The CD features timeless carols as well as modern compositions by Irish composers, and choral pieces that are instantly evocative of the Christmas season.
A sung Mass has the potential to reach many people outside the circle of concert music – but it is not entertainment because the Mass itself is not.
There was a focus on the post-war years when there were appeals for the Congo, Biafra and East Pakistan.
Challenge is to learn G.F. Handel’s masterpiece 'The Messiah' in six weeks and perform it at the start of Advent.
Twenty-seven choirs from the dioceses of Dublin and Meath to perform this Saturday.