Programme

Limerick Sings International Choral Festival will be a non competitive event and will take place in Limerick, Ireland from June 26th – June 29th, 2015. Limerick Sings features a concert of visiting and Limerick choirs on Saturday June 27th in St Mary’s Cathedral.

Accommodation is available at residential accommodation at the University of Limerick plus 3, 4 and 5 star hotels in Limerick.

The programme for the festival is as follows:-

Friday, June 26th

Arrival of choirs throughout the day at the various accommodations.
Choirs will be provided with a package which will include a city map and all information regarding the programme for the weekend.

5pm                Welcome coffee residential accommodation at the University of Limerick. Official Opening of the festival

7pm                 King John’s Castle.

 

Saturday, June 27th

7am                         Dawn chorus on the Living Bridge at the University of Limerick campus.

8.30am                 Breakfast at your accommodation

10am – 1pm         Experience the lively atmosphere of Limerick’s Saturday market.

11am                      Walking tour of Limerick. Half day or full day tours to local areas of interest on request. Option of arranging informal performances by  choirs during the day.

4pm                         Afternoon rehearsal for massed performance in University Concert Hall

8pm                       Celebratory concert in St Mary’s Cathedral with selected choirs

10.30pm               Festival Club at the Savoy Hotel , members of local choirs will join visiting choirs for an evening of informal singing and chat at the Festival Club

 

Sunday, June 28th

9am                     Early morning walk around the spectacular campus of the University of Limerick. Opportunity for choirs to sing at morning services in local churches if desired

 2pm                    Rehearsal for mass choir Summer Choral Proms Concert

4pm                     A Summer Prom Choral Extravaganza at the University Concert Hall, Limerick

Join National and International choirs for A Choral Extravaganza featuring a variety of singing styles at the University Concert Hall

6pm             Social BBQ Evening in the Stables Club, University of Limerick with farewell sing song

 

Monday, June 29th

Optional tours as requested. Choirs Depart

 

To book for Limerick Sings weekend, please contact us at:

Email:   Linda.Stevens@ul.ie

Tel: +353 61 232433