HALLELUJAH!

Hallelujah!  Messiah to be Performed at Knock for the First Time. The trumpet shall sound on 18 November in Knock with the Basilica’s inaugural performance of Handel’s Messiah, the world’s most famous and beloved oratorio, renowned for stunning choruses and arias....

Proinnsías Ó Duinn, Conductor

Proinnsías Ó  Duinn in his early career was a cellist. Subsequently he held the positions of Conductor of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and Principal Conductor and Music Director of the National Symphony of Ecuador. Following these early years, he was appointed...

Claudia Boyle

A former member of the Salzburger Festspiele’s prestigious Young Singers Project, Irish Soprano Claudia Boyle has dramatically raised her international profile in recent seasons through highly-acclaimed performances in Zurich, Rome, London, Berlin and New York....

Anne Marie Gibbons

Irish mezzo-soprano Anne Marie Gibbons studied at the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama, Dublin and at the RNCM, Manchester.  International appearances include Begbick (The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny) at Covent Garden, The Page (Salome) in Adelaide,...

Julian Hubbard

Julian Hubbard trained at the Royal College of Music and The National Opera Studio London, supported by the Peter Moores Foundation and the Scottish Opera Endowment Fund.  He is also an alumnus of the Britten/Pears Young Artist Programme. He currently studies with...

Christopher Cull

Northern Irish baritone Christopher Cull is an alumnus of Queen’s University, Belfast, The Royal Irish Academy of Music, the Opera Course at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the National Opera Studio. Roles include Marcello La bohème (Opera Holland Park...

Our Lady’s Choral Society

Our Lady’s Choral Society (OLCS) was founded in Dublin in 1945, for a performance of Händel’s Messiah.   Today the 120 choristers chosen for membership are united by a passion for singing great choral music at a professional level. Music Director and Conductor,...

Cór Mhaigh Eo

Cór Mhaigh Eo Mixed Voice Choir, Mayo Cór Mhaigh Eo (Mayo Choir) was established in 1994. Under the direction of Dr Brian Lennon, the choir sings a wide repertoire of sacred and secular choral music ranging from the 16th century compositions of Byrd, de Victoria and...

Ballina Chamber Choir

Consisting of 25 members, Ballina Chamber Choir was formed in 2011, and performs a wide variety of music including a cappella part songs (Sacred and Secular), Jazz, and Classics. The multi award winning choir won 2nd place in their 1st competition in the Mayo...