girls' Choir

Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Phyllis Goldblatt

1 Trad. isiXhosa, arr. Michael Barrett, Ralf Schmitt: Indodana

2 Moses Hogan, arr. Peter A. Eklund: I'm Gonna Sing Til the Spirit Moves in My Heart

3 David N. Childs: Weep No More

4 Trad. Spain, arr. Joni Jensen: El Vito

The Wykeham Collegiate Choir

Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Conductors: Jennifer Matthews & Patrick Harty

1 Trad. Africa, arr. Stephen Hatfield: African Celebration

2 Z. Randall Stroope: Dies irae

3 Javier Busto: Zutaz

4 Bernard Kruger: Phénix surgis

Columbus International Children's Choir

Powell, OH, USA

Conductor: Tatiana Kats

1 Baldassare Donato, arr. Z. Randall Stroope: Chi la gagliarda

2 Trad. Russia, arr. Vladislav Sokolov: Povyat, povyat bur pogodushka

3 Imant Raminsh: Missa brevis in c minor - No. 3 Sanctus - Benedictus

4 Joseph M. Martin: The Awakening

Miriam College High School Glee Club

Quezon City, Philippines

Conductor: Nancy Roman

1 Maurice Duruflé: Quatre Motets sur des thèmes grégoriens, Op. 10 - 2. Tota pulchra es

2 Alejandro II Consolacion: Ave Regina caelorum

3 Donatas Zakaras: O salutaris hostia

4 Vytautas Miškinis: Exultate Deo No.2


The Champions Competition

Category C16 / Block 1

Musica Sacra with accompaniment

05.07.2018 19:30

St. Alban´s Cathedral

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Rosarte Children's Choir

Athens, Greece

Conductor: Rosie Mastrosavva

1 Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Drei Motetten, op. 39 - 1. Veni Domine

2 Manos Hadjidakis, arr. Panos Kosmidis: The Acrobat's Prayer

3 Antonio Lotti: Vere languores nostros

4 Sergei Pleshak: Credo

Diocesan Boys' School Choir

Hong Kong SAR, China/Hong Kong SAR

Conductor: Felix Tsi Shing Shuen

1 Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Beati mortui

2 Z. Randall Stroope: Dies irae

3 Bernhard Klein: Ich hebe die Augen zu dir

4 Randall Thompson: Alleluia

Bloemhof Accelerando

Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Marijke De Villiers Roos

1 Jacobus Gallus: Pueri concinite

2 Gabriel Fauré: Tantum ergo

3 Ernani Aguiar: Salmo 150

4 Franz Biebl: Ave Maria

North-West University PUK Choir

Potchefstroom, North West, South Africa

Conductor: Kobus Venter

1 Dan Forrest: Cantate canticum novum

2 Albert Becker: Bleibe, Abend will es werden

3 William Byrd: Sing Joyfully

4 Jake Runestad: Alleluia


The Champions Competition

Category C16 / Block 1

Musica Sacra with accompaniment

05.07.2018 19:30

St. Alban´s Cathedral

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Robinson Select Women's Ensemble

Fairfax, USA

Conductor: Mike Horanski

1 Tomás Luis de Victoria: Duo Seraphim

2 Gabriel Fauré: Tantum ergo

3 Kinley Lange: Prayer for the Gifts

4 Rollo A. Dilworth: Make a Joyful Noise

Cgals Chamber Choir

Swakopmund, Namibia

Conductor: Wilna Liebenberg

1 Tomás Luis de Victoria: Duo Seraphim

2 Gabriel Fauré: Tantum ergo

3 Rupert Lang: Cantate Domino

4 Levente Gyöngyösi: Laudate Dominum


The Open Competition

Category O2 / Block 2

Children´s Choirs / Mixed Boys Choirs

06.07.2018 10:00

The Desmond Abernethy Hall (Pretoria Boys High School)

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Epworth Preparatory School Senior Choir

Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Conductor: Anne Duthie

1 David L. Brunner: Jabberwocky

2 Trad. Finland, arr. José Mena Polo: Ole leloila

3 John Rutter: The Lord Bless You and Keep You

4 Trad. South Africa: African Medley

Páni Kluci Boys Choir

Litoměřice, Czech Republic

Conductor: Václav Hanč

1 Antonín Dvořák: Moravské dvojzpěvy - Dyby byla kosa, Holub na javoře

2 John Rutter: Gloria

3 Josef Marek: Epigrammaton libri IV

4 Jan Bernatek: U našeho dvorka

Drakondale Girls Choir School

Cedara, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Conductor: Ronel Laidlaw-Perks

1 Johnny Clegg, arr. Judith Hawthorn: Asimbonanga

2 Edward German: It was a Lover and his Lass

3 Jüri-Ruut Kangur: Sure on this Shining Night

4 Anders Edenroth: Chili con carne

Riebies Senior Koor

Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Gert Pottas

1 Linda Spevacek: A Choral Flourish

2 Joseph M. Martin: Come to the Music

3 Andrea Ramsey: Sing to Me

4 Trad. Sotho, arr. Anton Pottas: Modimo Rea ho Boka


The Open Competition

Category O2 / Block 2

Children´s Choirs / Mixed Boys Choirs

06.07.2018 10:00

The Desmond Abernethy Hall (Pretoria Boys High School)

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St. Andrew's Turi Chapel Choir

Molo, Kenya

Conductor: Julia Luvai

1 Victor C. Johnson: Kuimba

2 Mac Huff, Marc Shaiman: Sister Act - Medley

3 Marvin Yancy, Chuck Jackson, arr. Greg Gilpin: This Will Be

4 Kirk Franklin: Hosanna

North West Children's Choir

Klerksdorp, North West, South Africa

Conductors: Christelle Engelbrecht & Judicious Matsi

1 Rollo A. Dilworth: Jonah

2 Jaco Meyer: Psalm 23

3 Trad. South Africa, arr. Hannes Taljaard: Slapikanini

4 Eugene Butler: Glorificamus Te

Ekurhuleni Children's Choir

Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Christine Dercksen

1 Sandra Milliken: Jubilate Deo

2 Robert Schumann: Der Wassermann

3 Niel van der Watt: Spring Song

4 Trad. isiXhosa, arr. D. Hyman: Uqongqothwane

Kruinsig Kinderkoor

Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Antoinette Nightingale

1 Trad. Madukayan, arr. Maria Theresa Vizconde-Roldan: Orde-e

2 Lize Beekman, arr. Anton Esterhuyse: Ek het 'n boer sien dans

3 Trad. Zulu Dowry Song, arr. Rudolf de Beer: Amavolovolo

4 David L. Brunner: Yo le canto todo el dia


The Open Competition

Category O3 / Block 1

Youth Choirs of Equal Voices

06.07.2018 14:00

ZK Matthews Great Hall (UNISA)

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Rustenburg Girls' High School Choir

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Jaco Goosen

1 David Willcocks: Psalm 150

2 Trad. Macedonia, arr. Todor Skalovski: Makedonska humoreska

3 Amanda McBroom, arr. Kirby Shaw: The Rose

4 Jim Papoulis: We Are the Voices

Kensington Chorale Girls' Choir

Parow Valley, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Lizl Gaffley

1 Giuseppe Verdi: Laudi alla vergine Maria

2 Trad. isiXhosa, arr. Michael Barrett, Ralf Schmitt: Indodana

3 Benjamin Britten: This Little Babe

4 Lourens Foul: Van Kirstenbosch tot in Namakwaland

The Plurabelles

Dublin, Ireland

Conductor: Aine Mulvey

1 Trad. Ireland, arr. Michael McGlynn: Cúnnla

2 Morten Lauridsen: Dirait-on

3 Trad. isiZulu Gospel, arr. André van der Merwe: Ukuthula

4 Harry Warren, arr. Mac Huff: Chattanooga choo choo

Pietermaritzburg Girls' High School Choir

Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Conductor: Joni Stickells

1 Rosephanye Powell, arr. William C. Powell: Ogo ni fun Oluwa!

2 Niel van der Watt: Ons Loof U, o Heer!

3 Kim André Arnesen: Flight Song

4 Ola Gjeilo: Tundra


The Open Competition

Category O3 / Block 1

Youth Choirs of Equal Voices

06.07.2018 14:00

ZK Matthews Great Hall (UNISA)

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La Rochelle Girls' High School

Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Johannes Schickerling

1 Pawel Łukaszewski: Venite adoremus

2 Francis Poulenc: Ave verum corpus

3 Franco Prinsloo: Sterwelinge onder sterre

4 Trad. Khoisan-gedig, arr. Péter Louis van Dijk: Herêtse!

Academy of Music's Girls Choir Esbjerg

Esbjerg, Denmark

Conductor: Lone Gislinge

1 Michael Bojesen: Så tag mit hjerte

2 Mia Makaroff: Butterfly

3 Trad. Denmark, arr. John Høybye: Jeg gik mig ud en sommerdag

4 Anna-Mari Kähärä: Kuka nukkuu tuutussasi

Durban Girls' High School Choir

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Conductor: Melindie Pretorius

1 Arr. Melindie Pretorius: Lioness Hunt

2 Frode Fjellheim: Eatnemen Vuelie

3 Joel Little, Ella Yelich-O'Connor, arr. Deke Sharon: Royals

4 Trad. isiXhosa, arr. Michael Barrett, Ralf Schmitt: Indodana

Jeppe High School for Girls Choir

Kensington, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Johan Bester

1 Thomas Ravenscroft: A Round of 3 Countrydances in One

2 Richard Rodgers, arr. Øystein L. Olafsen: Morning Hymn and Alleluia

3 Trad. African-American, arr. Johan Bester: Witness

4 Johan Bester: Ke rata Afrika!


The Open Competition

Category O3 / Block 1

Youth Choirs of Equal Voices

06.07.2018 14:00

ZK Matthews Great Hall (UNISA)

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De Kuilen High School Girls' Choir

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Danél du Preez

1 Antoni Schonken, Justin Theunissen: Siembamba

2 Trad. isiXhosa, arr. Mzwandile Mabuza: Ndikhokhele bawo

3 Tomás Luis de Victoria: Officium Defunctorum - Sanctus y Benedictus

4 Darius Lim: The Night of Rainbows

Cantare - Paarl Boys' High School Choir

Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Stéfan van Hansen

1 Dan Daveson: Ritmo

2 Orlando di Lasso: Cara madonna mia

3 Pieter Bezuidenhout: Suiderkruis

4 Trad. South Africa, arr. Antoni Schonken: Dis Julle wat die Wind

Jeugland Girls Choir

Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Gert Pottas

1 David Foster, Linda Thompson, arr. Mac Huff: Light the Fire Within

2 VIDA, arr. Matthew Culloton: Famine Song

3 Mary Goetze: Fire

4 Trad. South Africa, arr. Michael Barrett: Nga Thokoza


The Open Competition

Category O11 / Block 1

Female Choirs

06.07.2018 15:30

Musaion (University of Pretoria)

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Show Choir Rise Up

Neerpelt, Belgium

Conductor: Karin Lauwers

1 Mirjam Timmer, arr. Martin Cornelissen: Children Of the Sun

2 Jacques Brel, arr. Rogier Ijmker: Marieke

3 Bruno Coulais: Vois sur ton chemin

4 S. den Adel, arr. Don Henken: Stand My Ground

Shenzhen Voice of Women Entrepreneurs Chorus

Shenzhen, China

Conductor: Tian Zhonglu

1 Zi Huang: The Hills Are Ethereal

2 Jian Li: By The Baikal Lake

3 Nai Xiong Liao: The Peach Blossom Fan

4 Brendan Graham: You Raise me Up


The Open Competition

Category O22 / Block 1

Pop Ensembles

06.07.2018 14:00

Opera Theatre (in State Theatre)

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Hoërskool Waterkloof - Voces Noctis

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Jaco Allers

1 Teddy Geiger, et. al., arr. Brandy Kay Riha: Stitches

2 Billy Joel, arr. Kirby Shaw: The Longest Time

3 Kevin Olusola, et. al.: Run to You

4 Paul Epworth, Adele Adkins, arr. Gitika Partington: Rolling in The Deep


The Open Competition

Category O27 / Block 1

Scenic Folklore

06.07.2018 11:00

Aula Theatre (University of Pretoria)

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Le Chant Sur La Lowe

Libreville, Gabon

Conductor: Yveline Damas

1 Trad. Folklore, arr. Pierre Akendengue: Vio

2 Trad. Folklore, arr. Charmelle Seba: Ngonga Nzembi

3 Trad. Folklore: Kublami

4 Trad. Folklore: Ngontang

Harmonious Chorale Ghana

Accra, Ghana

Conductor: James Varrick Armaah

1 George Mensah Essilfie: Everybody Bring Your Calabash

2 George Mensah Essilfie: Yaa amponsah

3 Sam Asare-Bediako: Awrade Nyame Ye Odo

4 James Varrick Armaah: Oye

Hilton College Choir

Hilton, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Conductors: Michael Tonkin & Jacob Chidiwaya

1 Trad. isiXhosa, arr. J. Chidawaya, L. Mashapu, D. Kwaramba: Nqonqonkwane

2 Trad. Afrikaans, arr. J. Chidawaya, L. Mashapu, D. Kwaramba: Al lê die berge nog so blou

3 Trad. Setswana, arr. J. Chidawaya, L. Mashapu, D. Kwaramba: Wala

4 Trad. isiZulu, arr. J. Chidawaya, L. Mashapu, D. Kwaramba: Ngothando

5 Trad. South Africa, arr. J. Chidawaya, L. Mashapu, D. Kwaramba: Uthando

6 Trad. Shona, arr. J. Chidawaya, L. Mashapu, D. Kwaramba: Ichokwadi

Wonberg Youth Choir

Tshwane, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductors: Hannelie van Sittert & Albert Morland

1 Trad. South Africa: Mangisondele Nkosi Yam


The Champions Competition

Category C2 / Block 1

Childrens Choir´s / Mixed Boys Choirs

06.07.2018 15:00

The Desmond Abernethy Hall (Pretoria Boys High School)

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Rosarte Children's Choir

Athens, Greece

Conductor: Rosie Mastrosavva

1 Joseph Twist: Rain Dream

2 Panos Kosmidis: The Moon is Shrinking

3 Ēriks Ešenvalds: Stars

4 Dimitra Trypani: Mízon Dhe Toùton i Aghápi

Cantare Children's Choir

Alberton, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Ida Strydom

1 Sergei Rachmaninoff: Angel

2 Niel van der Watt: African Dawn

3 Javier Busto: Bustapi

4 Jim Papoulis: We Are the Voices

New Taipei City Junior Choir

New Taipei City, Chinese Taipei

Conductor: Jui-Ching Chen

1 Yu-Shan Tsai: Dalubaling

2 Linda Spevacek: Danza

3 J. D. Frizzell: And I Can Sing

4 Ola Gjeilo: Northern Lights

Credo

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia

Conductor: Natalia Koznova

1 Vladimir Polyakov: Otshe nash

2 John Rutter, arr. N. Koznova: Requiem - No. 4 Sanctus

3 Vladimir Rubin: Vesna idyot

4 Efrem Podgaits: Missa veris - Alleluia


The Champions Competition

Category C2 / Block 1

Childrens Choir´s / Mixed Boys Choirs

06.07.2018 15:00

The Desmond Abernethy Hall (Pretoria Boys High School)

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Singakademie Graz

Graz, Austria

Conductor: Maria Fürntratt

1 Mark Winges: Give Us

2 Lorenz Maierhofer: Glory to the Lord

3 Trad. Austria, arr. Maria Fürntratt: Pfiat Gott, liabe Alm

4 Franz Biebl: Ave Maria

South Cape Children's Choir

George, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Jan-Erik Swart

1 Dalene Brits: Dans van die Reën

2 Ivo Antognini: Ave maris stella

3 Imant Raminsh: The Chariot Children

4 Trad. Xitsonga: Swiloyini

Soul Sounds Academy Children's Choir

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Conductors: Dinushka Jayawickreme & Amandhi Caldera

1 Ola Gjeilo: Tundra

2 Frederic Weatherly, arr. Soundarie David Rodrigo: Danny Boy

3 Amy F. Bernon: Alleluia, Alleluia!

4 Soundarie David Rodrigo: Right to Music


The Champions Competition

Category C9 / Block 1

Mixed Choirs

06.07.2018 11:00

Musaion (University of Pretoria)

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University of Johannesburg Choir

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Renette Bouwer

1 Paul Mealor: Ubi caritas

2 Pärt Uusberg: Õhtul

3 Péter Louis van Dijk: Cessate

4 Don MacDonald: When the Earth Stands Still

Diocesan Schools Choral Society

Hong Kong SAR, China/Hong Kong SAR

Conductor: Felix Tsi Shing Shuen

1 Jake Runestad: Spirited Light

2 Zechariah Goh: Jing zhong bao guo

3 Jaakko Mäntyjärvi: Double, Double Toil and Trouble

4 Susan LaBarr: Angele Dei

Coral Cantus Firmus

Brasilia, Brazil

Conductor: Isabela Sekeff

1 Andrew Rindfleisch: Salmo de Alabanza

2 Gwyneth Walker: This Train

3 Liduino Pitombeira: Água de mani

4 Peter Cón: Išòl mili orac

Akustika Chamber Singers

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Christo Burger

1 Roelof Temmingh: Nisi Dominus

2 Sven-David Sandström: Songs of Love, No 1 & 4

3 Morten Lauridsen: Contre qui, rose

4 Francisco F. Feliciano: Pamugún


The Champions Competition

Category C9 / Block 2

Mixed Choirs

06.07.2018 19:00

Musaion (University of Pretoria)

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Guilin Lijiang River Vocal Art Troupe

Guilin, China

Conductor: Haixi Wei

1 Haixi Wei: Stars With Moon In Sky

2 Trad. Japan, arr. Sui Xiu Qing: Sakura

3 Haixi Wei: Visit Guilin

4 Haixi Wei: Where Are the Yao People From?

North-West University PUK Choir

Potchefstroom, North West, South Africa

Conductor: Kobus Venter

1 Vytautas Miškinis: Lucis creator optime

2 Andrej Makor: Omnia sol temperat

3 Zander Fick: Die Onse Vader

4 Josu Elberdin: Cantate Domino

Conwonnité

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Albert Morland

1 Ēriks Ešenvalds: O salutaris hostia

2 Ruben Kasselman: Man met flits

3 Z. Randall Stroope: I Am not Yours

4 Trad. isiXhosa, arr. Michael Barrett: Ndikhokhele Bawo

Note2etoN

Harare, Zimbabwe

Conductors: Sabelo Nyoni-Maswaure & Imbuwa Mubiana Aongola

1 Jerry Estes: Three Contemporary Latin Settings

2 Sicacani Kafuye: Siwomele

3 Damien Kehoe: Flow Water

4 Trad. New Zealand, arr. Keith Roberts: Pōkarekare Ana


The Champions Competition

Category C16 / Block 2

Musica Sacra with accompaniment

06.07.2018 11:00

St. Alban´s Cathedral

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Kimberley Children's Choir

Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Estelle Vorster

1 Tomás Luis de Victoria: O vos omnes

2 Gabriel Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine

3 Ola Gjeilo: Ubi caritas

4 Benjamin Britten: Ceremony of Carols - Procession, Wolcum Yole!, Deo Gracias

Puellae Cantantes

Litoměřice, Czech Republic

Conductor: Roman Pallas

1 Jacobus Gallus: Pueri concinite

2 Roman Pallas: Domine exaudi orationem meam

3 Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Drei Motetten op. 39 - 2. Laudate pueri

4 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan: My Soul`s Been Anchored in the Lord

South Cape Children's Choir

George, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Jan-Erik Swart

1 Chiara Margarita Cozzolani: Psallite, superi

2 Johannes Brahms: Adoramus te, Christe

3 Péter Louis van Dijk: Father Forgive

4 Piae Cantiones, arr. Michael Engelhardt: Gaudete!

Wu Xi Shanhe Chorus

Wuxi, China

Conductor: Gu YuHu

1 Josquin des Préz: Ave Maria

2 Javier Busto: Ave Maria

3 Gabriel Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine

4 Anton Bruckner: Locus iste


The Champions Competition

Category C16 / Block 2

Musica Sacra with accompaniment

06.07.2018 11:00

St. Alban´s Cathedral

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Kimberley Girls' Choir

Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Phyllis Goldblatt

1 Tomás Luis de Victoria: O vos omnes

2 Guy Forbes: Ave Maria

3 Gabriel Fauré: Tantum ergo

4 Javier Busto: Laudate Dominum


The Champions Competition

Category C16 / Block 3

Musica Sacra with accompaniment

06.07.2018 14:30

St. Alban´s Cathedral

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Tygerberg Children's Choir

Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Hendrik D. Loock

1 Jacobus Galllus: Pueri concinite

2 Franz Biebl: Ave Maria

3 Douglas Coombes: Psalm 47

4 Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Drei Motetten - Laudate pueri, Beati omnes

Aarhus Pigekor

Aarhus, Denmark

Conductor: Helle Høyer Vedel

1 Tomás Luis de Victoria: Duo Seraphim

2 Claude Debussy: Les Angélus

3 Gustav Holst: Ave Maria

4 Susanna Lindmark: Song of Praise

Eunice Vitae Cantamus Choir

Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa

Conductor: Retha Visser

1 Hendrik Hofmeyr: Juig al wat leef (Psalm 100)

2 Johannes Brahms, ed. Dean Crocker: Three Sacred Choruses - O Bone Jesu, Adoramus Te

3 Franz Schubert: Psalm 23

4 Piotr Jańczak: De profundis clamavi

Hoërskool Durbanville

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Maria Rademan-Viviers

1 Heinrich Schütz: Selig sind die Toten

2 Edward Elgar: Ave verum corpus

3 Anthony Bernarducci: Veni creator spiritus

4 Michael John Trotta: Amazing Grace


The Champions Competition

Category C16 / Block 3

Musica Sacra with accompaniment

06.07.2018 14:30

St. Alban´s Cathedral

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Magaliesberg Kinderkoor

Tshwane, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Hannelie van Sittert

1 Giulio Caccini: Ave Maria

2 Ariel Ramirez, arr. Hannelie van Sittert: Misa Criolla - Gloria

3 John Leavitt: Festival Sanctus

4 Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Hebe Deine Augen auf

Choir Detstvo

Blagoveshchensk, Russia

Conductor: Tatiana Bederina

1 Miklós Kocsár: Missa secunda - 2. Gloria

2 Stepan Degtyarev: Velichai, dushe moya

3 Sergei Rachmaninoff: Bogoroditse Devo

4 Benjamin Britten: A Ceremony of Carols - No. 6 This Little Babe

Gumpoldskirchener Spatzen

Gumpoldskirchen, Austria

Conductor: Elisabeth Ziegler

1 Arnold Bruck: Ave Maria

2 Herwig Reiter: Ave verum corpus

3 Josef Wolfgang Ziegler: Missa oratio pro pace - No. 6 Agnus Dei

4 Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Veni Domine

The Wykeham Collegiate Choir

Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Conductors: Jennifer Matthews & Patrick Harty

1 Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Hodie Christus natus est

2 Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Laudate pueri

3 Ko Matsushita: Miserere mei

4 Levente Gyöngyösi: Laudate Dominum


The Champions Competition

Category C22 / Block 1

Pop Ensembles

06.07.2018 14:30

Opera Theatre (in State Theatre)

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Vocal Ensemble "Fortissimo"

Burgas, Bulgaria

Conductor: Milena Dobreva

1 Dolly Parton, arr. Milena Dobreva: I Will Always Love You

2 David Paich, Jeff Porcaro: Africa

3 Rolf Lovland, arr. Milena Dobreva: You Raise me Up

4 Benny Andersson, arr. Milena Dobreva & Valery Kostov: ABBA Medley

Vocal Ensemble Melodia

Zhukovsky, Russia

Conductor: Elena Medentseva

1 Irving Berlin: Puttin' on the Ritz

2 Ben Oakland, arr. M. Kainberger: Java Jive

3 Pablo Beltran Ruiz, arr. A. Melikhov, A. Pantuhin: Sway

4 Isaak Dunaevsky: Marsh veselui rebyat

Gibraltar Youth Choir

Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Conductor: Christian Santos

1 Grace Chatto, Jack Patterson et. al, arr. Mark Brymer: Rather Be

2 George Merrill, Shannon Rubicam, Narada Michael Walden, arr. Christian Santos: How Will I

Know

3 Sia Furler, Jesse Shatkin, arr. Christian Santos: Chandelier

4 Patrick Leonard, Madonna Ciccone, arr. Adam Anders & Tim Davis, adapt. Mark Brymer: Like A

Prayer

Harmonize

Seoul, Republic of Korea

Conductor: Jangseok Oh

1 Jinyoung Park, arr. Jangseok Oh, Seongsil Park: Swing Baby

2 Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, arr. Jangseok Oh, Seongsil Park: This Is Me

3 Kim Kwangjin, arr. Jangseok Oh, Seongsil Park: The Castle of Magic

4 John Lennon, arr. Jangseok Oh, Seongsil Park: Imagine, Fix You


The Champions Competition

Category C24 / Block 1

Scenic Pop / Show Choirs

06.07.2018 19:30

Opera Theatre (in State Theatre)

1 )

St Mary's DSG Choir

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Conductor: Lindy van der Meulen

1 Jack Patterson, Steve Mac, Ammar Malik, Ina Wroldsen, arr. Lindy van der Meulen: Symphony

2 Freddie Mercury, ad. Pentatonix, arr. Lindy van der Meulen: Bohemian Rhapsody

3 M. Grassi, S. Hoving, K. Olusila, arr. Mark Brymer, ad. Lindy van der Meulen: Sing!

2 )

3 )

Paduan Suara Mahasiswa Universitas Hasanuddin

Makassar, Indonesia

Conductor: Anshari Sanusi

1 Krisdayanti, arr. Doni Pattiselano: Mahadaya Cinta

2 Céline Dion, arr. Doni Pattiselano: To Love You More

3 Kiroro, arr. Mohammad Ridho: Mirai E

4 Doris Day, arr. Petter Gritton: Tea for Two

Gibraltar Youth Choir

Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Conductor: Christian Santos

1 Benj Pasek, Justin Paul: The Greatest Showman Medley

4 )

Drakensberg Boys Choir

Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Conductor: Bernard Krüger

1 Portugal. The Man, arr. Bernard Krüger: Feel it Still

2 Hans Zimmer, et al., arr. Bernard Kruger: Now We Are Free

3 Leonard Bernstein: The Wrong Note Rag

4 Benny Andersson, Bjorn Alvaeus, arr. Bernard Kruger: Does Your Mother Know?


The Champions Competition

Category C24 / Block 1

Scenic Pop / Show Choirs

06.07.2018 19:30

Opera Theatre (in State Theatre)

5 )

Harmonize

Seoul, Republic of Korea

Conductor: Jangseok Oh

1 Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, arr. Jangseok Oh, Seongsil Park: Come Alive

2 Shin Junghyun, arr. Jangseok Oh, Seongsil Park: What a Beautiful Land

3 Elton John, Tim Rice, arr. Jangseok Oh, Seongsil Park: Lion King Medley

6 )

Kearsney College Choir

Botha's Hill, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Conductor: Marshell Lombard

1 One Republic, arr. Marshell Lombard: Love Runs Out

2 Guy Berryman, et al., arr. Ralf Schmitt: Sky Full of Stars

3 Billy Joel, arr. Dawn Selby: We didn't Start the Fire

7 )

Neon Vokal

Skedsmokorset, Norway

Conductor: Ingrid Anette Danbolt

1 Maurice White, Stefani Germanotta, arr. Håkon Bjerke: Let's Groove/Bad Romance

2 Ingrid Helen Håvik, arr. Hans Olav S. Baden: God Don't Leave Me

3 Janelle Monáe, arr. Håkon Bjerke: Tightrope

8 )

Pop Choir MEZ Krasnodar

Krasnodar, Russia

Conductor: Svetlana Yaitskaya

1 Elton John, arr. Sergey Korolev: Circle of Life

2 Shakira Ripoll, Jonah Hill, arr. Sergey Korolev: Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)

3 Rolf Løvland, arr. Sergey Korolev: You Raise me Up

4 Max Martin, arr. Sergey Korolev: Can't Stop the Feeling


The Champions Competition

Category C25 / Block 1

Folklore a cappella

06.07.2018 15:30

Aula Theatre (University of Pretoria)

1 )

2 )

Female Vocal Ensemble "Klapa Kastav"

Kastav, Croatia

Conductor:

1 Vinko Lesić: Misečina

2 Ivan Matetić Ronjgov: Ćaće moj

3 Dražen Žanko: Cetina

4 Elvis Stanić: Naranča

5 Žan Jakopač: Rusulica

The Orthodox Male Choir "Armonia"

Constanţa, Romania

Conductor: Ion Iulian Dumitru

1 Grefiens Vinicius: Lăutăreasca

2 Ion Popescu Runcu: Divertisment staccato

3 Valeriu Roman: Paparudã

3 )

Wu Xi Shanhe Chorus

Wuxi, China

Conductor: Gu YuHu

1 Guan Yu Cao: Yue Diao Xiao Tao Hong

2 Da Lin Zhi: A Dream of Wedding

3 Wei Dong Meng: The Great Qingzang Plateau

4 )

Iyakoko Patea Choir

Kuala Kencana, Papua, Indonesia

Conductor: Choky Maradong Simanjuntak

1 Trad. Indonesia, arr. Choky Maradong Simandjuntak: Tapare

2 Trad. Indonesia, arr. Poedji Susila: E mambo simbo

3 Trad. Indonesia, arr. Budi Susanto Yohanes: Wor


The Open Competition

Category O7 / Block 1

Vocal Ensembles

07.07.2018 14:00

St. Alban´s Cathedral

1 )

2 )

3 )

4 )

Voices of Hilton

Hilton, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Conductor: Jaco Dippenaar

1 Ola Gjeilo: Ubi caritas

2 Harold Arlen, arr. Mats Hålling: Over the Rainbow

3 Ārijs Šķepasts: Palaidnība

4 Christopher Tin, arr. Motshwane Pege: Baba Yetu

"Pavasaris"

Kaunas, Lithuania

Conductor: Violeta Belevičlūte

1 Stasys Šimkus: Bijūnėlis žalias

2 Vytautas Klova: Tylūs, tylūs vakariele

3 Algirdo Martinaičio: Aušros žvaigždė

4 Juozas Gudavičus: Kur giria žaliuoja

The Winelands Chamber Choir

Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Thurloe Ernstzen

1 Nigel Isaacs, arr. Thurloe Ernstzen: The Lord is My Shepherd

2 Adam Small: Ko, laat ons sing

3 Ola Gjeilo: Ubi caritas

4 Duke Ellington, arr. Jay Althouse: It Don't Mean a Thing

SingFonix

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Riekie Van Aswegen

1 Lodovico Grossi da Viadana: Exsultate justi

2 Riekie van Aswegen: In paradisum

3 Niel van der Watt: Op hierdie oomblik…

4 Trad. isiXhosa, arr. Riekie van Aswegen: isiXhosa Medley


The Open Competition

Category O7 / Block 1

Vocal Ensembles

07.07.2018 14:00

St. Alban´s Cathedral

5 )

Le Chant Sur La Lowe

Libreville, Gabon

Conductor: Yveline Damas

1 Pierre Claver Akendengue: Wumbwe

2 Guy Lafarge, Pierre Philippe: Les boites à musique

3 Franck Sergathy: Ma myé nè

4 Francisco Repilado: Chan chan


The Open Competition

Category O17 / Block 1

Music of Spirit and Faith

07.07.2018 10:30

ZK Matthews Great Hall (UNISA)

1 )

2 )

Hoërskool Driehoek Koor

Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Dalien Ahlers

1 Ruth Elaine Schram: How Great His Love

2 Joseph Mohr, Franz Gruber, arr. Joel Raney: Silent Night

3 Trad. Zambia, arr. Victor C. Johnson: African Psalm

4 Dalien Ahlers: Kersliedjie

Robinson Singers

Fairfax, USA

Conductor: Mike Horanski

1 Daniel Gawthrop: Sing Me to Heaven

2 Jim Papoulis: Omnes credere

3 Patrick Duncan, arr. Jennifer McMillan: Phind'ukhulume

3 )

4 )

St. John's Diocesan School for Girls Choir

Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Conductor: Carika De Swardt

1 Joshua Boudan, Carika De Swardt, Nicole Louw: Ntsikana's Bell

2 Joshua Boudan, Carika De Swardt, Nicole Louw: Jehova, Mandla Ami

3 Joshua Boudan, Carika De Swardt, Nicole Louw: Magaliesburge Aanlied

4 Joshua Boudan, Carika De Swardt, Nicole Louw: Emlanjeni

Lindenkoor

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Duncan Fourie

1 Ralph Marryott: Hosanna! Blessed Is He

2 Bob Chilcott: Be Thou My Vision

3 Gert Potgieter: Gloria!

4 Péter Louis van Dijk: Susa Ninna


The Champions Competition

Category C2 / Block 2

Childrens Choir´s / Mixed Boys Choirs

07.07.2018 10:00

The Desmond Abernethy Hall (Pretoria Boys High School)

1 )

2 )

3 )

4 )

Kimberley Children's Choir

Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Estelle Vorster

1 Franz Schubert: Gott ist mein Hirt (Psalm 23)

2 Pieter de Villiers: Boerneefliedjies, No 1, 4, 5, 6, 7

3 Kurt Bestor: Prayer of the Children

4 Zoltán Kodály: See The Gipsies

Magaliesberg Kinderkoor

Tshwane, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Hannelie van Sittert

1 Franco Prinsloo: Amica Mea

2 Arne Mellnäs: Aglepta

3 Jim Papoulis: Sililiza

4 Dan Davison: Ritmo

Gumpoldskirchener Spatzen

Gumpoldskirchen, Austria

Conductor: Elisabeth Ziegler

1 Florian Maierl: Da Ådler

2 Ola Gjeilo: Tundra

3 Herwig Reiter: Ein Vogel wollte Hochzeit machen

4 Max Martin, Justin Timberlake, arr. Stefan Flügel: Can't Stop the Feeling

Tygerberg Children's Choir

Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Hendrik D. Loock

1 Charlotte Botha: Cantate Domino

2 Egil Hovland: Laudate Dominum

3 Franz Schubert: Psalm 23

4 Hans Roosenschoon: Sky


The Champions Competition

Category C2 / Block 2

Childrens Choir´s / Mixed Boys Choirs

07.07.2018 10:00

The Desmond Abernethy Hall (Pretoria Boys High School)

5 )

6 )

7 )

Drakensberg Boys Choir

Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Conductor: Bernard Krüger

1 Péter Louis van Dijk: Dansgebed

2 Eric Whitacre: Little Man in a Hurry

3 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Misericordias Domini (KV222)

4 Nilo Belarmino Alcala: Kaisa-isa Niyan

Detsky Khor MEZ Krasnodar

Krasnodar, Russia

Conductor: Yuri Bogatyrev

1 Benjamin Britten: Missa brevis in D, op. 63 - Kyrie, Gloria

2 Javier Busto: Salve Regina

3 Vladimir Rubin: Vesennie pesni - 1. Vesnyanka

4 Vladislav Panchenko: Posolon, op. 50 - Leto krasnoe & Zima lyutaya

Jacaranda Children's Choir

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Christo Burger

1 Charlotte Botha: Cantate Domino

2 Joshua Shank: Snow by Morning

3 Raymond Murray Schafer: Snowforms

4 Arne Mellnäs: Aglepta


The Champions Competition

Category C7 / Block 1

Vocal Ensembles

07.07.2018 16:30

St. Alban´s Cathedral

1 )

2 )

3 )

4 )

Deep Space Group

Beijing, China

Conductor: Mu Yao Li

1 Guan Yu Cao: Xiao Tao Hong

2 Stephen Chatman: I Am not Yours

3 Yi Da Zhang: Mount Wuzhishan Silhouette

4 Ko Matsushita: The Typewriter

Vocal Ensemble "Fortissimo"

Burgas, Bulgaria

Conductor: Milena Dobreva

1 Arvo Pärt: Morning Star

2 John Farmer: Fair Phyllis I Saw

3 Krassimir Kyurkchiyski: Bulgarian Folk Medley: Kalimanki Denku & Dilmano, Dilbero

4 Freddie Mercury, arr. Pentatonix: Bohemian Rhapsody

The Boulevard Harmonists

Potchefstroom, North West, South Africa

Conductor: Kobus Venter

1 Peter Louis van Dijk: Horizons

2 Thomas Tallis: O nata lux

3 Gjendine Slålien, arr. Gunnar Eriksson: Gjendines bådnlåt

4 Bernard Kruger: Sessions for Vocal Band

Resonans Vocal Ensemble

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Herman Swanepoel

1 Felice Anerio: Christus factus est

2 Kentaro Sato: Kyrie

3 Franco Prinsloo: Mag die bome groen bly

4 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan: I Can Tell the World


The Champions Competition

Category C11 / Block 1

Female Choirs

07.07.2018 15:00

Musaion (University of Pretoria)

1 )

2 )

Aarhus Pigekor

Aarhus, Denmark

Conductor: Helle Høyer Vedel

1 Per Nørgård: Singing Sand

2 Susanna Lindmark: Vid Torneträsk

3 Mia Makaroff: Butterfly

4 Jaakko Mäntyjärvi: Pseudo-Yoik Lite

Wu Xi Shanhe Female Chorus

Wuxi, China

Conductor: Gu YuHu

1 Mi Tian: Everyone Praises The South

2 Otmar Macha: Hoj, Hura Hoj!

3 Miklós Kochal: Salve Regina

4 Guoquan Chen: Plateau My Home


The Champions Competition

Category C13 / Block 1

Male Choirs

07.07.2018 16:00

Musaion (University of Pretoria)

1 )

2 )

3 )

4 )

Cenestra Male Choir

Brakpan, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Themba Elijah Madlopha

1 Mathokoza Sibiya: Dubula Bhsosho

2 Gustav Ernesaks: Hakkame mehet minema

3 P.J. Simelane: Ukuhamba Ngomoya

4 Edward C. Purcell: Passing By

Diocesan Boys' School Choir

Hong Kong SAR, China/Hong Kong SAR

Conductor: Felix Tsi Shing Shuen

1 Andres Lemba: Gloria

2 Trad. America, arr. Felix Shuen: Shenandoah

3 Zechariah Goh: Ji yuan chen guang

4 Ray Bauduc, Bob Haggart, arr. David Wright, Royce Ferguson: South Rampart Street Parade

The Orthodox Male Choir "Armonia"

Constanţa, Romania

Conductor: Ion Iulian Dumitru

1 Ion Popescu Runcu: Doamne buzele mele

2 Anton Bruckner: Trösterin Musik

3 Don MacDonald: Voices of the Ancients

4 Alexandru Paşcanu: Sârba pe scaun

Akustika Male Choir

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Christo Burger

1 Anneli Arho: Aih!

2 Franz Biebl: Ave Maria

3 Hendrik Hofmeyr: Die Spokewals

4 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Aaron Dale: Didn`t My Lord Deliver Daniel?


The Champions Competition

Category C14 / Block 1

Senior Choirs

07.07.2018 14:00

Musaion (University of Pretoria)

1 )

2 )

3 )

Chongqing Xinghai Choir

Yubei District, Chongqing, China

Conductor: Ping Xu

1 Feng Xue: Jiao ayi

2 Yida Zhang: Canzonet of Yimeng Mountain

3 Trad. USA, arr. James Erb: O Shenandoah

4 Yuan Zhou, Guoquan Chen: Farewell My Concubine

Golden Bell Chorus Chongqing

Chongqing, China

Conductor: Qi Wen

1 Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Deep and Blue Sky

2 Randall Thompson: Alleluia

3 Ying Hai Li: Guan ju

4 Fang Shi: Working With Life

Hunan Zhiqing Art Troupe

Chang Sha, China

Conductors: Yuefeng Zhou & Jun Wang

1 Xi Xian Qu: Wait for You Until Dawn

2 Situ Han: The Boat on the Li River

3 Qianyi Zang: Qinghai Tibet Plateau

4 Victor C. Johnson: Bonse aba


The Champions Competition

Category C17 / Block 1

Music of Spirit and Faith

07.07.2018 15:00

ZK Matthews Great Hall (UNISA)

1 )

2 )

The Boulevard Harmonists

Potchefstroom, North West, South Africa

Conductor: Kobus Venter

1 Randall Thompson: Alleluia

2 Mia Makaroff: Kaikki maat

3 Giaches de Wert: Peccavi super numerum

4 Gerald Finzi: My Spirit Sang All Day

Eunice Vitae Cantamus Choir

Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa

Conductor: Retha Visser

1 Ēriks Ešenvalds: Stars

2 Bob Chilcott: The Song of the Stars

3 Trad. Shona, arr. Shawn Kirchner, ad. Anton Esterhuyse: Wana Baraka

3 )

4 )

Lagos City Chorale

Lagos, Surulere, Nigeria

Conductor: Emeka Nwokedi

1 E.Y. Zwahu, arr. C. N. Osinigwe: Shine ubangiji

2 E.Y. Zwahu: Yabi Allah kullayomi

3 James Yankey: Ope lo ye o

4 Sam Ojukwu: O buru na Jehova ewughi ulo

Hoërskool Durbanville

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Maria Rademan-Viviers

1 Linda Spevacek: A Choral Flourish

2 Koos Du Plessis, Jan Hoogendyk, Enoch Sontonga, arr. André van der Merwe: Twee Gebede

3 Francisco F. Feliciano: Silence My Soul


The Champions Competition

Category C17 / Block 1

Music of Spirit and Faith

07.07.2018 15:00

ZK Matthews Great Hall (UNISA)

5 )

Singakademie Graz

Graz, Austria

Conductor: Maria Fürntratt

1 Lorenz Maierhofer: The Spirit of the Drum

2 Veljo Tormis: Curse Upon Iron

6 )

Guangdong Experimental High School Choir

Guangzhou, China

Conductor: Mingjing Xie

1 Na Qiang Cang Nuo Luo Bu: Offer Sacrifices to the God of Heaven

3 Jie Zhu: The Trail to Cold Mountain

7 )

Kearsney College Choir

Botha's Hill, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Conductor: Marshell Lombard

1 Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, arr. Mac Huff: A Million Dreams

2 Trad. South Africa, arr. Ralf Schmitt: Avulekile Amasango

3 John Legend, arr. Joe Holton: If You're Out There

4 Solly Mahlangu, arr. Marshell Lombard: Wahamba Nathi


The Champions Competition

Category C25 / Block 2

Folklore a cappella

07.07.2018 14:30

Aula Theatre (University of Pretoria)

1 )

2 )

3 )

Coral Cantus Firmus

Brasilia, Brazil

Conductor: Isabela Sekeff

1 Guerra Peixe: Série Xavante

2 Francisco Mignone: Congada

3 Tom Jobim, arr. Clóvis Pereira: Garota de Ipanema

4 Ari Barroso, arr. José Alvesi: Aquarela do Brasil

Puellae Cantantes

Litoměřice, Czech Republic

Conductor: Roman Pallas

1 Lukáš Zdeněk: Vĕneček

2 Trad. Czech Republic, arr. Roman Pallas: U Žernosek pěknej vinohrádek

3 Otmar Mácha: Hoj, Hura Hoj!

4 Roman Pallas: Na osice listí vadne

5 Eugen Suchon: Bodaj by vás čerti vzali

Male Vocal Ensemble "Klapa Kastav"

Kastav, Croatia

Conductor: Saša Matovina

1 Silvije Bombardelli: Oj, Ivane, rode moj

2 Ljubo Stipišić Delmata: Dalmatino, povišću pritrujena

3 Ljubo Stipišić Delmata: Kod lepanta, sunce moje

4 Dušan Šarac: Šijavica

5 Ivan Matetić Ronjgov: Bilo Vavek veselo

6 Vladimir Berdović: Linđo


The Champions Competition

Category C25 / Block 2

Folklore a cappella

07.07.2018 14:30

Aula Theatre (University of Pretoria)

4 )

Neon Vokal

Skedsmokorset, Norway

Conductor: Ingrid Anette Danbolt

1 Trad. Norway, arr. Anne-Line Sandegren: Eg veit i himmerik ei borg

2 Jo Asgeir Lie, arr. Håvard Gravdal: Vårvinden (Spring Breeze)

3 Trad. Norway: Norwegian Sami Joik

5 )

6 )

Female Chamber Choir "Banjalucanke"

Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Conductor: Mladen Matović

1 Isidor Bajić, Mladen Matović: Balkanski diptih

2 Nemanja Savić: Krajiške pjesme

3 Mladen Matović: Ajde jano

4 Mladen Matović: Niška Banja

University of Johannesburg Choir

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Sidumo Nyamezele

1 Trad. South Africa, arr. Sidumo Nyamezele: Indigenous Medley

7 )

Miriam College High School Glee Club

Quezon City, Philippines

Conductor: Nancy Roman

1 Saunder Choi: Pen pen de sarapen

2 Fabian Obispo: Mamayog akun

3 Ily Matthew Maniano: Caturog na nonoy

4 Nilo Belarmino Alcala: Adao Mamayog Aken


The Champions Competition

Category C27 / Block 1

Scenic Folklore

07.07.2018 14:00

Opera Theatre (in State Theatre)

1 )

2 )

Kearsney College Choir

Botha's Hill, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Conductor: Marshell Lombard

1 Dave Pollecutt, arr. Marshell Lombard: Bayete Nkosi

2 Trad. South Africa, ad. Marshell Lombard, Thando Myeza: UXAM

3 Trad. South Africa, arr. Dawn Selby: The Rain Maker

4 Trad. South Africa: Gumboot Dance

5 Mbongeni Ngema, arr. Sisa Mkhize, Thando Myeza: Nkonyane kaNdaba

6 Z. Sibika, et. al., arr. Marshell Lombard: Lo Mans' Ungowethu

7 Johnny Clegg, arr. Marshell Lombard: King of Time

Soul Sounds Academy Children's Choir

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Conductors: Dinushka Jayawickreme & Amandhi Caldera

1 Trad. Indonesia, arr. Soundarie David Rodrigo, Dinushka Jayawickreme, Amandhi Caldera:

Medley of Indonesian Folklore

3 )

Paduan Suara Mahasiswa Universitas Hasanuddin

Makassar, Indonesia

Conductor: Anshari Sanusi

1 Trad. Indonesia, arr. Yohan C. Tinungki: Inninawa

2 Trad. Indonesia, arr. Doni Pattiselano: Dongang-Dongang

3 Trad. Indoensia, arr. Ari di Riz: Pa'teinde


The Champions Competition

Category C27 / Block 1

Scenic Folklore

07.07.2018 14:00

Opera Theatre (in State Theatre)

4 )

5 )

6 )

Cantare Children's Choir

Alberton, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Ida Strydom

1 Trad. Afrikaans, arr. I. Strydom: Al lê die berge nog so blou/Suikerbossie

2 Trad. isiZulu, arr. I.Strydom, S. Hendrikz: Sipono sa se Pitoli

3 Trad. Sesotho, arr. I. Strydom, S. Hendrikz: Theledi/Thelerina

4 Trad. Sesotho, arr. R. van Aswegen: Fiela/Se nkgtatele Mosadi

5 Trad. isiZulu, arr. R. de Beer/A.Smit: Amavolovolo/Bonk'abaphandle

6 Trad. isiZulu/Xitsonga, arr. A. Smit: Emakhayeni

Note2etoN

Harare, Zimbabwe

Conductors: Sabelo Nyoni-Maswaure & Imbuwa Mubiana Aongola

1 Trad. Shona: Zvichapera rinihiko

2 Trad. Shona: Tsvimborume Dzinobayana

3 Trad. Shona: Mawere kongonya

4 Trad. Shona: Nhemamusasa

China ShEO Choir

Shanghai, China

Conductor: Qi ShanYun

1 Yun Xian Zhang: Hua Da Jie

2 Nai Lin Yang: Ode to the Pear Flowers

3 Pei Lu: Sunny Farm in April

4 Zhen He Cui: Father's Grassland


The Champions Competition

Category C27 / Block 1

Scenic Folklore

07.07.2018 14:00

Opera Theatre (in State Theatre)

7 )

8 )

St Mary's DSG Choir

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Conductor: Lindy van der Meulen

1 Trad. South Africa, arr. Laura Rottcher: Nginesi ponono

2 Trad. South Africa, arr. Laura Rottcher: Lobola

3 Trad. South Africa, arr. Laura Rottcher: Gijima

4 Hugh Masekela, arr. Laura Rottcher: Sechaba (Siyelele Mama)

5 Trad. isiXhosa, arr. Michael Barrett, Ralf Schmitt: Indodana

7 Mbongeni Ngema, arr. Laura Rottcher: Nkosi 'sikelele & Freedom Is Coming

Eastern Cape Mass Choir

Bisho, South Africa

Conductors: Nomsa Mgwatyu & Mzwandile C. Matthews

1 Xhosa Folklore: Nongomanzi - iMFENE

2 Xhosa Folklore: Noncedo

3 Xhosa Folklore: Lamla ziyabulalana

4 Xhosa Folklore: Unyawo alunampumlo

5 Xhosa Folklore: Heyi wena mfana, ungowakwabani


The Open Competition

Category O1 / Block 1

Young Children´s Choirs

11.07.2018 10:30

ZK Matthews Great Hall (UNISA)

1 )

2 )

3 )

4 )

Jan Celliers Senior Choir

Parkview, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Lientjie Reitz

1 Richard Kountz, arr. Ruth Artman: Prayer of the Norwegian Child

2 Christopher Torr, arr. Albie Louw: Stuur Groete Aan

3 Chris Blignaut, arr. Niel van der Watt: Jan van Till

4 Trad. isiZulu, arr. Lientjie Reitz: Amabhayesikili

Loreto School Queenswood Senior Choir

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Elana Neethling

1 Hendrik Hofmeyr: Ek maa'n hek oop in my hart - Die seemeeu

2 Trad. Japan, arr. Hiroshi Ishimaru: The Volcano of Aizu Bandaizan

3 Trad. South Africa: Dali Hamb’ uyosebenza

4 Christopher Tin, arr. Elana Neethling: Baba Yetu

C&N Primêre Meisieskool Oranje - Seniorkoor

Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa

Conductor: Werner Stander

1 Dave and Jean Perry: That's What We'd Do

2 Dalene Brits: Verkoue

3 Nira Chen, arr. Doreen Rao: Dodi Li

4 Trad. isiXhosa: Sesivuma Sigiya

Riverbank School Choir

Lagos, Nigeria

Conductor: Oluseye Popoola

1 James Van Heusen, arr. Greg Gilpin: Swinging On a Star

2 Trad. Gospel, arr. Emeka Nwokedi: Oh When the Saints Go Marching In

3 David Aina: É jé ka jo yo

4 Yoruba folksong, arr. Emeka Nwokedi: Ise oluwa


The Open Competition

Category O1 / Block 1

Young Children´s Choirs

11.07.2018 10:30

ZK Matthews Great Hall (UNISA)

5 )

6 )

St. Stithians Girls' Prep Nonyani Choir

Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Marlese Calitz

1 Jim Papoulis: Kusimama

2 César Franck: Panis angelicus

3 Jim Papoulis: When I Close My Eyes

4 Trad. isiZulu, arr. Alna Smit: Laduma

Eversdal Primary School Choir

Durbanville, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Madri Gerber

1 Mary Lynn Lightfoot: Gloria Deo!

2 Chris Lamprecht: Tsitsikama

3 Robert Murray Schafer: Miniwanka

4 Sarmanto Heikki: Pohjolan Vuodenajat - 1. Hanget Soi


The Open Competition

Category O1 / Block 2

Young Children´s Choirs

11.07.2018 15:00

ZK Matthews Great Hall (UNISA)

1 )

2 )

3 )

4 )

Brescia House Serviam Sisters

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Andrea Mitas

1 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Mark Hayes: Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho

2 Craig Hella Johnson: Will There Really be a "Morning"?

3 George Gershwin, arr. Pete King: Clap Yo' Hands

4 Trad. South Africa, arr. Andrea Kayser-Mitas: Mino

St Georges Diocesan School Senior Choir

Windhoek, Namibia

Conductor: Jolanda Amoraal

1 Trad. Namibia: 1. Ti mamasa ta ge; 2. Mâse daba kha

2 Jacus Krige: Namibhand

3 Bruno Coulais: See Upon Your Path

4 John Rutter: The Lord Bless You and Keep You

Garsfontein Senior Choir

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Amanda Nothnagel

1 Vicky Tucker Courtney: Jubilate Deo!

2 Amy Bernon: Winter's Waking

3 Trad. Israel, arr. Earlene Rentz: Artza Alinu

4 Trad. South Africa, arr. Dorian Kelly: Si njay njay njay

Willem Postma Primary School Choir

Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa

Conductor: Lynette Liebenberg

1 Trad. isiZulu, arr. Anton Esterhuyse: Sesivuma Sigiya

2 Franco Prinsloo: Pluk die Snare

3 Trad. Venezuela, arr. Cristian Grases: Canto de Pilón

4 Jim Connor, arr. Sally K. Albrecht: Grandma's Feather Bed


The Open Competition

Category O1 / Block 2

Young Children´s Choirs

11.07.2018 15:00

ZK Matthews Great Hall (UNISA)

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6 )

Tsinghua University Primary School Choir

Beijing, China

Conductor: Baocang Li

1 Bob Chilcott: Can You Hear Me?

2 Xinju Wang: Moon

3 Jacob Narverud: Sisi ni moja

4 Xiao Geng Liu: Swing

Louw Geldenhuys Primary School

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Linelle Engebrecht

1 Dan Forrest: Psalm 8

2 Niel van der Watt: O nag der nagte suidelik

3 Lájos Bardos: Szello Zug

4 Trad. South Africa, arr. Gert Potgieter: Haleluya! Pelo tsa rona


The Open Competition

Category O4 / Block 1

Young Male Choirs

11.07.2018 20:00

ZK Matthews Great Hall (UNISA)

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2 )

St David's Marist Inanda Chamber Choir

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Jaco Ferreira

1 Billy Joel, arr. Roger Emerson: The Longest Time

2 Eric Whitacre: Lux aurumque

3 Lowell Mason, James L. Stevens: Nearer, My God, to Thee

4 John Stephens, Lonnie Lynn, Che Smith, arr. Eugene Rogers: Glory

Jeugland Male Choir

Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Gert Pottas

1 Keith Christopher: Let All Men Sing

2 Dan Davison: O Sing to the Lord

3 Pieter Bezuidenhout: Suiderkruis

4 Trad. isiZulu, arr. Gert Pottas: Emakhayeni


The Open Competition

Category O5 / Block 1

Mixed Youth Choirs

11.07.2018 14:00

The Desmond Abernethy Hall (Pretoria Boys High School)

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2 )

3 )

4 )

Monnas Choir

Krugersdorp, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Christopher Fourie

1 Coenie de Villiers: Namakwaland

2 Chris Lamprecht: Aan U kom 'n Lofsang toe

3 Allen Pote: What Shall I Render?

4 Gert Potgieter: Gloria in excelsis Deo

Cambridge High School Choir

East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Lidia Tzoneva

1 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Ave verum corpus

2 George & Ira Gershwin: I Got Rhythm

3 Victor Young, arr. Kirby Shaw: When I Fall in Love

4 Krassimir Kyurkchiyski: Dilmano Dilbero

deCarteret College High School Choir

Mandeville, Jamaica

Conductor: Rohan Walcott

1 Rosephanye Powell: Non nobis, Domine

2 Andrew Marshall: Psalm 23

3 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Henry Smith: Ride the Chariot

4 Trad. Jamaica, arr. Andrew Marshall: Hol Im Joe

Helpmekaar Kollege Choir

Braamfontein, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Siegfried Pretsch

1 Trad. isiZulu, arr. Siegfried Pretsch: Masimeni Sinke

2 Andrea Klouse, arr. Mark A. Brymer: Song for a Russian Child

3 James Syler: Dear Sarah

4 Cy Coleman, arr. Richard Barnes: Rhythm of Life


The Open Competition

Category O5 / Block 1

Mixed Youth Choirs

11.07.2018 14:00

The Desmond Abernethy Hall (Pretoria Boys High School)

5 )

6 )

7 )

Lindenkoor

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Duncan Fourie

1 Louis Lewandowski: Hal'luyah

2 Trond Kverno: Ave Maria

3 Niel van der Watt: Kersliedjie

4 Trad. Puerto Rico: San Sereni

Hoërskool Generaal Hertzog Invitation Choir

Emalahleni, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Conductor: Surette Prinsloo

1 Robert Prizeman, arr. Katrien Holm: Exsultate

2 John Rutter: God Be In My Head

3 John Purifoy: Flowers in Winter

4 Niel van der Watt: I Am the Voice of Africa

Hendrik Verwoerd High School

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Attie Rossouw

1 Piae Cantiones, arr. Mark Burrows: Gaudete!

2 Pieter de Villiers: Twee uittreksels uit "Liedjies vir Latenstyd"

3 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Greg Gilpin: Didn`t My Lord Deliver Daniel?

4 Trad. isiXhosa, arr. Mbuso Ndlovu: Sesivuma s'giya ngalengoma


The Open Competition

Category O8 / Block 1

Mixed Chamber Choirs

11.07.2018 11:00

Musaion (University of Pretoria)

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2 )

3 )

4 )

Ensemble Esprit

Polokwane, Limpopo, South Africa

Conductor: Jannie Becker

1 Chris Lamprecht: Psalm 23 - Die Here is my Herder

2 Franco Prinsloo: Dink aan my

3 Karl Jenkins: Healing Light

4 Sting, arr. Greg Jasperse: Fields of Gold

CEIBS Alumni Choir

Shanghai, China

Conductor: Li Cheng Yun

1 Ran Muo: Unforgettable Love

2 Luo Bin Wang: Halfmoon Rising

3 Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: He, Watching Over Israel

4 Cheng Zhi Jin: Sing for Joy

AMICI

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Helene' Basson

1 Arr. Mark Burrows: Gaudete!

2 Carl J. Nygard Jr.: Autumn Canticle

3 Christopher Torr, Koos Kombuis, arr. Alna Smit: Stille waters, Tussen treine, Travel in staail

Medley

4 Christopher Tin: Baba Yetu

Midlands Chamber Choir

Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Conductor: Jaco Dippenaar

1 Johann Sebastian Bach: Ich lasse dich nicht, du segnest mich denn - BWV 159

2 Hendrik Hofmeyr: Pie Jesu

3 Vytautas Miškinis: I Will Praise the Lord as Long as I Live

4 Karin Höghielm: Earth-Call


The Open Competition

Category O8 / Block 1

Mixed Chamber Choirs

11.07.2018 11:00

Musaion (University of Pretoria)

5 )

6 )

Brandslang

Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Xander Kritzinger

1 Billy Joel, arr. Bob Chilcott: And so It Goes

2 Pierre Certon: Je ne l'ose dire

3 John Rutter: Open Thou Mine Eyes

4 Xander Kritzinger: Karoo-dorp: Someraand

Bellissimo Canto

Hammanskraal, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Nomthandazo Mkhize-Solomon

1 Qinisela Sibisi: Zenzeni na

2 John Dowland: Come Again

3 Luigi Denza: Funiculí funiculà

4 Richard Smallwood, arr. Patrick Barrett, Doreen Rao: Total Praise


The Open Competition

Category O15 / Block 1

Musica Sacra a cappella

11.07.2018 10:30

St. Alban´s Cathedral

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4 )

Epworth Cantabile Choir

Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Conductor: Simon Bester

1 Jacob Narverud: Dominus vobiscum

2 Ernani Aguiar: Salmo 150

3 Antoni Schonken: Onse Vader

4 René Clausen: All That Hath Life and Breath Praise Ye the Lord

New Wine Ensemble

Abeokuta, Nigeria

Conductor: Oladapo Okunmuyide

1 Gbenga Komolafe: Ah, Emi a dupe

2 Dotun Olayemi: Ayo Igbala

3 Ayo Ogunranti Jr.: Adura fun Ibukun

4 Chinedu Osinigwe: Halleluyah chim le

Molen Kórus

Potchefstroom, North West, South Africa

Conductors: Kobus Venter & Loretté du Toit

1 Jacobus Galllus, arr. Richard Rossmayer: Ascendit Deus

2 Edward Bairstow: Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence

3 Kurt Thomas: Erhalt uns, Herr

4 Z. Randall Stroope: The Conversion of Saul

Musica Casa Chorale

Lagos, Nigeria

Conductor: Iyoriobhe Omokhodion

1 Vincent Ihaza: Osa rue'se

2 John Ezomo: Oba Orun (Yoruba)

3 Donald Nwadike: Osolobruwe do

4 William Bradbury: Exalt Him All Ye People


The Open Competition

Category O19 / Block 1

Jazz

11.07.2018 11:00

Opera Theatre (in State Theatre)

1 )

Quava Vocal Group

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Sabelo Mthembu

1 George & Ira Gershwin, arr. Darmon Meader: Love is Here to Stay

2 Pepper Choplin, arr. Mark Hayes: Walk a Mile

3 Rodgers Richard, arr. Greg Jasperse: My Romance

4 Duke Ellington, arr. Mark Hayes: Don't Get Around Much Anymore


The Open Competition

Category O20 / Block 1

Gospel

11.07.2018 11:15

Opera Theatre (in State Theatre)

1 )

Choeur MC

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Conductor: John Mpolesha

1 John Mpolesha: Entends-tu

2 John Mpolesha: Nita Enda, Nkwikizi

3 John Mpolesha: Mon Rocher


The Open Competition

Category O26 / Block 1

Folklore with accompaniment

11.07.2018 11:00

Aula Theatre (University of Pretoria)

1 )

2 )

Prestige College

Hammanskraal, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Ferdinand Liebenberg

1 Trad. South Africa, arr. Mzwandile Mabuza: Wamemeza uEzekile

2 Trad. South Africa, arr. Mzwandile Mabuza: Sikirileke

3 Trad. South Africa, arr. Mzwandile Mabuza: Jikel’ emaweni

4 Trad. South Africa, arr. Mzwandile Mabuza: Hele banna

5 Trad. South Africa, arr. Mzwandile Mabuza: Kgomo

6 Trad. South Africa, arr. Mzwandile Mabuza: Sesinyathela kancane

7 Trad. South Africa, arr. Mzwandile Mabuza: Wen’ uyasha

Beyond The Voice Choir

Shandong, China

Conductor: Congcong Yin

1 Xu Wuguan: Deng Wan Wan Kai Hua Zai Chuang Tai

2 Li Shutong: Spring Tour

3 Lu Baozhi: Xiao sha ji nan

3 )

St David's Marist Inanda Chamber Choir

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Jaco Ferreira

1 Trad. South Africa, arr. Percy Mtwa, Mbongeni Ngema, Barney Simon: Siboshiwe siboshel’wa

mahala

2 Trad. South Africa, arr. Percy Mtwa, Mbongeni Ngema, Barney Simon: Hajakarumba –

Bath’uyez’uyezana

3 Trad. South Africa, arr. Percy Mtwa, Mbongeni Ngema, Barney Simon: Woza Kanye-kanye

4 Trad. South Africa, arr. Percy Mtwa, Mbongeni Ngema, Barney Simon: Bamga-lo-kandaba

bayimpi

5 Trad. South Africa, arr. Percy Mtwa, Mbongeni Ngema, Barney Simon: Somlandela uMorena

6 Trad. South Africa, arr. Percy Mtwa, Mbongeni Ngema, Barney Simon: Yamemeza inkosi yethu


The Open Competition

Category O26 / Block 1

Folklore with accompaniment

11.07.2018 11:00

Aula Theatre (University of Pretoria)

4 )

Shengzhi Veteran Cadres Choir of Henan

Henan, China

Conductors: Huang Wanxing & Wang Kai

1 Trad. China: Weaving a Basket

2 Trad. China: Chaoyanggou Is a Really Good Famous Place

3 Trad. China: Let's Talk Heart To Heart

5 )

Pretoria High School for Girls Choir

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Stephan Gericke

1 Trad. Sesotho, arr. Mbuso Ndlovu: Diotlong

2 Trad. isiZulu, arr. Mbuso Ndlovu: Thula sizwe

3 Trad. isiXhosa, Trad. isiZulu, arr. Mbuso Ndlovu: Sesivuma sigiya Ngalengoma

4 Trad. isiXhosa, arr. Mbuso Ndlovu: Skhand'amayeza


The Open Competition

Category O26 / Block 2

Folklore with accompaniment

11.07.2018 15:00

Aula Theatre (University of Pretoria)

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2 )

Chu Cultural China

Wuhan, Hubei, China

Conductor: Xiaoyuan Li

1 Trad. China, arr. Wang Yuanping: Oh My Sweet Heart

2 Trad. China, arr. Xu Jianqiang: Birds Embellish The Sky

3 Trad. China, arr. Zhimin Chengqun: Pick-up Vegetable Minor

4 Trad. China, arr. Dong Peicheng: Birds Pay Homage to the King

Bao Lai Junior High School Choir

Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei

Conductor: Chun-Chi Chen

1 Unknown: Bunun Suite

2 Jiannian Chen, arr. Siang Ling Luo: Relax and Joyful

3 )

4 )

Strathmore University Chorale

Nairobi, Kenya

Conductor: Albert Apela

1 Trad. Kenya, arr. Arthur Kemoli: Vahaga valalila

2 Trad. Kenya, arr. Arthur Kemoli: Vayuda

3 Trad. Kenya, arr. Arthur Kemoli: Idigidi

4 Trad. Kenya, arr. Arthur Kemoli: No musalaba godenda

Loreto School Queenswood Senior Choir

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Elana Neethling

1 Trad. South Africa, arr. Mbuso Ndlovu: Tamati so so

2 Trad. South Africa, arr. Mbuso Ndlovu: Diotlong

3 Trad. South Africa, arr. Mbuso Ndlovu: Thula thula

4 Trad. South Africa, arr. Mbuso Ndlovu: Sikhand'amayeza

5 Trad. South Africa, arr. Mbuso Ndlovu: Lashon' ilanga

6 Trad. South Africa, arr. Mbuso Ndlovu: Morena re hauhele & Le bitso la Morena Jeso


The Open Competition

Category O26 / Block 2

Folklore with accompaniment

11.07.2018 15:00

Aula Theatre (University of Pretoria)

5 )

6 )

7 )

8 )

Riverbank School Choir

Lagos, Nigeria

Conductor: Oluseye Popoola

1 Dayo Dedeke: Ire gbogbo

2 Dayo Dedeke: E jeun to dara

3 Emeka Nwokedi: Iwe kiko

4 Adeboyejo Olubobokun: Ijesha re

Epworth Cantabile Choir

Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Conductor: Simon Bester

1 Trad. isiXhosa: Ndikhokhele Bawo

2 Trad. South Africa, arr. Enoch Sontonga: Nkosi Sikelela

3 Trad. South Africa: Mama wami

4 Trad. Sesotho: Rababona

New Wine Ensemble

Abeokuta, Nigeria

Conductor: Oladapo Okunmuyide

1 Seun Owoaje: Ewa James

2 Tunji Dada: S'eyi to o se

3 Chinedu Osinigwe: Epo nbe

4 Seun Owoaje: Ore mi se pelepele

Groupe Evangelique De Louange Et D'Adoration Du Centenaire

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Conductor: Pitshou Monatshieba Kamukala

1 Lucie Ekwa: Elohim

2 Daniel Marini: Umpana

3 Gelac: Hosanna


The Champions Competition

Category C4 / Block 1

Young Male Choirs

11.07.2018 21:00

ZK Matthews Great Hall (UNISA)

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2 )

3 )

Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: AJ Maree

1 Gustav Ernesaks: Hakkame, mehed, minema

2 Dan Forest: And Can it Be?

3 Franco Prinsloo: Vuurbees

4 Eddie Clayton: Ukubambana ngezandla

Guangdong Experimental High School SSC Choir

Guangdong, China

Conductor: Mingjing Xie

1 Trad. Mongolia: Grassland Eclogue

2 Pēteris Vasks: Liepa

3 Trad. China: Wait You Till Sunrise

4 James L. Stevens, Lowell Mason, arr. James L. Stevens: Nearer, My God, to Thee

Paul Roos Gymnasium Choir

Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Stephan Bezuidenhout

1 Janet Lanier: Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep

2 Joyce Elaine Eilers: Bound for Jubilee

3 Braam du Toit: Balbesit

4 Trad. isiZulu, arr. Niel van der Watt: Vela!


The Champions Competition

Category C5 / Block 1

Mixed Youth Choirs

11.07.2018 19:30

The Desmond Abernethy Hall (Pretoria Boys High School)

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2 )

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4 )

Colla Voce Youth Choir

Alberton, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Henk Barnard

1 Josef Rheinberger: Abendlied

2 Franz Biebl: Ave Maria

3 Morten Lauridsen: O nata lux

4 Niel van der Watt: I Am the Voice of Africa

Jeugdkoor Waelrant

Borgerhout-Antwerpen, Belgium

Conductor: Marleen De Boo

1 Michael John Trotta: Veni, veni Emmanuel - Ero cras

2 Lode Dieltiens: In de lente is mijn liefje gekomen

3 Mia Makaroff: Butterfly

4 Alla Rahka Rahman, arr. Ethan Sperry: Balleilakka

Stirling High School Chamber Choir

East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Leoni Armour-Johl

1 Ivan Hrušovský: Rytmus

2 Eric Whitacre: Lux aurumque

3 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan: Music Down in My Soul

4 Péter Louis van Dijk: Dansgebed

KwaZulu-Natal Youth Choir

Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Conductor: Gérard du Toit

1 Niel van der Watt: Heilig, heilig, heilig

2 Kim André Arnesen: Dormi Jesu

3 Eric Whitacre: Hope, Faith, Life, Love …

4 Franco Prinsloo: Ek sal sterf en na my Vader Gaan


The Champions Competition

Category C5 / Block 1

Mixed Youth Choirs

11.07.2018 19:30

The Desmond Abernethy Hall (Pretoria Boys High School)

5 )

Takoma Academy Chorale

Takoma Park, USA

Conductor: Lulu Mwangi

1 Josu Elberdin: Cantate Domino

2 Kim André Arnesen: Even When He Is Silent

3 Z. Randall Stroope: The Conversion of Saul

4 Alexi Matchavariani: Doluri


The Champions Competition

Category C15 / Block 1

Musica Sacra a cappella

11.07.2018 14:00

St. Alban´s Cathedral

1 )

2 )

3 )

4 )

Iuventus, Gaude!

Jablonec Nad Nisou, Czech Republic

Conductor: Tomaš Pospīšil

1 Jacobus Gallus: Pueri concinite

2 Charles Villiers Stanford: Beati quorum via

3 Lukáš Zdeněk: Gaudete et exsultate

4 György Orbán: Lauda Sion

Academy Singers

Geboltskirchen, Austria

Conductor: Manfred Payrhuber

1 Antonio Lotti: Crucifixus

2 Charles Villiers Standford: Beati quorum via

3 Ola Gjeilo: Northern Lights

4 Richard Burchard: Sitivit anima mea

Petri Sångare

Malmö, Sweden

Conductor: Alexander Einarsson

1 Joseph Ryelandt: Missa 6 vocibus, op. 11 - Kyrie

2 Jacob Mühlrad: Shevah

3 Heinrich Schütz: Unser keiner lebet ihm selber - SWV 374

4 Alexander Levine: The Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom: The Communion

KwaZulu-Natal Youth Choir

Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Conductor: Gérard du Toit

1 Claudio Monteverdi: Cantate Domino

2 Josef Gabriel Rheinberger: Abendlied

3 Aaron Kirschner: Gloria

4 Ola Gjeilo: Ubi caritas


The Champions Competition

Category C15 / Block 1

Musica Sacra a cappella

11.07.2018 14:00

St. Alban´s Cathedral

5 )

COTA Youth Choir Namibia

Windhoek, Namibia

Conductor: Fanie Dorfling

1 Eslon Vakomboka Hindundu: Lux aeterna

2 Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Sicut cervus

3 Sergei Rachmaninoff: Blagosloví, dushé moyá, Góspoda

4 Tine Bec: Cantate Domino


The Champions Competition

Category C15 / Block 2

Musica Sacra a cappella

11.07.2018 19:30

St. Alban´s Cathedral

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2 )

3 )

4 )

Academic Choir of the Ural Federal University

Ekaterinburg, Russia

Conductor: Svetlana Dolnikovskaya

1 Jacobus Gallus: Alleluia, in resurrectione tua Christe

2 Piotr Ilich Tchaikovsky: Dostoino est

3 Maksim Basok: Bogoroditse, Devo, raduisya

4 Jake Runestad: Alleluia

Cantica Collegium musicum

Martin, Slovakia

Conductor: Štefan Sedlický

1 Diogo Dias Melgás: Salve Regina

2 Josef Gabriel Rheinberger: Drei geistliche Gesänge op. 69 - 3. Abendlied

3 Mikuláš Schneider-Trnavský: Otče náš

4 Yevgeni Iršai: Gloria

Akustika Chamber Singers

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Christo Burger

1 Heinrich Schütz: Die mit Tränen säen

2 Tarik O'Regan: Gratia tibi

3 Sergei Rachmaninoff: Bogoroditse Devo

4 Hendrik Hofmeyr: A sexta autem hora

The Orthodox Male Choir "Armonia"

Constanţa, Romania

Conductor: Ion Iulian Dumitru

1 Hans Leo Hassler: Gratias agimus tibi

2 Pascal Bentoiu: Te slăvesc pe Tine, părinte

3 Gavriil Musicescu: Cine cine

4 Irina Odăgescu-Ţuţuianu: Tatăl nostru


The Champions Competition

Category C18 / Block 1

Musica Contemporanea

11.07.2018 19:30

Musaion (University of Pretoria)

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2 )

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4 )

St. Paul's Co-educational College Senior Mixed Voice Choir

Hong Kong, China/Hong Kong SAR

Conductor: Yet Hang Apollo Wong

1 Warren Lee: Adsumus Custodes Pacis (First Performance)

2 Jason Liu: The Leaf On The Edge

3 Trond Kverno: Ave maris stella

4 Ko Matsushita: Karimatanu Kuicha

Mountain Top Chorale

Lagos, Nigeria

Conductor: Aderayo Oyegbade

1 Ayo Oluranti: Rabata (First Performance)

2 Z. Randall Stroope: The Conversion of Saul

3 Sam Ojukwu: Jehova e meworo anyi ihe ukwu

4 Chinedu Osinigwe: Ubangiji duniya

The Aeolians of Oakwood University

Huntsville, AL, USA

Conductor: Jason Max Ferdinand

1 Adolphus Hailstork: O Praise the Lord

2 Vytautas Miškinis: Regina coeli

3 Mervyn Warren: I Ain't Got Long to Be Here

4 Ken Burton: Promise Land (First Performance)

ONE Chamber Choir

Singapore, Singapore

Conductor: Ai Hooi Lim

1 Ko Matsushita: Tsukiyo-no Ban-ni (First Performance)

2 Perttu Haapanen: Readymade Alice

3 Zechariah Goh: Lok Sui Ten

4 Hendrik Hofmeyr: The King of Rage and Death


The Champions Competition

Category C18 / Block 1

Musica Contemporanea

11.07.2018 19:30

Musaion (University of Pretoria)

5 )

Kammerchor Wernigerode

Wernigerode, Germany

Conductor: Benjamin Stielau

1 Ludwig Böhme: Kyrie

2 Dan Forrest: Hosanna

3 Jens Klimek: Gadji beri bimba (First Performance)

4 Ēriks Ešenvalds: Stars


The Champions Competition

Category C19 / Block 1

Jazz

11.07.2018 15:30

Opera Theatre (in State Theatre)

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4 )

Takoma Academy Chorale

Takoma Park, USA

Conductor: Lulu Mwangi

1 Greg Jasperse: Bailando

2 Trad. England, arr. Greg Jasperse: Amazing Grace

3 Duke Ellington, Irving Mills & Juan Tizol, arr. Paris Rutherford: Caravan

4 George & Ira Gershwin, arr. Kirby Shaw: A Foggy Day

Nordsang

Hørning, Denmark

Conductor: Alice Vestergaard

1 Otto Francker, Volmer Sørensen, arr. Jakob Høgsbro: Dansevise

2 arr. Jakob Høgsbro: Heavy Eyes

3 Antonio Carlos Jobim, De Moraes Vincicius, arr. Jetse Bremer: Agua de beber

4 Eden Ahbez, arr. Kerry Marsh: Nature Boy

Čarobna Frula

Zagreb, Croatia

Conductor: Marijan Milić

1 George Gershwin, arr. Marijan Milić: Fascinating Rhythm

2 Duke Ellington, arr. Marijan Milić: Mood Indigo

3 Duke Ellington, arr. Marijan Milić: Take the A-Train

4 Louis Prima, arr. Marijan Milić: Sing Sing Sing

Dekoor Close Harmony

Utrecht, Netherlands

Conductor: Christoph Mac-Carty

1 Sarah Allen, Daryl Hall, John Oates, arr. Kelly Kunz: You Make My Dreams

2 Consuelo Velázquez, arr. Paris Rutherford: Bésame Mucho

3 Victor Young, D. Jansen, arr. anders Edenroth: When I Fall in Love

4 Horace Silver, arr. Christoph Mac-Carty: Nica's Dream


The Champions Competition

Category C20 / Block 1

Gospel

11.07.2018 20:00

Opera Theatre (in State Theatre)

1 )

singOUT Mass Choir Germany

Bremen, Germany

Conductor: Silas Edwin

1 Richard Smallwood: Anthem of Praise

2 Trad. Gospel: Gospel Medley

3 Byron Cage: The Presence of the Lord Is Here

2 )

Symphony Pamjek Choir

Manokwari, Indonesia

Conductor: Heidris Donaldo Liha

1 Carol Cymbala: He's Been Faithfull

2 Mervyn Warren: Hallelujah Soulful Celebration

3 Byron J. Smith: Worthy to Be Praised

3 )

Menlopark High School Choir

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Jeanmari van Papendorp

1 Victor C. Johnson: Lift up your Voice!

2 Richard Smallwood, arr. Patrick Barrett, Doreen Rao: Total Praise

3 Trad. Gospel Blues, arr. Paul Caldwell, Sean Ivory: John the Revelator

4 )

Gospelchor Rejoice

Langenberg, Germany

Conductor: Roland Orthaus

1 Kurt Carr: Reign

2 Carol Cymbala, Onaje Jefferson, Jason Michael Webb: New Jerusalem

3 Richard Smallwood, arr. Keith Hampton: Anthem of Praise

4 Kurt Carr, arr. Carol Cymbala: For Every Mountain


The Open Competition

Category O5 / Block 2

Mixed Youth Choirs

12.07.2018 10:00

The Desmond Abernethy Hall (Pretoria Boys High School)

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3 )

Willowridge High School Choir

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Lizette Geldenhuys

1 Carl Orff, arr. Ruanne Ruthvin: Carmina Burana - Fortuna Imperatix Mundi

2 Christopher Torr, arr. Kristi Bonzaaier: Blouberg se Strand

3 Andy Beck: Some Nights

4 Trad. South Africa, arr. Mbuso Ndlovu: Ubuhle bendoda

D.F. Malan High School Choir

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Adrian More

1 Adrian More: Lig

2 Ed Sheeran: Perfect

3 Trad. isiXhosa, arr. Michael Barrett, Ralf Schmitt: Indodana

4 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan: Elijah Rock

Eldo Ridente

Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Ferdinand Liebenberg

1 Joshua na die reën: Lig op die horison

2 Trad. isiZulu, arr. Mzwandile Mabuza: Emarabini/ Gway' man

3 Leonard Cohen, arr. Roger Emerson: Hallelujah

4 Greg Gilpin: Nothin gonna stumble my feet


The Open Competition

Category O8 / Block 3

Mixed Chamber Choirs

12.07.2018 09:30

Musaion (University of Pretoria)

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2 )

3 )

4 )

Beyond The Voice Choir

Shandong, China

Conductor: Congcong Yin

1 Wang Xilin: Nao hua Deng

2 Chen Wenjin: Gan Sheng Ling

3 Stephen Foster: Beautiful Dreamer

4 Li Yinghai: Ye ye de wan xi li meng jian ni

Molen Kórus

Potchefstroom, North West, South Africa

Conductors: Kobus Venter & Loretté du Toit

1 Jēkabs Jančevskis: Atsalums

2 Fredrik Sixten: Alleluia

3 Anders Edenroth: Words

4 Peter Louis van Dijk: Dansgebed

Eersteriver South Youth Choir

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Ellicson Dourie

1 Martin Nystrom, arr. Renette Bouwer: Wildsbok

2 Trad. isiXhosa, arr. Michael Barrett, Ralf Schmitt: Indodana

3 Michael Praetorius: Psallite, unigenito

4 Trad. South Africa, arr. Henri William Otsomotsi: Emlanjeni - Yelele

Quava Vocal Group

Johannesburg, South Africa

Conductor: Sabelo Mthembu

1 Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe

2 John Tavener: The Lamb

3 Charles Villiers Stanford: The Blue Bird

4 Pepper Choplin: Lord, Have Mercy


The Open Competition

Category O18 / Block 1

Musica Contemporanea

12.07.2018 12:00

Musaion (University of Pretoria)

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2 )

3 )

Epworth Cantabile Choir

Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Conductor: Simon Bester

1 Trad. Gaelic Prayer, Elaine Hagenberg: As the Rain Hides the Stars

2 Audrey Snyder: Changes

3 Morten Lauridsen: Dirait-on

4 Jim Papoulis: Sih'r Khalaq

Horizons Project Choir

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Pieter Bezuidenhout

1 Franco Prinsloo: Pula Pula

2 Antoni Schonken: Pater noster

3 Zander Fick: Hrafna-Cyoning

4 Pieter Bezuidenhout: Die donker dans van Wolwe

Molen Kórus

Potchefstroom, North West, South Africa

Conductors: Kobus Venter & Loretté du Toit

1 Joshua Shank: Serpents in Red Roses Hissing

2 Andrej Makor: O lux beata trinitas

3 Morten Lauridsen: Ov'è lass', il bel viso?

4 Fredrik Sixten: Ave maris stella


The Open Competition

Category O21 / Block 1

Spiritual

12.07.2018 15:00

St. Alban´s Cathedral

1 )

Strathmore University Chorale

Nairobi, Kenya

Conductor: Albert Apela

1 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Norman Luboff: Were You There?

2 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan: Elijah Rock

3 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan: Go Down, Moses

4 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Roland M. Carter: Go, Tell it on the Mountain


The Open Competition

Category O23 / Block 1

Pop Choirs

12.07.2018 14:00

Opera Theatre (in State Theatre)

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4 )

Amazwi i Afrika

Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Linelle Engebrecht

1 Billy Joel, arr. Jaline Oelofse: For the Longest Time

2 James Bay, Lain Archer, arr. Peter McLea: Hold Back the River

3 Bob Dylan, arr. Tyler Trepp: Make you Feel my Love

4 Jonathan Paul Clegg: Spirit of the Great Heart

St Georges Diocesan School Senior Choir

Windhoek, Namibia

Conductor: Jolanda Amoraal

1 Paul Mc Cartney: We All Stand Together

2 Jason Evigan, Mitch Allan, Kara Dio Guardi, Audra Mae, arr. Mark Brymer: Heartbeat Song

3 Frode Fjellheim, Christophe Beck: Vuelie

4 Freddie Mercury, arr. Cerys Hogg: Don`t Stop Me Now

Pretoria High School for Girls Choir

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Stephan Gericke

1 Grace Chatto, et. al., arr. Mark Brymer: Rather Be

2 Stephan Moccio, Lauren Christy, arr. Roger Emerson: Stand in the Light

3 Zachary Barnett, et. al., arr. Deke Sharon: Best Day of My Life

4 Freddie Mercury, arr. Stephan Gericke: Somebody to Love

East Rand Youth Choir

Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Gert Pottas

1 Gordon M. T. Sumner, arr. Roger Emerson: Fields of Gold

2 Twisted Measure, arr. Kyler McGehee: Chandelier

3 Guy Berryman, Chris Martin, Jon Buckland, Will Champion, arr. Jonathan Wikeley: Fix You

4 Arr. Craig Hella Johnson: I Love You/What a Wonderful World


The Open Competition

Category O23 / Block 1

Pop Choirs

12.07.2018 14:00

Opera Theatre (in State Theatre)

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6 )

Hoërskool Waterkloof - Dogterskoor

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Jaco Allers

1 Ian Axel, Chad Vaccarino, Mike Campbell, arr. Alan Billingsley: Say Something

2 Adele Adkins, arr. Adam Anders, Peer Astrom: Rumour Has It/Someone Like You

3 Taylor Swift, arr. Alan Billingsley: Red

4 Tim Bergling, Michael Einziger, Aloe Blacc, arr. Deke Sharon: Wake Me Up!

Schola Cantorum Akto

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Conductor: Ambroise Kua-Nzambi Toko

1 Shungu Wembadio, arr. Ambroise Kua-Nzambi Toko: Jamais Kolonga

2 Tabu Ley Rochereau: Batuya Congo

3 Wedji Ped, arr. Ambroise Kua-Nzambi Toko: Exode rurale

4 Charles Mombaya, arr. Ambroise Kua-Nzambi Toko: Eyano


The Champions Competition

Category C1 / Block 1

Young Children´s Choirs

12.07.2018 15:00

ZK Matthews Great Hall (UNISA)

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4 )

Zhaoqing Duanzhou Haiyun Children’s Choir

Zhaoqing, Guangdong Province, China

Conductor: Wenxia Lei

1 Javier Busto: Salve Regina

2 Stephen Hatfield: Las Amarillas

3 Tobin Stokes: Koosen

4 Yu Chuan Wen: Yue liang baba

Durbanville Primary School Choir

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Anne-Marie Dippenaar

1 Koos Du Plessis: Gebed

2 Huddie William Ledbetter, arr. Greg Gilpin: Bring Me Little Water, Silvy

3 Niel van der Watt: Speeltyd

4 Jim Papoulis: We Are the Voices

Guangzhou Opera House Children's Chorus

Guangzhou, China

Conductor: Yan Hui Su

1 Dai Yuwu: River in the Snow

2 Pan Xingzimin: The Dandelion

3 Ko Matsushita: Nenne Negoro no

4 Zhang Yida: Dongdongkui

Gene Louw Children's Choir

Durbanville, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Marietjie Martinson

1 Robert Pherigo: Sing we Now Noel!

2 Kurt Bestor: Prayer of the Children

3 Louis Bourgeois, H. Pieter van der Westhuizen: Psalm 118

4 Anton Esterhuyse: Ode aan my land


The Champions Competition

Category C5 / Block 2

Mixed Youth Choirs

12.07.2018 14:30

The Desmond Abernethy Hall (Pretoria Boys High School)

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2 )

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4 )

Royal College Choir

Colombo 1, Sri Lanka

Conductor: Sureka Amerasinghe

1 Sureka Amerasinghe: Sri Lankan Choral Fantasie

2 Zoltán Kodály: Túrót ëszik a cigány

3 Christopher Tin: Baba Yetu

4 Stephen Schwartz, arr. Audrey Snyder: When You Believe

Defrost Youth Choir

Hamar, Norway

Conductor: Thomas Caplin

1 Ivo Antognini: Invictus

2 Edward Elgar: Lux aeterna

3 Gunnar Hahn: Rondo Lapponico

4 Trad. Norway, arr. Ward Swingle: Country dances

St. Paul's Co-educational College Senior Mixed Voice Choir

Hong Kong, China/Hong Kong SAR

Conductor: Yet Hang Apollo Wong

1 Warren Lee: Chuang

2 Josep Vila i Casañas: Salve Regina

3 Z. Randall Stroope: Conversion of Saul

4 Urmas Sisask: Benedictio

Wonderboom High School Choir (Conwonnité)

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Albert Morland

1 Ola Gjeilo: Ubi caritas

2 Dalene Brits: Mabalêl

3 Trad. Spiritual, Rollo A. Dilworth: Jordan's Angels

4 Trad. Sotho, arr. Matlakala Bopape: Lekgarebe


The Champions Competition

Category C5 / Block 2

Mixed Youth Choirs

12.07.2018 14:30

The Desmond Abernethy Hall (Pretoria Boys High School)

5 )

U P Youth Choir

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Lhente-Mari Pitout

1 Joshua Shank: Naalah

2 Zander Fick: Die Onse Vader

3 Damijan Močnik: Christus est natus

4 Arr. Fabian Obispo: Chua-ay


The Champions Competition

Category C5 / Block 3

Mixed Youth Choirs

12.07.2018 19:30

The Desmond Abernethy Hall (Pretoria Boys High School)

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2 )

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4 )

Menlopark High School Choir

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Jeanmari van Papendorp

1 Hendrik Hofmeyr: Die blye boodskap

2 Franco Prinsloo: O amohetswe

3 Jakub Neske: Mironczarnia

4 Pieter Bezuidenhout: Star Dance

Chor am Helmholtz Gymnasium Potsdam

Potsdam, Germany

Conductor: Helgert Weber

1 Frode Fjellheim: Eatnemen Vuelie

2 Jonna Salminen: Katselin taivaan tähtiä

3 Tilman Ritter: Requiem

4 Dan Heymann, arr. Alexander L'Estrange: Weeping (N'kosi Sikeleli Africa)

NCA North West Youth Choir

Potchefstroom, North West, South Africa

Conductors: Niekie van der Walt & Rineke Viljoen

1 Jack Halloran: Witness

2 Awie Van Wyk: Psalm 104

3 John David, arr. Peter Knight: You Are the New Day

4 Soweto Gospel Choir, Christopher Tin: African Prayer Medley

Noordheuwel High School

Krugersdorp, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Attie Rossouw

1 Ernani Aguiar: Salmo 150

2 Grant McLachlan: Come, Colours Rise

3 Franco Prinsloo: Mag die bome groen bly

4 Trad. isiZulu, arr. Mbuso Ndlovu: Ayesaba Amagwala


The Champions Competition

Category C5 / Block 3

Mixed Youth Choirs

12.07.2018 19:30

The Desmond Abernethy Hall (Pretoria Boys High School)

5 )

Guangdong Experimental High School Choir

Guangzhou, China

Conductor: Mingjing Xie

1 Michael Ostrzyga: Iuppiter

2 Ēriks Ešenvalds: Northern Lights

3 Kevin A. Memley: Ave Maria

4 Se Enkhbayar: Singing While Driving Cattle


The Champions Competition

Category C15 / Block 3

Musica Sacra a cappella

12.07.2018 10:30

St. Alban´s Cathedral

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Komi Republic College of Fine Arts Academic Choir

Syktyvkar, Russia

Conductor: Olga Rocheva

1 Dmitri Bortniansky: Slava otsu i sinu

2 Johannes Brahms: Drei geistliche Chöre op. 37 - 2. Adoramus te

3 Krzysztof Penderecki: Sanctus

4 Efrem Podgaits: Difiramb

Jeugdkoor Waelrant

Borgerhout-Antwerpen, Belgium

Conductor: Marleen De Boo

1 Jules van Nuffel: Inclina Domine

2 William Byrd: Sing Joyfully

3 Edvard Grieg: Ave maris stella

4 Z. Randall Stroope: The Conversion of Saul

Mt. San Antonio College Chamber Singers

Walnut, CA, USA

Conductor: Bruce Rogers

1 Ivo Antognini: Canticum novum

2 Jacobus Gallus: Alleluia, Cantate Domino

3 Edvard Grieg: Hvad est du dog skjön

4 Greg Knauf: Gloria

CONSONUS Vokalensemble

Chur, Switzerland

Conductor: Mauro Ursprung

1 Giovanni Gabrieli: Jubilate Deo

2 Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Zum Abendsegen - Herr, sei gnädig

3 Josef Gabriel Rheinberger: Drei geistliche Gesänge op. 69 - 3. Abendlied

4 Ola Gjeilo: Unicornis captivatur


The Champions Competition

Category C15 / Block 3

Musica Sacra a cappella

12.07.2018 10:30

St. Alban´s Cathedral

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6 )

Lily Of The Valley Chamber Choir

Beijing, China

Conductor: Yue Liu

1 Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: Hodie Christus natus est

2 Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Nunc dimittis

3 Mikolaj Zielenski: Vox in Rama

4 Nicholas White: O magnum mysterium

Mountain Top Chorale

Lagos, Nigeria

Conductor: Aderayo Oyegbade

1 Antonio Lotti: Crucifixus

2 Henry Purcell: Thou Knowest, Lord

3 John Stainer: God So Loved the World

4 Olaolu Lawal: Kabiyesi re o


The Champions Competition

Category C18 / Block 2

Musica Contemporanea

12.07.2018 15:30

Musaion (University of Pretoria)

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2 )

3 )

4 )

Ensemble Vocal Luna

La Habana, Cuba

Conductor: Wilmia Verrier

1 Wilma Alba Cal: Ajiaco Zumbado (First Performance)

2 Albert J. Alcaraz: Imperatrix angelorum

3 Mónica O'Reilly: Haikus III

4 Guido López-Gavilán: La conga

Akustika Chamber Singers

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Christo Burger

1 John August Pamintuan: Rosarium - Credo, Pater noster

2 Niel van der Watt: Cantus angeli

3 Robert Murray Schafer: Magic Songs - Chant to Bring Back the Wolf & Chant to Make the Magic

Work

4 Hendrik Hofmeyr: The Bells (First Performance)

Gnesins' Ensemble of Contemporary Music "Altro coro"

Moscow, Russia

Conductor: Aleksandr Ryzhinskiy

1 Lidia-Maria Koshevaya: Morning Sea (First Performance)

2 Ēriks Ešenvalds: The Heavens' Flock

3 Rodion Shchedrin: Da svyatitsya imya tvoe

4 Dmitri Smirnof: Vals pri svechakh

Cantus

Trondheim, Norway

Conductor: Tove Ramlo-Ystad

1 Ambrož Čopi: Lauda Sion Salvatorem (First performance)

2 Kim André Arnesen: Even When He Is Silent

3 Mia Makaroff: Spes

4 Levente Gyöngyösi: Da pacem, Domine


The Champions Competition

Category C18 / Block 2

Musica Contemporanea

12.07.2018 15:30

Musaion (University of Pretoria)

5 )

Guangdong Experimental Middle School Choir

Guangzhou, China

Conductor: Mingjing Xie

1 Lojze Lebič: Vožnja

2 Lojze Lebič: Zima

3 Jiang Cang Nuoluobu: The Rain Spell

4 Jie Zhu: Firefly (First performance)


The Champions Competition

Category C18 / Block 3

Musica Contemporanea

12.07.2018 19:30

Musaion (University of Pretoria)

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2 )

3 )

The Graduate Singers

Singapore, Singapore

Conductor: Mohamed Adyll Hardy Bin Mohamed Yusoff

1 Zechariah Goh: Hikayat Hang Tuah dan Hang Jebat (First Performance)

2 Levente Gyöngyösi: Dixit in corde suo (Psalm 53)

3 Kelly Tang: Land of Dreams

4 Alberto Grau: Bin-nam-ma

Petri Sångare

Malmö, Sweden

Conductor: Alexander Einarsson

1 Mark Kilstofte: Four Hopkins Settings - Being

2 Susanne Rosenberg: Pust

3 Andrea Tarrodi: Tempelklockan (First Performance)

4 James MacMillan: Data est mihi omnis potestas

Cgals Chamber Choir

Swakopmund, Namibia

Conductor: Wilna Liebenberg

1 Jeff Enns: Da pacem

2 Wilna Liebenberg: Psalm 23 (First Performance)

3 Niel van der Watt: 4 Elemente en Epiloog

4 Stephen Hatfield: Three Ways to Vacuum Your House No.1


The Champions Competition

Category C21 / Block 1

Spiritual

12.07.2018 15:30

St. Alban´s Cathedral

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2 )

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4 )

Jamaica Youth Chorale

Kingston, Jamaica

Conductor: Gregory Simms

1 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Carol Barnett: My Soul`s Been Anchored in the Lord

2 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Mark Butler: Wade in the Water

3 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Marques Garrett: Give Me Jesus

4 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Andrew Marshall: Cyaa Ketch Mi Again

COTA Youth Choir Namibia

Windhoek, Namibia

Conductor: Fanie Dorfling

1 Stacey Gibbs: Sit Down, Servant

2 Steven Sametz: Calvary

3 Moses Hogan: My Soul's been Anchored in the Lord

4 William L. Dawson: Ezekiel Saw de Wheel

Gospelchor Rejoice

Langenberg, Germany

Conductor: Roland Orthaus

1 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Mark Hayes: Soon I Will Be Done

2 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Ken Berg: Good News!

3 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan: I Want Jesus to Walk With Me

4 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan: Elijah Rock

Thai Youth Choir

Bangkok, Thailand

Conductor: Atichai Tragoondet

1 Moses Hogan: Hold On

2 David Blackwell: Steal Away

3 Stacey V. Gibbs: John Saw De Numbuh

4 Stacey V. Gibbs: Daniel Servant of the Lord


The Champions Competition

Category C21 / Block 2

Spiritual

12.07.2018 19:30

St. Alban´s Cathedral

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2 )

3 )

4 )

Mountain Top Chorale

Lagos, Nigeria

Conductor: Aderayo Oyegbade

1 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Stacey V. Gibbs: Good News!

2 Trad. Spiritual, arr. René Clausen: Plenty Good Room

3 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Jack Halloran: Witness

4 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Undine S. Moore: Daniel, Servant of the Lord

Takoma Academy Chorale

Takoma Park, USA

Conductor: Lulu Mwangi

1 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Rob Dietz: Wade in the Water

2 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Jerrell R. Gray: Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning

3 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Mark Butler: Signs of the Judgement

4 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Stacey V. Gibbs: Ezekiel Saw de Wheel

CONSONUS Vokalensemble

Chur, Switzerland

Conductor: Mauro Ursprung

1 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Stacey V. Gibbs: Daniel, Servant of the Lord

2 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan: My Soul`s Been Anchored in the Lord

3 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan: The Battle of Jericho

4 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Jack Halloran: Witness

Mt. San Antonio College Chamber Singers

Walnut, CA, USA

Conductor: Bruce Rogers

1 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Stacey V. Gibbs: Wade in the Water

2 William L. Dawson: There is a Balm in Gilead

3 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Undine S. Moore: Daniel, Servant of the Lord

4 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan: My Soul`s Been Anchored in the Lord


The Champions Competition

Category C21 / Block 2

Spiritual

12.07.2018 19:30

St. Alban´s Cathedral

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6 )

7 )

Iuventus, Gaude!

Jablonec Nad Nisou, Czech Republic

Conductor: Tomaš Pospīšil

1 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan: Didn`t My Lord Deliver Daniel?

2 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Michael Tippet: Steal Away

3 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan: The Battle of Jericho

4 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan: Elijah Rock

Akustika Chamber Singers

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Christo Burger

1 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan: Hold On!

2 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Adolphus Hailstork: Motherless Child

3 Trad. Spiritual, arr. René Clausen: There is a Balm in Gilead

4 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Stacey V. Gibbs: Ezekiel Saw de Wheel

The Aeolians of Oakwood University

Huntsville, AL, USA

Conductor: Jason Max Ferdinand

1 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Marques Garrett: Hold On

2 Trad. Spiritual, arr. William Dawson: My Lord What a Morning

3 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Stacey V. Gibbs: Ezekial Saw de Wheel

4 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Norman Luboff: Joshua


The Champions Competition

Category C23 / Block 1

Pop Choirs

12.07.2018 19:30

Opera Theatre (in State Theatre)

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Saint Mary's College of California Glee Club

Moraga, CA, USA

Conductor: Julie Ford

1 Al Jarreau, arr. Greg Murai: Mornin'

2 Laura Mvula, arr. Kerry Marsh: Green Garden

3 John Lennon, Paul McCartney, arr. Greg Murai: Here, There And Everywhere & Blackbird

4 Linkin Park, arr. Julie Ford: Shadow of the Day

Chor der Technischen Universität Wien

Wien, Austria

Conductor: Andreas Ipp

1 Rammstein, arr. Oliver Gies, Jan Bürger: Engel

2 Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson, arr. Jonathan Meyns: Ain't No Mountain High Enough

3 Ian Axel, at. al., arr. Pentatonix, adapt. Andreas Ipp: Say Something

4 Bruno Mars, arr. Ben Bram, adapt. Jonathan Meyns: Uptown Funk

Nanyang Technological University CAC Choir

Singapore, Singapore

Conductor: Chee Foon Yong

1 Joseph Raposo, arr. Matsunaga Chizuru: Sing

2 The Cranberries, arr. Erik van Vugt: Zombie

3 John Lennon, Paul McCartney, arr. Darmon Meader: In My Life

4 Michael Jackson, arr. André van der Merwe: Man in the Mirror

Nizhny Novgorod State University Choir (NNSU)

Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Conductor: Larisa Erykalova

1 Alexander Rybak, arr. Alexander Barayev: Fairytale

2 Gordon M. T. Sumner, Dominic Miller, arr. Alexander Barayev: Shape Of My Heart

3 Ramin Djawadi, arr. Mikhail Barashev: Game of Thrones

4 Madonna Ciccone, arr. Mikhail Barashev: Die Another Day


The Champions Competition

Category C23 / Block 1

Pop Choirs

12.07.2018 19:30

Opera Theatre (in State Theatre)

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Academy Singers

Geboltskirchen, Austria

Conductor: Bernhard Höchtel

1 Björk Guðmundsdóttir, arr. Bernhard Höchtel: Hyperballad

2 Wallis Bird: Love

3 Imogen Heap: Hide and Seek

4 Wiener Blond, arr. Bernhard Höchtel: Kaana waas warum

PopKon - Modern Vocal Music

Cottbus, Germany

Conductor: Ilja Panzer

1 Anton Wilhelm Zuccalmaglio, arr. Stefan Behrisch: Kein schöner Land in dieser Zeit

2 Bonnie McKee, Taio Cruz, et. al., arr. Alex Phan: Dynamite

3 Guy Berryman, Chris Martin, et. al, arr. Jens Johansen: Viva la vida

4 Lebo Morake, arr. Ilja Panzer: Lioness Hunt

ONE Chamber Choir

Singapore, Singapore

Conductor: Ai Hooi Lim

1 Freddie Mercury, arr. Oliver Gies: Don't Stop Me Now

2 Ian Axel, Chad Vaccarino, arr. Pentatonix: Say Something

3 John Lennon, Paul McCartney, arr. Paul Hart: Honey Pie

4 Andrew Hurley, at.al., arr. Deke Sharon: Das Sound Machine Finale


The Champions Competition

Category C26 / Block 1

Folklore with accompaniment

12.07.2018 11:00

Aula Theatre (University of Pretoria)

1 )

Guangzhou Opera House Children's Chorus

Guangzhou, China

Conductor: Yan Hui Su

1 She Qian: Qi Duo Lie

2 She Qian: The Moon Baby

3 Hu Jingying: Tao Xiang Wu

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Čarobna Frula

Zagreb, Croatia

Conductor: Marijan Milić

1 Marijan Milić: Grad se beli

2 Marijan Milić: O more duboko

3 Slavko Zlatić: Varijacije na narodnu temu

4 Emil Cossetto: Tri narodne

Tygerberg Children's Choir

Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Hendrik D. Loock

1 Trad. Afrikaans, arr. Therese Loock: Volksmusiek-medley

2 Trad. isiZulu: Sesivuma Sigiya

3 Trad. Afrikaans, arr. Theresa Loock: Volksliedjies

4 Trad. isiZulu/Xitsonga, arr. Alna Smit: Emakhayeni

Academic Choir of the Ural Federal University

Ekaterinburg, Russia

Conductor: Svetlana Dolnikovskaya

1 Trad. Russia, arr. S. Ekimov: Vdol da po rechke

2 Trad. Belarus, arr. A. Savritsky: Gostsik

3 Trad. Russia, arr. N. Golovanov: Uralskie stradaniya

4 Trad. Russia, arr. A. Zanorin: Vdol po Piterskoi


The Champions Competition

Category C26 / Block 1

Folklore with accompaniment

12.07.2018 11:00

Aula Theatre (University of Pretoria)

5 )

Folk Song Group "Jane"

Velika Gorica, Croatia

Conductor: Ana Jaklinović

1 Trad. Croatia, arr. Ivan Potočnik: Vrlika

2 Trad. Croatia, arr. Ivan Potočnik: Međimurski splet

3 Trad. Croatia, arr. Ivan Potočnik: Dragi dragoj

4 Trad. Croatia, arr. Siniša Leopold: Tamo preko Drave


The Champions Competition

Category C26 / Block 2

Folklore with accompaniment

12.07.2018 19:30

Aula Theatre (University of Pretoria)

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2 )

Stirling High School Chamber Choir

East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Leoni Armour-Johl

1 Trad. isiXhosa, arr. N. Makhatini, M. Mkosana: Ndikhokhele Bawo

2 Trad. Sesotho, Kepadisa Kutlwano: Sangena

3 Trad. isiXhosa, arr. M. Mkosana, L. Armour: As'Kwazi Kuhamba

4 Trad. isiXhosa, arr. M. Mkosana: Amaqaba Aqatha Aqabimbola

Royal College Choir

Colombo 1, Sri Lanka

Conductor: Sureka Amerasinghe

1 Sureka Amerasinghe: An Evolution of Sri Lankan Folksong

3 )

Symphony Pamjek Choir

Manokwari, Indonesia

Conductor: Frans Yohanes Kawer

1 Jay Saragih: Neikma Nambory

2 Jay Saragih: Fentoro Kajan

3 Jay Saragih: Cinogo injil

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Credo

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia

Conductor: Natalia Koznova

1 Trad. Russia, arr. Natalia Koznova: Ty reka l moya, rechenka

2 Trad. Russia, arr. Sergei Ekimov: Na gore to Kalina

3 Tatiana Shatkovskaya: Iz-za lesa, iz-za gor

4 Trad. Russia, arr. Natalia Koznova, N. Fomina: Barinya


The Champions Competition

Category C26 / Block 2

Folklore with accompaniment

12.07.2018 19:30

Aula Theatre (University of Pretoria)

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Lagos City Chorale

Lagos, Surulere, Nigeria

Conductor: Emeka Nwokedi

1 Okechukwu Ndubuisi: Nativity

2 Chinedu Osinigwe: Onye akpana nwagu aka nodu

3 Ayo Ajayi: Eko folk

4 Sam Ojukwu: Nlota dinta


The Open Competition

Category O6 / Block 1

University and College Choirs

13.07.2018 11:30

The Desmond Abernethy Hall (Pretoria Boys High School)

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Tshwane University of Technology Choir

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Sydney Masetlhe

1 Sibusiso Njeza: Wamuhle Mzantsi Afrika!

2 Sydney Masetlhe: Modimo wa poloko

3 Leila N. Morris: The Fight Is on

4 Joshua Mohapeloa: Liphala

UP Onderstepoort Community Choir

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Edwin Mitas

1 Theo Van Wyk: The Perfect Prayer

2 Trad. Nama, transcr. Ralph Hofmeyer: !Nosa !Nois

3 Duke Ellington, arr. Paul Kuhn: The Creole Love Call

4 Péter Louis van Dijk: Horizons

University of Limpopo Choristers

Polokwane, Limpopo, South Africa

Conductor: Thabe Matsebatlela

1 Shalati Khosa, arr. Mark Cheyne: Moon of the Night

2 Shalati Khosa, arr. Thabe Matsebatlela: Khombo ra Aids

3 Shalati Khosa, arr. Mark Cheyne: New Africa

4 Shalati Khosa, arr. Mark Cheyne: Matimba Ya Vuyimbeleri

Sefako Makgatho University Choir

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Tshepo Matlala

1 Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa: Qeu! Qeu! Majoana

2 Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa: Molelekeng

3 Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa: Liphala

4 Gaetano Donizetti: Perte dimmenso giubilo


The Open Competition

Category O6 / Block 1

University and College Choirs

13.07.2018 11:30

The Desmond Abernethy Hall (Pretoria Boys High School)

5 )

TUT Garankuwa Campus Choir

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Elias Lebuso Kholane

1 Bongani Magatyana: Halala Afrika

2 Michael Jackson, arr. Jay Althouse: Will You Be There

3 E. L. Kholane: Ngena Ngonyama

4 Gaetano Donizetti: Che interminabile


The Open Competition

Category O10 / Block 1

Female Chamber Choirs

13.07.2018 11:00

ZK Matthews Great Hall (UNISA)

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2 )

Guangdong Zhongshan Hefeng Female Choir

Zhongshan City, China

Conductor: Li Zheng

1 Zai Yi Lu: Vineyard Nocturne

2 Shunzhong Ge: Send Me a Rose

3 Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: The Blue Sky

4 Yida Zhang: Weaving a Beautiful Peony Basket

Sarepta Community Choir

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Marinus Van Wyk

1 John Newton, Chris Tomlin, Louie Giglio, arr. Keith Evans: Amazing Grace

2 Leonard Cohen, arr. Deke Sharon: Hallelujah

3 Trad. Gospel, arr. Makana Arce: Oh Happy Day!

4 Trad. isiXhosa, arr. Mzwandile Mabuza: Ndikhokhele bawo


The Open Competition

Category O12 / Block 1

Male Chamber Choirs

13.07.2018 11:30

ZK Matthews Great Hall (UNISA)

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Randburg Mannekoor

Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Conductor: Bennie Coetzee

1 Albie Louw: Bitterbos

2 Don MacDonald: When the Earth Stands Still

3 Martin Nystrom, arr. Renette Bouwer: Wildsbok

4 Greg Gilpin: Ding-a Ding-a Ding


The Champions Competition

Category C6 / Block 1

University and College Choirs

13.07.2018 14:30

The Desmond Abernethy Hall (Pretoria Boys High School)

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Nizhny Novgorod State University Choir (NNSU)

Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Conductor: Larisa Erykalova

1 Sergei Khvoshchinsky: Mne snilas muzika

2 Trad. isiXhosa, arr. Michael Barrett, Ralf Schmitt: Indodana

3 Raimonds Tiguls: Moonlight Sound Design

4 Trad. Russia, arr. V. Gontsharov: Zadumal da stari ded

Mt. San Antonio College Chamber Singers

Walnut, CA, USA

Conductor: Bruce Rogers

1 Nick Omiccioli: A Song of Joys

2 Pietro Ferrario: Benedetto sia 'l giorno

3 Jan Novák: Terpsichore

4 Sydney Guillaume: Kanaval

Nanyang Technological University CAC Choir

Singapore, Singapore

Conductor: Chee Foon Yong

1 Charles Villiers Standford: Justorum animae

2 Vytautas Miškinis: Dum medium silentium

3 Ko Matsushita: Kodomo - Children

4 Trad. China, arr. Shui Jiang Tian: Cui dong cui

The Aeolians of Oakwood University

Huntsville, AL, USA

Conductor: Jason Max Ferdinand

1 Ēriks Ešenvalds: Psalm 67

2 Pietro Ferrario: Jubilate Deo

3 Trad. Mexico, arr. Robert Sund: La cucaracha

4 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Diedre Robinson: Steal Away


The Champions Competition

Category C6 / Block 1

University and College Choirs

13.07.2018 14:30

The Desmond Abernethy Hall (Pretoria Boys High School)

5 )

Academic Choir of the Ural Federal University

Ekaterinburg, Russia

Conductor: Svetlana Dolnikovskaya

1 Georgi Sviridov: Zimnee utro

2 Pierre Passereau: Il est bel et bon

3 Ārijs Šķepasts: Es gulu gulu

4 Trad. Russia, arr. B. Tolotshkov: Russki triptikh


The Champions Competition

Category C8 / Block 1

Mixed Chamber Choirs

13.07.2018 11:30

Musaion (University of Pretoria)

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Iyakoko Patea Choir

Kuala Kencana, Papua, Indonesia

Conductor: Choky Maradong Simanjuntak

1 Budi Susanto Yohanes: Pujilah Tuhan

2 Josu Elberdin: Cantate Domino

3 Trad. USA, arr.Ēriks Ešenvalds: Amazing Grace

4 Rollo A. Dilworth: Jeremiah's Fire

Kammerchor Wernigerode

Wernigerode, Germany

Conductor: Benjamin Stielau

1 Jakub Neske: Mironczarnia

2 Johann Sebastian Bach: Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied

3 Vienna Teng, arr. Christian Michel: The Hymn of Acxiom

4 Vaclovas Augustinas: Tykus tykus

Saint Mary's College of California Chamber Singers

Moraga, CA, USA

Conductor: Julie Ford

1 Trad. Kenya, arr. Shawn Kirchner: Wana Baraka

2 Heinrich Schütz: Die mit Tränen säen

3 Knut Nystedt: Veni

4 Dolly Parton, arr. Craig Hella Johnson: Light of a Clear Blue Morning

Thai Youth Choir

Bangkok, Thailand

Conductor: Atichai Tragoondet

1 Michael Saunders: Ignea Vis

2 Ko Matsushita: Japanese Game

3 Atichai Tragoondet: Sahad Saeng

4 Alberto Grau: Kasar mie la gaji


The Champions Competition

Category C8 / Block 2

Mixed Chamber Choirs

13.07.2018 14:00

Musaion (University of Pretoria)

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ONE Chamber Choir

Singapore, Singapore

Conductor: Ai Hooi Lim

1 Ken Steven: Fajar dan Senja II

2 Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: 13 Psalmmotetten - 4. Tag für Tag sei Gott gepriesen

3 Jake Runestad: Let My Love Be Heard

4 Hideki Chihara: Kijo

CONSONUS Vokalensemble

Chur, Switzerland

Conductor: Mauro Ursprung

1 Eugen Meier: Weischus dü?

2 Eric Whitacre: Sleep

3 Pierre Kaelin: Là-haut sur la montagne

4 Trad. South Africa, arr. Jeffery L. Ames: Tshotsholoza

Gnesins' Ensemble of Contemporary Music "Altro coro"

Moscow, Russia

Conductor: Aleksandr Ryzhinskiy

1 Alexei Larin: Chastushki

2 Vitali Khodosh: Zima

3 Alfred Schnittke: Zima

4 Ēriks Ešenvalds: Only in Sleep

Neuer Kammerchor Berlin

Berlin, Germany

Conductor: Adrian Emans

1 Giaches de Wert: O crux ave, spes unica

2 Hans Koessler: Wenn sich zwei Herzen scheiden

3 Swedish Hymn, arr. Bengt Ollén: I denna ljuva sommartid

4 György Orbán: Daemon irrepit callidus


The Champions Competition

Category C8 / Block 2

Mixed Chamber Choirs

13.07.2018 14:00

Musaion (University of Pretoria)

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Nottingham Trent University Chamber Choir

Nottingham, Great Britain

Conductor: Matthew Hopkins

1 Hubert Parry: My Soul, There Is a Country

2 Ivan Hrušovský: Rytmus

3 Trad. Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan: Elijah Rock

4 Jake Runestad: Nyon Nyon

The Graduate Singers

Singapore, Singapore

Conductor: Mohamed Adyll Hardy Bin Mohamed Yusoff

1 Zechariah Goh: Singapura Dilanggar Todak

2 Robert Pearsall: Lay a Garland

3 Peter Louis van Dijk: Chariots

4 Jake Runestad: Let My Love Be Heard

Mizo Cardinal Choir

Aizawl, India

Conductor: Lalsângliana Râlte

1 Trad. Mizo, arr. Lalsiamkima Chhakchhuak: Zâwlbûk Zâi

2 Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Kyrie

3 Greg Gilpin: Ain't Judgin' No Man

4 John Rutter: A Choral Fanfare

Jamaica Youth Chorale

Kingston, Jamaica

Conductor: Gregory Simms

1 Noel Dexter: Psalm 24

2 Ola Gjeilo: Northern Lights

3 Józef Świder: Cantate Domino

4 Andrew Marshall: Home Thoughts


The Champions Competition

Category C10 / Block 1

Female Chamber Choirs

13.07.2018 15:30

ZK Matthews Great Hall (UNISA)

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Cantus

Trondheim, Norway

Conductor: Tove Ramlo-Ystad

1 Levente Gyöngyösi: Laudate Dominum

2 Francis Poulenc: Ave verum corpus

3 Eric William Barnum: Heaven Full of Stars

4 Jan Magne Førde: Safari

Cgals Chamber Choir

Swakopmund, Namibia

Conductor: Wilna Liebenberg

1 Wilna Liebenberg: We Are the Daughters of Our Land, Namibia

2 Kim André Arnesen: Cradle Hymn

3 Knut Nystedt: Hosanna

4 Trad. Namibia, arr. Wilna Liebenberg: Meguru

Komi Republic College of Fine Arts Academic Choir

Syktyvkar, Russia

Conductor: Olga Rocheva

1 Benjamin Britten: Missa brevis in D, op. 63 - Gloria in excelsis Deo

2 Vladimir Polyakov: Kheruvimskaya pesn

3 Dmitri Smirnof: Ya lyublyu tebya

4 Arne Mellnäs: Aglepta

Nordsang

Hørning, Denmark

Conductor: Alice Vestergaard

1 Niels Nørager: Sanctus

2 Ko Matsushita: Nenne Negoro no

3 Hans Zimmer, arr. Jetse Bremer: Now We Are Free

4 Pēteris Vasks: Ķekatu dziesma


The Champions Competition

Category C10 / Block 1

Female Chamber Choirs

13.07.2018 15:30

ZK Matthews Great Hall (UNISA)

5 )

Ensemble Vocal Luna

La Habana, Cuba

Conductor: Wilmia Verrier

1 Ross Whitney: A Pentatonic Alleluia

2 Trad. isiZulu, arr. Mike Brewer: Hamba Lulu

3 Wilma Alba Cal: Sin palabras

4 Jose A. Mendez, arr. Yanier Hechavarria Mayas: Cemento ladrillo y arena


The Champions Competition

Category C23 / Block 2

Pop Choirs

13.07.2018 14:00

Opera Theatre (in State Theatre)

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Čarobna Frula

Zagreb, Croatia

Conductor: Marijan Milić

1 Leonard Cohen, arr. Pentatonix: Hallelujah

2 Arsen Dedić, arr. Marijan Milić: Kuća pored mora

3 Paul Simon, arr. Marijan Milić: Bridge Over Troubled Water

4 Andrija Milić, arr. Marijan Milić: I've Got a Feeling

Tygerberg Children's Choir

Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Hendrik D. Loock

1 Anders Edenroth: Chili con carne

2 Katy Perry, arr. Deke Sharon: Roar

3 Milton Drake, Ben Oakland, arr. Kirby Shaw: Java Jive

4 Avriel Kaplan, Kevin Olusola, Taylor Parks, arr. Mac Huff: Na Na Na

Royal College Choir

Colombo 1, Sri Lanka

Conductor: Sureka Amerasinghe

1 Jackson Five, arr. Mark Brymer: I Want You Back

2 Bruno Mars, Mark Ronson, arr. Deke Sharon: Uptown Funk

3 Stevie Wonder, arr. Mark Brymer: Stevie in the 60's

4 Freddie Mercury, arr. Mark Brymer: A Tribute to Queen

singOUT Ensemble

Bremen, Germany

Conductor: Silas Edwin

1 John Legend, arr. singOUT Music: All of Me

2 Bruno Mars, arr. singOUT Music: Just the Way you are

3 Michael W. Smith, arr. Elvis E.: I'll Lead You Home

4 Beyoncé Knowles, Anthony Dent, Mathew

Knowles, arr. singOUT: Survivor


The Champions Competition

Category C23 / Block 2

Pop Choirs

13.07.2018 14:00

Opera Theatre (in State Theatre)

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Defrost Youth Choir

Hamar, Norway

Conductor: Thomas Caplin

1 arr. G. Hofshagen, S. Bjørnhaug: Defrost Mashup

2 Vienna Teng, arr. Kerry Marsh: The Hymn of Acxiom

3 Sammy Cahn, Sammy Fain, Richard & Robert Sherman, arr. Jamey Ray: Disney Fly Medley

4 Ian Axel, Chad King, Mike Campbell, arr. Pentatonix, adapt. André van der Merwe: Say

Something

NCA North West Youth Choir

Potchefstroom, North West, South Africa

Conductors: Niekie van der Walt & Rineke Viljoen

1 Elvis Blue, arr. Ockie Vermeulen, NJ van der Walt: Elvis Blue Medley

2 One Republic, arr. NJ van der Walt: One Republic Medley

3 Chris Chameleon, arr. Rineke Viljoen: Poppie

4 Jared & Shannon Leto, arr. NJ van der Walt: Walk on Water

Dekoor Close Harmony

Utrecht, Netherlands

Conductor: Christoph Mac-Carty

1 Seal Samuel, arr. Kerry Marsh: Kiss from a Rose

2 Jason Kay, arr. Christoph Mac-Carty: You Give Me Something

3 Matt Simons, arr. Daan Jansen: To the Water

4 Doe Maar, arr. Christoph Mac-Carty: Smoorverliefd


The Champions Competition

Category C26 / Block 3

Folklore with accompaniment

13.07.2018 11:00

Aula Theatre (University of Pretoria)

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Durbanville Primary School Choir

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Anne-Marie Dippenaar

1 Trad. Afrikaans, arr. D. Hyman: Daar kom Tant Alie

2 Trad. Afrikaans, arr. D. de Villiers: Steamertjie

3 Trad. isiXhosa, arr. Alna Smit: Ingolovane

4 Trad. isiZulu, arr. Johann van der Sandt: Thula sizwe

COTA Youth Choir Namibia

Windhoek, Namibia

Conductor: Fanie Dorfling

1 Trad. Namibia: San Healing Song

2 Trad. Namibia: Omaere Medley

3 Trad. Namibia: Wa dengw'ombole

4 Trad. Namibia: Nau maire

Gene Louw Children's Choir

Durbanville, Western Cape, South Africa

Conductor: Marietjie Martinson

1 Trad. isiZulu, arr. André van der Merwe: Hosanna Nkosi Phezulu

2 Trad. Zulu Prayer, arr. André van der Merwe: Baba sone Ngani

3 Stefan Lombard: Magaliesburgse Aandlied

4 Trad. isiZulu, arr. André van der Merwe: Onomathotholo

Choeur La Grace

Kinshasa 1, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Conductor: Ambroise Kua Nzambi Toko

1 Trad. Kongo, arr. Ambroise Kua-Nzambi Toko: Ngiele ngiele

2 Trad. Kongo, arr. Ambroise Kua-Nzambi Toko: Luwa ndinga

3 Trad. Mbunza, arr. Ambroise Kua-Nzambi Toko: Iso e iso

4 Trad. Kongo, arr. Ambroise Kua-Nzambi Toko: Ye nde Mondole

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