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Celtic Choral Celebration

16th March


Standard £15, Students and Under 25 £5

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Belfast-based chamber choir Cappella Caeciliana presents a celebratory concert of choral music on the eve of St Patrick’s Day at the Actors' Church. 

The programme focuses on Irish composers, both living and dead, and also includes arrangements of the Irish folksongs “She moved through the fair” and “The lark in the clear air”. The choir is particularly delighted to present three London premieres: - ‘Quicksilver’ by Anita Mawhinney (funded by the National Lottery through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland) - ‘The Blue Bird’ by Anselm McDonnell - ‘Hail Gladdening Light’ by Seán Doherty.


Charles Wood - Hail Gladdening Light 

Sir Charles Villiers Stanford - The Blue Bird

Seán Doherty - Hail Gladdening Light

Anselm McDonnell - Blue Bird

Sir James MacMillan - The Gallant Weaver

Trad. arr. Donal McCrisken - She Moved Through the Fair

Trad. arr. Matthew Quinn - The Lark in the Clear Air

Anita Mawhinney - Quicksilver

Philip Stopford - Ave Verum Corpus

Arvo Pärt - Deer’s Cry

Áine Mallon - Dum Transisset Sabbatum

Anton Bruckner - Os Justi

Eoghan Desmond - Nothing in Vain

Cappella Caeciliana will be conducted by its Musical Director Matthew Quinn who works regularly with Chamber Choir Ireland, Ulster Orchestra and Northern Ireland Opera, and is MD of the London Youth Choirs Chamber Choir.


There are no assigned seats for this event.

Drinks can be purchased from our onsite bar.

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Celtic Choral Celebration

16 March 2024


Standard £15, Students and Under 25 £5

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