Cork International Choral Festival
2nd May 2012 - 6th May 2012
A celebration of the best in vocal music from around the world, Cork International Choral Festival is one of Europe's premier choral festivals. Held annually, the five day event presents an illustrious series of world class Gala Concerts, dozens of free pop-up performances and concerts, prestigious national and international competitions, and education workshops with top choral professionals. Experience a jam packed programme that brings the harmonious tones of over 4,000 voices to bars, galleries and civic spaces around the city each May Bank Holiday weekend, not to mention some of the world’s leading vocal artists which have included The King’s Singers, Scala, and world renowned composer Karl Jenkins.
The Festival attracts some of the finest international choirs to compete as part of the prestigious Fleischmann International Trophy Competition, as well as over 70 national choirs who take part in the Festival’s national adult, youth and schools competitions, creating many memorable moments for audiences and choirs alike. In addition, visiting choirs from around the world bring song to life in a diverse range of venues as part of the Festival Fringe.
For a vibrant and inspiring musical experience coupled with a great festival atmosphere this spring, look no further than Cork International Choral Festival.