One of the best known musical works of the Baroque period was first performed on 13th April 1742 in Neal’s Musick Hall, Fishamble Street, Dublin, in the shadows of Christ Church Cathedral.
The CD features timeless carols as well as modern compositions by Irish composers, and choral pieces that are instantly evocative of the Christmas season.
The recording of the concert, presented by Liz Nolan, will be broadcast on Christmas Day at 1pm on RTÉ Lyric FM.
Epic story of the Resurrection told through the eyes of an unbelieving Roman solider, Calvius, played by British star, Joseph Fiennes.
In new book, Pontiff states “The Church does not exist to condemn people, but to bring about an encounter with the visceral love of God’s mercy.”
“There has been a significant increase in those attending Third Level. When I started, 7% went on to third level, last year we sent 78%.”
New choir was formed just over seven weeks ago to meet the challenge of learning the music for a performance on 29 November.
'Project Messiah’ to assemble choir that will learn Handel's masterpiece in eight weeks and perform it on the eve of Advent.
Twenty-seven choirs from the dioceses of Dublin and Meath to perform this Saturday.