New Dublin-based professional choir.
Specialising in Renaissance and Contemporary repertoire, ‘Lassus’, under the umbrella of Dublin Choral Foundation, recorded its debut album in July 2015. On January 27th 2016 Lassus gave its first public performance at the National Concert Hall, Dublin, performing Easter motets by Orlande de Lassus, a new composition by Grammy-award winner Bill Whelan “Gné na Gaeltachta” and Mozart’s Requiem.
On November 11th 2016 Lassus presented a moving and atmospheric concert, Remember the Brave, in St Mary’s Church, Haddington Road, Dublin 4, in commemoration of those who died in 1916. A concert In Memoriam Francis Ledwidge took place in the Cathedral of St Patrick and St Felim, Cavan on July 30th 2017 and on November 10th 2017 a concert celebrating Francis Ledwidge and Patrick Kavanagh took place in St Mary’s Church, Haddington Road.
Further domestic and international performances and recordings are planned.
This exciting new freelance professional chamber choir is directed by Dr Ite O’Donovan.