Eurovision Choir brings together Europe's best amateur vocal groups in an exciting competition that celebrates different traditions, languages and the joy of singing. Watch the full show online

10 amazing choirs competed in the 2nd Eurovision Choir in Gothenburg on Saturday 3 August 2019. All of them performed an unaccompanied selection of music in a variety of styles taking viewers on a colourful journey across Europe in search of the continent's pre-eminent amateur vocal group.

Vocal Line from Denmark were named as the winners of the competition.

Participating broadcasters and choirs

Rules

  • Performance: Each choir performs a 4-minute unaccompanied set in the first round. Three choirs are invited to perform a second 3-minute set after which the winner is announced.
  • Genre: Any
  • Choir size: 4 - 45
  • Adjudication: Expert jury

Hosts

Ella Petersson / Swedish TVElla Petersson

Ella Petersson is head of the music department at SVT and is responsible for concerts and music documentaries. She is also hosts many of SVT's culture programmes. She worked for many years as a producer and music editor at Sveriges Radio. Ella studied musicology, literature and culture at Stockholm University, 

Petroc Trelawny / BBC Radio 3Petroc Trelawny

Petroc Trelawny is one of the best-known voices on BBC Radio 3 - where he presents the daily Breakfast programme. This summer he will introduce the BBC Proms on radio and television for the 20th year running. He presents the BBC's coverage of the VPO New Year’s Day Concert and in 2018 hosted Eurovision Young Musicians from Edinburgh.

 

Jury

Deke_Sharon.jpgDeke Sharon

Heralded as “The Father of Contemporary A Cappella”, American Deke is a performer, arranger, music producer, producer and coach and credited by many as being responsible for the current sound of modern a cappella. He produced five seasons of The Sing Off for NBC, was arranger, music director and vocal producer for the Pitch Perfect films and was music director and guest judge on the BBC’s Pitch Battle.

John_Rutter.jpgJohn Rutter

John is a British composer and conductor; much of his early work consisted of church music and other choral pieces including Christmas carols. Today his compositions, including such concert-length works as Requiem, Magnificat, Mass of the Children, The Gift of Life, and Visions are performed around the world. His music has featured at a number of British royal occasions, including the two most recent royal weddings.

Katarina_Henryson.jpgKatarina Henryson

Swedish Katarina works within a broad range of music genres, from classical music to jazz and pop and is one of the founding members of the internationally renowned a cappella group The Real Group. With her flexible altovoice, numerous compositions and distinct stage presence she has contributed to the group for 32 years and can be heard on 20 albums. 

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