Chamber Choir Ireland tours to the UK and Estonia this May

With the support of Culture Ireland / Cultúr Éireann, Chamber Choir Ireland will bring a selection of captivating contemporary choral music to the Arvo Pärt Centre (Estonia) and Norfolk & Norwich Festival (UK) this May. The programme features the subtle unfolding of Arvo Pärt’s O Holy Father Nicholas—originally composed for the re-opening of St Nicholas’ church … Continued

Lineup Announced: Kilkenny Arts Festival 2024

The first announcements for Kilkenny Arts Festival 2024 have been made, to include two performances by Chamber Choir Ireland this year. We are thrilled to join forces with Crash Ensemble for the Irish Premiere of Jóhann Jóhannsson’s Drone Mass in the iconic St. Canice’s Cathedral, as part of the festival’s opening weekend. The late Icelandic … Continued

Composers announced for Choral Sketches 2024

The Contemporary Music Centre, Ireland and Chamber Choir Ireland are delighted to announce that composers Bianca Gannon, Laura Heneghan, and Caterina Schembri have been selected to participate in the 2024 Choral Sketches programme. Choral Sketches is a unique professional development opportunity for composers who wish to develop their skills in writing choral music with mentoring … Continued

Anselm McDonnell Announced as Winner of Seán Ó Riada Composition Competition 2024

Anselm McDonnell has been announced as this year’s winner of the prestigious Seán Ó Riada composition competition! Each year, the competition invites submissions of new works from composers born or based in Ireland, and is held in collaboration with the Cork International Choral Festival and Chamber Choir Ireland. Anselm McDonnell’s winning composition, Gallagher, is an … Continued

Review: O My America in the Journal of Music

“Chamber Choir Ireland always sing incredibly, their sound rich and with unparalleled precision and control. Their musicality is matched by an adventurous spirit in programming.” Conducted by Paul Hillier, Chamber Choir Ireland performed a tapestry of American choral music for audience in Dublin and Limerick this February. Read Brendan Finan’s review of our February 2024 … Continued