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2019 Feb 21 highlighted
Published: Feb 21,2019
Join us in the dynamic city of Montreal, Quebec, for Canada's choral conference and festival PODIUM 2020: Singing Towards the Future, May 14-17, 2020!
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2019 Jan 31 highlighted
Published: Jan 31,2019
The International Federation for Choral Music (IFCM) announces the Fourth International Competition for Choral Composition, the chief aim of which is to promote the creation and wide distribution of new and innovative choral repertoire
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2020 Jun 09 2020 Jun 13 highlighted
Published: Jan 10,2019
Announcing the Beethoven 250 Choral Festival taking place June 9-13, 2020 in Vienna!
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2018 Nov 26 highlighted
Published: Nov 26,2018
Invitations have now gone out to the selected choirs and presenters for WSCM2020 and we are enjoying the excited responses and the process now of creating the official Symposium programme.
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2018 Sep 29 highlighted
Published: Sep 29,2018
A small steering committee met in Nairobi to begin designing and developing the event
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2021 Apr 15 2021 Apr 18 highlighted
Published: Feb 01,2019
The Choral Festival includes a choir competition in all categories and a series of concerts in the churches and concert halls of Tallinn.
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2019 Nov 17 2019 Nov 17
Published: Aug 27,2019
DCINY kicks off the holiday season with the world premiere of composer/conductor Joseph Martin’s Christmas Evergreen with the Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Singers, as well as his festive work Christmas Dreams with co-composer/pianist Heather Sorenson. Composer/Conductor Mary McDonald and Joel Raney premiere their work Sing Christmas with the Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Singers.
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2019 Nov 19 2019 Nov 24
Published: Jul 15,2019
From 19 - 24 November 2019 the amazing city of Medellín opens its doors to host a multicultural musical event at Corearte International Festival.
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2019 Nov 24 2019 Nov 24
Published: Aug 27,2019
Grammy Award–winning composer and conductor Eric Whitacre returns with DCINY for a holiday-themed concert of new arrangements and original works.
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2019 Nov 28 2019 Dec 01
Published: Aug 07,2019
Non-competitive festival for mixed, female and male choirs, age 16+.
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2019 Dec 01 2019 Dec 01
Published: Sep 03,2019
2019 Dec 02 2019 Dec 02
Published: Sep 03,2019
2019 Jun 21 2019 Jun 25
Published: Nov 01,2018
This festival is one of Rome’s premier annual summer music events
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2019 May 31
Published: May 31,2019
WSCM2020 Artistic Director, John Rosser, shares behind-the-scenes choral festival experiences
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2019 May 31
Published: May 31,2019
How about meeting the singers of the World Youth Choir 2019? This is what the WYC proposes through a series of Facebook posts where you get to know a little bit about each singer who will join the choir in July and what motivated them to join the WYC. Until July 8th, tune in on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and meet the WYC 2019 singers.
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2019 Apr 14 2020 Oct 31
Published: Sep 18,2018
Competitive or non-competitive festivals open to all types of choirs
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2019 Mar 27
Published: Mar 27,2019
You will be aware that New Zealand has been in international news this past week, following a devastating terror attack in Christchurch.
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2019 Mar 21 2018 Sep 25
Published: Sep 29,2018
Fukushima City Music Hall, Japan, 21-25 March 2019
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2020 May 07 2020 May 09
Published: Jun 17,2019
Established in 2001 as a natural sequence of 134 - year - long choral tradition in Prijedor, this Festival is a three – day -long competition for amateur mixed and youth choirs who perform a cappella old and modern compositions.
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ICB Bulletin

Official magazine of the International Federation for Choral Music, the International Choral Bulletin 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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