Coro Arturo Beruti is an independent vocational choir, made up of young people and adults united by their love of singing, which aims to study and disseminate the most select choral repertoire, which includes the interpretation
of the symphonic-choral repertoire in special events and diverse celebrations.
Since its creation, it has offered innumerable concerts throughout the province of San Juan, as well as other cities in the country and abroad, performing works
by the most outstanding Renaissance, Baroque, Romantic and contemporary composers.
It frequently offers cycles of commented concerts throughout the provincial scope: in Popular Libraries, in Museums and Historical Sites, participates in
inaugurations of congresses and other provincial events and was one of the organizers of the choral activity cycle called "United in song" It meant providing a comprehensive program of concerts and improvement courses in the province.
October 2016 it was one of the choirs selected to perform at the official opening of the Bicentennial Theater of San Juan, playing Carmina Burana by Carl Orff with the Fura del Baus.
The Arturo Beruti Choir has always distinguished itself
by promoting the presence of various choirs of the country to those who have offered their hospitality and for those who have organized presentations in the Juan Victoria Auditorium and in other rooms of the province in order to
to stimulate sanjuanina
choral musical activity, to offer the provincial community the opportunity to listen to other prestigious choirs of our country and to favor the musical growth of the participating choirs from the mutual knowledge of the different styles and techniques of
interpretation of the vast universal choral repertoire.
Main activities in San Juan and in the rest of the country:
At the commemoration of the 300th anniversary of the birth of J. S. Bach,
he presented in the first audition for San Juan the Cantata BWV 4 "Christ lag in Todesbanden", together with the Youth Orchestra of the National University of San Juan.
In 1991, together with the Choir of the Catholic University of Cuyo
and the Bach Academy of Buenos Aires directed by Maestro Mario Videla, they offered a series of commented concerts on the work of J. S. Bach.
Since its creation in 1998 participates in the San Juan Coral International Choir Festival.
In 1996 he performed, in world premiere, the Cantata "Eros Selene Eros" for soloist soprano, choir and orchestra, composed by Maestro Antonio M. Russo, dedicated to María Elina Mayorga. The premiere was directed by the composer himself.
As for its activity in the rest of the country, the concert tours to Mendoza, San Luis, Jujuy, Salta, Misiones, San Carlos de Bariloche (Prov. Of Río Negro), San Pedro (Prov. Of Buenos Aires) stand out. ), Trelew (Prov. Of Chubut),
Paraná and Santa Fe (Province of Santa Fe) and City of Buenos Aires, in repeated opportunities.
A prominent place in his career are the performances performed in the Golden Hall of the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires in 1992 and 2003.
has included the following concert tours:
1995: VII International Encounter of Choirs in Encarnación (Paraguay)
1997: XI International Choir
Festival in Cabo Frio (Brazil)
1999: concert tour through Italy and Spain performing in Milan, Venice (St. Mark's Basilica), Verona, Florence (Duomo Sta. Maria dei Fiori), Assisi, Rome, Vatican City (St. Peter's Basilica as Guest Main Choir during the
celebration of the Holy Sunday Mass) and Barcelona.
2001: concert tour through Mexico offering concerts in Mexico City, Tepotzotlán, Xalapa (Veracruz) and Yecapixtla (Morelos)
2005: concert tour through the cities of Colonia and Montevideo
2007: concert tour of Peru, which included concerts in Lima and the XI International Choir Festival held in the city of Cusco.
2010: participated in the 22nd Zimriya World Choir Assembly in Israel. The choir has been named honorary
ambassador of the State of Israel.
2011: concert tour through Central Europe offering concerts in Budapest, Köszeg (Hungary) Vienna, Breitenbrunn, Eisenstadt and Salzburg where he sang the Great Mass in C minor KV 427 of WA Mozart in the Cathedral
of that city under the direction of Janos Czifra ( Austria) ending the tour with two concerts in the city of Prague (Czech Republic).
2014: concert tour to Ecuador offering performances in Quito and Guayaquil
2018: a vast concert tour through
the People's Republic of China between July 13 and July 30, 2018.
Following initiatives of its conductor, is the organizer of ANSILTA Contest and National and International Festival of Choirs in San Juan, whose first edition was held in
2007; In November 2012 he was the organizer of "Música Sacra en San Juan", an international interreligious artistic meeting with the participation of artists representing the religious manifestations of Judaism, Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism and
Islam. Concerts and conferences were held throughout the province and in the Manuel Belgrano Room of the Argentine Chancellery in Buenos Aires by special request of the Secretariat of Worship of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
of its 40th anniversary, during 2013 it organized CANTO in SOL, Choir Festival that had the participation of choirs of children, youth, adults and seniors. He closed the year performing the Criollo Mass by Ariel Ramirez with the prestigious Huancara indigenous
instrument ensemble, under the auspices of the National Secretariat of Culture.
The SONG IN SUN festival continues to this day transformed into an international choral event, aimed at children and youth choirs covering a gap for these
In November 2015, he held the American Choral Forum with the presence of professionals from Canada to our southern end. The second edition was held in August 2017 with the presence of choirs, directors, researchers,
publishers and representatives of the choral activity of thirteen countries of the Americas.
Coro Arturo Beruti is also the organizer of SAN JUAN CANTA, International Choir Competition and Festival whose August 2016 edition featured professionals
and choirs from the USA, the Basque Country, Israel, Venezuela, Uruguay, Ecuador and Argentina. This festival and international choir contest is held every two years (in even years)