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 »

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