2020 Evocations: Ingenium Ensemble (Slovenia)

Friday 1st May 2020, 10.30 pm Cathedral of St Mary & St Anne, Cork Buy ticketsAs part of our late-night Evocations concert, the exceptionally talented Ingenium Ensemble (Slovenia) will perform a serene and ethereal programme in the beautiful surrounds of Cork’s North Cathedral. “Their talent and wonderful sound is striking!” (Katarina Henryson – The Real Group)……

Cancellation of the 66th Cork International Choral Festival

15th March 2020 It is with considerable regret that the Board of the Cork International Choral Festival announces the cancellation of this year’s Festival. The Festival’s Board took this difficult decision based on the present situation at national and European level in relation to the Covid-19 virus. The Board specifically considered all available government guidelines on the matter and…

2020 Adjudicators

Mark Armstrong [IRELAND] Mark Armstrong is one of Ireland’s best known musicians with an eclectic career spanning over thirty five years. As a conductor he has immense experience both on the concert platform and in the recording studio. He has conducted all of Ireland’s top ensembles, choirs and bands – National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, Irish Film Orchestra, RTÉ Concert Orchestra, Baroque…

2020 Fleischmann International Competitive Choirs

Mount Royal Kantorei [CANADA] Conductor: John Morgan Kantorei is the flagship adult chorus of the Conservatory at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Canada. The mixed-voice, auditioned choir, currently comprised of sixty members from all walks of life, has been making exceptional music for twenty-three years. Its repertoire ranges from classical to contemporary, with a special focus on Canadian…

Discover 2020 Gala Concerts!

We are back after the holiday break and we are gearing up for an unforgettable 2020 festival! Join us on 29th April – 3rd May 2020 for a great celebration of choral music in Cork. Opening Gala Concert, 29 April 2020, 8.00 pm ONAIR (Germany) – Vocal Legends, 30 April 2020, 8.00 pm Chamber Choir Ireland, 1 May 2020, 7.30 pm Evocations: Ingenium Ensemble (Slovenia), 1 May 2020, 10.30 pm…

Choirs announced – 2020 Fleischmann International Trophy Competition

Cork International Choral Festival is proud to announce the selected choirs competing in the 2020 Fleischmann International Trophy Competition. Each year some of the finest amateur choirs are selected to compete for this prestigious international competition. We would like to congratulate the 11 choirs that will travel to Cork in 2020. We look forward to having you with us for the 66th……

2019 Competition Results & Awards

Following a hugely successful Festival, the Jury results were finally announced for all sections of the Festival’s varied and prestigious categories. The following are the results for all categories: Fleischmann International Trophy Competition Prize Winners 1st Prize Chamber Choir KGBL, SLOVENIA Conductor: Ambrož Čopi 92.75 % 2nd Prize Hamburg Academy of Music and Theatre Choir, GERMANY…

2019 Sacred Trail

SATURDAY 4th May    Ballinhassig Parish - Ballyheada Church, Mass of 7:00PM Azimuts, FRANCE   St. James' Church, Ballinora, Mass of 7:00PM Gaudete, IRELAND   St. Joseph's  SMA Church, Wilton, Mass of 6:00PM The European School of Brussels Secondary Choir, BELGIUM   SUNDAY 5th MAY   Cathedral of St. Mary & St. Anne, Mass of 11:30AM Dominanta Choir,…

2019 Choirs Meet & Greet

Meet & Greet - International Non-Competitive Choirs Friday 3rd May, 11.00am-12:30pm Admission: Free of charge FEATURING Guest Performances - The Northern Stars, IRELAND & - Guys and Dolls, IRELAND Sing For Your Life! Choir, AUSTRALIA øre-sound, DENMARK The European School of Brussels Secondary Choir, BELGIUM Cheep Trill, AUSTRALIA Azimuts, FRANCE   Meet & Greet - -…

2019 Friendship Concerts

Carrigtwohill Community College Wednesday 1st May, 11.00am Petrosyan Chamber Choir, UKRAINE Admission: School students & staff only   Ashton School, Blackrock Road Thursday 2nd May, 2.30pm The Women's Choral Society of the University of Oslo, NORWAY Admission: School students & staff only   Glanmire Community College Friday 3rd May, 10.00am Helsinki Academic Male Choir,…