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Other choir festivals around the world

KI partners with longstanding festivals around the world in addition to staging its own festivals. 

These are often local events immersed in the community culture while others are global in nature – this is not an exhaustive list so if you know of another you are interested in then let us know and we can create a participation package for your ensemble with pre and post-concert touring options.


Spring

Golden Voices of Montserrat – SPAINGolden Voices of Montserrat

March 3rd week
Competition
1 hour from Barcelona
This festival on the Costa Brava is for professional and quality amateur choirs
For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 

Concorso Corale Internazionale – ITALYConcorso Corale logo

Spring
Competition
1.5 hours from north of Verona
Choral festival set on the beautiful Lago di Garda
For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 

Budapest International Choral Festival and
Competition – HUNGARY
Budapest International logo

End March/Early April
Competition
A celebration of choral music in one of Central Europe’s cultural centers
For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 

Harrogate International Youth Festival
Music & Performing Arts – ENGLAND
Harrogate International Youth Festival logo

Dates are over Easter each year
Non-competitive festival for youth choirs, bands and orchestras
4 hours from London
Annual festival held over Easter in the picturesque spa town of Harrogate in North Yorkshire
For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 

Cork International Choral Festival – Cork, IRELANDCork International Choral Festival logo

End April/Early May
Competitive and non-competitive programs
3 hours from Dublin
Founded in 1954 this festival is one of Europe’s premier international choral festivals
For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 

Venezia in Musica festival – ITALYVenezia in Musica logo

End April/Early May
Competition
In its 15th year this choral festival for all ages is located in Caorle and Venice
For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 

Mayo International Choral Festival – IRELANDMayo International Choral Festival logo

May
Competitive and non-competitive for adult choirs
3.5 hours from Galway
A local choral festival with great local roots in a scenic coastal part of rural Ireland
For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 


Spring - summer

Padua International Music Meeting – ITALY

Spring/Summer
Non-competitive festival staged in many great venues around Padua
1 hour from Venice
An international festival in a cultured community featuring many individual quality ensembles performing individually
For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 


Summer

International Anton Bruckner Choir Competition
& Festival – Linz, AUSTRIA
Anton Bruckner Choir Competition

June 14-18 in 2017
Competitive and non-competitive
1.5 hours from Vienna
Choirs from all over the world travel to beautiful Linz to sing in this festival
For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 

Alta Pusteria International Choir Festival – ITALYAlta Pusteria International Choir Festival logo

3rd week of June
Non-competitive festival
3 hours from Venice or Salzburg
This event is in 14th year proving its popularity for hosting from all over the globe to perform in Italy’s Dolomite mountain towns
For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 

Per Musicam Ad Astra Choir Festival & Competition
– Toruń, POLAND
Per Musicam Ad Astra Choir Festival & Competition

Mid to late June
Competition
2.5 hours from Warsaw
This unique part of the world opens its doors and hearts to international choirs during this festival period
For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 

Musica del Mar – SPAINMusica del Mar logo

Mid to late June
Competition
Costa Brava – an hour from Barcelona
Choirs and instrumental ensembles
Competition with a gala performance in a stunning 12th century castle-fortress boasting picturesque views of the Mediterranean

For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 

Harrogate International Festival – ENGLANDHarrogate International Festival logo

July
Non-competitive
4 hours from London
Cultural arts festival
The festival presents the best of England and the world’s music and culture

For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 

Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod – WALESLlangollen International Musical Eisteddfod logo

Early July
Competitive and non-competitive
1 hour from Liverpool; 1.5 hours from Manchester
Choirs, bands, orchestras and other performing arts programs of all ages
4,000 performers and 50,000 visitors converge on this quaint Welsh town annually for this most famous of Eisteddfods

For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 

Musica Sacra Roma festival – ITALYMusica Sacra Roma festival logo

Early July
Competition
Choral competition in the Eternal City of Rome
For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 

International Johannes Brahms Choir Festival
& Competition – Wernigerode, GERMANY
International Johannes Brahms Choir Festival and Competition logo

July 5-9, 2017
Competitive and non-competitive
3 hours from Berlin
Focusing on the musical genius of Johannes Brahms and the German romantics of the 19th century

For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 

Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival
– Vienna, AUSTRIA
Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival logo

Early to mid-July
Competitive and non-competitive
Youth choirs, bands and orchestras
Inviting youth music ensembles from all over the world to Vienna, the capital of music, offering concerts in grand venues

For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 

Golden Voices of Barcelona – SPAINGolden Voices of Barcelona logo

Early to mid-July
Competition
Competitive performances, friendly concerts and a gala concert in the main square
For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 

International Choral Festival of Preveza – GREECEInternational Choral Festival of Preveza logo

Mid-July
Competitive and non-competitive Festival
5 hour drive from Athens
A local festival with many European choirs staged in a charming Greek fishing village setting.
For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 

Florence International Choir Festival – ITALYFlorence International Choir Festival

Mid-July
Competition
A festival and competition for choirs of all ages in Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance
For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 

European Choir Games – Riga, LATVIAEuropean Choir Games logo

July 16-23, 2017
Competition
Choirs from all over the world are invited to compete alongside fine choirs from across Europe
For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 

Stirling Bridge International Youth Arts
Festival – SCOTLAND
Stirling Bridge International Youth Arts Festival logo

July
Non-competitive festival
1 hour from Edinburgh
Choirs, bands, orchestras and other youth performing arts programs
Week-long festival culminating in a gala performance at Scotland’s newest performance venue, the world class Perth Concert Hall
For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 

World Peace Festival – Vienna, AUSTRIAWorld Peace Festival logo

During second half of July each year
All choirs are welcome to join the “Celebration” (non-competitive) category of the festival; children & youth choirs can also participate in the competitive element
The festival provides a stage for choirs of different countries to perform and create intercultural understanding and peace
For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 

Lisbon International Youth Music Festival – PORTUGALLisbon International Youth Music Festival logo

July to August
Non-competitive Festival
Festival presenting youth choirs, orchestras and bands from all over the world
For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 

Aberdeen International Youth Festival – SCOTLANDAberdeen International Youth Festival logo

End July/Early August
Competitive and non-competitive
2.5 hours from Edinburgh
Youth choirs, bands, orchestras and other performance genre
One of the largest celebrations of youth performing arts in the world
For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com 

 

KoroFest – Istanbul, TURKEYKoroFest logo

Late August/Early September
Non-competitive
‘The only festival where your voice is heard on two continents’
For more information on tours featuring this festival email us at info@KIconcerts.com