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The hardworking men and women of the Handel Challenge Choir and Committee handed over a cheque for €33,543 to Mayo Roscommon Hospice at an event held in The Harlequin Hotel, Castlebar, on Saturday February 8.
ALTHOUGH GEORGE Friederich Handel’s Messiah is one of the most universally loved of all choral works, its popularity has an extra intensity in Ireland as the country feels a certain ownership of it.
A very special performance of Handel’s Messiah will take place on Sunday, December 8 at 7pm, in the Church of the Holy Rosary, Castlebar, with all proceeds going to Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation. It will be hosted by RTÉ’s Mary Kennedy, and feature internationally renowned soloists, Regina Nathan, Ann Marie Gibbons, Eamon Mulhall, and Owen Gilhooley. The Celtic Concert Orchestra and a choir of almost 100 local choristers will perform in what promises to be a truly wonderful event.
The Guinness Choir will form part of an impressive line-up of national and international artistic talent for this year’s 36th Clifden Arts Festival. Performing Handel’s Messiah, the Guinness Choir will delight the audience on Saturday, September 21 in St Joseph’s Church, Clifden from 8.15pm. Accompanying the Guinness Choir for their debut Clifden Arts Festival performance will be some of Ireland’s and the world’s leading soloists including Cara O’Sullivan (soprano), Tanya Sewell (alto), Christopher Bowen (tenor) and John Milne (bass).
THE AMERICAN soprano Marcy Richardson will make her debut Irish performance in Handel’s Messiah in Galway Cathedral on Friday December 21.
ONE OF the highpoints of Galway’s musical calendar and festive season is coming up shortly when Music For Galway, the Irish Baroque Orchestra, and the Resurgam choir join forces for a presentation of Handel’s Messiah at St Nicholas’s Collegiate Church, on Saturday December 8.
The 37th Kilkenny Arts Festival was launched this week with a special choir singing the entire programme to the tune of Handel’s Messiah.
George Frideric Handel’s Messiah is an English oratorio, and one of the most popular works in the western choral literature. So it’s no surprise that Mullingar Choral Society is set to produce it next weekend.
HANDEL’S CELEBRATED Messiah will be performed by the Irish Baroque Orchestra and Resurgam in St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church on Friday December 12 at 7.30pm.