Galway Cathedral Choir; Robbie Carroll, organ
Starting from 9th August 2012 (Thursday) from 20:00 – 21:15
Directed by Raymond O’Donnell
Galway Cathedral has been home to Galway Cathedral Choir since the building’s dedication in 1965. The choir, which is open to teenagers and adults, provides the music at all major feasts and liturgical occasions in the Cathedral, as well as at the regular Sunday 11.15am mass throughout the year. Its repertoire covers ten centuries, including Gregorian chant, Renaissance polyphony, Viennese masses and some contemporary music. The choir has been directed by Raymond O’Donnell since January 1994.
Robbie Carroll is a fifth-year student in Coláiste Iognáid, Galway. He has been Organ Scholar in Galway Cathedral since September 2010, in which role he studies organ performance, accompaniment, choral direction and liturgy under Raymond O’Donnell.
The programme includes music by Haydn, Buxtehude and others. No booking is required.
This event is part of the festival: Galway Cathedral – Summer Concerts 2012
Admission: Standard: €12 . Concession: €8 .
Venue: Galway Cathedral,
Cathedral Square, Galway.
tel: +353 91 531438 (Music) , +353 91 563577 (General Cathedral information)