PRESENTED BY MOVING ON MUSIC
Doors 8 pm
David Fennessy chOirland (2002)
David Fennessy Letter to Michael (2014)
Gerald Barry Long Time (2012)
Arnold Bax This worldes joie (1922)
Brian Boydell O my thoughts surcease from
Three Madrigals (1967)
Aloys Fleischmann Na Trí Captaení Loinge – a choral dance suite (1956)
Stephen McNeff A Half Darkness (2016) With a commissioned text by Aoife Mannix
Charles Villiers Stanford Three Motets (1905)
Eoghan Desmond Mother Goose Melodies II (2015) (UK Premiere)
Chamber Choir Ireland, with conductor Paul Hillier embark on a musical journey through the last 100 years of choral music on the island of Ireland. From Stanford’s widely-sung and much-loved Three Motets, through the middle of the century with works by Bax, Boydell and Fleischmann, to the most recent choral works by David Fennessy & Gerald Barry.
The programme also features a new work by Belfast-born Stephen McNeff A Half Darkness, and UK premiere of Eoghan Desmond’s Mother Goose Melodies II.