Autumn Concert : Bach for Advent
23-25th November 2018
This autumn, Irish Doctors Choir travel back to the Baroque Era for a historically-informed performance of works by Johann Sebastian Bach. Joined by soloists from specialist early music group Sestina and accompanied by a period instrument sinfonia, they will rehearse and perform Advent Cantatas BWV 61, 62 & 36 ( Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, Schwingt freudig euch empor) and the Motet BWV Anh 160 Jacuhzet dem Herrn alle welt. The conductor will be IDC’s Musical Director Brian Mackay
Participation includes attendance at all-day rehearsals on 10th-11th November 2018 and again on a schedule that runs from 3pm Friday 23rd November through until the performance at 7.45-9.45 pm on Sunday 25th November 2018.
All rehearsals and the performance will take place at the historic Saint Stephen’s Green in central Dublin. The performance will be in the beautiful Newman University College Church.
Singers please note that this event involves public performance so self-directed learning and attendance at all rehearsals is required ( although exemption from the first weekend is available for those travelling from outside Ireland).
As usual, IDC offers limited sponsored places for its medical student members. Please apply early, the places are awarded on a first-come-first-served basis.
The local organisisng committee for this event will advise attendees about accomodation, local transport etc
The benefitting charity will be Dublin-based ARC Cancer Support.
This is a members-only event. Visit the members-only page for tickets, they are on sale now.