Classical Notes

Cork returns to its proud role as sing city with choral festival

The rebel city’s legendary singing competition returns from April 26-30 with gala performances, competitions and free events across over 90 venues throughout the city and county

Vaskivuori upper secondary school chamber choir from Finland to participate in Cork event

The big bounce-back is on as Cork prepares for the return of its world-famous International Choral Festival to its stages and streets for five days at the end of the month. This festival, on the bank holiday of April 26-30, is one of the oldest of Cork’s vast assortment of cultural and artistic events and is now in its 68th year. Its attraction is global, but nowhere is it more esteemed than across the great ...