Carols by Candlelight

Following last year's sell-out Christmas gala and our acclaimed production of Bizet's Carmen in summer 2017, Foyle Opera returns to the stage for a magical evening of traditional carols in Derry's atmospheric Glassworks venue. Bring in the festive season with...

Ulster Orchestra On Your Doorstep

The Ulster Orchestra is delighted to bring its ten-piece brass ensemble, under the baton of conductor Bryan Allen, to Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin in a fabulous evening of music. The musicians of the Ulster Orchestra’s brass section will shine in this...

Cathal, Sabrina & Friends

Spend Saturday night at The Glassworks with a generation of Derry's finest musicians in concert. Co-Artistic Directors of the Festival Cathal Breslin (piano) and Sabrina Hu (flute) welcome Ioana Petcu-Colan (violin), Ruth McGinley (piano), Gerard McChrystal (saxophone), Kim Vaughan (cello)...

NonZeroSum Ensemble

As part of the festival’s Inclusive Creativity strand, the NonZeroSum Ensemble premieres Frank Lyons’ new composition based on concepts from game theory, alongside George Crumb’s iconic 1970’s work, Black Angels, for amplified string quartet, along with music from Derry’s Acoustronic...

Sestina: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

Award-winning early music ensemble Sestina presents Music of the Grand Tour from Italy, to include the seminal Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi, played by virtuoso Dutch violinist Johannes Leertouwer, and the youthful early work of Georg Frederic Handel - Dixit...