19 - 23 October 2022
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Come and Sing with music legend Phil Coulter ahead of the 10th City of Derry International Choir Festival

Come and Sing with music legend Phil Coulter ahead of the 10th City of Derry International Choir Festival

With less than a month to go, there are some huge highlights to look forward to – with Phil Coulter kicking things off on October 8

City of Derry International Choir Festival announces special guest artists for its tenth edition this October

City of Derry International Choir Festival announces special guest artists for its tenth edition this October

The City of Derry International Choir Festival returns this October for its tenth festival and organisers have announced the fantastic line-up of guest artists for this year’s programme of events, supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

Dónal Doherty awarded honorary MBE for services to music

Dónal Doherty awarded honorary MBE for services to music

We are overjoyed and honoured to announce that our Artistic Director, Dónal Doherty, has been awarded an honorary MBE for his services to music in Northern Ireland.

Derry Choir Festival is back with a bang for its tenth festival this October

Derry Choir Festival is back with a bang for its tenth festival this October

The City of Derry International Choir Festival is planning a full return to singing this October as it prepares for its tenth edition of the award-winning festival.

Leading international choir festival scales up with launch of global Virtual Choral Trail

Leading international choir festival scales up with launch of global Virtual Choral Trail

City of Derry International Choir Festival gets warmed up for 20 October launch with call for choirs around the world to join its showstopping virtual choral event

Sensational City of Derry International Choir Festival launches on 20 October

Sensational City of Derry International Choir Festival launches on 20 October

Ireland’s Maiden City confirms world class, big-name programme of live and digital choral events for 2021

Composer announced for commission of brand new music for Colmcille 1500 celebrations

Composer announced for commission of brand new music for Colmcille 1500 celebrations

The City of Derry International Choir Festival is planning its ninth edition for this autumn, due to take place from 20 – 24 October 2021, and has announced the selected composer for a brand new choral work celebrating the life and legacy of Colmcille.

Derry Choir Festival announces exciting plans for Festival 2021 this October

Derry Choir Festival announces exciting plans for Festival 2021 this October

The City of Derry International Choir Festival has announced plans for a ninth edition of the much-loved and anticipated annual autumn festival, due to take place from 20 – 24 October 2021.

2020 Derry Festival surpasses all expectations as it reaches every corner of the world

2020 Derry Festival surpasses all expectations as it reaches every corner of the world

The City of Derry International Choir Festival went virtual for its 2020 edition, welcoming an incredible worldwide audience from over 50 countries for its spectacular five-day programme of events.

One week to go until City of Derry International Choir Festival goes live!

One week to go until City of Derry International Choir Festival goes live!

The countdown is on to the 2020 City of Derry International Choir Festival, due to take place online from Wednesday 21 October until Sunday 25 October.

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