Cork International Choral Festival 2022

Cork International Choral Festival 2022

Wednesday, 27 April 2022, 10.00am

Cork International Choral Festival
Bringing Cork to Life With Song Since 1954
27th April – 1st May 2022

Cork International Choral Festival welcomes choirs from across the world for a programme of Gala concerts, Schools Concerts, National and International Competitions, and world-class performances, as thousands of participants bring the city to life for a celebration of choral music in all its many forms.

See links to full programme below.

Church Interchange
24 April
For many years, local church choirs have played an important part in the activities of the Cork International Choral Festival. The Festival is delighted to announce the in-person return of the Church Interchange & Sacred Trail this year.
Full details and tickets.

Sing With Sestina
27 April
Sestina presents an interactive workshop exploring Handel’s much-loved work, Messiah. The workshop will be led by specialist education facilitator Anne McCambridge and Sestina’s Musical Director, Mark Chambers, and will feature the full ensemble, all performing on authentic period instruments.
Full details and tickets.

Opening Gala Concert
27 April
The 67th Cork International Choral Festival will be opened by an exclusive Gala Concert celebrating G.F. Handel’s masterpiece, the ‘Messiah’, performed by outstanding soloists and the wonderful Sestina choir.
Full details and tickets.

National Competition for Schools
27 April
The Cork International Choral Festival National Competition for Schools will feature seven school choirs competing in three categories. 
Full details and tickets.

Choral Trail - Wednesday
27 April
The choral trail on Wednesday takes place at Farmgate Cafe at the English Market, featuring a performance by Group Kavkasioni.
Full details and tickets.

Choirs At St. Colman’s Cathedral
28 April
This concert features the Ole Bull Chamber Choir from Norway performing at St. Colman’s Cathedral in Cobh. 
Full details and tickets.

I Fagiolini - Re-Wilding The Waste Land
28 April
This concert will see UK choir I Fagiolini perform a programme inspired by T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land. 
Full details and tickets.

Choirs At Christchurch
28 April
For this concert, two choirs will perform at Triskel Christchurch in Cork city – Group Kavkasioni and Eller Girls’ Choir. 
Full details and tickets.

Choral Trail - Thursday
28 April
The choral trail on Thursday takes place in various venues across Cork city and county, featuring performances by Group Kavkasioni, Eller Girls’ Choir, and Mäster Olofskören. 
Full details and tickets.

Choral Trail - Friday
29 April
The choral trail on Friday takes place in various venues across Cork city and county, featuring performances by Vaskivuori Upper Secondary School Chamber Choir, Mäster Olofskören, Ole Bull Chamber Choir, Glasis Chamber Choir, Eller Girls’ Choir, and Vaskivuori Upper Secondary School Chamber Choir. 
Full details and tickets.

Chamber Choir Ireland - A Brief Descent into Deep Time
29 April
Chamber Choir Ireland continue their 2022 retrospective on Steve Martland, with a concert which places the late composer in the context of his contemporaries, John Frandsen and John Luther Adams—both born within a few years of him. 
Full details and tickets.

Latvian Voices
29 April
Chamber Choir Ireland continue their 2022 retrospective on Steve Martland, with a concert which places the late composer in the context of his contemporaries, John Frandsen and John Luther Adams—both born within a few years of him.
Full details and tickets.

Ibec Workplace Choir of the Year Competition
30 April
The Ibec Workplace Choir of the Year will take place at Cork City Hall.
Full details and tickets.

Fleischmann International Gala Concert
30 April
This concert will offer audiences the opportunity to hear some of the world’s top amateur choirs competing for the Fleischmann International Trophy. 
Full details and tickets.

Church Music, Chamber Choirs, Youth Choirs Competition
1 May
Six choirs will compete at St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral. 
Full details and tickets.

Closing Gala Concert
1 May
International choirs will present choral music representative of their musical and ethnic backgrounds in a celebratory final Closing Gala Concert. The week will draw to a close and our international choirs will mark the end of a superb festival with a joyful and colourful celebration of song. 
Full details and tickets.

For full details visit the link below.

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