Facing the haunting outline of the majestic Wicklow Mountains, Ireland’s Fair City holds true to a 1,000-year Celtic heritage that inspires her music and artistry to this day. The inaugural Féile Córúil Dublin, or Dublin Choral Festival, will celebrate this great heritage of Celtic musical inspiration.
The 2018 festival will take place June 13-17 and the 2019 festival will take place June 19-23. This event will feature mixed-voice choirs and individual singers from a variety of backgrounds joining together to sing en masse. Three days of rehearsals will lead participants to a grand finale performance in the historic, stunning, and oldest medieval cathedral in Ireland, Christ Church Cathedral Dublin.
The 2018 festival will be led by Dr. William Skoog – Choral Director and Music Department Chair at Rhodes College and the 2019 festival will be led by Joshua Oppenheim and Julie Yu-Oppenheim, Directors of Choral Studies and Kansas State University.
Concert and tour production for the event is provided by Music Celebrations International.