An Irish Carol, Christmas Trees, and a Rose

An Irish Carol, Christmas Trees, and a Rose

Friday, 8 December 2017, 7.30pm

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!

Programme:

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.

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Published on 17 August 2017

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