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Performances

The list of performances below is not exhaustive, but gives a flavour of the repertoire the choir has performed down through the years.

2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
2005
2004
2003
2002
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2012





Christmas Concert - "Candlelight"

Dec 15th

Galway Cathedral

 


ConTempo 10th Anniversary Concert Tour

Oct 26th

St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church, Galway


W.A. Mozart

Te Deum

K 141

 


Clifden Arts Week Performance

Sept 29th

t.b.a.

 


Volvo Ocean Race Performance

Jul 1st

Volvo Festival Stage, Galway

 


Summer Concert with Sunus

Jun 28th

St. Mary's Dominican Church, The Claddagh

 


Ultimate Choral Classics
with the RTE Concert Orchestra, Richard Balcombe conducting

Mar 22nd

NCH, Dublin


G. F. Handel

Zadok the Priest

HWV 258

 
 

2011





Messiah
with the Irish Philharmonic Orchestra, David Brophy conducting

Dec 4th, 11th

Grand Canal Theatre, Dublin


G. F. Handel

Messiah

HWV 56

 


A Gilbert & Sullivan Extravaganza
with the RTE Concert Orchestra, John Wilson conducting

October 22nd

Leisureland, Galway

October 23rd

NCH, Dublin


Gilbert & Sullivan

Excerpts from:
Ruddigore, HMS Pinafore, The Gondoliers and The Pirates of Penzance



Gilbert & Sullivan

Trial By Jury


 


Summer Concert

May 28th

St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church, Galway

 


The Armed Man
with the RTE Concert Orchestra, Karl Jenkins conducting

April 28th

Leisureland, Galway


Karl Jenkins

The Armed Man



Karl Jenkins

Te Deum



Karl Jenkins

Palladio


 

2010

 

 

 

 

Annual Concert with the RTE Concert Orchestra

June 10th

Leisureland, Galway

June 11th

National Concert Hall, Dublin

 

Giacomo Puccini

Messa a Quatri Voci ("Messa di Gloria") in A


 

Maurice Durufle

Requiem

Op. 9

 

2009




 

Christmas Concert - "I Heard A Voice From Heaven"

Dec 12th, 13th

Franciscan Abbey, Galway

  Programme t.b.c.    
       
 

National Choral Singing Day Concert in aid of Galway Mental Health Association

Oct 9th

St. Nicholas Collegiate Church, Galway
       


Live TV Broadcast with the RTE Concert Orchestra, David Brophy conductor

Sept 13th

Mount Argus Church, Dublin

  Joseph Haydn

Missa in Tempore Belli
("Mass in time of war", "Paukenmesse")

H. 22/9

       


Annual Concert with the RTE Concert Orchestra

June 11th

Leisureland, Galway   Review (Galway Advertiser)

June 12th

National Concert Hall, Dublin


Joseph Haydn

Te Deum in C Major
("fur die Kaiserin Marie Therese")

H. 23c:2

  Joseph Haydn

Missa in Tempore Belli
("Mass in time of war", "Paukenmesse")

H. 22/9

  Karl Jenkins The Armed Man: A Mass For Peace
Programme Notes
 
 

2008

 

 

 

    

Dec 13th

Christmas Concert - "Thou Shalt Know Him When He Comes"

 Galway Cathedral
  
    
    

 

Annual Concert with the RTE Concert Orchestra

June 5th

Leisureland, Galway

June 6th

National Concert Hall, Dublin

 

Gabriel Fauré

Cantique de Jean Racine

Op. 11

 

Francis Poulenc

Gloria

FP 177

 

Karl Jenkins

Stabat Mater (Irish Premiere)

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007

 

 

 

Dec. 15th

Christmas Concert - "From Song To Silence"

 Galway Cathedral

 

Morten Lauridsen

O Magnum Mysterium

 

 

Franz Biebl

Ave Maria

 

 

Javier Busto

Ave Maria (SSAA)

 

    

 

Annual Concert with the RTE Concert Orchestra

May 3rd

National Concert Hall, Dublin

May 4th

Leisureland, Galway

 

W. A. Mozart

Vespers Solemnes de Confessore

K 339

 

W. A. Mozart

Regina Coeli in B-flat

K 127

 

G. F. Handel

The King Shall Rejoice

HWV 188

 

G. F. Handel

Laudate Pueri Dominum in D-major

HWV 237

 

2006

 

 

 

July 23rd

Galway Arts Festival with the ConTempo Quartet

 

The Augustinian Church, Galway

 

W. A. Mozart

Te Deum

K 141

 

W. A. Mozart

Regina Coeli in C-major

K 276

    
July 13th
Galway Cathedral Recitals Series
    
June 11th
Dun Laoghaire Organ Concerts Series
    

 

Annual Concert with the RTE Concert Orchestra

June 1st

National Concert Hall, Dublin

June 2nd

Leisureland, Galway

 

W. A. Mozart

Venite Populi

K 260

 

W. A. Mozart

Vesperae de Dominica

K 321

 

Carl Orff

Carmina Burana

 

 

2005

 

 

 

Nov 29th

Christmas Concert with the ConTempo Quartet

 

Pergolesi

Magnificat

 

 

 

 

 

June 25th

Cork Midsummer Festival

 

St. Fin Barre's Cathedral, Cork

 

As part of Cork's celebrations on being designated European City of Culture, 2005, the choir was invited to give the closing performance of the Midsummer Festival, as representatives of Galway, one of the cities who had also sought the designation.

 

 

 

 

 

Annual Concert with the RTE Concert Orchestra

June 1st

National Concert Hall, Dublin

May 29th

Leisureland, Galway

 

J. S. Bach

Magnificat in D-major

BWV 243

 

John Rutter

Requiem

 

 

2004

 

 

 

  Christmas Concert

Nov 28th
Galway Cathedral

  Gabriel Fauré Requiem

Op. 48

  C.V. Stanford Magnificat 
    

 

Annual Concert with the RTE Concert Orchestra

Jan 29th

National Concert Hall, Dublin

Jan 30th

Leisureland, Galway

 

G.F.Handel

Israel in Egypt

HWV 54

 

2003

 

 

 

    

June 20th

Honorary Conferring of Dr. Nelson Mandela

 

National University of Ireland, Galway

 

2002

 

 

 

 

Annual Concert with the RTE Concert Orchestra

Nov

National Concert Hall, Dublin

  Ralph Vaughan Williams Five Mystical Songs
 
 W. A. Mozart
Missa Solemnis (Great Mass) in C-minor K 427
 

2001

 

 

 

Dec. 8th

"Messiah For All"

 National Concert Hall, Dublin

 

Audrey Corbett, conductor

 

    

 

Annual Concert with the RTE Concert Orchestra

Dec 1st

Leisureland, Galway

Nov 30th

National Concert Hall, Dublin

 

Ludwig van Beethoven

Mass in C

Op. 86

 

Ludwig van Beethoven

Choral Fantasy

Op. 80

 

  

 

 

Concert with Our Lady's Choral Society. Tallaght

Jan 27th

Leisureland, Galway

 

Verdi

Requiem


 

2000

 

 

 

 

Annual Concert with the RTE Concert Orchestra

Oct 27th

National Concert Hall, Dublin

 

Claude Debussy

L'Enfant Prodigue

L 57

 

Carl Orff

Carmina Burana

 

 

  

 

 

1999

 

 

 

  Christmas Concert - "Celebrating the Threshold"
 
  St. Patrick's Church, Galway
 
   
 Anton Bruckner
Mass No. 2 in E-minor
 WAB 27
 W.A. Mozart
Requiem in D-minor
 K. 626
    

July

Choir of the World Competition
 Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod, Llangollen, Wales
    
    
 

1998

 

 

 

 

G. F. Handel

Messiah

HWV 56

    
 Opera Gala with Barra O Tuama
Nov 15th
Leisureland, Galway
  
    
 

1997

 

 

 

 

G. F. Handel

Messiah

HWV 56

    
 Opera Gala with Barra O Tuama
 Nov 15th
Leisureland, Galway
  
    
 

1996

 

 

 

 Nov 6th
 Gala Concert to Celebrate Athlone IT's 25th Anniversary 
 (with RTE CO and Mary Hegarty)  
   
    

 

Gabriel Fauré

Requiem

Op. 48

 

Francis Poulenc

Gloria

FP 177

    
 "A Night At The Opera"
 
April 14th
The Town Hall Theatre, Galway
 
 

1995

 

 

 

 

John Rutter

Magnificat


 

1994

 

 

 

 

Joseph Haydn

Missa Cellensis
("Cäcilienmesse", "St. Cecilia's Mass")

 H. 22/5

 

Maurice Duruflé

Requiem

Op. 9

 

1993

 

 

 

 Christmas Festival Concert, Athlone
 
   
   

 

Pergolesi

Magnificat

 

 

J.S. Bach

Cantata No. 104, "Du Hirte Israel, höre"

BWV 104

 

Giacomo Puccini

Messa a Quatri Voci ("Messa di Gloria") in A

 

 Gabriel Fauré
Requiem
Op. 48
 

1992

 

 

 

 

G. F. Handel

Messiah

HWV 56

 

Ludwig van Beethoven

Missa Solemnis in D Major

Op. 123

    
 Thalassa - Songs Of The Western Sea (Premiere) 
March 17th
Leisureland, Galway
 

 

Philip Martin

Songs of The Western Sea

 

    
 

1991

 

 

 

 

W. A. Mozart

Requiem Mass in D Minor

K. 626

 

1990

 

 

 

 

Joseph Haydn

Missa in Augustiis ("Nelson Mass")

 H. 22/11

 

W. A. Mozart

Vespers Solemnes de Confessore

K 339

 

1989

 

 

 

Nov 1st
 "A Galway Christmas" 
  Galway Cathedral
 
 The recording was broadcast by RTE in December 1989, and is available on the DVD "An Irish Christmas".  
    
 

Annual Concert with the RTE Concert Orchestra

 

Oct 20th

National Concert Hall, Dublin

 

 

Joseph Haydn

Die Schöpfung ("The Creation")

 H. 21/2

 

Giuseppe Verdi

Requiem

 

 

1988

 

 

 

 

Carl Maria von Weber

Missa Sancta No. 1 in E Flat

J224

 

1987

 

 

 

 

G. F. Handel

Messiah

HWV 56

 

1986

 

 

 

 

J. S. Bach

Cantata No. 129
"Gelobet sei der Herr, mein Gott"

BWV 129

 

Antonio Vivaldi

Gloria

RV 589

 

J. S. Bach

Magnificat

BWV 243

 

1985

 

 

 

 

Ludwig van Beethoven

Mass in C Major

Op. 86

 

Joseph Haydn

Theresienmesse

H. 22/12

 

Joseph HaydnHarmoniemesseH. 22/14

 

W.A.Mozart

Requiem Mass in D Minor

K. 626

    

 

 

The Music of Shaun Davey

 

 

1984

 

 

 

 

G. F. Handel

Messiah

HWV 56

 

1983

 

 

 

 

G. F. Handel

Messiah

HWV 56