Hosted by the Mayo International Choral Festival, a 50-strong male voice choir from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, will perform on Friday, September 25 with the Mayo Male Voice Choir at the Church of the Holy Rosary, Castlebar. This is one of Canada’s leading male voice choirs and have toured extensively, including Canada, Europe, Britain and Ireland and have performed more than 460 concerts in venues such as the Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto, St Paul’s Cathedral, Westminster Abbey and the Royal Albert Hall in London.
Known as ‘the men who love to sing’, the choir has raised over $800,000 for a number of service groups and charitable organisations. The choir’s musical director is Simon Irving and accompanist is Janet Stachow.The concert will also feature the popular Mayo Male Voice Choir, with musical director Deirdre Lee and accompanist Rebecca Cresham. One of only five performances in Ireland by this Canadian choir, the Mayo concert date is not to be missed. Friday, September 25 in the Church of the Holy Rosary at 8pm. Admission is €12 on the door, or tickets from Downtown Records, Castlebar and Westport and the show is in support of the Western Care Association. The choir will also lay a wreath and perform at the Mayo Memorial Peace Park on Friday, September 25 at 3pm.