About the choir
CAMPANELLA Olomouc, Czech Republic
Campanella Choir was founded in 1967. For more than fifty years of its existence, thousands of singers sung in the choir. In its current composition, Campanella is the most advanced choir of the Campanella Music School in Olomouc. Singers are aged between 10 and 18. Since August 2017 the choir is led by Mrs. Jana Synková.
Campanella regularly performs at cultural and social events in the city of Olomouc and in the Olomouc region, organizes regular choral concerts in Olomouc halls and churches. There are traditional exchanges with choirs within the Czech Republic and abroad too. Regular performances include also performing in seniors‘ houses in the Olomouc Region.
The most significant achievements of the choir in past 3 years are the Golden Zone at the International Choir Competition Voce Magna in Žilina (Slovakia, October 2017) and the 1st place at the International Music Festival in Neerpelt (Belgium, May 2018). Recently, Campanella won the Golden Award at the National Choir Competition of choirs from Music Schools in the Czech Republic, which placed Campanella among the top choirs in the country (May 2019).
The choir’s repertoire is very wide and includes compositions from Gregorian chant through Renaissance polyphony and classicism to contemporary authors. A large part of the choir’s repertoire consists of folk songs from around the world.
About the Choir Director
Mrs. Jana Synková
Former singer of Campanella choir, graduated in Music and German language from Palacký University in 1996. Choir Director of Campanella choir since August 2017.