Festival Choir of Madison

Celebrating the power of music for over 45 years!

Festival Choir of Madison is an auditioned mixed-voice choir of 50 experienced singers who come from all walks of life to make music together. We pride ourselves on our exquisitely crafted performances. Each is a musical journey binding audience and musicians together in a memorable experience.

Festival Choir is supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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The Slavic Soul

  • First Unitarian Society 900 University Bay Drive Madison, WI, 53705 United States (map)

Tickets are always available at the door.

For our final concert of the 2017-18 season, our Artistic Director Sergei Pavlov and the Festival Choir will share the stage with guest conductor Nikoleta Popova who will lead us in a program of Slavic and Bulgarian music.

Dr. Popova is a renowned specialist in Eastern European and Bulgarian music and has offered seminars and masterclasses all over the world. Currently, she is Professor in Conducting at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Canarias in Spain, where she is also music director of the conservatory orchestra and choirs. She has appeared as guest conductor in Austria, Italy, Spain, Poland, US, as well as her native Bulgaria.

Born in Dobrich, Bulgaria, Nikoleta Popova received her education as a conductor from the National Academy of Music in Sofia, Bulgaria and from Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Graz, where she studied with the legendary Austrian conductor Johannes Prinz. Among her teachers are also Eric Whitacre, Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, Alex Schillings, Klaas Stok, Marco Antonio Da Silva Ramos, and others.

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Earlier Event: March 17
45 Years Later…

Festival Choir of Madison
PO Box 45618
Madison WI 53744

info@festivalchoirmadison.org
(608) 572-7572

Supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts.