List of choral festivals

List of choral festivals
General Information
Related genres Choir
Location Worldwide
Related events Category:Music festivals, concert tour, music festival, opera festivals, Bach festivals, Celtic music festivals, maritime music festivals, folk festivals, world music festivals, Christian music festival, contemporary classical music festival

The following is an incomplete list of choral festivals, which encapsulates music festivals focused on choral music.[1] The topic will have some or complete overlap with the list of opera festivals, list of early music festivals, and list of Bach festivals.

Festivals [ edit ]

Festival name Location Years Notes
International Stasys Šimkus choir competition  Lithuania,

1976–present Competition is open to mixed, male, female, youth, children‘s choirs, sacred music, vocal ensembles, folk choirs.
EURASIA CANTAT  Russia; Ekaterinburg 2011–present International choral assemblies, International Festival-competition for Choirs
ChoirFest Middle East United Arab Emirates 2013 - present An annual choral festival celebrating choirs from the UAE and across the Middle East, including workshops, choir competition and gala concert
Montana:Musica - International Festival for Choirs in Gastein/Austria[2]  Austria, Gastein Valley 2018-present International Festival for Choirsinmidst the Austrian Alps
Festival of Choirs[3]   Sri Lanka 1993–present An evening of choral music showcasing some of the school choirs in Sri Lanka
International Choral Festival Orientale Concentus, Singapore   Singapore 2008– Present International Choral Festival in Singapore (including Choral Competitions, Choral Masterclasses, Opening and Closing / Award Ceremony)
pt:Festival internacional de Corais   Brazil 2012–present Is an Choral Festival that takes place annually in Belo Horizonte, in Minas Gerais.
Festival de Música Coral Renascentista Gil de Roca Sales   Brazil 2017-present Choirs performing "a capella" renaissance music in Porto Alegre in honoring the conductor Gil de Roca Sales.
American Music Performance Invitational for Mixed Choirs   United States 2011–present series of music festivals for top school choirs
Cincinnati May Festival  United States; Cincinnati 1873–present festival roots go back to the 1840s
Cork International Choral Festival  Ireland; Cork 1954–present features choirs from all over the world
Festival 500  Canada; St. John's, Newfoundland 1997–2013 International biennial non-competitive choral music festival
Idaho International Choral Festival  United States; Pocatello, Idaho 1999–present week-long festival featuring international choirs every three years
Intervarsity Choral Festival (Australia)   Australia 1950–present members of university choirs from all state capitals of Australia meet for two weeks
InterVarsity Choral Festival (Canada)   Canada 1949–present university choirs from Ontario and Quebec, Canada, meet up and perform a combined concert.
MasterWorks Festival  United States; Cedarville, Ohio 1997–present month-long summer training program for classical performing artists
Nordic Student Singers' Summit Scandinavia 1987–present arranged every third year in a Nordic or Baltic country.
North Wales Choral Festival  United Kingdom; Llandudno 1987–present Annual International Choral Festival
Ohrid Choir Festival  Macedonia; Ohrid held in the second half of August
PICCFEST  United States; Eugene, Oregon 1998–present treble choir festival held in conjunction with Oregon Bach Festival
Three Choirs Festival   United Kingdom 1719–present Alternates between three churches
Universitas Cantat  Poland; Poznań 1998–present International Festival of University Choirs is non-competitive
Diavlos Choir Festivals[4]   Greece -present
Nordic-Baltic Choral Festival Europe 1995–present biennial music festival for Nordic and Baltic choirs
InCanto Mediterraneo  Italy; Sicily 2009–present International Choral Festival & Competition
Summa Cum Laude Festival  Austria; Vienna 2007–present International Festival for Choirs and Orchestras, every year in early July with a competition in the Wiener Musikverein
MRF Choir Festivals[5]   Europe 2007-present International Festivals for Choirs and Orchestras
Choral Mosaic 2020 Festival   Canada 2020 Choral Festival for community choirs and choristers from around the world. No audition required for participants.
Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod  United Kingdom; Llangollen 1947- present Annual international festival of music and dance held each year in first week in July. A week long festival themed around peace and harmony and competitions that culminate in Choir of the World award.

Gallery [ edit ]

See also [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ Page, Anne, B mus. "Of Choristers – ancient and modern, A history of cathedral choir schools Archived 2006-09-23 at the Wayback Machine".
  2. ^ "Montana:Musica Festival". Montana:Musica. Retrieved 2018-12-06.
  3. ^ "Festival of Choirs 2014; It's the Circle of Life! | Royal College". Retrieved 2016-10-24.
  4. ^ Diavlos Choir Festivals (Greece)
  5. ^ MRF MusicFestivals (Europe)

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