Opening Gala Concert

7:30 pm
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Wednesday 26th April, 7.30pm
7:30 pm
Cork City Hall
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Irish Youth Choir and Cork Children's Choir

Join us for a feast of young talent from both The Irish Youth Choir and the newly formed Cork Children’s Choir.

Acclaimed conductor Bernie Sherlock will conduct the first half leading the best young singers from across Ireland. Artistic Director Peter Stobart has put together a huge number of local voices to showcase the youngsters of Cork in the second half.


Irish Youth Choir
Conductor: Bernie Sherlock

Sing a Song of Sixpence - Arr. John Rutter (b. 1945)
Ecco mormorar l’onde - Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)
Eirí na Gréine - Michael McGlynn (b. 1964)
Luegid vo Bärg und Tal - Arr. Eoin Conway
O Schöne Nacht - Johannes Brahms (1833- 1897)
and the swallow (Psalm 84) - Caroline Shaw (b. 1982)
Alouette - Arr. Robert Sund (b. 1942)
The Bluebird - Charles Stanford (1852-1924)
Under-Song - Seán Doherty (b.1987)
Danny Boy - Arr. Eoin Conway
Let the River Run - Arr. Craig Hella-Johnson (b. 1962)

Montforts Singers
Conductor: Michelle Cooke

’Songs of Cork’ - Arr. Michael Casey & Robbie Pender

Cork Children's Choir
Conductor: Peter Stobart

Nonsense Songs - Peter Stobart (b. 1983) World premiere
A great lady - Words: Carolyn Wells
Jabberwocky - Words: Lewis Carroll
The Jumblies - Words: Edward Lear
Hickory dickory dock - Words: 18th century traditional
Wynken, Blynken, and Nod - Words: Eugene Field
Hey, diddle, diddle - Words: 16th century traditional

CADA Performing Arts
Producer, Artistic director: Catherine Mahon-Buckley
Musical Director: Jimmy Brockie
Choreographers: Kelly –Ann Healy, Jessica O’Shea
present Cumhacht na nEireannachù

Working men - Trad. folk
Children of Lir - Drama
Lift thewWings - Bill Whelan (b. 1950)
Nine convicts - Drama
A Dance set - Trad.
Every Heart Awaken - Bryan Flynn (1971 - 2014, by kind permission of Ben Flynn, thanks to Irene Warren)

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Opening Gala Concert