Entries by Olivia Dornan

IDC sings the Foundling Hospital Anthem Online

  Since lockdown began, Irish Doctors Choir members have been rehearsing online weekly with Musical Director Brian MacKay. Joined by their colleagues in Irish Doctors Orchestra, they plan to produce a recording  of three movements from  GF Handel’s Foundling Hospital Anthem HWV 268. If you and your singing friends  would like to contribute to their […]

British and Irish Hand Surgery Societies meeting Hallowe’en 2019, Guinness Storehouse

The Guinness storehouse was another auspicious setting for the Irish Doctors Choir.  Hand Surgeons  who came from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland met for their congressional dinner and raise a pint of the black stuff. There were fine solos from Cathy and David and full choir performances involving around 25 singers including several  members who […]

More Beethoven Events..

BEETHOVEN 250 EVENING CELEBRATION COVID-19 PANDEMIC THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED An alternative date will  be circulated to all members shortly THIS IS A MEMBERS-ONLY EVENT BEETHOVEN WORKSHOP TWO COVID-19 PANDEMIC THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED An alternative date will  be circulated to all members shortly Beethoven Year Workshop One Archive Click HERE

Do Ducks Ever Shed a Tear? RSWS2

Read on and you may find out.… The second of our Russian Song Workshops led by Brian MacKay took place in Dublin on 8th June. Some of the singers were veterans of WS1 but most were first-timers. We began the day singing two works that arose from the flowering of Russian Orthodox Church writing in […]

The Singing Bach Workshop, 13th October 2018

The Singing Bach Workshop in Dublin yesterday was a first for us. About 15-20 members and 15 non- members gathered at the Royal Hospital Donnybrook, in Dublin. The hospital has a concert hall resplendent in the deep brown of old wood panelling and green worthy of a Romanov palace. A workshop is more than learning […]

Feel-Good Factor at the Royal

We were delighted to be invited back to sing at the the Royal Hospital this October. The Friends of the Royal Hospital Donnybrook do vital work in support of this publicly-funded inpatient rehabilitation facility. A hard-working team of volunteer fundraisers are determined  to make a real impact on patient care and well-being; Their contributions range […]