Recording of our 3rd CD (2008)
Recording of our 3rd CD (2008) Photo: Amir Tokić

Viva's achievements

Take a look, here are some of our more significant achievements throughout the years of our existence.

Competitions:

  • 2016 – 34th international festival of music Cantonigròs (Catalonia) – 4th place in mixed choir category in and special festival award in the competition of 13 choirs from all over the world;
  • 2016 – 24th Slovenian choral competition Naša pesem Maribor – silver award of the city Maribor (85,7 points);
  • 2015 – Regional competition of adult singing groups, gold award, special award for the best choir of competition, special award to conductress for competition schedule selection;
  • 2013 – Grand Prix Pattaya (Thailand) – internetional choral competition: three categories (mixed choirs, jazz-gospel-spiritual, folklore a cappella), 3 gold diplomas over 96 points, 1st place in mixed choir category, 2nd place in jazz-gospel-spiritual category;
  • 2012 – Slovenian choral competition Naša pesem Maribor – bronze award of the Maribor city (78,7 points);
  • 2010 – Slovenian choral competition Naša pesem Maribor – silver award of the city Maribor (89 points);
  • 2009 – International choral competition Rimini, Italy, 2nd place and silver award;
    2007 – International choral competition in sacred music Preveza, Greece – gold medal;
  • 2007 – Slovenian choral competition Naša pesem Maribor – silver award of the Maribor city (89 points);
  • 2006 – 2nd regional competition of adult singing groups from regions Dolenjska, Bele krajina and Posavje in Novo mesto, Slovenia – gold award, the best choir of the competition;
  • 2005 – International choral competition Stasys Šimkus Klaipeda, Lithuania – gold award and best mixed choir award, Grand Prix performance;
  • 2004 – 1st regional competition of adult singing groups from regions Dolenjska, Bele krajina and Posavje in Novo mesto, Slovenia – gold award;
  • 2003 – Slovenian choral competition Naša pesem Maribor – silver award of the Maribor city (87 points);
  • 2001 – International choral competition In … canto sul Garda, Italy – 2 gold diplomas; thr award for a promising young conductress;
  • 2001 – Slovenian choral competition Naša pesem Maribor – silver award of the Maribor city (86,7 points);
  • 1999 – International choral competition Novy Bor, Czech republic – bronze award;
  • 1999 – Slovenian choral competition Naša pesem Maribor – silver award of the Maribor city (83,5 points);
  • 1997 – Slovenian choral competition Naša pesem Maribor – silver award of the Maribor city (81,3 points);
  • 1996 – International choral competition 4° Concorso Corale Internazionale, Riva del Garda – silver diploma.

Projects and events:

  • 2018 – Annual concert Let me embrace you – Slovenian folk songs – theatricak performance, premiere 6. 10., repetition 4. 11., The Knight's Hall ob Brežice Castle;
  • 2018 – koncert Everything flows Vse teče – a shooting star; Gala concert by extended ensemble of current and former Viva's singers, two concerts, February, The Knight's Hall ob Brežice Castle;
  • 2017 – Gala concert, project Everything flows, following choir's 25th anniversary – vocal-instrumental project in 4 parts; author music of 4 composers (Makor, Predanič, Bec, Močnik), written for Viva Brežice; premiere performance with two concerts, september The Knight's Hall ob Brežice Castle; repetition in KC Janez Trdina Novo mesto (20. 10. 2018);
  • 2014 – Sozvočenja – regional thematic concert of adult singing groups, first award: singing in the final concert in Slovenian philharmonic, Ljubljana;
  • 2012 – Viva's 20th anniversary with 20 events, called "Vivanje": edition of Viva's newspaper, jubilee concert with repetition: premiere performances of songs - arrangements of Slovenian folk songs with instrumental accompaniment, a literary evening with a photographic exhibition, issuing our new CD Kako se ti medi dopadeš (novelties - arrangements of Slovenian folk with instrumental accompaniment, written especially for Viva);
  • 2011 – international project: Gustav Mahler's 8th Symphny, Symphony of a thousand with slovenian professional and amateur choirs, along with Slovenian and Zagreb (Croatia) philharmonic orchestras - events in Ljubljana and Zagreb were broadcasted by Slovenian and Croation national televisions;
  • 2010 – participation in international project: Orff's Carmina Burana, together with Choir sv. Nikolaja Litija (Slovenia) and Symphonic orchestra Collegium musicum Potsdam (Germany) - concerts in Potsdamu (Germany), Krško and Litija (Slovenia);
  • 2008 – printed publication "Choral music in Posavje region from the 19th to the 20th century";
  • 2007 – An expert public consultation "Choral music in Posavje region from the 19th to the 20th century" in Brežice (Slovenia);
  • 2006 – Christmas concerts project "Winter Fairytale" with Slovenian Army Orchestra, conducted by Tomaž habe – 4 concerts: two in Ljubljana, one in Maribor and one in Nova Gorica (Slovenia);
  • 2006 – Cooperation with Italian orchestra Barrocco di Bologna on an opening ceremoy of Festival SEVIQC Brežice in The Knight's Hall of Brežice Castle: performing two Vivaldi's compositions: Gloria and Magnificat; the concert was covered by Slovenian national television;
  • 2004 – participation in the international music festival Music Coridance, Tarare (France);
  • 2003 – participation in the international festival in Custozzi (Italy);
  • 2003 – cooperation in common project of Slovenian Army Orchestra and selected female singing groups to honor 150th anniversary of Vincent van Gogh's borthday, Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana (Slovenia);
  • 2002 – cooperation in international project VII. European days of musical youth in Switzarland (Bern, Luzern);
  • 2002 – cooperation in project Requiem – 4 selected choirs and Slovenian Army Orchestra;
  • 1999 – concert tour Toronto (Canada);
  • 1999 – concert tour Berchtesgaden (Germany).

CDs:

  • 2012 – 5th CD Kako se ti meni dopadeš;
  • 2012 – 4th CD Viva (u)živa, posnetek konceta v živo;
  • 2008 – 3rd CD Vrtiljak;
  • 2002 – 2nd CD Odkar vem zanjo …;
  • 1997 – 1st CD Vivat, crescat, floreat – Naj živi, raste in cvete.

More in this category:

« Who is Simona Who we are »

We use cookies on our website. Some of them are essential for the operation of the site, while others help us to improve this site and the user experience (tracking cookies). You can decide for yourself whether you want to allow cookies or not. Please note that if you reject them, you may not be able to use all the functionalities of the site.