Lassus Chamber Choir, directed by Dr Ite O’Donovan, present Remembrance Concert 2019 in St Mary’s Church, Haddington Road on Saturday November 9th 2019 at 7.30pm.
This very special evening of music, poetry and readings in memory of those who lost their lives in the Great War and in particular those whose names are inscribed on the Memorial Plinth in St Mary’s Church will, in 2019, pay particular tribute to Irish Statesman and poet Thomas Kettle who, aged 36, lost his life in the Battle of the Somme.
Choral masterworks performed by Lassus will include Allegri’s Miserere, motets by Orlande de Lassus, Maurice Durufle and John Tavener. Poetry commemorating the Great War and the ensuing years of Peace by poets including Thomas Kettle, W.B. Yeats, John Henry Newman and Gerard Manley Hopkins will be read by Irish actors Dawn Bradfield and Mark O’Regan.
At the conclusion of the concert Cian Flynn (trumpet) will sound The Last Post and all present will be invited to join in singing Abide With Me.
Tickets €5 – €15.
Early Bird Offer – All tickets purchased via website €5 – until Saturday October 19th 2019 at 12 noon.