Join the Friends of the Saint Bartholomew’s Choir!

The new membership year for the Friends of the Saint Bartholomew’s Choir begins soon!  Please consider joining this worthy scheme.  All donations made will be used solely for the maintenance of our choir and musical tradition.  The membership year runs from 1 September 2017—31 August 2018, and we offer two schemes:

Standard (€75 per annum)

Benefits include:

  • Acknowledgement by name in all choir concert programmes and on our website
  • A complimentary copy of any new recording produced by the choir
  • All issues of Music @ Saint Bartholomew’s magazine published while your membership is valid

Gold (€150 per annum)

Benefits include:

  • All standard benefits
  • Two complimentary tickets for all choir concerts held at Saint Bartholomew’s

If you are interested in helping to keep our musical tradition flourishing, please pick up a Friends of the Choir membership form at the back of the church.  We also accept online subscriptions through our website here.

Thank you to everyone who supports our choir!

 

 

Dublin Symphony Orchestra Concert — 27 May

The Dublin Symphony Orchestra concert Scandinavian Sagas will take place on Saturday, 27 May at 8.00pm at Saint Bartholomew’s.  Hear such wonderful favourites as Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 and Symphonic Dances, as well as Sibelius’s Karelia Suite and Finlandia.  Tickets can be bought at the door for €15.  Concession and children’s prices are also available.

Vivaldi Gloria Concert

Tristan Russcher, our music director, announces that the choir summer concert Vivaldi Gloria will take place on Sunday, 4th June at 6 p.m.  The concert will be followed by a sparkling wine reception.  Tickets will cost €10 and are available here.

Stipendiary Singers

The Select Vestry of Saint Bartholomew’s Church, Clyde Road, seeks to appoint stipendiary singers to sing at the Sunday morning and feast day Eucharists during term time. Remuneration is offered at €1500 per annum. Auditions are to be held at the end of May 2017 for posts commencing on 24th August. Please email music@stbartholomews.ie for more information.

Crucifixus: Music for Lent

A sumptuous soundscape marks the season of Lent at our concert on Saturday 25th March.

Crucifixus: Music for Lent by Gerald Finzi, Francis Grier, Kenneth Leighton and William Walton
The Gaudete Singers

Conductor: David Leigh
Organ: Tristan Russcher
Tenor: Warwick Harte

Saturday, 25th March 8.00pm
St Bartholomew’s Church, Clyde Road, Dublin 4

Tickets: €15 available on the door, concession €10, students €5 with ID, all including a glass of wine/soft drink afterwards.

Programme:
Crucifixus Pro Nobis – Kenneth Leighton (1929 – 1988)
Lo, the Full, Final Sacrifice – Gerald Finzi (1901 – 1956)
Thou, O God, art praised in Zion – Francis Grier (1955 –)
A Litany (Drop, Drop Slow Tears) – William Walton (1902 – 1983)

We hope to see you on 25th March and please join us for a glass of wine after the concert (included in the ticket price).