Events

Stendhal Fesitval of Art – Limavady

Posted by on Jun 15, 2013

Stendhal 3 is go. Are you in?  Encore Contemporary Choir are…. Stendhal Returns this August 16 and 17. Tickets Available NOW via www.ticketmaster.co.uk www.stendhalfestival.com and The Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre. Weekend Camping £30 Weekend Family Camping Pass (2 Adults & up to 4 Under 18’s)£45 Individual day Ticket info coming soon Music line-up so far Paddy Casey,Mick Wilson (10cc) feat Matt Backer, Pocket Billiards, Little Bear, Trucker Diablo, Rainy Boy Sleep, Axis of, NI Opera Showcase , Paul Casey, The Bonnevilles ,Paddy Nash and the Happy Enchiladas,...

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City of Derry International Choral Festival

Posted by on Jun 15, 2013

City of Derry International Choral Festival  24th -17th October 2013 This four-day joyous celebration of choral activities involving national and international choirs, together with choirs from the local community will take place in venues that have proven popular for musical events such as the newly refurbished St Columb’s Theatre and the magnificent Guildhall, as well as the Waterside Theatre, UU Magee, Christ Church and local schools, but will also introduce choral performances in more unusual spaces such as shopping centres, hotel foyers and open-air spaces. The international choirs...

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Strictly Come Jiggin’

Posted by on Jun 15, 2013

We have all wanted to try it!  Haven’t we?   Well Encore Contemporary Choir will be showing off yet some more of their talents at our new event.  Strictly Come Jiggin’  is our first Fundraiser which will offer you all a great nights entertainment.  Members of the Choir have been busy with their dance shoes rehearsing their sets.  Most of the members have never danced before so this promises to be a great night of firsts for them.  Once the Dancing has been performed the Choir will take to the stage to entertain you  with some of our favourite Contemporary Songs, while...

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Music City Friday 21st June 2013

Posted by on Jun 15, 2013

MUSIC CITY! Derry-Londonderry has always been known for its Music and Song.  Music City is our next big Choir event when the city will be the stage for numerous performers throughout the day across the streets, squares, neighbourhoods, venues, churches, offices and workplaces in many different locations. The Sky Orchestra kicks it all off , an exciting spectacle of Balloons will rise up into the sky on the morning (4.30am) of the 21st June at  Grianan of Aileach.    The Music Promise will see the children from various schools performing for Parents and Family. The biggest ever...

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The Return of Colmcille

Posted by on Jun 6, 2013

Friday 7th & Saturday 8th June is the Return of Colmcille. This two day Pagent will celebrate the Return of Colmcille to the City. The choir will be performing with other local choirs to create an amazing musical sound along the banks of the Foyle. Performers will turn the city, its walls and river into a backdrop for the event. This promises to be a colourful and magical event in the City of Culture....

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Choir to perform for Dalai Lama

Posted by on Mar 9, 2013

Published in Derry Journal on Thursday 28 February 2013 12:07 Encóre Contemporary Choir has been invited to perform at the Culture of Compassion conference in front of the Dalai Lama. Derry’s leading contemporary choir have been building an unsurpassed reputation since they formed in 2011 and are delighted to have the opportunity to be part of this once in a life time event. The conference, organised by Derry-based charity Children in Crossfire, will be held in The Venue at Ebrington on April 18. His Holiness the Dalai Lama will be the event’s keynote speaker and further guests will be...

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