Lecture Series – Choral Music in Ireland: History & Evolution

Chamber Choir Ireland in collaboration with Learning & Participation, National Concert Hall, has now delivered three series of lunchtime lectures curated by Stuart Kinsella, exploring the broad history of Irish choral music, both amateur and professional.

Talks have been given by Triona O’Hanlon, Leo Sammama, Frank Lawrence, Raymond Gillespie, Harry White, Helen Gubbins, Kerry Houston, Ita Beausang, David O’Shea, Darina McCarthy, Sandra Joyce, Stuart Kinsella, Susan O’Regan, Anne Barry, Una Hunt, Seamus Crimmins in conversation with Colin Mawby and Mark Fitzgerald.

The talks also include musical illustrations by members of Chamber Choir Ireland and take place in the National Concert Hall, every January and February.

To read more about the lecture series, visit the event pages for each series:

Lectures 2017

Lectures 2018

Lectures 2019

From May 2020, we began uploading archive recordings of the lecture series to our YouTube channel.  Check out our lecture series PLAYLIST on YouTube