July 9, 2012 | Posted in:Concerts
St. Barrahane's Church Festival of Music
Thursday, July 19, 2012
20:00 - All Ages
Castletownshend, County Cork, Ireland
Each year five classical music concerts of the highest quality take place in St. Barrahane's Church, Castletownshend - the village of Sommerville and Ross. The church has, apart from great acoustics, stunning stained glass windows by Harry Clarke.
The West Cork Choral Singers
Emma Nash - soprano
Ilse De Ziah - cello
Katy Salvidge - recorder
Anabell Adams - accompanist
John Rutter (1945) - Requiem
and works by Handel, Mozart, Dvořák and De Ziah
The West Cork Choral Singers, a mixed choir of some 45 members, under the musical directorship of Diana Llewellyn is based in West Cork, Ireland.
The choir holds it’s weekly practice every Monday night in St. Matthews Hall, Church Cross, near Skibbereen. Choir members come from a radius of 40 kilometers and, at last count, comprised eight nationalities. Diversity is the raison d’etre of the choir.