Love and Other Nonsense

St Peter’s CoI, Drogheda
10 May 2013
St Thomas’ Parish Church, Belfast
11 May 2013
St Michael’s Church, Dún Laoghaire
23 June 2013

This series of concerts straddles diverse European regions in a survey of some of hte great choral music fro mthe past five centuries emphasising the light and the humorous.  From Orland Gibbons’ The Cryes of London and Clémant Janequin’s Le Chant des Oiseaux to Siobhán Cleary’s very international and multilingual study of tongue-twisters Theophilus Thistle and the Myth of Miss Muffet!


The Cries of LondonOrlando Gibbons
The Cries of London (i-iv)Luciano Berio
GalgenliederErik Bergman
EncounterPeteris Vasks
The dazzled eye lost its speechRytis Mažulis
EuphonyEnda Bates
Un beau baiserLouis Andriessen
Theophilus Thistle and the Myth of Miss MuffetSiobhán Cleary
Le Chant des OiseauxJanequin
Variations sur un theme de Clément JanequinJehan Ariste Alain
JubilateMartin O’Leary
(World Premiere – commissioned to celebrate the 40th Dun Laoghaire Summer Concert Series)
Carillon de WestminsterLouis Vierne
Chamber Choir Ireland
Paul HillierConductor
Fergal CaulfieldOrgan (Dun Laoghaire Only)