Great concert with a tear in the eye

What a breathtaking evening: On January 8, the EKBC was finally able to once again thrill the audience in the sold-out Senftöpfchen! With old and new pieces and two guest quartets, the "boys" offered a varied program ranging from the greatest ambition to hullabaloo - just like the chorus has been known and appreciated for decades.

At the same time, the EKBC is experiencing a change of era, too. With this concert Matthias Neuburger said goodbye as Musical Director. At a belated Christmas party on January 20, Matthias was given a fitting farewell with expressions of gratitude, particularly of a musical nature. He was very pleased that with Andrea Figallo an excellent musician will take over his role. So the EKBC is still to be counted on...

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Sought & Found


EKBC's search for a new musical director ended with considerable success. Matthias Neuburger, long-time and now outgoing director says: "I am enormously pleased that the chorus has chosen Andrea Figallo as my successor."

Not the first best...

We are the "Erster Kölner Barbershop Chor" and have also successfully participated in the casting of the Best Choir in the West. Nevertheless we are not looking for the first best!

We like to spice up our performances with the Cologne way of life and a lot of humor. Nevertheless, we are seriously searching!