Commissione artistica 2016




3th - 8th july 2018

Commissioners components

M° Mons. Robert Tyrala (Polonia)

After receiving his ordination in 1990, he graduated from the Academy of Music in Krakow. He has followed a specialized course in Gregorian chant at the Abbey of Solesmes. From 2004 to 2009 he was President of the Polish Federation of Pueri Cantores and, since 2009, is President of the International Federation of Pueri Cantores. Since 2011 is Canon of the Metropolitan Chapter of Krakow. He is also a member of the International Choral Festival Council Gaude Mater in Częstochowa and the Festival Musicale di Loreto. He took care of the organization and implementation of numerous international choral events. In 2009 he received the medal "Gloria Artis" from the Minister of Culture and National Heritage of Poland.
From 2017 he is the Honorary President of the FIPC.


M° Jean Francois Duchamp (Francia)

Since 1974 is the Chapel Master of Saint-Jean cathedral in Lyon, directing the choir Pueri Cantores, both the Mixed Choir. As director he led in prestigious choirs Festivalsm such as Baroque Music of Lyon, Ambronay and La Chaise Dieu. Honorary President of the Fédération Française des Petits Chanteurs, is Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters, member of the Academy of Sciences, Humanities and Fine Arts in Lyon. You Knight of the Order of St. Gregory the Pope.


M° Robert Michaels (Svizzera)

Born in Bournemouth (England), he graduated in Choral Direction and Organ at the Zurich Conservatory. He graduated in Musicology at the University of Pavia. Organist and Master of the Lugano Cathedral. Both as an organist and as a director he has performed throughout Europe and in the Vatican, collaborating with internationally renowned soloists. He has numerous music publications. He is Vice President for Europe of the International Federation of Pueri Cantores and President of the Federation for Switzerland.


M° Jacobh Martinec (Rep. Ceca)

Born in the Czech Republic, he was the founder and artistic director of the renowned Czech Boys Choir. He has recorded for television and for the National Radio of the Czech Republic, and has recorded several CDs and DVDs. He has performed with orchestras, ensembles and eminent musical personalities in some of the most famous concert halls and cathedrals in the world. He was appointed in international juries of major international competitions and festivals in Europe, America and Australia. He is assistant professor of choral conducting at the Memorial University of Newfoundland in Canada.


M° Antonio Scaioli (Italia)

Born in Lecco in 1966, he graduated in piano, choral music and choral conducting and composition. For choral conducting, he followed an advanced course with J.Jürgens and G.Graden on choral music of the twentieth century. He is Director of the Choral Academy of Lecco and the choir of the Basilica of St. Nicholas of Lecco. He is also teacher at the Conservatory "G. Verdi" in Como.