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25 – 29 October 2017

5th Edition

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Get ready for Swedish a cappella sensation The Real Group to kick off this years’ Choir Festival

Get ready for Swedish a cappella sensation The Real Group to kick off this years’ Choir Festival

In addition to the world-class vocal ensemble Tenebrae, announced earlier this year, the festival will open its doors with Swedish a cappella sensation The Real Group on Wednesday 25 October in St. Columb’s Hall.

Choir Festival announces exciting line-up of international choirs for fifth edition, 25-29 October

Choir Festival announces exciting line-up of international choirs for fifth edition, 25-29 October

Following the success of the first four editions of the City of Derry International Choir Festival, it returns again from 25 – 29 October with an impressive line-up of international choirs from Europe and beyond.

"Choral music doesn’t get more magnificent than this”

Organisers of the City of Derry International Choir Festival have opened applications for participation in the 5th edition of the autumn festival, due to take place from Wednesday 25 October until Sunday 29 October.

Indonesian Student Choir Crowned International Choir of the Year as City of Derry International Choral Festival Exceeds All Expectations!

Indonesian Student Choir Crowned International Choir of the Year as  City of Derry International Choral Festival Exceeds All Expectations!

Over five song-filled days, Europe’s fastest growing Choral Festival hosted over 2,000 talented singers from around the world and welcomed over 10,000 music loving visitors to the city.

City of Derry International Choral Festival Primed for Its Biggest Year Yet!

City of Derry International Choral Festival Primed for Its Biggest Year Yet!

One of Europe’s fastest growing Choral Festivals will take place from 19th to 23rd October in Derry~Londonderry, hosting 6 international choirs and over 50 school and national choirs as well as unmissable performances from world-famous groups such as The Sixteen.

The Sixteen return to Derry for the City of Derry International Choral Festival this autumn

The Sixteen return to Derry for the City of Derry International Choral Festival this autumn

The City of Derry International Choral Festival has announced the first guest artist for the 4th edition of the autumn festival, due to take place from Wednesday 19 October until Sunday 23 October.

Applications now open for 4th City of Derry International Choral Festival, due to take place from 19 – 23 October 2016

Applications now open for 4th City of Derry International Choral Festival, due to take place from 19 – 23 October 2016

Organisers of the City of Derry International Choral Festival have opened applications for participation in the 4th edition of the autumn festival, due to take place from Wednesday 19 October until Sunday 23 October.

World-renowned choral composer Bob Chilcott kicks off the third City of Derry International Choral Festival

World-renowned choral composer Bob Chilcott kicks off the third City of Derry International Choral Festival

The third City of Derry International Choral Festival has kicked off with a day of workshops and open rehearsals with the distinguished choral composer, director and former member of The King’s Singers, Bob Chilcott.

2,500 singers to fill ‘City of Song’ with the sound of music for the third international choral festival

2,500 singers to fill ‘City of Song’ with the sound of music for the third international choral festival

Final preparations are underway for the third City of Derry International Choral Festival, kicking off next Wednesday 21st October, when organisers will welcome over 60 choirs to the city.

Community choral festival reaches young and old this October

Community choral festival reaches young and old this October

Communities across Derry and Strabane District Council are gearing up for this year’s City of Derry International Choral Festival, 21 – 25 October. Building on the success of last year’s community programme, which reached nearly 5000 people, this year’s line-up is even bigger and