FREE 'Celtic Collection' Concert with Bethel University Wind Symphony from St Paul, U.S.A

Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin 8

FREE 'Celtic Collection' Concert with Bethel University Wind Symphony from St Paul, U.S.A


'Celtic Collection' A celebration of Irish and Scottish works performed by Bethel University Wind Symphony from St Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A.  The programme includes The Wild Goose (An Ge Fhian), four Scottish dances as well as Cotillon, a suite of dance tunes especially suited to wind instruments and first performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra in 1939.

The Bethel University Wind Symphony is made up of more than 45 wind, brass and percussion instrument players, many of whom are music students at the college in St Paul, Minnesota in the heart of America's Midwest.

The all-student symphony will perform a selection of Irish and Scottish airs including Amazing Grace, Loch Lomond and four Scottish dances as well as Cotillon, a suite of dance tunes specially suited to wind instruments and first performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra in 1939.

It will also include a selection of American tunes include marching songs The Circus Bee and the classic American The Stars and Stripes Forever and American folk tunes including The Cry of the Wild Goose

The orchestra is made up of 45 students aged from 18-22 tour every year. Recent overseas tours have included the UK, the Baltic States, Poland Slovakia, Czech Republic, Malaysia and Singapore in 2011, and most recently South Korea. For 2019 the Wind Symphony will perform in Ireland and Scotland.

 

Program to be selected from the following:

 

The Wild Goose (An Ge Fhian) Ryan George

Four Scottish Dances Malcolm Arnold

I. Pesante

II. Vivace

III. Allegretto

IV. Con Brio

Sparkle William Harbison

 

Cotillon (A Suite of Dance Tunes) Arthur Benjamin / Arr. William Silvester

I. Introduction and Lord Hereford’s Delight

II. Daphne’s Delight

III. Marlborough’s Victory

IV. Love’s Triumph

V. Jiggit E Foot

VI. The Charmer

VII. Nymph Divine

VIII. Tattler

IX. Argyle

(Probably will not do all movements)

 

Fantasia on Black is the Color of My True Love’s Hair Mark Camphouse

Chorale Variants on Herzliebster Jesu Todd Stalter

Amazing Grace Frank Ticheli

Loch Lomond Frank Ticheli

Sacred Harp Jay Bocook

I. Stratfield

II. Idumea

III. Pisgah

 

The Circus Bee Henry Fillmore

Carnival Day Chang Su Koh

The Stars and Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa

Carrickfergus Traditional Irish Folk Song / Arr. Patrick Roszell

 

 

Essential Information

 

Event Venue: Christ Church Cathedral, Christchurch Place, Dublin 8.

Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Time: 20:30h

Duration: 60 minutes

Admission Free - Registration is Essential. You can register here for one or more people and will be issued with your ticket.

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Our Location


Christ Church Cathedral, Christchurch Place, Dublin 8.

By BUS: Christchurch Place is on several bus routes, including 123, 13, 27, 40, 49, 77a and 77x - see DublinBus.ie for information.

By LUAS: Christ Church is served by the Luas Red Line. Get off at the Four Courts stop and cross the river on to Winetavern Street.

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