The Birds and the Bees


Pepper Canister Church, Dublin 2

21 June 2022


Programme

Clément Janequin (France, c. 1485-1558)Chant des Oiseaux
John Wilbye (England, c. 1574-1638)Adieu sweet Amaryllis
Thomas Morley (England, 1557-1602)In nets of golden wires
Anon. (Spain, c. 1465)La tricotea
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (Italy, c.1525-1594)Sicut cervus desiderat – Sitivit anima mea
Rhona Clarke (Ireland, b.1958)'Dear Santa' from A Bit of Nonsense
Stephen McNeff (Northern Ireland, b.1951)Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Eoghan Desmond (Ireland, b.1989)An Gleann Mór
George Macfarren (England, 1813-1887)Orpheus with his lute
William Sterndale Bennett (England, 1816-1875)God is a spirit
Henry Bishop (England, 1787-1855)Foresters sound the cheerful horn

Performers

Chamber Choir Ireland
Paul HillierConductor

Celebrate the longest evening of the year with a concert of light Summer music in the sun-filled Pepper Canister Church.

With sunlight streaming through the windows of the Pepper Canister Church, Chamber Choir Ireland welcome audiences for an evening of light-hearted early musiccontemporary Irish works, and favourite partsongs—full of birdsongcheerful foresters, floral garlands, and woodland nymphs.  

Featuring works by Clément Janequin, Thomas Morley, Palestrina, Rhona Clarke, Stephen McNeff, Eoghan Desmond, George Macfarren, and Henry Bishop.