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The Sixteen return to Derry for the City of Derry International Choral Festival this autumn

The Sixteen return to Derry for the City of Derry International Choral Festival this autumn

The City of Derry International Choral Festival has announced the first guest artist for the 4th edition of the autumn festival, due to take place from Wednesday 19 October until Sunday 23 October.

Applications now open for 4th City of Derry International Choral Festival, due to take place from 19 – 23 October 2016

Applications now open for 4th City of Derry International Choral Festival, due to take place from 19 – 23 October 2016

Organisers of the City of Derry International Choral Festival have opened applications for participation in the 4th edition of the autumn festival, due to take place from Wednesday 19 October until Sunday 23 October.

World-renowned choral composer Bob Chilcott kicks off the third City of Derry International Choral Festival

World-renowned choral composer Bob Chilcott kicks off the third City of Derry International Choral Festival

The third City of Derry International Choral Festival has kicked off with a day of workshops and open rehearsals with the distinguished choral composer, director and former member of The King’s Singers, Bob Chilcott.

2,500 singers to fill ‘City of Song’ with the sound of music for the third international choral festival

2,500 singers to fill ‘City of Song’ with the sound of music for the third international choral festival

Final preparations are underway for the third City of Derry International Choral Festival, kicking off next Wednesday 21st October, when organisers will welcome over 60 choirs to the city.

Community choral festival reaches young and old this October

Community choral festival reaches young and old this October

Communities across Derry and Strabane District Council are gearing up for this year’s City of Derry International Choral Festival, 21 – 25 October. Building on the success of last year’s community programme, which reached nearly 5000 people, this year’s line-up is even bigger and

Derry choir to perform world premiere of 3 new songs at this year's choral festival

Derry choir to perform world premiere of 3 new songs at this year's choral festival

The City of Derry International Choral Festival kicks off next month for a third year of choral celebration, from Wednesday 21st to Sunday 25th October and, as part of the festival programme, will feature the world premiere of 3 new pieces as part of the Singing Shakespeare project.

Choral Festival launches full programme of events for 3rd edition this October

Choral Festival launches full programme of events for 3rd edition this October

The City of Derry International Choral Festival will open its doors for a third year of choral celebration this autumn, from Wednesday 21st to Sunday 25th October. The festival began as a City of Culture 2013 project and has continued to attract choirs from around the world to take part in the

300-strong children's choir to perform with Ulster Orchestra as part of City of Derry International Choral Festival

300-strong children's choir to perform with Ulster Orchestra as part of City of Derry International Choral Festival

The third edition of the City of Derry International Choral Festival will take place next month from 21st – 25th October and already features a world-class line-up of guest artists and participating choirs from around the globe. Organisers have now announced the final concert of the festival

International Chamber Choir Utopia & Reality to tour Northern Ireland as part of the City of Derry International Choral Festival

International Chamber Choir Utopia & Reality to tour Northern Ireland as part of the City of Derry International Choral Festival

Preparations are well under way for the 3rd City of Derry International Choral Festival, due to take place from 21st – 25th October, and organisers are delighted to announce that one of their guest artists, Utopia & Reality Chamber Choir, will perform in a tour of Northern Ireland in the

Choral Festival announces media partnership with Derry Journal

Choral Festival announces media partnership with Derry Journal

The countdown is on for the 3rd City of Derry International Choral Festival, due to take place from 21st – 25th October, and organisers have announced a new media partnership with Derry Journal for the upcoming event.