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FAURÈ REQUIEM

 

Faure FinalChurch Cathedral, Saturday 24th March at 7.30pm

Over 80 choir singers from Waterford and Wexford have come together to present a beautiful evening of choral music in the atmospheric Christ Church Cathedral.

The programme includes the Requiem by Gabriel Fauré, which is considered to be one of the most beautiful pieces of choral music ever written, and which includes such favourites as Pie Jesu and In Paradisum.The audience will also be treated to two short choral classics by Stanford and Mendelssohn.

The concert soloists are Roisin O’Grady (Soprano) and Eoin Power (Baritone), Colin Nicols (Organ) and the musical director and conductor is Kevin O’Carroll. Founded in 2017, Notable Works is the Waterford choir which staged the highly successful Handel’s Messiah in St. John’s Church in December 2017. Wexford Festival Singers is a classical music mixed-voice choir whose members hail from Wexford, Carlow, Kilkenny and Wicklow.

Tickets : €20 at TheatreRoyal.ie
www.facebook.com/notableworksIreland

1 Cathedral Square, Waterford City, Waterford.

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