History of the Liedertafel Mattighofen

 

 

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The Liedertafel (Genial singers) probably originated as a men's choir (Many years ago)

 

1855

The first written document testifying to the existence of the Liedertafel found in a song collection in Landshut (Bavaria)

 

1863

The statutes approved by the Emperor, his Majesty Franz Joseph I

 

1947

During the War activities had to be intermittently stopped. In 1947 the club was re-established.

 

1969

Under Bruno Jirasek's leadership the choir was extended to allow women members.

 

1973

Alois Kogler, a young music professor took control of the choir.
He had a formative influence on the sound and extent of works performed by the choir.

 

1989

Mattighofen's Liedertafel is honoured with its own rehearsal room in the National School of Music.

 

2000

The club must thank Alois Kogler for many years of expert guidance.
Andreas Penninger, an ambitious music student, takes over control of the choir as its new conductor.

 

2002

Alliance with Volkliedsingkreis Pischelsdorf

 

2004

The music professional, Prof. Joseph Werndl, takes over the chorus again and heads the 150-year anniversary concert in 2005.
The choir thanks Prof. Werndl for three times of expert guidance.

 

2009

Mag. Irene Baischer takes over control of the choir as its new conductor and 

 

2010

Mrs. Birngruber sets up a youth choir.

 

2012

Under the leadership of Ms. Viktoria Scharinger the peppy concert "Summer of 69" (Poster) thrilled the audience.

 

2014

Mrs Christine Gerauer, a graduate of the Bruckner Conservatory in Linz and trained soprano soloist takes over the choir.
In 2015 Mrs Gerauer headed the secular oratorio by the Austrian poet, Franz Stelzhamer „Königin Not(
Poster).