City of Derry International Choir Festival

City of Derry International Choir Festival

Wednesday, 20 October 2021, 10.00am

The City of Derry International Choir Festival has announced plans for a ninth edition of the annual autumn festival, due to take place from 20 – 24 October 2021.

Following a hugely successful online festival in 2020, which racked up over 250,000 views from 50 countries worldwide, this year’s event will feature a programme of both live and digital concerts, performances, workshops, podcasts and events.

Wed 20 October
12:30 Words and Music Symposium (Zoom)
15:00 Podcast with Contemporary Music Centre
19:30 The Voyage with Codetta, Momentum Community Choir, Ulster Orchestra and Bob Chilcott, Millennium Forum

Thurs 21 October
11:00 Primary School Big Sing Workshop, Millennium Forum
21:00 The Road Home Concert with Codetta and cellist Kim Vaughan, St. Columba's Church Long Tower

Fri 22 October
11:00 Post-Primary School Big Sing Workshop, Millennium Forum
15:00 Podcast with Nigel Short, Tenebrae
19:30 Tenebrae, St. Columb's Cathedral
21:30 Oak Tree of Derry Concert (virtual)

Sat 23 October
10:00 Community Forum (Zoom)
11:00 Live Choral Trail performances throughout the city
15:00 Podcast with Chanticleer
16:30 Let's Just Sing Workshop, Foyle Arena
20:00 Chanticleer (virtual)
21:00 Hymns of Remembrance and Hope, St. Eugene's Cathedral

Sun 24 October
11:00 Live Choral Trails
12:00 Podcast: Men, Singing and Mental Well-Being
16:00 Teenage Kicks
19:30 The Road Home (virtual)

The Festival will present Virtual Choral Trail performances from 65 choirs across the globe on its online platforms throughout festival week.

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Published on 8 October 2021

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