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22nd - 26th October 2014

2nd Edition

Press Releases

Press Releases

Calling all conductors and choral music enthusiasts!

Calling all conductors and choral 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.

Choral Festival announces line-up of competitors for this October's International Competition

Choral Festival announces line-up of competitors for this October's International Competition

This year ten choirs, representing eight countries, will compete for the prestigious “Oak Tree of Derry” trophy, designed by Maurice Harron, as well as a cash prize of £2,000.

International A Cappella Phenomenon “The Swingle Singers” confirmed to perform in St. Columb’s Hall as part of the second City of Derry International Choral Festival

International A Cappella Phenomenon “The Swingle Singers” confirmed to perform in St. Columb’s Hall as part of the second City of Derry International Choral Festival

World-renowned a cappella supergroup The Swingle Singers have been announced as guest artists for this October’s International Choral Festival.

Derry to welcome one of the world's finest vocal ensembles to open the International Choral Festival this October

Derry to welcome one of the world's finest vocal ensembles to open the International Choral Festival this October

The City of Derry International Choral Festival has announced that one of the world’s finest vocal ensembles, The Sixteen, will visit the city this October to open the second edition of the annual choral festival.

Applications now open for 2014 City of Derry International Choral Festival

Applications now open for 2014 City of Derry International Choral Festival

We are delighted to announce the second edition of the City of Derry International Choral Festival, with the launch of the 2014 syllabus.

PRESS RELEASE: Three weeks on and the feedback is still pouring in.

Three weeks on from the inaugural City of Derry International Choral Festival and the positive feedback is still flooding in. “Just wanted to say a BIG, BIG thank you to all at the festival for looking after GSI, we

PRESS RELEASE: Less than one week to go until the inaugural City of Derry International Choral Festival

With less than one week to go until the inaugural City of Derry International Choral Festival kicks off on 24th October, festival organisers are finalising details of the four-day festival that will bring local, national and international choirs and artists to the city for a celebration of

PRESS RELEASE: Choral Festival tunes up for four-day extravaganza

The inaugural City of Derry International Choral Festival gets set to bring four days of song to the city this October with a programme packed full of exciting highlights.

PRESS RELEASE: Full programme unveiled for inaugural City Of Derry International Choral Festival

Organisers have unveiled the official programme of events for the first ever City Of Derry International Choral Festival which will take place across Derry~Londonderry in October.
The highlight of the festival, which runs from Thursday 24 to Sunday 27 October, will see seven choirs from

PRESS RELEASE: City of Derry International Choral Festival announces international competitors for October’s inaugural festival

The City of Derry International Choral Festival is delighted to announce the seven competitors for its international competition, the central focus of the city’s inaugural choral festival in October 2013.