Choir performances 1976 to 1980

DateVenueWorks performedConductorRemarks
12 December 1976St Olaf’s primary school, BalallyThe Kerry dance (Molloy arr. Rowley)
Oft in the stilly night (Moore arr. Deale)
‘Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves’ from Nabucco (Verdi)
‘Anvil Chorus’ from Il trovatore (Verdi)
O Holy Night (Adam arr. West)
‘Jesu, joy of man’s desiring’ from Cantata BWV147 (Bach arr. Whittaker)
Silent Night (Gruber)
Ding dong merrily on high (arr. Tune)
Eamonn KealyInaugural concert (see programme leaflet
26 May 1977RDS Concert HallSphor: God, thou art great; Palestrina: Agnus Dei; Molloy: The Kerry Dance; Moore, arr. Deale: Oft in the stilly night; arr. Roberton: The dashing white sergeant; arr. Roberton: An Eriskay love lilt;
Verdi: Chorus of the Hebrew slaves (Nabucco); Verdi: Anvil Chorus (Il Trovatore)
Eamonn KealyConcert also featured Army no. 1 Band (conductor: Comdt. Fred O’Callaghan) and Dermot O’Brien and his trio
March 1978Finglas Music Festival Eamonn KealyCompetition winners
1978Arklow Music FestivalIncluding O God thou art great (S K Hine)Eamonn KealyCompetition winners
13 March 1980Finglas Music FestivalSeiber: Yugoslav Folk Song; Wagner: Pilgrims’ Chorus (Tannhauser)Colin BlockCompetition winners
9–24 May 1980Howth Festival of Music and DramaBruckner: Locus iste;
Seiber: Yugoslave folk song
Colin Block