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Results of the earlier competitions

V International Leevi Madetoja Male Voice Choir Competition 17.4.2010 Espoo

International Series

11 choirs participated the international series. The mandatory composition was Valkeat kaupungit by Leevi Madetoja. Jury was Matti Hyökki (chairman), Robert Sund and Kari Pappinen.

I prize

Kauppakorkeakoulun Ylioppilaskunnan Laulajat, dir. Matti Apajalahti

II prize
Tehnikaülikooli Akadeemiline Meeskoor, dir. Peeter Perens

III prize
Gradski zbor Brodosplit, dir. Vlado Sunko

Prize for the best conductor
Anneli Julén (Hämeenlinnan Mieskuoro)

Special "Leevi Madetoja" -prize for the best interpretation of Leevi Madetoja's work
Tehnikaülikooli Akadeemiline Meeskoor, dir. Peeter Perens

Special prize for the best performance of a composition by a living Finnish composer
Kauppakorkeakoulun Ylioppilaskunnan Laulajat, dir. Matti Apajalahti (Jaakko Mäntyjärvi: Come Away, Death from the series Two by Four Shakespeare Songs)

Honorary award
Mieskuoro Laulajat, dir. Juha Holma


National Series

18 choirs participated the national series. The mandatory composition was Ilta by Leevi Madetoja. Jury was Juha Kuivanen (chairman), Heikki Liimola, Hirvo Surva and Rita Varonen.

I prize

Porin Mies-Laulu, dir. Guido Ausmaa

II prize
Etelä-Pohjanmaan Mieslaulajat Jussit, dir. Tommi Niskala

III prize
Joensuun Mieslaulajat, dir. Kari Väänänen

IV prize
Mariehamns-Kvartetten, dir. Tom Björkman

Prize for the best conductor
Guido Ausmaa (Porin Mies-Laulu)

Special "Leevi Madetoja" -prize for the best interpretation of Leevi Madetoja's work
Porin Mies-Laulu, dir. Guido Ausmaa

Special prize for the best performance of a composition by a living Finnish composer
Etelä-Pohjanmaan Mieslaulajat Jussit, dir. Tommi Niskala (Juha Holma: Ihanainen impi from the series Pohojalaasia)

Special prize for the best performance of a composition by an Estonian composer
Rauman Mieslaulajat, dir. Pekka Peltonen (Tuudur Vettik: Kuu)

Honorary Awards
Rauman Mieslaulajat, joht. Pekka Peltonen (introducing local culture)
Karjalan Laulu-Veikot, joht. Nadja Härkönen (singing in original language, inspiring conducting)



IV International Leevi Madetoja Male Voice Choir Competition 12.3. 2005 Lahti

A Series

13 choirs participated the A series. The mandatory composition was parts I and III from De Profundis by Leevi Madetoja. Jury was Matti Hyökki (chairman), Juha Holma and Göte Widlund.  


I prize
Svanholm Singers, dir. Sofia Söderberg

II prize
Polyteknikkojen kuoro, dir. Juha Kuivanen

III prize
Akademiska Sångföreningen, dir. Henriks Wikström

Special prize for the best conductor
Sofia Söderberg (Svanholm Singers)

Special prize for the best interpretation of Madetoja's work, granted by the Finnish Broadcasting Company (YLE)
Svanholm Singers, dir. Sofia Söderberg


B Series

20 choirs participated the B series. The mandatory composition was Aamulaulu by Leevi Madetoja. Jury was Heikki Saari (chairman), Tapani Tirilä and Hirvo Surva.


I prize
Tallinna Pedagoogikaülikooli Meeskoor, dir. Jüri Rent

II prize
Vantaan Laulu, dir. Jori Männistö

III prize
Poikakuoro Pirkanpojat, dir. Jussi Kauranen

Special prize for the best conductor
Jüri Rent (Tallinna Pedagoogikaülikooli Meeskoor)

Special prize for the best interpretation of Madetoja's work, granted by the Finnish Broadcastin Company (YLE)
Vantaan Laulu, dir. Jori Männistö



III International Leevi Madetoja Male Voice Choir Competition 15.4.2000 Helsinki


International Series

9 choirs participated the international series. The mandatory composition was Kuljen soittoniekat myötä by Leevi Madetoja. Jury was Matti Hyökki (chairman), Robert Sund and Kuno Areng.


I prize
Mieskuoro Sirkat, dir. Juha Holma

II prize
Akademiska Sångföreningen, dir. Henrik Wikström

III prize
Kauppakorkeakoulun Ylioppilaskunnan Laulajat, dir.   Matti Apajalahti


National Series

10 Finnish choirs participated the national series. The mandatory composition was Kodista erotessa by Leevi Madetoja. Jury was Pasi Hyökki (chairman), Mari Koistinen and Kari Pappinen.


I prize
Nokian Työväen Mieskuoro, dir. Keijo Rantanen

II prize
Vantaan Laulu, dir. Esko Kallio

III prize (shared)
Keravan Mieslaulajat, dir. Teppo Salakka
Hämeenlinnan Mieskuoro, dir. Erkki Alanen

Special prize for the best interpretation of Madetoja's work, granted by the Madetoja fund
Mieskuoro Sirkat, dir. Juha Holma

Special prize for the best interpretation of a work by a living Finnish composer, granted by the Society of Finnish Composers
Nokian Työväen Mieskuoro, dir. Keijo Rantanen (Juha Holma: Löylyloitsu)

Special prize for the best conductor
Juha Holma (Mieskuoro Sirkat)

Special prize for a young and talented conductor
Esko Kallio (Vantaan Laulu)

Estonian Male Choirs Association's (Eesti Meestelaulu Selts) special prize fot the youngest choir
Vetelin Poikakuoron Mieskuoro, dir. Simo Kangas



II International Leevi Madetoja Male Voice Choir Competition 16.4.1994 Oulu


A Series

Three Finnish Choirs participated the A series. The mandatory compositions were Iltatunnelmia by Leevi Madetoja, a gregorian tune Victime paschali laudes, Fragile by Arne Mellnäs and Hän tietää by Tapani Länsiö.


I prize
Pyhäjokilaakson Mieslaulajat, dir. Tapani Tirilä


II prize
Kauppakorkeakoulun Ylioppilaskunnan Laulajat, dir. Raul Talmar


B Series

Five Finnish choirs participated the B series. The mandatory compositions were Talvinen Tiber by Leevi Madetoja, Salve flos from Piae Cantiones and either Fragile by Arne Mellnäs or two parts from Ludus verbalis by Einojuhani Rautavaara.


I prize
Pohjan Laulu, dir. Rano Rännäli

II prize
Vantaan Laulu, dir. Märt Krell

The special prize for the best interpretation of Madetoja's work, granted by the Finnish Broadcasting Company (YLE) Pyhäjokilaakson Mieslaulajat, dir. Tapani Tirilä



I International Leevi Madetoja Male Voice Choir Competition 12. – 14.10.1989 Turku


A Series

12 choirs participated the A series. The mandatory compositions were Soita somer, helkä hiekka... by Leevi Madetoja, Vistel-vastel (Laskiaisena) by Veljo Tormis and Nun da der Tag by Paul Hindemith. Jury was Sakari Hildén (chairman), Harald Andersén and Kuno Areng.


I prize

Tehnikaülikooli Akadeemiline Meeskoor, dir. Jüri Rent

II prize
Stockholms Studentsångarförbund, dir. Göte Widlund

III prize
Amici Cantus, dir. Johanna Kallio

IV prize (shared)
Lunds Studentsångförening, dir. Janåke Larson
Tartu Akadeemiline Meeskoor, dir. Alo Ritsing
Mieskuoro Sirkat, dir. Kari Ala-Pöllänen 


B Series

13 Finnish choirs participated the B series. The mandatory compositions were Elli Dunbar by Leevi Madetoja and Tanssit by Erik Bergman. Jury was Kaj-Erik Gustafsson (chairman), Bo Johansson and Ants Üleoja.


I prize
Pohjan Laulu, dir. Rauno Rännäli

II prize (shared)
Etelä-Pohjanmaan Mieslaulajat Jussit, dir. Arto Risku
Hämeenlinnan Mieskuoro, dir. Erkki Alanen
Vantaan Laulu, dir. Teppo Salakka

V prize
Rajamäen Mieslaulajat, dir. Urpo Rauhala

VI prize
Forssan kaupungin Mieskuoro, dir. Jukka Kuninkaanniemi

Special prize for the best interpretation of Madetoja's work
Tehnikaülikooli akadeemiline Meeskoor, dir. Jüri Rent

Estonian Male Choirs Association's (Eesti Meestelaulu Selts) special prize for the best performance of an Estonian song, performed by a non-Estonian choir
Hämeenlinnan Mieskuoro, dir. Erkki Alanen