In October 2018, Dublin Youth Chamber Choir and the Belfast Philharmonic Youth Chamber Choir joined together as the Cross Border Youth Choir. They were delighted to win first place in the Youth Choir competition at the City of Derry International Choral Festival. That weekend, they also recorded a Christmas carol for the RTÉ Choirs for Christmas competition. In December, they were named Best Youth Choir in this competition. This is their performance of Nyon Nyon in the City of Derry International Choral Festival.
The Cross Border Youth Choir, comprising Dublin Youth Choir and the Belfast Philharmonic Chamber Choir, recorded a movement of The Great War Symphony by Patrick Hawes. This work was premiered in the Royal Albert Hall on 9th October 2018. This is Cross Border Youth Choir’s contribution to the work: