Culture Night concert at Urney Church
Three of the country’s pre-eminent female sopranos will delight a limited local audience of just 50 this coming Culture Night, Friday, September 17.
The ‘Vox Lumina’ concert, at Urney Church of Ireland, on Cavan’s Farnham Street, will include music from Early Medieval Chant to the Baroque Era.
Singing will be Ballymachugh-native Eileen Coyle, a professional soprano based in Dublin with 10 years experience as a soloist. She will be joined by Niamh McCormack from Shercock, a former soloist with ‘Riverdance’, and Aisling Kenny, a soloist and ensemble singer specialising in early music and art song.
The event will takes place from 7-8pm, and is a free event with tickets available form townhallcavan.ticketsolve.com/shows.
Meanwhile, Ballyhaise singer-songwriter Lisa O’Neill and American musician and composer Peter Broderick will perform at the Patrick Kavanagh Centre in Inniskeen, on Sunday, September 19, from 8pm.
Admission is €20, and once again, tickets are limited.
It is one of several events that Lisa is set to take part in after restrictions were lifted on live entertainment.
Lisa O’Neill and Lemoncello (Laura Quirke and Claire Kinsella) will play Vicar Street as part of VISION Live on October 21, celebrating the reopening of the iconic Dublin City venue.
The gig will be fully seated and tickets are available from Ticketmaster in pods of two and four at up to 60% capacity, based on current Government guidelines.
She will also take part in a unique concert as part of the National Concert Hall 40th anniversary programme ‘Refractions’,celebrating the resumption of concert life, and titled ‘Treaty Songs’.
Lisa will be joined by the likes of Gemma Dunleavy, John Spillane, Karan Casey, Maija Sofia, Duke Special, Christy Moore in commemorating the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Anglo-Irish Treaty on December 11.