Die Thomaner

  • 9 10
  • 2012
  • 113min
Die Thomaner
  • Original Title: Die Thomaner

"Die Thomaner" is one of the most prestigious youth choirs in the world. This documentary follows these promising talented choristers for over a year during their demanding artistic life full of pressure and success.

Die Thomaner

AWARDS: Impact of Music Award. Nashville Film Festival/ Best Soundtrack. Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIFF)

Thomaner - A Year in the Life of the St. Thomaner

Founded in 1212 the St. Thomas Choir Leipzig is one of the most famous and prestigious boys’ choirs in the world. This documentary accompanies “Die Thomaner”, aged between 9 and 18 years old, over a period of one year. 

Their unique world, from motets to boarding school and the football pitch, is distinguished by success, pressure to perform, doubt, pride, homesickness, and friendship. The film charts the breadth of the boys’ experience from the classroom to traveling on tour to South America.

Paul Smaczny
Paul Smaczny Director
Günter Atteln
Günter Atteln Director

Production Companies

Accentus Music

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