18 - 22 October 2023

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Conducting Workshop 2023

Take part in an exciting practical workshop delivered by Kari Turunen (Finland/Canada)

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Ulster Orchestra to perform The Verdi Requiem on Opening Night 2023

The orchestra will be joined by the 100-voice Festival Chorus & soloists as we celebrate 10 years of the Festival in style

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Harry Christophers and The Sixteen announced for the City of Derry International Choir Festival 2023

Derry will welcome the renowned ensemble for the first time since 2016

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Volunteers wanted at the City of Derry International Choir Festival 2023

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70+ Choirs Confirmed for 2023

and more updates as the countdown to the 10th anniversary festival is on!

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International choirs announced for 2023

Get to know who will be competing at this year’s 10th anniversary festival

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We Are 10!

The City of Derry International Choir Festival is hitting the big 1-0 this year! Can you believe it!?

We burst onto the scene way back in 2013 during the City of Culture celebrations, and now we’re all grown up and ready to party!

To celebrate this incredible milestone, we’ve got an amazing lineup of guest artists and concerts galore at this year’s festival including The Sixteen, The Verdi Requiem with Ulster Orchestra and Festival Chorus and a Derry Girls Big Sing!

Of course we will have our usual line up of school, national and international competitions. And we’re throwing in loads of free community events and awesome workshops to help you embrace the joy of singing!

Join us as we take over the city of Derry and its surrounding areas with a tidal wave of magical musical merriment.¬† It’s going to be an absolute blast, so make sure you’re there to soak up what promises to be a sensational singing extravaganza!

Mark your calendars, folks! The celebration kicks off on October 18 and runs until October 22 2023.

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