Tue, 21 Jun

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Dublin 2

Chamber Choir Ireland performs poetry from The Limit of Light

Celebrate the longest evening of the year with a concert of light Summer music in the sun-filled Pepper Canister Church.

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Chamber Choir Ireland performs poetry from The Limit of Light

Time & Location

21 Jun, 19:30

Dublin 2, 7 Mount St Cres, Dublin 2, D02 HC65, Ireland

About the event

Celebrate the longest evening of the year with a concert of light Summer music in the sun-filled Pepper Canister Church.

With sunlight streaming through the windows of the Pepper Canister Church, Chamber Choir Ireland welcome audiences for an evening of light-hearted early musiccontemporary Irish works, and favourite partsongs—full of birdsongcheerful foresters, floral garlands, and woodland nymphs.   Featuring works by Clément Janequin, Thomas Morley, Palestrina, Rhona Clarke, Stephen McNeff, Eoghan Desmond, George Macfarren, and Henry Bishop.

Programme

Clément Janequin (France, c. 1485-1558)—Chant des Oiseaux

John Wilbye (England, c. 1574-1638)—Adieu sweet Amaryllis

Thomas Morley (England, 1557-1602)—In nets of golden wires

Anon. (Spain, c. 1465)—La tricotea

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (Italy, c.1525-1594)—Sicut cervus desiderat – Sitivit anima mea

Rhona Clarke (Ireland, b.1958)—'Dear Santa' from A Bit of Nonsense

Stephen McNeff (Northern Ireland, b.1951)—Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Eoghan Desmond (Ireland, b.1989)—An Gleann Mór

George Macfarren (England, 1813-1887)—Orpheus with his lute

William Sterndale Bennett (England, 1816-1875)—God is a spirit

Henry Bishop (England, 1787-1855)—Foresters sound the cheerful horn

Performers

Chamber Choir Ireland

Paul Hillier—Conductor

Book here: https://www.chamberchoirireland.com/events/birds-and-bees/

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