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Blessington Millennium Choir
Fri 17 March 2017, 19:30 – 22:00 GMT
St Patrick's Day Charity Event, hosted by The Mayor Of Colchester
Friday March 17th 2017
The Blessington Millennium choir was founded to celebrate the Christian Millennium Year 2000 in Blessington, a rural town in County Wicklow, in the heart of The Garden of Ireland. Celebrate St Patrick's Day with the perfect accompaniment.
Composer: Patrick Cassidy
Musical Director and conductor: Yvonne O’Conor
Harps: Harry Carpendale & Mary Nolan
Pipes: Odhran O'Cassaide
The Children of Lir, an Irish fairytale Cantata, by world renowned composer, Patrick Cassidy, who will be present at the concert. Patrick is a film score composer living in Los Angeles. Scored music for, among many others, the film Hannibal with Vide Cor Meum as central tune. This theme tune has been developed by him into a new Opera about the life of Dante to be released in Florence later this year.(2017)
Charles Pearson, internationally acclaimed organist, will accompany the piece on the recently restored pipe organ of the Moot Hall.
Celebrate St Patrick's Day in style with lots of favourite Irish melodies, and an original cantata in the form of The Children of Lir, and at the same time raise money for the Mayor's Charities.....