19 - 23 October 2022

Programme of Events

*Provisional Timetable for Festival 2022*

Wednesday 19 October
International Symposium
Conducting Masterclass
Opening Gala Concert: Carmina Burana with Festival Chorus and Ulster Orchestra

Thursday 20 October
Primary School Workshop/Big Sing
Evening Concert

Friday 21 October
Post-Primary School Competitions and Big Sing
Choral Trails
Evening Concert
Late-night Concert

Saturday 22 October
National Competitions
Big Sing
Choral Trails
Community Concerts
Oak Tree of Derry International Competition

Sunday 23 October
Sacred Trail
National Competitions including NEW National Choir of the Festival Competition
Choral Trails
Community Concerts 
Closing Gala Concert and Awards Ceremony


caldwell & robinson
  • Lottery Funded arts council of Northern Ireland
  • Derry City and Strabane District Council
  • Inner City Trust
  • arts council of Northern Ireland
  • Enkalon Foundation
  • The Community Foundation
  • Colmcille 1500
  • Department for Communities
  • Northern Ireland Tourist Board
  • Discover Northern Ireland
  • Caldwell & Robinson
  • Allstate
  • FinTru
  • Ulster University
  • Sing Ireland
  • Contemporary Music Centre
  • CFN