Press Releases

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.

Bob led the second Sing Joyfully! choral symposium working with the City of Derry Junior Choir and international chamber choir Utopia & Reality. Over XXX delegates from the Ulster University attended, took part in the practical workshops and enjoyed an insight into the workings of Bob’s repertoire from both the composer’s and the conductor’s perspective.

Bob is a former member of the internationally acclaimed King’s Singers vocal ensemble who will officially open the festival tonight, Wednesday 21st October, in St. Columb’s Hall at 7.30pm.

Tickets are on sale via Millennium Forum Box Office or can be purchased on the door.

For more information visit www.codichoral.com.

← Back to Press Releases