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Messiah to be performed at Knock Basilica for the first time

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The trumpet shall sound on November 18 in Knock with the Basilica’s inaugural performance of Handel’s Messiah, the world’s most famous and beloved oratorio, renowned for stunning choruses and arias. Following last year’s sell-out performance of the Concert for Peace, attended by the President of Ireland Michael D Higgins and Sabina Higgins, Knock Basilica has announced the return of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra to present Handel’s Messiah.

Eve Garavan at The Linenhall

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There is a gorgeous night of singing in prospect when soprano Eve Garavan performs at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Wednesday December 14 at 8pm. 

President to attend Knock concert

The Mayo International Choral Festival have announced that the President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins and Mrs Sabina Higgins will attend as guests of honour at the Concert For Peace in Knock Basilica on Saturday May 14 which will commemorate the 1916 Rising and World War I. The unprecedented scale of such a concert in this venue will see close to 200 artists perform on the night, all presented by lauded broadcaster, RTÉ Lyric FM’s Liz Nolan. Conductor extraordinaire David Brophy of RTÉ’s award winning High Hopes Choir and instrumental fame brings his impressive experience to proceedings, conducting this special event.

World’s favourite orchestra - to perform at Knock Basilica

Voted ‘World’s Favourite Orchestra’ in an international poll in 2015, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra is all set for a rare visit to the West, when they perform at Knock Basilica at the Concert For Peace, Saturday May 14, under the baton of renowned conductor extraordinaire David Brophy.

Anne Marie Gibbons to perform in Knock

Mezzo Soprano Anne Marie Gibbons, who is originally from Louisburgh will perform alongside the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and the 120 member Peace Choir, on May 14 at 8pm in Knock Basilica. The performance will include the well known aria Vida Cor Meum as a duet with Tenor Owen Gilhooly.

Sibeal to Perform Mise Eire at Knock Basilica Concert

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Following her recent haunting and evocative performance during the Centenary concert at Easter, as part of the National 1916 celebrations, the organisers of the Concert For Peace at Knock Basilica were delighted when it was announced just after the concert that Sibeal Ni Chasaide is to be added to the stellar line up of performers on May 14.

A feast for the senses at A Concert for Peace

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The Mayo International Choral Festival presents A Concert For Peace Commemorating the 1916 Easter Rising and World War One on Saturday, May 14 2016 in Knock Basilica. Doors open 6.45pm with the concert 8pm. Tickets cost €25 for all reserved seating and €15 for restricted viewing. A feast for the senses awaits. The Mayo International Choral Festival is proud to present this inaugural concert at the newly refurbished Knock Basilica, to commemorate the 1916 Easter Rising and World War One.

Renowned Hungarian adjudicator Gabriella Thész for next Mayo International Choral Festival

The Mayo International Choral Festival (MICF) committee members are delighted with the addition of Gabriella Thész, from Hungary, to their adjudication panel for 2016. Gabriella Thész is a graduate of the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, Hungary.

 

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