Celtic Choral Celebration
Standard £15, Students and Under 25 £5
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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