Before Bach and After : IV

St Canice's RC Church, Kilkenny
14 June 2019
St Ann's Church, Dublin
15 June 2019

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. 


Four motets from Geistliche Chormusik, 1648Heinrich Schütz
Der Geist hilft J. S. Bach
Two Motets Op. 74Johannes Brahms
Es ist genugJ. S. Bach
Es ist genugSven-David Sandström
Singet dem Herrn J. S. Bach
Chamber Choir Ireland
Paul HillierArtistic Director