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...

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...

RTÉ Concert Orchestra

Conductor Laureate Proinnsías Ó Duinn Artist in Residence Brian Byrne Leader Mia Cooper   Introducing orchestral music to new audiences since 1948, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra has built a strong connection with the public that saw it named the World’s Favourite...

Liz Nolan, Presenter

Liz Nolan hails from Dublin, and trained in voice, oboe and piano at the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama and the Royal Irish Academy of Music. Following a degree in English literature (TCD Hons.) and M.Phil. in Music (DIT/TCD), Liz was appointed academic lecturer...