Chamber Choir Ireland, Paul Hillier (conductor) @ Great Music in Irish Houses 2019

Chamber Choir Ireland, Paul Hillier (conductor) @ Great Music in Irish Houses 2019

Saturday, 15 June 2019, 7.00pm

Following a highly successful two-concert collaboration with Chamber Choir Ireland in 2016, the Festival looks forward to presenting Ireland’s flagship choral ensemble to Festival audiences once again in 2019.  Under the baton of the internationally celebrated and multi-award-winning choral conductor Paul Hillier, on this occasion the Choir will present works by Schütz, Sandström, JS Bach and Brahms in the final concert of its popular Before Bach and After Series.  

Programme
Schütz:  Four Motets from Geistliche Chormusik, 1648
JS Bach:  Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf, BWV 226
Brahms:  Two Motets op 74
JS Bach:  Es ist genug
Sandström Es ist genug
JS Bach:  Singet dem Herrn ein neus Lied, BWV 225

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The Great Music in Irish House Festival takes place from 11 to 16 June in various venues around Dublin and Wicklow.

This year, Ireland’s oldest chamber music festival features Richard Goode, the Pavel Haas Quartet, Marc Coppey and Finghin Collins, Ailish Tynan, the Van Kuijk Quartet, Chamber Choir Ireland conducted by Paul Hillier, the Colin Currie Quartet, and a special John O’Conor Celebration featuring the pianist and former and current students.  

Venues include the Royal Irish Academy, Kilruddery House, National Botanic Gardens, Belvedere House, St Ann’s, Farmleigh House and Dublin Castle.

For full details, download the brochure below or visit https://bit.ly/2VdM3UL

Listen to a festival playlist below also.

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Published on 29 April 2019

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