Alto Auditions November 2016

Chamber Choir Ireland has a vacancy for a regular alto position from January 2017 and welcomes applications for the position from both male and female altos. Auditions with Artistic Director Paul Hillier will take place on Thursday November 17th 2016 at the National Concert Halll, Dublin. To apply, please submit a short recording by Thursday… Read more »

Choral Sketches Project with Tarik O’Regan & Contemporary Music Centre

Chamber Choir Ireland and the Contemporary Music Centre announce Choral Sketches with composer Tarik O’Regan for February 2017. Deadline: Mon 17 Oct 2016 – 17:00 Chamber Choir Ireland is the country’s flagship choral ensemble and national chamber choir under the internationally celebrated and multi-award-winning conductor Paul Hillier as Artistic Director. The Contemporary Music Centre is Ireland’s… Read more »

A Half Darkness – A commission from Stephen McNeff and Aoife Mannix

2016 marks a significant milestone in the history of the Irish state commemorating the Rising of Easter 1916.  With Cork International Choral Festival, we  commissioned Belfast-born composer, Stephen McNeff, and Irish poet, Aoife Mannix, to write a new piece of text and music reflecting on the rising. In Stephen’s words: “When I was growing up in… Read more »