Before Bach and After : IV

St Canice's RC Church, Kilkenny

14 June 2019

St Ann's Church, Dublin

15 June 2019


Heinrich Schütz Four motets from Geistliche Chormusik, 1648
J. S. BachDer Geist hilft
Johannes BrahmsTwo Motets Op. 74
J. S. BachEs ist genug
Sven-David SandströmEs ist genug
J. S. BachSinget dem Herrn


Chamber Choir Ireland
Paul HillierArtistic Director

This is the final programme 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. In this concert, the music of Bach alternates with Swedish composer Sven-David Sandström's Es ist genug and motets by Schütz and Brahms. The Dublin concert will be accompanied by a free pre-concert talk given by broadcaster Tim Thurston, given 1 hour before the concert at 6pm. 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 The Kilkenny concert is presented in association with Music in Kilkenny. The Dublin concert is presented in association with the Great Music in Irish Houses Festival.