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Mozart Choral Festival
Professor János Czifra - Domkapellmeister Salzburger Dom
Born in Hungary, János Czifra has been the director of music of the Salzburg Dom since 1989. Apart from his liturgical services, János Czifra has arranged the music for the choir and the orchestra of the cathedral for internationally recognized big events such as the visit of the Pope to Salzburg, Episcopal consecration and jubilees, and festivals of sacred music and symposiums.
Numerous concert tours led János Czifra and the Cathedral Choir to the USA, to Japan and to various European cities. Due to his international reputation, János Czifra has repeatedly been invited as conductor or juror in Europe and overseas. In 2002 János Czifra was admitted into the European Academy of Science and Arts and thus given the title "Professor ". It is personally highly important for him to work together with musical guests in Salzburg.