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Hilary Term 2013

UDCS wishes all a wonderful Christmas and New Year. 2013 promises to be another tremendously exiting year for Choral. Our Hilary Term concert series will include performances of Brahm’s powerful German Requiem and Mendelssohn’s quirky Die erste Walpurgisnacht (The First Walpurgis Night). The upcoming term will also see the 2013 iteration of the Cherry Cup competition for unaccompanied vocal quartets. Stay tuned for more information regarding this event.

Rehearsals will commence on Wednesday 16th January at 7pm in Regent House (just above Front Arch). New members are welcome to join the choir on the night. If you have any questions regarding membership, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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Christmas Carols this Weekend

The time has finally arrived for Choral’s 2012 Christmas Carols performance in aid of the Simon Community. We will be performing between 1pm and 3pm at St Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre on Saturday 15th December. The carol selection will include favourites such as Joy to the World, Away in a Manger, Ring Christmas Bells and a chorale from J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio. We look forward to seeing a good turnout for the event and raising a generous sum for the Simon Community.

We welcome all those attending to bering along cameras and upload some photographs of the event to For every photo uploaded, 7up will donate €1 to the Simon Community. For more information on the Dublin Simon Community, please visit their website at

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Christmas Carols and 2013

Choral recently saw the conclusion of another tremendously successful concert series with performances of Haydn’s Nelson Mass and Mozart’s Great Mass in C Minor in the Examination Hall, TCD.

While we are now on a short break, we have a performance of Christmas carols coming up in the near future in aid of the Simon Community. This will take place from 1pm in St Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre on Saturday 15 December. In order to prepare for this event, we will have a rehearsal on Wednesday 12 December at 7pm in Regent House.


Looking further ahead, Choral will return to normal business on Wednesday 16th January to begin rehearsals for our Hilary Term performances of Brahm’s A German Requiem and Mendelssohn’s Die erste Walpurgisnacht. New members are more than welcome to join the choir at the beginning of the upcoming term.

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