The City of Derry International Choir Festival has announced plans for a ninth edition of the annual autumn festival, due to take place from 19-23 October 2022.
First held in 2013, the City of Derry International Choir Festival is now established as a major event in the musical life of Northern Ireland and as the only international choir festival of its kind in the UK. Conceived as a joyous celebration of all that choral singing has to offer, its activities include concerts by world-renowned vocal groups, competitions for choirs, workshops and educational events for singers and conductors, and community concerts and choral trails in landmark locations across Derry and the surrounding area.
Opening Gala Concert
Primary School BIG SING
National Competitions (Equal Voice, Mixed Voice, Pop, Jazz & Gospel)
International Competition (evening)
National Competitions (Sacred Music, Youth Choir, Vocal Ensemble, Choir of the Festival)
Closing Gala Concert
Our Community Programme will run throughout festival week in locations across Derry, Strabane and Donegal and is open to all choirs.