F.C.J Secondary school Bunclody are delighted to announce that we will be hosting a gala performance in the Opera House celebrating the 200th anniversary of the arrival of the FCJ Sisters in Ireland and honouring FCJ Bunclody’s longstanding musical ties with our American friends in Mount Saint Charles Academy Rhode Island.
The concert by FCJ and MSC in the National Opera House will feature over 275 young musicians and singers for one night only. They will be directed by conductors, Dale Hennessy(FCJ) and Marc Blanchette (MSC) . The bands include a wide variety of instruments, including brass, percussion, woodwind, bass guitars, the FCJ’s trad group and the talented MSC chorus.
The concert will be featuring a wide variety of music and performers, including esteemed alumni Des Willoughby, Claire Kavanagh and special guest, renowned tenor Anthony Kearns. The concert will also include performances from FCJ’s two sister schools from Limerick.
We can promise that you will be entertained when FCJ takes the Opera House!