On Saturday the 16th we made a return visit to Dunmmore, Co Galway to partake in their Choral Festival - report to follow!
Saturday, 9 May 2015
Many thanks to audience over over 300 who joined us for the Recital in the Cathedral on Thursday night. We were delighted to be joined by our Minister for the Arts, Heather Humhreys.
Locus Iste - Anton Bruckner
Cantique de Jean Racine - Gabriel Fauré
Ave Verum Corpus - Wolfgang Mozart
Duet: Martina Lee Boyle (Sporano) & Brian McKeever (Bass)
Panis Angelicus - César Franck
Cavan Singers with student choirs of The Royal School, Breifne College, Loreto College, and St Patrick's College
I heard the Voice of Jesus - Trad, arr. Vaughan Williams
Stand By Me - Tom Kendzia
Solo: Niamh McCormack
I am the Good Shepherd - Paul Flynn
Cavan Singers, Niamh McCormack (Sporano), Niamh O'Hanlon (Contralto)
Gloria - Antonio Vivaldi
i. Gloria in exclesis Deo
ii. Et in terra pax
iii. Laudamus te
iv. Gratia agimus tibi
v. Propter magnam gloriam
vi. Domine Deus
vii. Domine, Fili unigente
viii. Domine Deus, Agnus Dei
ix. Qui tollis pecata mundi
x. Qui sedes ad dexterum Patris
xi. Quoniam tu solus sanctus
xii. Cum Sancto Spiritu
Read the full programme
Well done to all singers, as well as our MD Paul William Flynn, our organist Eileen Tackney, all the soloists - our own Singers Brian (Bass) and Martina (Soprano) as well as the two Niamhs who joined us for the evening - and the student choirs from The Royal School, Breifne, St Pat's, and Loreto Colleges.
The sincere gratitude of the organising committee goes to the following folk for their invaluable assistance:
Fr Kevin Donohue, ADM Cavan Parish, for permission to use the venue and the church organ.
Ciaran Tackney, Janet Traynor, Carmel Fay, and Laura Kavanagh, who prepared the four school choirs.
School Principals Angela McGarvey, John Crotty, Edward Linsday, and Christopher Rowley for facilitating the participation of their students.
Cavan Arts Officer Catriona O'Reilly for continued support.
Alan McMahon and Mark O'Hanlon for sorting the stage.
Mark O'Janlon, Seamus Kennedy, Colman Smith, and Raymond Boyle for "manning" the "Box Office".
Nollaig Amond Murray for assisting Eileen with the sheet music.
Stewart Elliott and Christopher Elliott for distributing the programmes.
Ciaran Murray for videotaping and photography, and Carmel Fay for recording....To see the video, follow this link