22 April 2018
On their first visit to the prestigious Cork International Choral Festival (now in its 64th year), Codetta Youth Choir competed in two categories and were awarded first prize in both the Youth Choir and Sacred Music sections of the festival. In addition, they also had the distinction of being given the highest mark of the festival – 95% – in winning the Youth Choir competition. Commenting on their outstanding achievement, the adjudicators said that ‘it was a privilege to hear a performance of such quality’.
10 April 2018
Codetta were honoured to have been asked to perform for President Bill Clinton and Senator George J. Mitchell in the Ulster Hall as they received the freedom of Belfast, marking the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement.
30 August 2017
The international prize-winning choir Codetta has announced the formation of two new choirs in the city and district area.
09 May 2017
In a packed City Hall at the close of the 63rd Cork International Choral Festival on 30th April 2017, the audience roared their approval as Codetta from Derry were announced as winners of the prestigious Fleischmann International Trophy, the premier award of the festival. In addition, the choir was also awarded a special prize for a performance of a piece by the German composer Schütz as part of their competition programme.
18 June 2014
Codetta performed Beethoven’s Christ on the Mount of Olives, Op. 85 with Camerata Ireland and soloists, directed by Barry Douglas on Thursday 17th April 2014
18 June 2014
Codetta performed two works with the TAC ensemble and soloists directed by Diego García Rodríguez at the Semana de Música Religiosa de Cuenca, Spain on Tuesday 15th April 2014
25 November 2013
Codetta perform in City Songs as part of the City of Derry International Choral Festival, 25th October 2013.
12 August 2013
13 July 2013
Guardian review of the Opening Night of the BBC Proms 2013 featuring Codetta as part of the Proms Youth Chorus in Vaughan Williams’ A Sea Symphony.
25 June 2013
The closing concert of Roundhouse’s ‘Voices Now’ Festival was a new commission by Latvian composer Eric Ešenvalds with libretto by Australian poet Emma Jones. Six outstanding choirs were joined by the superb City of London Sinfonia under the direction of Stephen Layton. This new song cycle, appropriately enough, concerns the wide-ranging and cosmopolitan experiences of London life entitled ‘City Songs’.