buyticket-buttonSunday 30th April, 8pm

Cork City Hall

Closing Gala

 

International choirs presented choral music representative of their musical and ethnic backgrounds in a celebratory final Closing Gala Concert. The week drew to a close and our international choirs marked the end of a superb festival with a joyful and colourful celebration of song.

Admission: €30/€25/€20 (Subject to booking fee)

Cywair [Wales]

Conductor: Islwyn Evans

Proclamasiwn (Proclamation) – Héctor Macdonald (b. 1967)

Sililiza – Jim Papoulis

 

Bodeča Neža Girls Choir [Italy]

Conductor: Mateja Černic

Zeleni Polog (The Green Meadow) – Pavle Merkú (1927-2014)

Urok (The Spell) – Lojze Lebič (b. 1934)

 

Laetare Vocal Ensemble [Ireland]

Conductor: Dr. Róisín Blunnie

Rocky Road to Dublin – Arr. John White (b. 1958)

A Crazed Girl – Seán Doherty (b. 1987)

 

Mukogawa Women’s University Junior & Senior Chorus Club [Japan]

Conductor: Takako Okamoto

Sakura Sakura (Cherry Blossom) – Masashi Watanabe (1928-2009)

Zui Zui zukkorobashi (Fingerplay song) – Takatomi Nobunaga (b. 1971)

 

Choros Amici [England]

Conductor: Chris Mallinson

Words – Anders Edenroth (b. 1963)

Soul Bossa Nova – Quincy Jones (b. 1933) arr. Alexander L’Estrange (b. 1974)

 

Falun Chamber Choir [Sweden]

Conductor: David Lundblad

I Seraillets Have (In the Garden of the Harem) – Wilhelm Stenhammar (1871-1927)

Slãngpolska Efter Byss-Kalle – Byss Kalle (1783-1847), Arr. Hans Gardemar (b. 1963)

 

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Ceoltóirí Mhuscraí [Ireland]

Conductor: Martin Power

 

Codetta [Ireland]

Conductor: Donal Doherty

Little Man In A Hurry – Eric Whitacre (b. 1970)

(Oh) Danny Boy – Andrej Makor (b. 1987)

 

Evivakören [Finland]

Conductor: Hanna Kronqvist

Her Mantle So Green – Trad., Arr: Minna- Liisa Tammela (b. 1978)

Hvem styrde hit din väg? (Who led you this way?) – Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804-1877), Mia Makaroff (b. 1970)

 

Female Chamber Choir Sv. Zlata Meglenska [Macedonia]

Conductor: Letka Dimovska Polizova

Livada (Field) – Zapro Zaprov (b. 1947)

Rum, Dum, Dum – Dragan Shuplevski (1933 – 2001)

 

Madrid Male Chorus [Spain]

Conductor: Juan Pablo de Juan

La Cucaracha – Traditional, Arr. Robert Sund (b. 1942)

Wana Baraka – Traditional Kenyan, Arr Shawn Kirchner (b. 1970)

 

UBC University Singers, British Columbia [Canada]

Conductor: Graeme Langager

Kothbiro – Arr. Allison Girvan (b. 1967)

Daniel, Servant of the Lord – Stacey V. Gibbs (b. 1988)

 

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