Irish Chamber Orchestra
returns to Birr
Christian Curnyn Conductor
Sharon Carty Mezzo Soprano Anna Devin Soprano
STABAT MATER by Pergolesi
Van Wassenaer Concerto Armonici No.5 in f minor
Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No. 3
Pergolesi Stabat Mater
An Italian voyage sees Irish Chamber Orchestra team up with celebrated U.K. conductor Christian Curnyn, and two of Ireland’s finest singers Sharon Carty and Anna Devin to perform Pergolesi’s iconic Stabat Mater.
This deeply personal meditation, written by the dying Pergolesi takes us to the heart of human passion and is the most stirring music imaginable.
Respighi’s beautifully lush Ancient Airs and Dances No. 3 features alongside Puccini‘s gorgeous Chrysanthemums and Van Wassenaer’s ground-breaking Concerto Armonici No.5. Catch these scenic snapshots from Italy in Birr.
Saturday 23 September
St. Brendan’s Church of Ireland, Oxmantown Mall, @7.30pm
Tickets €25, €22 conc.