Sing Ireland Presents: Irish Youth Choirs Summer Concerts

Sing Ireland Presents: Irish Youth Choirs Summer Concerts

Friday, 28 June 2024, 7.30pm

Sing Ireland is delighted to present two Irish Youth Choirs Summer Concerts:

Irish Youth Training Choir
Whyte Recital Hall, RIAM, Dublin
Friday 28 June, 7.30pm
€10–€15
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Programme will include works by Eric Whitacre, Tracy Wong, Errolyn Wallen, Sarah Quartel, W.A. Mozart, and Frank Loesser.

Irish Youth Choir
Whyte Recital Hall, RIAM, Dublin
Saturday 13 July at 7.30pm
€10–€15
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The Irish Youth Choir, under Artistic Director Bernie Sherlock, is made up of Ireland’s finest young singers between the ages of 18-28. It has been an important part of Irish musical life since 1982. Singers are recruited by audition, and meet during the summer course and workshop weekends throughout the year. It offers an electic advanced repertoire, inspiring and empowering young Irish singers with careful vocal and stylistic preparation in a good atmosphere, while instilling a life-long love of music. Alumni of the Irish Youth Choir have proceeded to become some of Ireland’s best conductors, choir founders, singers, teachers, and musicians. 

The Irish Youth Choirs, which also includes the Irish Youth Training Choir, are managed by Sing Ireland, Ireland’s national body for the support, development and promotion of group singing, which is principally funded by the Arts Council of Ireland 

Programme:
To be Free - Karen Siegel 
Stomp on the Fire - Andrea Ramsey 
Super Flumina Babylonis - G.P. de Palestrina 
Swing Low Sweet Chariot - arr David Brunner 
New Commission* - David Coonan
Proud Music of the Storm* - Laura Sheils (World Premiere) 
With a lily in your hand - Eric Whitacre 
Heraclitus - Charles Stanford 
Nunc Dimittis - Arvo Pärt 
Beatus Vir - Claudio Monteverdi 
Sapiens - Laura Hawley 
To the Mothers in Brazil: ‘Salve Regina’ - arr Gunnar Eriksson

For more information on Irish Youth Choirs, visit https://www.singireland.ie/youth/irish-youth-choir

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