Workshops/Festivals 2013: (IE) 59th Cork International Choral Festival (1-5 May 2013)
"It's exactly 2 weeks to go and it's all getting very exciting here in Festival HQ! From 1st - 5th May the 59th Cork International Choral Festival will bring Cork city to life with five days full of song. With 5,000 + participants, 122 performing groups, 111 scheduled performances and 63 venues making sure that Cork city and county will be singing en masse!
"Nearly 5,000 participants, an increase of more than 500 people over previous years, will bring the city of Cork to life with song. International groups travelling from Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Russia, Slovakia, Sweden, the UK, and USA, include those participating in the prestigious Fleischmann International Trophy Competition on Saturday 4th May 2013. This increase in diversity will ensure that every street corner has a different flavour and a different tune to be heard. ..."
So many choirs, so much repertoire and venues, you may want to visit the website just to plan on when/where to visit and to find early music choral events ... visiting the site for direction will yield all of this information: Cork International Choral Festival