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“HIRPINI CANTORES”                                                                                                                                   

   The choir was born in Avellino in 1995 with the name of "Redemptoris Mater" and was established in
cultural association "Hirpini Cantores" in 1999. The choir, chaired by the architect S. Palmieri, is
directed by Maestro Carmine D’Ambola, to whom credit is given for having transmitted and continues to
transmit to the choristers, basically amateurs, the passion for music and singing.
   The wide repertoire includes pieces of polyphonic and Gregorian sacred music, Renaissance songs and
Baroque, opera choirs, Neapolitan and Irpinia folk songs. The choir has performed in numerous
humanitarian concerts organized by various associations and participating in various exhibitions.
She has been invited on various occasions to animate the solemn religious functions in the sanctuary of
  He participated in Rome, in Piazza San Pietro, in the presence of His Holiness John Paul II, in occasion of the Jubilee and of the XXVII national congress of sacred music organized by the association Santa Cecilia.
 The choir participated in the "Hellenic Lyre" musical meeting organized by the Consulate General of Greece of Naples performing, for the first time in Italy, for solo choirs and voices compositions by M. Teodorakis. He subsequently held a concert of Greek and music Neapolitan at the "Cimarosa" conservatory AV. He has numerous concerts to his credit during the period Christmas or other holidays: among the most important we mention those held in the "St. Peter's Italian Church ”in London, for the Italian-English community. In Avellino the theater "C. Gesualdo" took  he took part in the "Free Time" Review and subsequently organized the first review national "polyphonic choirs city of Avellino".
There have been numerous performances with the soprano Katia Ricciarelli and with the various orchestras of Maestro L. Quadrini in various parts of Italy and especially in the our region.
 He won the "Mayfest 2006" in Caserta obtaining the prize for best choir for the program and execution. Since 2011, the Hirpini Cantores have been enrolled in the regional association of the "Campania Choirs".       They participated in the "Salerno festival". Among the latest commitments we mention the concert for Soli, Chorus, Organ and Orchestra of the "Requiem" by W.A. Mozart, in collaboration with the Japanese choir "Sound Bridge of Yokohama, with the Sannio symphony orchestra and the Orchestra Sinfonietta in the splendid setting of the cathedral of Sorrento, Amalfi, Cava dei Tirreni, Pomigliano D’Arco and with the Symphony Orchestra "C. Abbado ”in the Cathedral of Salerno.
 Numerous other lyric-symphonic music concerts have been performed with various other orchestras, including those directed by M. L. Quadrini and M. I. Antonio. Finally, the choir was also involved in the tour of the famous songwriter R. Facchinetti

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