Past performances

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2021

28 November – St Fachtna’s Cathedral, Rosscarbery: Sacred Music. An evening of music, poetry and reflection for all those affected by the pandemic.

27 November – All Saints Church, Drimoleague: Sacred Music. An evening of music, poetry and reflection for all those affected by the pandemic.

28 June – An Sanctóir, Ballydehob: Summer Song picnic. A program of acapella music outdoors (conforming to Covid restrictions).

2020

12 DecemberOutdoor Carol singing in Skibbereen and Ballydehob (conforming to Covid restrictions).

2019

1 December – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: In the Mood – a farewell tribute to Diana Llewellyn.

31 March – All Saint’s Church, Drimoleague: Stainer The Crucifixion.

2018

8 December – Abbeystrewry Hall, Skibbereen: Rejoice and be Merry a Christmas Celebration with the choir and guest soloists.

7 October – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Puccini Messa di Gloria. and the Irish premiere of Karl Jenkins Sing! The Music was given.

15 January – Carnegie Hall, New York: The choir joined a multi-national group of choirs to sing the premiere of  Karl Jenkins Sing! The Music was Given.

2017

9 December – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Unleashed for Christmas

8 October – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Haydn The Creation.

2 April – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Encore a program including Brahms, Dvořák and Jenkins.

2016

11 December – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Rejoice and be Merry

14 April – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Jenkins Stabat Mater and Vivaldi Gloria.

2015

6 December – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Vivaldi Gloria.

22 March – St Peter’s Church, Bandon: Handel Messiah.

2014

13 December – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Handel Messiah.

17 May – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Mozart Requiem.

2013

12 December – Holy Trinity Church, Schull: Christmas Concert.

8 December – Field’s Old Bakery, Skibbereen: Participated in the Taste of West Cork Food Festival.

6 April – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Spring Concert with the Suffolk Singers Coir from England.

22 February – West Cork Hotel, Skibbereen: In the Spotlight.

2012

2 December – St Brendan’s Church, Bantry: Celebrate Advent.

24 November – Community Hall, Goleen: Celebrate Advent.

19 July – St Barrahane’s Church, Castletownsend: 32nd Festival of Music.

2011

27 November – St Mattias Church, Ballydehob: Celebrate Advent.

30 April – Schull Community College: 20th Anniversary Concert.

20 February – Guests at the Clonakilty Brass Band Annual Concert.

2010

24 April – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Beethoven Messe in C Major.

12 March – Holy Trinity Church, Schull: Evening of Music and Song with the Llantrisant Male Voice Choir from Wales.

2009

14 August – Schull Community College: Benefit Concert for Schull Inshore Rescue with The Irish Sopranos.

5 July – Holy Trinity Church, Schull: Concert with Musica Fortuna from the Czech Republic.

2008

14 December – Holy Trinity Church, Schull: Fantasia on Christmas Carols.

21 July – Glebe Amphitheatre, Baltimore: Blue Moon.

31 May – St Barrahane’s Church, Castletownsend: Fundraising concert for the Lifeboats Association.

24 – 29 April – Turnov, Czech Republic: Choir visit to sing with Musica Fortuna.

2007

3 November – Schull Community College: The Irish premiere of  Karl Jenkins The Armed Man – A Mass for Peace.

2006

10 December – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Joy to the World Christmas Concert.

4 Nov – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Handel Messiah.

2005

3 December – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: An Evening of Festive Joy with tenor Eirian Davies.

22 October – St Matthew’s Church, Aughadown: Autumn Concert.

May – Silkeborg, Denmark: Choir trip to sing with the Silkeborg Motettkör and the Solanum Choir from Sweden.

2004

12 December – Skibbereen Town Hall: Evening of Music, Song and Theatre.

4 November – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Handel Messiah.

25 October – St Elvan’s Church, Aberdare, Wales: Charity Concert with Ystradgnlais Male Voice Choir.

20 October – St Matthew’s Church, Church Cross: Concert.

14 October – St Brendan’s Church, Bantry: Concert with The Irish Tenors and Bantry Folk Group.

27 June – St Multose Church, Kinsale: Handel Messiah.

13 June – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Handel Messiah.

11 June – St Peter’s Church, Bandon: Handel Messiah.

5 May – St Mattias Church, Ballydehob: Excerpts from Handel Messiah. To celebrate the church’s 175th anniversary.

2003

14 December – Skibbereen Town Hall: Evening of Music and Song with Delicious Divas.

30 October – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Make Music with Ystradgnlais Male Voice Choir from Wales.

28 October – St Brendan’s Church, Bantry: Make Music with Ystradgnlais Male Voice Choir from Wales.

25 MayChoir Tour in Sweden.

9 May – Bantry House: Summer Concert.

2002

15 December – Abbeystrewry Hall, Skibbereen: Christmas Concert.

28 October – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Evening of Choral Delight with the Swindon Male Voice Choir from the UK.

24 March – St Peter’s Church, Bandon: Stainer The Crucifixion.

22 March – Holy Trinity Church, Schull: Stainer The Crucifixion.

2001

9 December – Abbeystrewry Hall, Skibbereen: 10th Anniversary Christmas Concert.

7 December – St Matthew’s Church, Baltimore: Christmas Concert.

19 June – St Brendan’s Church, Bantry: An Evening of Music and Song with the Solanum Choir from Sweden.

17 June – Schull Community College: An Evening of Music and Song with the Solanum Choir from Sweden.

11 & 12 May – Midleton, Co Cork: Féile an tSamhraidth 1st Prize.

2000

10 December – St James’ Church, Durrus: Christmas Concert.

8 December – St Matthew’s Church, Baltimore: Christmas Concert.

27 May – St James’ Church, Durrus: Evening of Music and Song.

30 April – Schull Community College: Evening of Music and Song with the Carnegie Ladies Choir from Wales.

1999

19 December – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Carol Service.

4 December – StMatthew’s Church, Baltimore: Celebrating Christmas.

October – Sang at the rededication service in St Brendan’s Church, Bantry.

12 June – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Evening of Music and Song.

23 May – An Sanctóir, Ballydehob: Evening of Music and Song.

1998

December – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Carol Concert.

5 April – An Sanctóir, Ballydehob: Choral Music with Clonakilty Gospel Choir, Angels on Acid.

28 & 29 March – Abbeystrewry Hall: Charity concert for two nights in aid of the M S Society, with Clonakilty Gospel Choir and a local group of women folk singers.

1997

12 & 13 December – St Matthew’s Church, Baltimore: Celebrating Christmas multi choir performance with Margaret Newcombe.

20 July – St Barrahane’s Church, Castletownsend: Morning service broadcast live on RTE.

27 April – Bantry House: Charity Concert for The Samaritans with The Chamber Orchestra of Pops Academy.

26 April – Abbeystrewry Hall, Skibbereen: Charity Concert for the Aurelia Children’s Trust with the Children’s choirs.

4 April – St Barrahane’s Church, Castletownsend: Easter Afternoon Recitals.

17 MarchSt Patrick’s Day Parade, Skibbereen.

1996

1 December – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Carol Service.

1 June – Sherkin Island: Gilbert & Sullivan The Mikado.

26 May – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Gilbert & Sullivan The Mikado with Ann Chambers and The West Cork Children’s Choir.

March – Participated in the opening ceremony for An Sanctóir Holistic Centre in Ballydehob.

1 March – West Cork Hotel, Skibbereen: Charity Concert for the Aurelia Children’s Trust.

1995

2 & 3 December – Abbeystrewry Hall, Skibbereen: An Evening of Love and Skullduggery on the West Carbery Tram & Light Railway.

1 December – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Carol Service.

28 June – Sherkin Island: The West Carbery Tram and Light Railway.

23 June – The Boathouse Gallery, Castletownsend: The West Carbery Tram and Light Railway Premiere with Ann Chambers.

1994

1 December – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Carol Service.

1 April – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen:  A Concert with Angela Hartnett (soprano) Heinrich Muller (baritone) and violinist Greg Ellis of the RTE Vanbrugh Quartet.

1993

1 December – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Carol Service.

10 August – Methodist Church, Skibbereen: Music Music Music. A concert with soloists Angela Hartnett (soprano) and Richard Jennings (baritone) and the junior division of St Fachtna’s Silver Band.

1992

December – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen: Carol Service.

May – West Cork Hotel, Skibbereen: The first concert as the West Cork Choral Singers. A cabaret style evening with soprano Angela Hartnett and the Rose Room Singers from Bantry.

1991

December – Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen:  Carol Service.  This was the first public performance by the group of singers, led by Ann Murray, who went on to become the choir.

 

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