Alla Breve choir was founded in 1993 by a group of enthusiastic young people, both professional musicians and amateurs, under the conductorship of Kovács László. The House of Culture in Odorheiu Secuiesc brought its contribution by offering a room for rehearsals. The repertoire is very vast, going from renascent madrigals up to contemporary laic and religious music; among the choir’s favorites are the works by Bartók, Kodály, Pászti, Javier Busto and pop songs re-written Abba, Queen. The choir has 31 members, the majority of them being active for more than 20 years. From its beginnings, the choir participated at numerous local and international festivals, among them the 23rd International Choral Festival from Pécs (Hungary), where they were awared 3rd place, and the 3rd edition of the Liviu Borlan Festival, winning the Grand Prix for best interpretation of a song composed by Liviu Borlan, silver qualification at the 28th Praga Cantat international choir compatition and festival.
László Kovács (1960) graduated from the Music School in Cluj, and later Gheorghe Dima Conservatory. He attended conducting courses in Budapest and Debrecen. Since 1983 he is the music instructor at the House of Culture in Odorheiu Secuiesc, active member in the Cantilena Chamber Choir. In 1993 he founded Alla Breve Choir. Since 2000 he also has been conducting the Men’s Choir in Odorheiu Secuiesc, founded in 1868.