Female Voice Choirs, Male Voice Choirs & Ireland’s Choir of the Year3

FEMALE & MALE VOICE CHOIRS & IRELAND’S CHOIR OF THE YEAR

Sunday 30th April, 9.45 am, City Hall

Presenter: Ruth O’Shea

 

FEMALE VOICE CHOIRS           

Douglas Harmonia Singers [Co. Cork]

Conductor: Lorna Moore

Blackbird – John Lennon (1940-1980), Paul McCartney (b. 1942), Arr. Deke Sharon

This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) – Greg Gilpin (b. 1964)

 

The Voices [Co. Cork]

Conductor: Mary Pedder-Daly

Seal Lullaby – Eric Whitacre (b. 1970)

This Train is Bound for Glory – John C. Phillips (1870-1943)

 

MALE VOICE CHOIRS

City of Cork Male Voice Choir [Co. Cork]

Conductor: Valter Fralda

If Music Be the Food of Love – David C. Dickau (b. 1953)

The Two Roses – Hildegard Werner (1834-1911)

 

The Polyphonics [Co. Cork]

Conductor: Patrick D’Alton

Smile – Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977), Arr. Tom Gentry

Darkness on the Delta – Jerry Levinson (b. 1948), Marty Symes (1904-1953), Al J. Neiburg (1902-1978)

 

Portadown Male Voice Choir [Co. Armagh]

Conductor: Gordon Speers

Exultate Justi – Viadana (1564-1645)

The Jovial Beggar – C. Armstrong Gibbs (1889-1960)

 

Testostertones [Co. Galway]

Conductor: Peter Mannion

Grab Und Mond – Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Tango with God – Dr. Ysaye Maria Barnwell (b. 1946)

 

IRELAND’S CHOIR OF THE YEAR

UCC Choral Society [Co. Cork]

Conductor: Daniel Beuster

Allala Pia Calia – Orlando Di Lasso (1532-1594)

I Love My Love – Gustav T. Holst (1874-1934)

Bagairt Na Marbh – Michael Holohan (b. 1956)

 

The Academy Chamber Choir [Co. Offaly]

Conductor: Ciarán Brady

Sing Joyfully – William Byrd (1543-1623)

Daemon Irrepit Callidus – György Orban (b. 1947)

Dúlamán – Michael McGlynn (b. 1964)

 

Cappella Lyrica [Co. Cork]

Conductor: Maria Judge

O Magnum Mysterium – Tomas Luis De Victoria (1548-1611)

Northern Lights – Ola Gjeilo (b. 1978)

Geantraí  – Michael McGlynn (b. 1964)

 

Laetare Vocal Ensemble [Co. Dublin]

Conductor: Dr. Róisín Blunnie

Si Ch’io Vorrei Morire – Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)

WORLD PREMIERE It’s Strange About Star – Seán Doherty (b. 1987)

The Conversion of Saul – Z. Randall Stroope (b. 1953)

 

The Wall Of Sound [England]

GUEST PERFORMANCE

Conductor: Sandra Scott

Benedictus – Karl Jenkins (b. 1944)

Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen (1934-2016)

All my Trials – Traditional