Seán Ó Riada Composition Competition 2013 winner

Solfa Carlile has has been announced as the winner of the 2013 Sean O Riada Composition Competition. The Seán O’Riada Competition is a composition competition which invites the submission of new works from Irish composers. The competition is a collaboration between the Cork International Choral Festival and the National Chamber Choir of Ireland. The winning… Read more »

Choirland: An Anthology of Irish Choral Music

Minister of State for the Gaeltacht, Dinny McGinley T.D. launched a new collection of Irish choral music at the Arts Council on 18 October 2012, one of the events marking the Arts Council’s 60th Anniversary. Speaking at the launch, the Minister said “the repertoire reproduced here is of varying degrees of difficulty, it gives community… Read more »

The National Chamber Choir of Ireland to Participate in RAISE initiative

The National Chamber Choir of Ireland is delighted to announce that it is one of eight selected organisations to participate in the Arts Council’s RAISE initiative. Eight leading Irish arts organisations are aiming to raise €10 million in private funding over the next five years as part of a new Arts Council initiative. The pilot… Read more »