Vox Orbis & Emma Johnson, clarinet

Vox Orbis & Emma Johnson, clarinet

Friday, 9 December 2022, 8.00pm

Vox Orbis, directed by Mark Keane, joins forces with the internationally renowned clarinetist Emma Johnson to present her 'Songs of Celebration' and 'Christmas Suite' for upper-voices and clarinet in Galway Cathedral. Emma will also perform her Variations on 'We wish you a merry Christmas' with Annalisa Montecelli, piano.

The programme also features Britten's 'A Ceremony of Carols' accompanied by concert harpist Aisling Ennis, as well as seasonal favourites including 'O Holy Night' with guest soprano Noreena McDonagh, and 'Snow Angel' by the contemporary Canadian composer Sarah Quartel, with Nickie Geddes, cello.

The choir has commissioned the leading Irish composer, Rhona Clarke, to compose a set of carols - 'Sweet the Song', which will also be premiered on the evening.

Tickets on sale (€20/€15) with eventbrite.ie or on the door on the night

www.voxorbis.ie

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