Before Bach and After : I

St Canice's RC Church, Kilkenny
18 August 2018 10:00pm
St Thomas's Church, Eglantine Avenue, Belfast
8 September 2018 7:30pm
St Ann's Church, Dawson Street, Dublin
9 September 2018 3:30pm

This programme is the first in a series of four spread across the 2018-19 season in which Chamber Choir Ireland will present the complete motets of Bach, together with related works by Brahms, Schütz, and a variety of medieval and contemporary composers. The first programme includes works from the Old Bach Archive, two motets by Brahms, and Bach’s Jesu meine Freude as well as works by Giovanni di Palestrina, Sebastian Knüpfer and Heinrich Isaac.

The Dublin concert will be accompanied by a free pre-concert talk given by broadcaster Tim Thurston in conversation with Paul Hillier, given 1 hour before the concert. Further details on pre-concert talks can be found through the following link – Talks Info

To read an excerpt from an essay on the series by CCI Artistic Director Paul Hillier please click HERE

For those intending on attending the full series of concerts in Dublin, there is an option to buy one ticket covering the entrance to all four concerts at a cheaper rate. This can be purchased via Dublin Series Ticket

The Kilkenny concert will take place during the Kilkenny Arts Festival and the Belfast concert is presented in association with Moving on Music.

Missa Brevis: Kyrie & Gloria Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Erforsche michSebastian Knüpfer
Innsbruck ich muss dich lassenHeinrich Isaac
Two Motets Op. 29Johannes Brahms
Es ist das Heil uns kommen her & Schaffe in mir Gott ein rein Herz
Nun ruhen alle WälderIsaac/J.S. Bach
Jesu meine Freude J.S. Bach
Chamber Choir Ireland
Paul HillierArtistic Director