LYRIC OPERA PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS CHRISTMAS by Candelight

13 December 2019
Tickets: €25-€35

Celebrate the true spirit of Christmas through the glorious music of the season!

LYRIC OPERA presents CHRISTMAS BY CANDLELIGHT – with the world-renowned PALESTRINA CHOIR, a rising star of Irish opera RACHEL CROASH, and Ireland's leading brass ensemble DUBLIN BRASS.

Artistic Director VIVIAN J. COATES creates this most wonderful evening of choral and musical joy – as befits the season. In an evocative candle-lit setting, enjoy an exquisite array of Christmas Carols – from the much loved to the lesser-known - in a spectacular musical event which is not to be missed.

Conducted by the director of the Palestrina Choir, BLÁNAID MURPHY

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LYRIC OPERA ENSEMBLES

PALESTRINA CHOIR

DUBLIN BRASS

 

RACHEL CROASH - Soprano

BLÁNAID MURPHY - Conductor                  

VIVIAN J. COATES - Director  

 


Our Christmas programme will include:

Vivaldi - Gloria in Excelsis Deo” from Gloria

Chilcott - Good King Wenceslas*

Handel - Arr- Mack Wilberg - Joy to the world

Traditional : Arr- Connor O'Reilly - Wexford Carol

Mozart - “Alleluia” from Exsultate jubilate

Handel - Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah          

Trad. (arr. Wilcocks) - The first Nowell*

Adam - O Holy Night

Tavener - The lamb

Darke - In the bleak midwinter

Trad. (arr. Wilcocks) - God rest ye merry gentlemen

Traditional - The holly and the ivy

Trad. (arr. Wilberg) - Ding Dong Merrily on High

Handel - “Eternal source of light divine”

Handel - “Let the Bright Seraphim” from Samson

Traditional - The twelve days of Christmas

 

Carols for Everyone

Trad. (arr. Wilcocks) - Once in Royal David’s city*

Mendelssohn (arr. Wilcocks) - Hark! The herald angels sing*

Trad. (arr. Wilcocks) - O come, all ye faithful*

Trad. (arr. Wilcocks) - While shepherds watched their flocks*

Trad. (arr. Wilcocks) - Away in the manger*