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Approximate schedule:
3:00pm Restaurants and bars open
4:15pm Auditorium doors open
5:00pm A Celebration of World Voices (there will be one 25 minute interval)
7:40pm Ends

Experience the enthusiasm and energy of eight of the world’s greatest youth choirs. Outstanding young singers from four continents will present a vibrant showcase of music from their different cultures and traditions on the stage of the Royal Albert Hall.

Get a taste of the incredible choirs:
Diocesan Boys’ School Choir, Hong Kong
Manado State University Chorus, Indonesia
Sawa Choir, Israel
Riga Cathedral Boys’ Choir, Latvia
Norwegian Youth Choir, Norway
Mzansi Youth Choir, South Africa
National Youth Choir of Great Britain, UK
Boston Children’s Chorus, USA
Find out more about the International Youth Choir Festival choirs here

The International Youth Choir Festival 2017 is a vibrant celebration of music’s power to change the lives of individuals and communities, featuring eight outstanding choirs from four continents.


On Monday 17 April 2017, all eight IYCF choirs will reunite with Southbank Sinfonia and conductor Ben Gernon for a joint performance of Jonathan Dove’s There Was A Child at the Royal Festival Hall. Tickets are available now from the Southbank Centre

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