With historical and hip Belfast, artsy Londonderry and the spectacular Causeway Coast, Northern Ireland offers an experience for every kind of tourist. The superb natural heritage, abundant outdoor activities, and an increasingly vibrant food and music scene make it a destination to rival any of the U.K.’s capital regions. With years of peace between Northern Ireland and The Troubles, this part of the world, with its long tradition of song and music making should be experienced.

Include Northern Ireland on a multi-country tour with England, Scotland, and Wales to experience all of the United Kingdom. Recently the Hopkins School Choir visited Northern Ireland on a very successful tour and this was followed a few months later by a visit of a choir from Belfast to Classical MovementsSerenade! Washington D.C. Choral Festival.

Classical Movements has been planning tours to the United Kingdom since 1994. Past clients touring to the United Kingdom have included the Minnesota Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, VocalEssence, Choral Arts Society of Washington, Young People’s Chorus of New York City, Children’s Chorus of Washington, James Madison University Choir, University of Maryland Choir and numerous youth orchestras.

Sights & Sounds

  • Belfast
  • Ulster and Waterfront concert halls
  • Ulster Orchestra
  • Lagan River
  • Stormont Parliament Buildings
  • Londonderry
  • St. Columb’s Cathedral
  • St. Anne’s Cathedral
  • Giant’s Causeway
  • Ulster Museum
  • Black Taxi tours
  • Belfast’s Victorian Pubs
  • Titanic Museum


“Classical Movements, has decades of knowledge and experience in planning all facets of choral music performance abroad. The spirit and drive of their expert staff creates memorable moments for choristers and families alike. I strongly recommend them for their dedication and commitment to music and to the sharing of American culture abroad.”

-Children’s Chorus of Washington


“The board of directors of Aeroflot Airlines has appointed Blue Heart Tours [now Classical Movements] as its official tour operator for the Goodwill Games in St. Petersburg, Russia…Blue Heart Tours has been chosen due to its close relationship with Aeroflot and the extensive tour program run with the airline both to Ireland and Russia from the U.S.”

-Travel World News, February 1994