Choir performances 2001 to 2005

DateVenueWorks performedConductorRemarks
17 March 2001Kostel Svatého Salvátora (Church of the Holy Saviour), PragueAifreann (Ó Riada)
Cantique de Jean Racine (Fauré)
Ave Verum (Mozart)
Hail Glorious Saint Patrick 
Brian Ingoldsby
April 2001National Concert Hall, DublinDvořák: Stabat Mater;
Borodin: Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor
Colin Block25th anniversary concert
22 & 23 December 2002National Concert Hall, DublinA Christmas Festival Colin BlockPresented by Niamh Murray (soprano)
12 April 2003National Concert Hall, DublinMasterworks and more
Including: Rejoice in the Lamb (Britten)
Ó féachaigí fíor-chorp an Chríost (Ingoldsby: 1st performance)
Five Negro spirituals from A child of our time (Tippett)
In the mood (Garland)
Chichester Psalms (Bernstein)
Ave Maria (Mendelssohn)
The Pink Panther (Mancini)
Porgy and Bess medley (Gershwin)
Colin BlockWith John Dexter (organ) and Celine Kelly (piano).
Other performers: Niamh Murray, Yvonne Woods (sopranos), Paul Kelly (tenor), Philip O’Reilly (bass)
2003National Concert Hall, DublinExcerpts from operettas
incl. ‘Heia’ (Kalman, The Gipsy Princess),
‘The girl with the brogue’ (Monckton, The Arcadians),
‘Bachelor Gay’ (Simpson, Maid of the Mountains),
Act 2 finale from La Belle Hélène (Offenbach),
The Blue Danube (Strauss),
Medley from Les Misérables (Boublil)
Aidan FaugheyShow promoted by Jim Molloy
18 October 2003Mahony Hall, The Helix, DCU campus, DublinRutter: Requiem
Carl Jenkins: The Armed Man: a mass for peace
Colin BlockIrish première of the Jenkins.
Orchestra of St Cecilia (leader: Mary Gallagher).
Rutter: Sylvia O’Brien (soprano), Celine Kelly (organ).
Jenkins: Joanna Higgins (soprano), Clíona McDonough (contralto), Jeffrey Ledwidge (bass)
15 May 2004Mahony Hall, The Helix, DCU campus, DublinDvořák: Stabat Mater;
Walton: Belshazzar’s feast
Colin BlockA co-production with the Culwick Choral Society.
Soloists: Sylvia O’Brien (soprano), Deirdre Cooling-Nolan (contralto), Robin Tritschler (tenor), Ian Caddy (bass).
Orchestra of St Cecilia (leader: Mary Gallagher)