The CORO ESTABLE DE ROSARIO is a non-profit Civil Association, of a VOCATIONAL nature, which does not receive subsidies, official or private. Declared a National and Municipal Public Welfare Entity.
Founded on October 6, 1942, its first director was Ricardo Engelbrecht. From 1946 and until 2011, the director Cristián Hernández Larguía took over the direction. From 2012 to 2015 he was in charge of Prof. Sandra Alvarez. As of that date in charge of different Interim Directors and as of 2019, as Principal Director, the Mtro. Jesús Ramiro Chinetti.
In 1955 the CORO ESTABLE DE ROSARIO organized the First Festival of Choirs of Rosario, and in later years, Provincial, National and International Festivals.
In 1961, he created the Children's Group of the Stable Choir of Rosario, directed by Cristián Hernández Larguía and Amanda Aliana, thus initiating the training of children in choral singing. In 1962 he created the Rosario Stable Choir Youth Group, directed by María Eugenia Barbarich, giving continuity to the work begun in 1961 and completing the formation of a choir school for the Adult Group.
In 1964, the Stable Choir, which had already obtained the First Prize in the National Choir Contest organized by the Collegium Musicum of Buenos Aires in 1957, was selected on the recommendation of Juan José Castro for the performance, in a South American premiere, of the oratorio " El Pesebre" by Pablo Casals, which under the direction of its author will take place at the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, together with the National Symphony Orchestra.
In 1980 he won the First Prize in the National Choir Contest organized by the Undersecretary of Culture of the Nation and in 1981 he won six prizes in the Arezzo International Choir Contest (Italy), thus becoming the most awarded choir.
Throughout his career he has presented numerous symphonic-choral works, such as the "Mass in B minor", the "Passion according to Saint Matthew", the "Passion according to Saint John", "Magnificat in D", "Christmas Oratorio ", and numerous Cantatas, by Johann Sebastian Bach; the oratorios "Messiah", "Alexander's Feast", "Ode to Saint Cecilia" and other minor works by George Frederick Handel and numerous works by Vivaldi, Mozart, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Schubert, Beethoven, Kodaly,
Strawinsky, among others.
He has made presentations abroad (Germany, Italy, Spain, Chile and Uruguay), and in the main cultural centers of the country, being repeatedly praised by specialized critics.