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Gloria Brunensis is a female chamber choir established in January 2014 by its current conductor Natalia Chirilenco. In its repertoire, the choir has a wide spectrum of compositions which encompass many periods and genres, ranging from polyphony to contemporary authors. The a cappella compositions are the Gloria Brunensis' specialty. Although the choir is young, it has already participated in numerous concerts and has had significant achievements in local and foreign competitions, for example the golden award in two categories at the international festival Festa Musicale in Olomouc in 2014, third place at the Cracovia Cantans in the Polish city of Kraków in 2015, silver award at the Christmas and Advent Music Festival in Prague the same year or the award for the best performance of a folk song and a romantic composition from the 19th century at the International choral festival of music from the Romantic period in Vlachovo Březí in 2016.
Natalia Chirilenco was born in Moldova, where she attended a music lyceum until the age of 23. She graduated from the Academy of Music in Chisinau, with specialization in choral conducting. She has been living in the Czech Republic since 1999, where she has received a Certificate of University Education Equivalence and Qualification Recognition at the Janáček Academy of the Performing Arts. She has been leading and conducting various choirs, including the choir of the Brno Conservatory of Music. Besides conducting she also takes up positions in juries and organizes private lectures. Since 2014 Natalia is the choirmaster of the female choir Gloria Brunensis, which she founded with some of the graduates of the Primavera children's chorus.Back to the list of ensembles