Music at St. Fin Barre's Cathedral @ Cork International Choral Festival 2019

Music at St. Fin Barre's Cathedral @ Cork International Choral Festival 2019

Friday, 3 May 2019, 1.10pm

St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral
Admission: Free of charge

The stunning history of St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral will come alive with an organ recital by Phoebe Tak Man Chow (Assistant Director of Music, St Fin Barre’s Cathedral). The organ, with 88 speaking stops and 4500 pipes, is the biggest in the Republic and the only one in the whole island of Ireland to be located in ‘a pit’. This fine example of historical restoration and new build can now be described as one of the truly great organs of Europe.

Programme
Prelude and Fugue in A minor BWV 543 – J.S Bach (1685 – 1750)
Sonata no. 11 op. 148 in D minor – Josef Rheinberger (1839 – 1901)
Choral no. 3 in A minor – César Franck (1822-1890)

St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral will also play host to a number of other Choral activities including:

Friday 3rd May 6.15pm: Choral Evensong
The Fourth Service – Thomas Weelkes (1576 – 1623)
O Lord, the maker of all thing – William Mundy (1529 – 1591)
Sunday 5th May, 2.15pm: National Competition for Church Music
Christ is the morning star – Arvo Pärt (b.1935)
Agnus Dei from ‘Missa Brevis’ – Zoltán Kodály (1882-1967)
Surgens Jesus – Peter Philips (1561-1628)

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Published on 16 April 2019

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