Program festival 2020

Program Festival


34th of the Foundation (1986-2020)

Project

"EUROPEAN SINGING YOUTH" 2014-2016-2018-2020

13th EUROPEAN FESTIVAL OF YOUTH CHOIRS

"GIUSEPPE ZELIOLI" LECCO June 30 to July 5,  2020

Tuesday June 30

Arrival of the Choir in Lecco and relative provinces (afternoon around 6.00/7.00 p.m.) Welcome and accommodation in families, hotels, and religious institute.

Dinner and overnight.

For the auditions and the Basilica concerts, the choirs are divided in Turn A and Turn B

Wednesday July 1: 

Part of the day free: possible packed lunch or lunch

4.00 p.m Lecco - San Nicolò Reahearsal of the guest choir in the Basilica

6.15 p.m Lecco – Palazzo Bovara

Meeting at the Townhall of all directors and responsible of the Choirs with the Mayor of Lecco and the Lombard Provincial and Regional Authorities

8.30 p.m. Lecco - Piazza Garibaldi

Meeting of all Choirs (in cerimonial attire or traditional costume) for the opening concert ceremony.

Parade to Piazza Cermenati.

Arrival of the traditional boats “gondole lariane” with the flags of the countries of origin of all the Choirs - In collaboration with “Gruppo Manzoniano Lucie”

Flag-raising performance and European Anthem - parade to the Basilica of San Nicolò

9.30 p.m. Basilica of San Nicolò

Greetings

Concert of the National Boys Choir of Canada

Thursday July 2

Morning Free: possible packed lunch or lunch

10.00 a.m. Lecco - Rehearsal of the Ukrainian Choir Dzvinochok

2.30 p.m. Lecco – Cripta Santuario Nostra Signora della Vittoria - Piazza Manzoni

Choir Turn B - Audition by the Artistic Committee

2.30/3.15p.m. Choir Turn A - Opportunity of acoustic rehearsals in the Basilica

3.45 p.m. Basilica San Nicolò: first collective rehearsal of collective pieces (all Choirs)

9.00 p.m. Basilica of San Nicolò - Concert Choirs Turn A in the presence of public and Artistic Committee La Valletta Brianza and Mädchenchor am Kölner Dom

Special Concert of the choir Ukrainian Boys Choir Dzvinochok

9.00 p.m. Various concerts of some Choirs in different locations in Lombardy

Friday  July 3

Morning free: possible packed lunch or lunch

10.00 a.m.  Basilica San Nicolò - second collective rehearsal of collective pieces (all Choirs)

2.30 p.m. Lecco -  Cripta Santuario Nostra Signora della Vittoria, Piazza Manzoni   

Choir Turn A - Audition by the Artistic Committee

4.45 p.m. Lecco - Rehearsal of the Bonifantes Boys Choir

Choir Turn B - Opportunity of acoustic rehearsals in the Basilica

9.00 p.m. Basilica San Nicolò: Concert Choirs Turn B in the presence of public and      Artistic Committee, Varsavia, Mytishchi, Bochnia

  Special Concert of the choir Bonifantes Boys Choir

9.00 p.m. Various concerts of some Choirs in different locations in Lombardy

Saturday July 4

9.45 a.m. Lecco – Basilica of San Nicolò

Third collective rehearsal of collective pieces (all Choirs)

11.30 a.m. Meeting of the directors with Artistic Committee

6.00/6.30p.m. Musical Accompaniment to pre-festive Masses in the Parishes of the host cities.

8.30 p.m. Meeting of all Choirs at Lungo Lario IV Novembre for the Folk evening

9.00 p.m. Parade of the Choirs along the following path:

Lungolario IV Novembre, Piazza Stoppani, Lungolario Cadorna, Piazza Cermenati, Lungolago Cesare Battisti, Largo Europa, via Sauro, Piazza Garibaldi.

9.45 p.m. Piazza Garibaldi  -  European Folk Concert

11.00 p.m Return to respective accommodation

Sunday July 5

9.45 a.m. Meeting of all Choirs in the Churchyard of Basilica of San Nicolò

11.00 a.m. Conclusive Holy Mass of the Festival - Chaired from His Excellency Cardinal Angelo Scola Archbishop emeritus of Milan.

Concelebrates: the Provost of Lecco Mons. Franco Cecchin and Mons. Robert Tyrala Honorary President FICP

Brasses: Opera In…Canto of Milan

Organist: Alessandro Chiantoni

Schola  Schola Gregoriana/ambrosiana: Pueri Cantores of. Bochnia

Director Maestro  cav. Pierangelo Pelucchi

Closing ceremony of the Festival at the presence of the Authorities, with delivery of the certificates to the participating choirs

Afternoon and evening 5.00 - 9.00 p.m. concerts in various lombard localities

This is the final program except for any unforeseen situations

Note: For the choirs WARSAW BOYS CHOIR - TRADITSIYA - PUERI CANTORES SANCTI NICOLAI > Rehearsal not possible  because of a marriage. Possible rehearsal from 7.30pm to 20.45pm. Concert will start at 9.15. Guest Choir will rehearse from 4.30pm till 5.45pm. Thank you

Attenzione: La S. Messa di Chiusura del Festival e la cerimonia finale verranno interamente trasmesse in streaming sul canale You Tube di HarmoniaGentium.com così pure dai canali Telenova e Chiesa TV



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