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2024 Aug 24 2024 Sep 05 highlighted
Published: Apr 26,2024
As part of the World Youth Choir 2024 concert tour, the choir will join the National Youth Orchestra of Germany —Bundesjugendorchester — for a program featuring Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 and a commissioned work by Tan Dun entitled Nine - Ode to Compassion.
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2025 Jul 06 2025 Jul 10 highlighted
Published: Jun 17,2024
From 6-10 July 2025, Tallinn will host Leading Voices 2025, an event of the European Choral Association organised in cooperation with the Estonian Choral Association and the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre.
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2025 Jul 16 2025 Jul 20 highlighted
Published: Jun 27,2024
In July 2025, approximately 4,500 young singers from all over the world are invited to Munich to pray, celebrate, and sing for peace together. The third largest city in Germany offers a multitude of churches, a beautiful old town, and numerous tourist attractions.
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2024 Jul 14 2024 Jul 20 highlighted
Published: Oct 19,2023
The next session of the Asia Pacific Youth Choir will be held in Daegu, South Korea, from July 14 to 20, 2024.
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2024 Apr 13 2024 Apr 18 highlighted
Published: Feb 14,2024
Worldwide amateur and professional classical choirs, singing groups, individual classical singers (amateur or professional) are welcome to join our unique European tours to perform together sacred masterpieces in the musical capitals of Europe. Unleash the power of your voice and be a part of something extraordinary. The tour includes singing the Fauré Requiem at the magnificent St. Thomas Church as well as private singing lessons, recording sessions and solo performances.
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2025 Mar 18 2025 Mar 25 highlighted
Published: Jan 31,2024
Dallas, Texas, will be the host city of the 2025 National Convention of the American Choral Directors Association:Celebrating the Choral Art: Past-Present-Future (18-22 March 2025).
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2024 Jul 18 2024 Jul 21
Published: Aug 07,2023
The International Choir Competition Miltenberg announces that the next competition will take place 18-21 July 2024 in the district of Miltenberg, Bavaria, Germany
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2024 Jul 23 2024 Jul 26
Published: Sep 28,2023
The unique and the original Florence Choir Festival, also open to orchestras and bands, takes place in the wonderful city of Florence, Italy.
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2024 Jul 15 2024 Jul 19
Published: Nov 22,2023
The 17th China International Chorus Festival is scheduled to be held in Beijing from 15 to 19 July 2024. During these five days, the festival will feature a wide range of choral activities, including opening and closing ceremonies, choral forums, choir evaluation, high-level concerts featuring both Chinese and international choirs, master classes (workshops), and public welfare activities. These vibrant choral events aim to provide the best platform for global choir enthusiasts to exchange skills and exhibit talents.
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2024 Jul 05 2024 Jul 10
Published: Nov 14,2023
The Summa Cum Laude Festival Vienna is a global youth music festival for choirs, bands and orchestras. It takes place in Vienna’s most important and most beautiful concert venues
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2024 Jul 02 2024 Jul 04
Published: Sep 28,2023
Make your music resonate in the marvelous venues in the most beautiful stage of the Renaissance, the city of Florence.
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2024 Oct 04 2024 Oct 06
Published: Sep 18,2023
From Friday 04 Oct '24 to Sunday 06 Oct '24, Genk - in the heart of Limburg - will once again host the 17th International Choir Festival Flanders-Genk. On the C-mine site, where the past and the charm of old mine buildings go hand in hand with contemporary art and creativity, more than 1,000 voices will echo for three days!
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2024 Apr 25 2024 Apr 26
Published: Jul 28,2023
ACDA is pleased to announce the fourth International Symposium on Research in Choral Singing, a forum for the dissemination of research and scholarly activity.
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2024 Apr 04 2024 Apr 08
Published: Apr 04,2023
Under the baton of Maestro Saul Zaks, with composer Martín Palmeri at the piano and international soloists, participating choirs will jointly rehearse and perform the famous “Misa a Buenos Aires”, a contemporary roman mass in an authentic Argentinean tango style, as well as the world premiere of a new piece by Martín Palmeri in the fantastic modern venue of the Berlin Philharmonie.
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2024 Mar 21 2024 Mar 24
Published: Aug 11,2023
The Fukushima Vocal Ensemble Competition, 21-24 March 2024, co-organized with JCA, is calling for participating groups
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2024 Jan 13 2024 Jan 14
Published: Jul 28,2023
As we emerge from three years of Covid, we are all in need of healing ourselves as well as finding ways to help our choristers heal. Nashville is at the heart of America’s music. For this retreat, the American Choral Directors Association found a hosting venue that will truly help the participants heal their soul and reconnect them as a community through songs.
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2023 Nov 19 2023 Nov 24
Published: Jun 29,2023
FICFE’s International Festival of Female Choirs in Latin America (festival Internacional de Coros Femeninosen Latinoamérica) evolves from the interest in music originally composed for female voices and the need to make their presence visible in the artistic and Latin American cultural field.
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2025 May 27 2025 Jun 01
Published: Jan 08,2024
European platform for highest qualified children’s and youth choirs
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IFCM International Choral Magazine

Official magazine of the International Federation for Choral Music, the International Choral Magazine is published quarterly in the four official languages of IFCM: English, French, German and Spanish. It is distributed in more than 80 countries on the five continents and is the official voice of choral music around the world.

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Global Choral Calendar

Our focus at the moment is to unite the choral calendars of international choral organisations. Meanwhile please consult the calendar of choral events published by the European Choral Association - Europa Cantat here.

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