Choir performances 2005 to 2010

DateVenueWorks performedConductorRemarks
9 December 2006National Concert Hall, DublinA Christmas FestivalColin BlockPresented by Niamh Murray (soprano)
15 January 2007Carnegie Hall, New York, USAJenkins: The Armed Man (a Mass for Peace)Jonathan GriffithIn participation with: Tri-State Community Chorus, Harrogate, TN, USA; Lincoln Memorial University Concert Choir, Harrogate, TN, USA; Billingshurst Choral Society, West Sussex, UK; The Angering Chorale West Sussex, UK.
13 May 2007National Concert Hall, DublinJS Bach: St John PassionColin BlockSoloists: John Elwes (tenor, evangelist), Anna Devin (soprano), Máire Flavin (mezzo-soprano), Eamonn Mulhall (tenor), Philip O’Reilly and Jeffrey Ledwidge (basses).
Orchestra led by Alan Smale
8 December 2007National Concert Hall, DublinA Christmas FestivalColin BlockPresented by Niamh Murray (soprano)
19 June 2008Palais Montcalm, Quebec city, Canada* Mozart: Ave verum
* Mascagni: ‘Easter hymn’ from Cavalleria rusticana
Ag Críost an síol (Ó Riada)
Still as the night (Boehm)
‘Gracia’ from Ecce Cor Meum (Paul McCartney)
Pick a bale of cotton (trad.)
‘Agnus Dei’ from The armed man (Jenkins)
She moved through the fair (trad. arr. Dexter)
Cantique de Jean Racine (Fauré)
Táladh Chríosta (trad. arr. Ingoldsby)
* ‘Hallelujah chorus’ from Messiah (Handel)
asterisked items performed jointly with Choeur Polyphonique
John Dexter, Jean-Eudes BeaulieuJoint presentation of Dublin County Choir and le Choeur Polyphonique de Lévis (Québec)
25 April 2009National Concert Hall, DublinA Bohemian Rhapsody!
A selection of ABBA, Beach Boys and Queen numbers arranged for choir and band
Colin BlockFeaturing choral arrangements by Colin Block, Liz O’Connor and Brian Ingoldsby.
With Peter Corry (soloist) and band led by Michael Casey. Presented by Niall Andrews
24 April 2010National Concert Hall, DublinBeethoven: Mass in C
Rossini: Stabat Mater
Ingoldsby: Magnificat (Mórann m’anam an Tiarna)
Colin BlockFirst performance of Ingoldsby.
Kay Lynch (soprano), Clíona McDonough (contralto), Niall Chorell (tenor), Jeffrey Ledwidge (bass); Serenata Orchestra (leader: Alan Smale)