19 - 23 October 2022

The opening performance of the 2020 City of Derry International Choir Festival features Amazing Grace, a piece of music strongly associated with the Northwest part of Ireland, that has travelled the world over.

The song has appeared at iconic moments in history and this performance reflects its global connection and powerful message of hope by bringing together young singers from schools across the city and surrounding district.

Participating Schools: Foyle College, Holy Cross College, Loreto Grammar School,  Lumen Christi College, Scoil Mhuire Buncrana, St. Cecilia’s College, St. Joseph’s Boys’ School, St. Mary’s College, Thornhill College

Time: 03:57


  • Lotter Funded arts council of Northern Ireland
  • Derry City and Strabane District Council
  • Inner City Trust
  • arts council of Northern Ireland
  • Caldwell & Robinson
  • Allstate
  • FinTru
  • Ulster University
  • Sing Ireland
  • Contemporary Music Centre
  • CFN