We’re looking forward to our upcoming concerts this July:

 

Tuesday, 12th July, 8PM – Sacred Heart Church, David Cassan (Winner St. Alban’s International Improvisation Competition 2015).

Wednesday 13th July, 1:15PM – Lunchtime Concert by the Choir of Selwyn College, Cambridge at St. Mary’s Cathedral.

David Cassan is tenured organist at Notre-Dame des Victoires and Notre-Dame de Lourdes in Paris. He is a renowned soloist and accompanist, having won awards at numerous international competititons, including  Pierre Pincemaille (France), André Marchal (France), Boëllmann-Gigout (France), Merklin (France), Haarlem (Netherlands), Saint-Albans (England), Westfalen Impro 5 (Germany), Schwäbisch Gmünd (Germany) as well as the Great Jean-Louis Florentz International Prize from the Academy of Arts (France). He is also laureate from Dudelange’s competition (Luxembourg).  He has played with numerous famous artists and orchestras (Didier Sandre, Jean-Loup Chrétien, Orchestre National de Lyon, Capitole de Toulouse, Quatuor Girard, Romain Le Leu…) in prestigious places in France and abroad (Germany, Luxembourg, Spain, Belgium, England, Uruguay, Ireland, Netherlands, Italy, Switzerland…). We look forward to welcoming him to Limerick on the 12th of July.

 

This event is FREE thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Mayor’s Charity Ball 2014. LPOF is also very grateful for the continued support of Canon Lebocq and the Sacred Heart Church.

 

A sample of David Cassan’s incredible talent can be heard on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oElYeR7c7qQ

 

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On the 13th of July, the Choir of Selwyn College, Cambridge will be performing at St. Mary’s Cathedral as part of their Irish tour. Admission is FREE. They will also be performing in Kilkenny (Monday 11th), Galway Cathedral (Tuesday 12th), Portlaoise (Thursday 14th) and Sandford (Friday 15th). Details of their tour are available at https://www.facebook.com/events/1764143063872741/
 
Beautiful recordings of the choir are available on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/selwyn-college-choir

Further information about the choir is available on their Facebook page and website:https://www.facebook.com/selwyn.college.choir/

http://www.sel.cam.ac.uk/selwyn-college/chapel-choir/
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We are delighted to invite you to join us for an organ recital by Peter Barley in the beautiful setting of St. Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick at 5PM on the 19th of June. Admission €5 (available at the door; proceeds to The Companions of St Mary’s Cathedral Music & The Royal School of Church Music {RSCM}).

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The Church of Ireland Cathedral Choirs of Kilkenny, Waterford and Limerick will be singing together in concert this Saturday, May 28th at 5PM as part of Limerick Pipe Organ Festival 2016 and St. Mary’s Cathedral’s History and Heritage Weekend. The concert will include Schubert’s Mass in G and Parry’s ‘I was glad’. Tickets available at the door: €10/€8 Concessions.

 

St. Mary’s Cathedral’s History and Heritage Weekend

To commemorate St. Mary’s Cathedral’s rich cultural and historical heritage, the Cathedral community is proud to be hosting its first History and Heritage weekend Festival on May 28th and 29th. Set against the backdrop of one of the oldest buildings in Limerick City, the festival will showcase to visitors St. Mary’s Cathedral’s rich and diverse history and heritage. The festival will include special guided tours of the cathedral, flower displays, an artefact exhibition, a Sunday Festival Eucharist, a Limerick Wind Ensemble concert, and a Festival Evensong. All events are FREE OF CHARGE (excluding Saturday’s Concert at 5pm). For further information, please contact St.Mary’s Cathedral on 061 310293 or view the festival brochure: St. Mary’s History and Heritage Weekend