Piccolo Coro Artemìa
The choir Piccolo Coro Artemìa from Torviscosa (Udine-Italy), was founded in 2009. In their intense artistic activity the choir has been invited to hold concerts in important national and international choral festivals in Slovenia, Austria, Czech Republic, Belgium and Canada. The choir collaborates with the Mitteleuropa Orchestra, the Kammerorchester Allegro Vivo from Wien, the Baroque Orchestra Solamente Naturali from Bratislava. The choir has won many national and international competitions:
Malcesine sul Garda (2009): First Prize in the religious music section, First Prize in secular music section, Special Award for the best average score in both sections, Award for Best Conductor to Denis Monte; Gorizia (2011): First Prize and Grand Prize “Coro Vivo”; Vittorio Veneto (2015): First Prize in secular section, Award for Best Conductor to Denis Monte. Cividale (2015): First Prize “Coro Vivo”; Palmanova (2018): First Prize and Grand Prize for the best average score; Malcesine sul Garda (2018): First Prize in the youth choir section; Arezzo (2017): Second Prize in the upper voices section; Cividale (2019): range of excellence "Corovivo 2019 Confronti Corali del Friuli Venezia Giulia" and the price for the best interpretation with the song "Rainbow" by E.Toffoli,arr.A.Cadario.
The choir has taken part in: Carmina Burana (C. Orff), Brundibár (H. Krasa), St. Matthew Passion (J.S. Bach), Mass of the Children (J. Rutter), Little Jazz Mass (B. Chilcott), A Ceremony of Carols (B. Britten), Mass in G major (F. Schubert), A Midsummer Night's Dream (F. Mendelssohn).
In 2011 has taken part of the “Ivy Tour” with the Italian singer Elisa and sung in the most important theatres in Italy. In December 2011 they release their first CD Wolcum!, dedicated to the choral music of Benjamin Britten. In 2012 Elisa's CD Steppin' On Water was released in the USA and Canada. Piccolo Coro Artemìa sung in three tracks.
In September 2012 the choir sang in front of 150,000 people with the italian artists Elisa and Ligabue for the concert Italia loves Emilia in support of the population that was hit by the earthquake. In July 2015 the choir represented the youth choirs from Friuli Venezia Giulia region of Italy with some performances at padiglione Italia-Expo 2015. In September 2015 the choir is again on stage with Elisa, Mario Biondi and the italian band The Kolors for the charity concert Amici a Cividale. In September 2017 the choir took part in the big concert for the 20 years of activity of the Italian singer Elisa at the Arena di Verona.
The choir is conducted by Denis Monte.
Partecipation and Competitions
On 28th December 2019 takes part in Elisa's Christmas Concert in Monfalcone Square (GO)
On 29th November 2019 he partecipates with Elisa in the private event of Banca Mediolanum "Luce in Cattedrale" in the cathedral of Milan
In October 2019 he won the range of excellence at "Corovivo 2019 Confronti corali del Friuli Venezia Giulia" and the prix for the best interpretation with the song "Rainbow" by E. Toffoli, arr. A. Cadario
In November 2017 he won the second place at the National Polyphonic Competition of Arezzo
In September 2017 he sings with Elisa and other Italian and international singers (Francesco De Gregori, Fabri Fibra, Jack Savoretti, Luca Carboni) at the concert "Together Here We Are" to celebrate Elisa's 20 year career
In May 2017 he won the Gold band with a score of 100/100 at the 5th International Competition of the City of Palmanova and the first prize in the Cori Giovanili category at the 9th National Competition "Il Garda in Coro" of Malcesine
In October 2015 he won the range of excellence at the Corovivo event organized by the USCI Friuli Venezia Giulia
In September 2015 he is back on stage together with Elisa, Mario Biondi, The Kolors and other pop artists for the charity concert Amici a Cividale
In July 2015 he represented the youthful friulian chorus in the Vivaio di Voci project at the Italian Pavilion at Expo 2015
In May 2015 he won the first prize in the music category of the author at the 39th national choral competition of Vittorio Veneto. Award for the best director of the competition at Denis Monte
In 2014 he took part in Styria Cantat at the Helmut List Halle in Graz, performing first of all songs by Daniela Terranova and Klaus Lang
In 2012 he sang with Elisa and Ligabue at the Italia Loves Emilia concert in favor of the Emilian populations hit by the earthquake in front of an audience of over 150,000 people
In 2011 he won the range of excellence and the Grand Prix of excellence at the Corovivo event organized by the USCI Friuli Venezia Giulia
In 2010 he took part in the recordings of the CD and DVD Ivy and Steppin 'on water by Elisa and participated in the theater tour Ivy I & II in the major Italian theaters.
In 2009 he won the 5th National Competition for Malcesine white voices, winning the first prize in all categories. Award for the best director of the competition at Denis Monte