Chorus sine nomine

The Chorus sine nomine (Latin = choir without a name) is a mixed amateur choir from Vienna, which was founded in 1991 by the conductor Johannes Hiemetsberger as a student choir.

The choir's repertoire includes works by Johann Sebastian Bach , Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy and Johannes Brahms .
In addition to classical composers , the choir is also dedicated to contemporary music . Songs by Steve Reich are also in the choir's fund, and compositions have been commissioned to composers such as Wolfgang Sauseng and Lukas Haselbock . Chorus sine nomine has given concerts with Martin Haselbock , the L'Orfeo Barockorchester and the piano duo Johannes and Eduard Kutrowatz , among others .

In 2017 the choir celebrated its debut in Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie and received an invitation to Singapore . In 2019 the choir will be a guest at the Wiener Konzerthaus .


The choir is considered to be one of the leading amateur choirs in Austria . The choir is certified on its publications as having "great ability" and "almost always acts homogeneously". The composer Balduin Sulzer describes the choir in the Kronen Zeitung as a “miracle ensemble that has achieved a perfection that is difficult to describe in terms of sound culture and dynamics. Sounds like velvet and silk, from bass to zum Alt “the vocal performance of the choir is illuminated.



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