An Irish Carol, Christmas Trees, and a Rose
This Christmas, join Chamber Choir Ireland for 'An Irish Carol, Christmas Trees and a Rose', a very special seasonal concert in the beautiful St Canice's RC Church, Kilkenny.
Always a highlight of the festive season, this years programme will feature the wonderful Christmas Story by the German composer Hugo Distler wherein the Christmas narrative is told in chant-like solos with choral interventions, threaded through with variations on the lovely Christmas hymn Es ist ein Ros entsprungen.
This work is joined by a beautiful grouping of carols by contemporary Irish composers; Rhona Clarke, Gerald Barry, Frank Corcoran, Eoghan Desmond and Eric Sweeney.
Chamber Choir Ireland’s annual Christmas performance is a festive highlight for many and is the perfect way to celebrate the Christmas season with loved ones. Early booking is advised to avoid disappointment!
Hugo Distler The Christmas Story
Assorted Carols - Rhona Clarke, Gerald Barry, Frank Corcoran, Eoghan Desmond and Eric Sweeney.
Presented in association with Music in Kilkenny.
Published on 17 August 2017