20 - 24 October 2021
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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.

World-class line-up of events announced for City of Derry International Choir Festival

The City of Derry International Choir Festival has announced the full programme of exciting and world-class events for its virtual festival, due to take place this October, 21-25.

Guest artists, virtual choirs and familiar faces at the 2020 City of Derry International Choir Festival

Guest artists, virtual choirs and familiar faces at the 2020 City of Derry International Choir Festival

The City of Derry International Choir Festival recently announced exciting plans for an online edition this October, 21-25, featuring an exclusive concert by guest artists Tenebrae, a massed sing of Danny Boy conducted by world-renowned composer/conductor Bob Chilcott, and a virtual Choral Trail

A change of tune for 2020 as City of Derry International Choir Festival goes digital

A change of tune for 2020 as City of Derry International Choir Festival goes digital

Music to our ears as the City of Derry International Choir Festival is getting an online make-over for its 2020 edition and is thrilled to announce an exciting and diverse programme, taking place this October 21 – 25.

Festival Announcement

Festival Announcement

Coronavirus Update for Festival 2020

Applications now open for the eighth City of Derry International Choir Festival, 21 - 25 October 2020

Applications now open for the eighth City of Derry International Choir Festival, 21 - 25 October 2020

The City of Derry International Choir Festival has opened applications for participation in the 8th edition of the autumn festival, due to take place from Wednesday 21 October until Sunday 25 October 2020.

Calling all singers to join the 2019 City of Derry International Choir Festival Chorus

Calling all singers to join the 2019 City of Derry International Choir Festival Chorus

The City of Derry International Choir Festival is back this October, from 23-27, with a stellar line-up of guest artists and participating choirs for a jam-packed 5-day festival.

Exciting line-up of international competitors announced for this year’s City of Derry International Choir Festival, 23-27 October

Exciting line-up of international competitors announced for this year’s City of Derry International Choir Festival, 23-27 October

Following the success of the first six editions, the City of Derry International Choir Festival is back with a bang this autumn from 23-27 October, announcing an impressive and diverse line-up of participating choirs from across Europe and South America.

City of Derry International Choir Festival Primed for Its Biggest Year Yet!

City of Derry International Choir Festival Primed for Its Biggest Year Yet!

One of Europe’s fastest growing Choir Festivals will take place from 24th to 28th October in Derry~Londonderry, hosting over 70 school, national and international choirs as well as unmissable performances from guest artists including the Ulster Orchestra, VOCES8 and the Marian Consort.

Funders
  • Lotter Funded arts council of Northern Ireland
  • Derry City and Strabane District Council
  • Inner City Trust
  • arts council of Northern Ireland
Sponsors
  • Caldwell & Robinson
  • Allstate
  • FinTru
Partners
  • Ulster University
  • Sing Ireland
  • Contemporary Music Centre
  • CFN