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Bach: Mass in B minor First Rehearsal

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Choral Society returns to Trinity in its 180th session this year. To mark the occasion we are singing the monumental B minor Mass by J.S. Bach. The first rehearsal will take place in its usual slot; the first Wednesday of school term, this year falling on the 28th of September. Rehearsal starts at 7:30pm but people will be present from 7pm to accommodate the signing up of new members. 

If any of you have been into college, I’m sure you’ll have noticed the scaffolding covering Regent House/House 5. Unfortunately due to the construction Choral Rehearsals will be displaced for the foreseeable future. Enquiries have thankfully offered us Goldsmith Hall on the other end of campus until construction is completed. 

If you have any questions or further inquiries, please do not hesitate to message the facebook page or e-mail us at choral@csc.tcd.ie

Looking forward to seeing you all for a great year of singing!

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Online Ticket Sales Open!

Ticket sales have opened online for our performances of Mendelssohn’s Elijah on 23 and 24 March in The Examination Hall, Trinity College! Tickets are available online via Eventbrite (see the tickets link at the top of the webpage), at the door and special student advance tickets will be on sale in the Arts Building on the 21-23 March. Don’t forget to check out our Facebook page, and Facebook event which will be updated with all the latest news.

 

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Annual General Meeting 2016

The 2016 Annual General Meeting will take place this Wednesday 24 February at 7pm in Regent House. The list of nominees for the 2016/17 Committee has been posted on our noticeboard in Front Arch. Rehearsals for our Hilary Term performances of Mendelssohn’s Elijah continue afterwards! Keep an eye on this site, on Twitter (@udcs) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/Trinitychoral) for all the latest updates and announcements!

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Hilary Term 2016

In March 2016, Choral will be performing Felix Mendelssohn’s Elijah. The concerts will take place on 23rd and 24th March in the Examination Hall, Trinity College. The upcoming term will also see the 2016 iteration of the Cherry Cup competition for unaccompanied vocal quartets. Stay tuned for more information regarding this event.

 

Rehearsals will commence on Wednesday 20th January at 6.45pm 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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Handel’s Messiah Concert November 24th/25th

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***Online ticket sales for the Tuesday performance have now closed. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door from 7.30pm***

Tickets for the Wednesday performance remain available at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/handel-messiah-tickets-19498122409

 

George Friedrich Handel          Messiah

Conducted by David Leigh

With guest soloists

Join the University of Dublin Choral Society, Trinity’s oldest and largest choir, for a very special performance of one of the best loved choral works of all time: Handel’s Messiah. Echoing the first premiere of this work in Dublin back in 1742, the splendid setting of Trinity’s Examination Hall will help to get you in the festive mood just as December rolls around. Joined by guest soloists under the expert baton of David Leigh, the University of Dublin Choral Society invites you to mark the date in your diaries and join us for what promises to be a wonderful evening of music and festivities.

Doors open 7:30pm

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Freshers’ Week Concert

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Join us on Wednesday 23rd September for an exciting performance of some of the best loved choral works in the canon.

The University of Dublin Choral Society’s Summer Singers will be joined by the Viva String Ensemble, Niall O’Sullivan (trumpet) and guests for this concert.

Programme:
Vivaldi Gloria
Mozart Organ Solo Mass
Handel Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened
Handel “Eternal Source of Light Divine”

The concert will be conducted by Ross Cullinane.

Admission is free!

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Upcoming term

The Choral Society is proud to announce that in November 2015 the society will perform Handel’s world-famous Messiah in the College’s Public Theatre over two nights.

Do you want to be part of this? Whether you have been a member for years or are considering membership of the Choral Society for the first time, we would be delighted if you decided to join us in this exciting project. All vocal ranges and levels of singing experience are welcome. You can join at our stand in Front Square during Freshers’ Week 2015 (21-25 September) or at our first rehearsal on Wednesday, 30 September at 6.30pm in Regent House (Just above Front Arch). Please click here to learn more about the society’s history and here for more information about the society’s activities. Should you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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Summer Singing is back!

Yes, if you’ve been suffering from unexplained mood swings, irritability, loss of motivation or just a vague sense of ennui (mainly on Wednesdays), this is what’s been missing from your life. Our dedicated group of Summer Singers will meet weekly to sing a wide variety of chamber music and put on some small concerts, under the baton of Ross Cullinane.

house6_borderThe concert schedule so far includes:

  • Saturday 20 June: ‘The North Began‘ symposium, JM Synge theatre, TCD, 4.30pm
  • Monday 6 July: Holy Trinity Church, Cookstown, Co Tyrone, 7pm.
  • Wednesday 23rd September: Freshers’ Week concert, Trinity Chapel, 8pm.

Rehearsals begin on Wed 3rd of June at 7pm in the Eliz Rooms (1st floor, House 6).

 

Whether you are a current member of Choral or would just like to try out something new over the holidays, sign up here. We look forward to seeing you!

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