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22nd - 25th October 2015

3rd Edition

The Sixteen

Media Coverage

Music Review (Simon Fallaha): Swingle Singers – An eclectic, effervescent vocal tunethon adorns the City of Derry International Choral Festival

Music Review (Simon Fallaha): Swingle Singers – An eclectic, effervescent vocal tunethon adorns the City of Derry International Choral Festival

As the third gala concert of Derry-Londonderry’s second annual international choral extravaganza begins, a formal, chatty atmosphere, with green and blue lights bathing the rear of the St. Columbs’ Hall stage, gives way to welcoming applause for the

Londonderry Sentinel: Mayor hails celebrations of light and sound at weekend

Londonderry Sentinel: Mayor hails celebrations of light and sound at weekend

The Mayor of Londonderry, Brenda Stevenson, paid tribute to the organisers of both the multi-cultural Diwali Festival of Light and the City of Derry International Choral Festival for their delivery of two more major cultural success stories for the city at the weekend.

Regional Obala, Slovenia: Academic Choir of the University of Primorska wins in Ireland

Regional Obala, Slovenia: Academic Choir of the University of Primorska wins in Ireland

Academic Choir of the University of Primorska, led by Ambrož Čopi, won in the 2nd International Choir Festival in Ireland’s Derry.

Culture NI Review (Ian Patterson): Neil Cowley Trio

Culture NI Review (Ian Patterson): Neil Cowley Trio

Jazz meets classical at the City of Derry Choral Festival with suitable support from Codetta choir

Derry Journal: Communities take centre stage at Choral Festival

Communities across Derry will be alive with the sound of singing this week as part of the City of Derry International Choral Festival which kicks-off tomorrow.

Journal of Music: Over 2000 singers for second City of Derry International Choral Festival

Journal of Music: Over 2000 singers for second City of Derry International Choral Festival

Derry city is set to come alive with the sound of singing this week as over 70 choirs take to the stage as part of the second City of Derry International Choral Festival.

The Guardian: Northern Ireland: where legends are born

The Guardian: Northern Ireland: where legends are born

From Titanic to Game of Thrones, Northern Ireland has inspired a thousand great tales, and you could be part of the next one

Derry Journal: Choral Festival to become ‘landmark event’

Over 70 school, local, national and international choirs will take part in competitions, workshops, evening concerts and choral trails when the second City of Derry International Choral Festival takes place next month.

Derry Journal: City of Derry International Choral Festival: Jam-packed programme of events for this October

Derry Journal: City of Derry International Choral Festival: Jam-packed programme of events for this October

The second edition of the City of Derry International Choral Festival is just four weeks away and today the full programme of events, beginning on Wednesday 22nd October, has been announced in a launch hosted by new festival sponsors, City Hotel, Derry.

Derry Daily: CALLING ALL CONDUCTORS AND MUSIC ENTHUSIASTS!

Derry Daily: CALLING ALL CONDUCTORS AND MUSIC ENTHUSIASTS!

The clock is ticking down to the second edition of the City of Derry International Choral Festival this October and organisers are now welcoming applications to participate in a practical conducting workshop as part of the festival’s choral symposium activities.