The EMERALD ISLE SINGS! CHORAL FESTIVAL CHOIR from the USA under the auspices of Sechrist Travel and direction of Dr John Leavitt. Drawn from choirs and individuals from Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, Texas, and Wisconsin to form a festival chorus of 75 singers in a performance of the music of John Leavitt and World Premier of his newest choral cantata entitled, BOUND FOR GLORY!, a collection or American Spirituals. The performance will feature professional Irish Musicians, accompanying the festival chorus, in performance of Bound for Glory!, written specially for this event, as well as Leavittss arrangements of The Salley Gardens, The Sound of Music: Choral Highlights, The Rhythm of Life, and A Celtic Prayer. The concert will conclude with one of Dr. Leavitt’s most successful titles, River in Judea.
Also performing will be Dublin’s very own Ború http://boruchoir.ie/ Under the direction of conductor Carmel Whelan the choir was formed in September 2015 and enjoy singing a varied repertoire, with particular emphasis on Irish works.
Event Venue: Christ Church Cathedral, Christchurch Place, Dublin 8.
Dates: Sunday, June 3, 2018
Time: 8.00pm. Doors open at 7.30pm
Duration: Approx. 90 Minutes
Admission: Free Admission, with a retiring collection on the night in aid of Irish Charity Musical Youth Foundation.
By BUS: Christchurch Place is on several bus routes, including 123, 13, 27, 40, 49, 77a and 77x - see DublinBus.ie for information.
By LUAS: Christ Church is served by the Luas Red Line. Get off at the Four Courts stop and cross the river on to Winetavern Street.
By TRAIN: Christ Church is located 15 minutes walk from Heuston and 20 minutes walk from Connolly Rail Stations, both of which are served by the number 90 bus which stops on both sides of the quays directly opposite the cathedral.
By DART: Christ Church is located approximately 10 minutes walk from Tara Street Dart Station.
CAR PARKING: The nearest car park is Q-Park Christ Church, accessed from Werburgh Street, just across from the cathedral. It is a 24-hour car park.
GPS Coordinates: Latitude 53.34345159999999, Longitude -6.271013000000039