Dr. Joshua Oppenheim, Artistic Director
Dr. Julie Yu-Oppenheim, Artistic Director
Saturday 22 June, 2019 at 8pm
All Creatures Great and Small
Works by Ralph Vaughan Williams , William Dawson, Z. Randall Strope and more!
With musicians from the Kaleidoscope Ensemble
And Featuring American Choirs from
Given in aid of the Irish Hospice Foundation
A splendid evening awaits all lovers of choral music when the fourth Dublin choral Festival Gala Concert takes place in the glorious surroundings of St Patrick’s Cathedral.
The combined choirs of over 60 voices from across the United States of America, directed by Drs Joshua and Julie Yu Oppenheim will delight listeners with their interpretation of choral works from both sides of the Atlantic.
An eclectic mix of vocal Jigs, African American spirituals, body percussion and arrangements of traditional folk songs feature in the concert. And, at the heart of the programme is the gorgeous Serenade to Music composed by Ralph Vaughan William in 1938 as a tribute to Sir Henry Wood, and first performed at the Royal Albert Hall.
Jigs – J. David Moore
Cloths of Heaven – Z. Randall Stroope
Loch Lomond – Jonathan Quick
A Miner’s Life – Seth Houston
Aesop’s Fables – Bob Chilcott
Serenade to Music – Ralph Vaughan Williams
Daniel, Daniel, Servant of the Lord – Undine Moore
Bring Me Little Water Silvie – Moira Smiley
Soon Ah Will Be Done – William Dawson
Praise His Holy Name – Keith Hampton