Lassus Chamber Choir, directed by Dr Ite O’Donovan, will present a Concert in the Portico of ArdsThe Portico of Ards t on Saturday February 22nd 2020 at 7.30.pm.
Founded in 2015 by Dublin Choral Foundation the wonderful and unique sound of Lassus has enthralled audiences at many venues throughout Ireland.
On this occasion Lassus will perform motets from the Renaissance and early Baroque by Orlande de Lassus, Adriano Banchieri, Ferdinando Berton (Te Deum) and Gregorio Allegri (Miserere). More recent composers to be featured include Colin Mawby (Locus isle & Jesus Christ the Apple Tree), James MacMillan (Christus vincit), Ēriks Ešenvalds (O salutaris hostia) and Jonathan Dove (Seek Him that Maketh the Seven Stars.).
Organist Michael McCracken will play Alexander Guilmant: March on a Theme of Handel (Lift up your heads) Op. 15 and Percy Whitlock: Folk Tune (from Five Short Pieces). Tickets £7 – £17 available from The Portico of Ards.