18 - 22 October 2023

Festival Programme 2013

24th October – 27th October 2013

Thursday 24th October
Post-primary School Choir Competitions, St. Columb’s Hall
Competition A 10.30am – 12pm
Competition B 1pm – 3pm
The Big Sing Workshop (Post-Primary), St. Columb’s Hall, 3.30pm – 4.30pm

Opening Gala Concert featuring Latvian Voices, Lytos, Gerard McChrystal and Codetta, St. Columb’s Hall, 8pm

Friday 25th October
Primary School Choir Competitions, St. Columb’s Hall
Competition A 10am – 11am
Competition B 11.15am – 12.30pm
The Big Sing Workshop (Primary), St. Columb’s Hall, 1.15pm – 2pm

City Songs, Eriks Esenvalds featuring Imogen Heap, Holst Singers, Codetta, Roundhouse Choir, Encore Contemporary Choir, Colmcille Ladies, Music Promise Junior Choir and the Orchestra of Ireland.
This concert will also feature an introductory performance by Latvian Voices, which includes works by Eriks Esenvalds, St. Columb’s Hall, 8pm

Saturday 26th October
Equal Voice Competitions, St. Columb’s Hall, 10am – 12pm
Mixed Voice Competition, St. Columb’s Hall, 1pm – 3.30pm
Discovery Gospel Choir Workshop, St. Columb’s Hall, 3.45pm – 4.30pm
Gospel Music Competition featuring a special non-competitive performance from Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalists Gospel Singers Incognito, St. Columb’s Hall, 4.30pm – 5.30pm

International Competition, St. Columb’s Hall, 7.30pm

Sunday 27th October
Sacred Music Competition, First Derry Presbyterian Church, 2pm – 4.30pm
Youth Choir Competition, First Derry Presbyterian Church, 5pm – 6pm

Closing Gala Concert featuring all international competitors and the award ceremony for the International Trophy, St. Columb’s Hall, 8pm

  • Lottery Funded arts council of Northern Ireland
  • Derry City and Strabane District Council
  • Arts and Business NI
  • Enkalon Foundation
  • Allstate
  • Alchemy
  • Northern Ireland Tourist Board
  • Citi
  • Caldwell & Robinson
  • City Hotel
  • McGuinness Properties
  • FinTru
  • Bishops Gate Hotel
  • Contemporary Music Centre
  • Sing Ireland
  • Ulster University
  • CFN