Limerick Pipe Organ Festival 2016 is now in the final stages of planning; details of the events will follow shortly. Information is also regularly posted on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LimerickPipeOrganFestival/
Come and join us to perform Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem in the beautiful surrounds of St. Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick on St. Cecilia’s Day, Sunday 22nd November, 2015. A “Come and Sing” event invites people to form a temporary choir for the day, learning and performing a choral piece together. Singers are requested to bring scores; choral scores can be downloaded for free at: http://www2.cpdl.org/wiki/index.php/Requiem_(Faur%C3%A9)#Vocal_scores
A limited number of scores will be available for borrowing on the day.
The choir will be directed by Peter Barley, organist & choir director at St. Mary’s Cathedral, and will be accompanied by Bernadette Kiely, organist & choir director at St. John’s Cathedral. Peter Barley and Bernadette Kiely are both founding members of Limerick Pipe Organ Festival.
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On Friday 18th September 2015 from 8.30 – 9 pm Peter Barley will give a recital for Culture Night 2015 in St. John’s Cathedral. Peter Barley is Organist & Choir Director in St Mary’s Cathedral Limerick and a founding member of Limerick Pipe Organ Festival.
Also, at 7:30 – 8:00pm in St Mary’s Church Athlunkard St Limerick Carolann Guinee and Riona Curtin will play the organ there. Carolann Guinee is Organist & Choir Director in St Joseph’s Church Limerick and Riona Curtin is Organist in Church of the Assumption Abbeyfeale Co Limerick. Both are members of Limerick Pipe Organ Festival Committee.
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The closing concert of the festival features three local artistes, Bernadette Kiely, Michael Dooley and Joan Cunneen in a programme featuring solo organ, trumpet with organ and voice accompanied by organ.
Admission to the concert is free, if you are in a position to donate to the retiring collection, please note that the proceeds will go towards the organ maintenance fund. Thank you.
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Other Organ Concerts in Limerick
Organ recitals take place on a regular basis in Glenstal Abbey as follows:
Simon Harden on Tuesday 21st October at 4:30pm
Simon Harden on Wednesday 22 October at 1:10pm
Peter Barley on Wednesday 5th November at 1:10pm
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