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Special thanks to our new principal sponsors DPS Engineering who are committed to the Choir for three years commencing January 2016.

Next Concert

Sun 04 Dec 2016

Christmas Concert

St Patrick's Cathedral

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Introduction

The choir, formed in Dublin in 1951, has developed an extensive repertoire of classical and modern works, and John Dexter, who succeeded Victor Leeson as musical director in 1984, continued this tradition. David Milne has been musical director since 1991.

Many distinguished Irish and international soloists have sung with the choir over the years. The Guinness Choir is also committed to supporting emerging Irish talent and in recent years many young singers have appeared with the choir.

The repertoire of the choir spans the centuries from early music to the present day - from Monteverdi's 1610 Vespers through to Andrew Lloyd Webber's Requiem, John Rutter's Psalmfest, Gerard Victory's Ultima Rerum and Rhoda Coghill's Out of the Cradle.

 

David Milne

Calling all singers!

Are you interested in choral music? Do you like to sing? Would you enjoy making good music in a large choir?

If so, the Guinness Choir would like to hear from you - especially tenors and basses!
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News & Events

Next Concert ...

Sunday 4th December 2016  6:30 pm

Christmas Concert

SOLD OUT! A limited number of tickets will be available on the door on the night.

Following on from last year's success, the Choir has decided to hold once again an early evening concert in St Patrick's Cathedral at 6.30 pm on the 4th of December, 2016.

The Choir invites the public to take the weight off their tired Christmas shopping feet - and to join them for a programme of classical choral music and carols, with a special guest appearance by renowned Irish folk singer-songwriter, Paul Brady!

Directed by David Milne and accompanied by organist David Leigh​, the concert will feature the Choral Suite of The Armed Man by Karl Jenkins​. The Choir will also perform three separate short arrangements of the sacred work O Magnum Mysterium by Victoria, Gabrieli and Lauridsen, along with traditional Christmas Carols (with audience participation welcome).

Choir Director David Milne's and Paul Brady's collaboration will prove that two genres of music can come together beautifully to produce what promises to be an uplifting night of festive cheer.

Please note the early start time.