Founded in 2010 by Burak Onur Erdem, Rezonans has become one of the prominent choirs of Turkey within a few seasons. The choir performs regularly in leading choral festivals of Europe and sings under the baton of world-renowned conductors.

Rezonans has given concerts conducted by,

  • Eric Whitacre, with Grammy© Awards

  • Nigel Short from King’s Singers

  • Jo-Michael Scheibe from American Choral Directors Association -Leading choral conductors of Germany

  • Volker Hempfling and Georg Grün

  • Choreographer Panda van Proosdij from Netherlands

  • Conductor of Turkish Presidential Symphony Orchestra, Cemi’i Can Deliorman

  • Conductor of Ertuğrul Oğuz Fırat Choir, Çiğdem Aytepe

Rezonans performed in memorable places including,

  • Hagia Eirene Museum

  • Presidential Symphony Orchestra Concert Hall

  • Borusan Music House

  • St. Esprit Church

  • Austria Culture Office

  • Istanbul German Consulate

  • Cemal Reşit Rey Concert Hall

Rezonans has hosted many worldwide award winning choirs including,

  • Junges Vokalensemble Hannover (2011)

  •  Yale Schola Cantorum (2012)

  • Salt Lake Vocal Artists (2013)

Choir has participated in well-known Turkish music festivals such as,

  • International İstanbul Music Festival (2017-2019)

  • Opus Amadeus Chamber Music Festival (2017)

  • SANSEV Choir Festival (2013-2015-2016-2018-2019)

  • Çanakkale Choir Festival (2011-2013)

  • Ankara Polyphonic Choir Festival (2012)

  • İzmir Polyphonic Choir Festival (2018)

The choir also recorded two albums with Incesaz, one of the popular music groups in Turkey.

Choir members have been living the the happiness of representing Turkey with significant artistic level in 26 concerts given abroad.



The choir has been invited to be a participant at the International Marktoberdorf Chamber Choir Competition (2019, Germany), one of the most challenging choir competitions in Europe and has been awarded with the “Very Good Performance at International Level” certificate.

Since its establishment, Rezonans has aimed to introduce contemporary choral music of the world to Turkey and present the works of Turkish composers to the world. The choir has performed Turkish and world premiere of many works from Hasan Uçarsu, as well as Turkish premiere of the works from important composers including, Wolfram Buchenberg, Lorenzo Donati, Eric Whitacre, Franz Herzog and Kamran İnce. In the season of 2019-2020, the choir has performed world premieres of the two works from Özkan Manav and Nedim Yıldız in Bursa and planning to perform world premiere of new works from Volkan Akkoç and Emre Orhon.

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